Supporters of transgender rights recently hatched the #WontBeErased movement in response to the federal government’s threat to redefine millions of American identities. President Donald Trump’s administration is considering defining gender simply by the genitalia a person was born with rather than how they choose to identify, according to The New York Times. Continue reading Genitals do not define gender→
Texas State Rep. Matt Rinaldi visited Brookhaven College to present a resolution commemorating the campus’s 40th anniversary. He presented the resolution, which was passed in the Texas House of Representatives, during the Brookhaven Student Government Association’s general meeting Oct. 24. Continue reading Texas Rep issues BHC resolution→
Students, staff and faculty met with Dallas County Community College District Police Department officers at Brookhaven College to learn how they keep the campus safe. Over a cup of coffee, attendees learned about drinking and driving as well as how to stay safe during the holiday season. The event, Coffee With a Cop, was held in the S Building lobby Oct.15 and Oct.17.Continue reading Cops brew up safety tips→
Elizabeth Whatley is a top-rated professor at Brookhaven College, according to ratemyprofessor.com. She has a unique and diverse approach to teaching that reflects her extraordinary background. As a baby, Whatley was adopted by a foster-care family with 45 brothers and sisters of different races, nationalities and ethnicities.Continue reading Speech professor stresses inclusivity in classroom→
Photos by Jubenal Aguilar | Magician Confetti Eddie, also known as Edward Ruiz, presents his deck of cards.
Ruiz nods at the audience while performing a trick where he saws his arm.
Rebecca Green, an audience member, and Ruiz hold whiskey shot glasses he pulls from the bag.
Volunteer Corey Morrison chains Ruiz to a set of Houdini handcuffs.
Ruiz talks to the audience during his parlor magic show.
Ruiz performs a trick where the polka dots fall from the piece of cloth.
Jordana Palmer pulls a puzzle piece from Ruiz’s bag of tricks.
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There was nothing in the bag. Both volunteers verified it to the rest of the audience. But magician Confetti Eddie pulled three shot glasses full of whiskey from inside. His hands had been chained on Houdini handcuffs by the two volunteers.
Before going trick-or-treating, Brookhaven College students, staff, faculty and community members will have an opportunity to treat students to much-needed meals at the seventh annual Spooky Trot Oct. 26.Continue reading Spooky Trot returnns to campus→