By Jacob Vaughn
Copy Editor/Fact Checker
Photo by Jacob Vaughn | Seth Bullis, a former Brookhaven College student, holds a 3-D printed drone he created.
Seth Bullis, a former Brookhaven College student, can be found in one of two places, behind a computer screen analyzing data or observing a 3-D printer construct new parts for a custom drone. However, he was not always this tech savvy. Continue reading
By Ravyn Adams
Mixed Media Illustration by Monica Mitrovic & Jacqueline Arredondo.
We owe black women a huge pat on the back, and more than a few thank yous for how they’ve shaped our society. Too many accomplishments and breakthroughs have gone underappreciated. They are often unacknowledged as influencers and brand ambassadors. Continue reading
By the Courier Staff
In yet another apparent lack of understanding, President Donald Trump implied he does not understand the purpose and role community colleges play across the nation. His remarks were given during a speech on infrastructure March 29 in Richfield, Ohio to construction apprentices. Instead, the president advocated for the revitalization of vocational schools. Continue reading
By Josh Drake & Victoria Valdez
Distribution Manager & Sports Editor
Photo by Jacqueline Arredondo | Josh Drake models a blue tropical print T-shirt with a light-colored pair of jeans.
It is time for Brookhaven College students to leave behind their winter clothing because spring has arrived and summer is on its way. While it may be hard to resist wearing the recurring pastel colors popular during this season, incorporating this year’s spring and summer runways’ trends is easy. Continue reading
By Thao Nguyen
Photos by Jacqueline Arredondo, Juan Betancourt, Eric Lopez, Stephanie Salas-Vega
Mary Schoals, a former Brookhaven College student, said she was in an abusive relationship when she was 18 years old. She grew up in a traditional Midwestern family where she was raised to not talk about her problems and try to pull herself up by her bootstraps. She later became a rebellious child until her stepmother tried to help her. Continue reading
By Kaniece Tell
Photo by Eriana Ruiz
The pumping of iron, thumping of a treadmill and rocking of a new elliptical machine echoes through Brookhaven College’s weight room. Continue reading
By Victoria Valdez
Photo by Josh Drake | North Lake College pitcher Cory Regan (#11) pitches the ball to Brookhaven College batter C.J. Lovalvo (#33).
The Brookhaven College Bears baseball team won their 17th game, on a 15-game winning streak, after defeating the North Lake College Blazers 11-7 March 21.
“So far, we’ve been playing pretty well,” Brandon Rains, Brookhaven head baseball coach, said. “We’ve been pitching well. We’ve been playing lights out defense and our hitters have a non-selfish approach.” Continue reading
By Elena Walker
Arts & Culture/Social Media Editor
Photo Illustration by Eriana Ruiz
One of the biggest questions students have when transferring to a university is how to begin. However, most universities have a staff to help prospective students transfer to their schools. Continue reading
By Celeste Colon & John C. McClanahan
Contributing Writer & Copy Editor/Editorial Proofreader
Photo by Jacqueline Arredondo | Kate Collins, a senior at Yvonne A. Ewell Townview Magnet Center, holds a white homemade sign at the March For Our Lives rally in downtown Dallas March 24.
Dallas-area students joined thousands of others across the nation to take a stance for gun control in the nationwide March For Our Lives rally. The student-led demonstration was a response to the Feb. 14 shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida, where 17 students and staff were killed. Continue reading
By Natalie Davila
Photo by Jubenal Aguilar | Wendy Acosta
“I was wearing the same jeans and shirt for an entire week,” Wendy Acosta, a Brookhaven College student, said. Acosta and her family were forcefully evacuated from their house Feb. 24, without being given a date to return. Atmos Energy workers took over thousands of Northwest Dallas homes to fix gas pipelines in the area. Continue reading