Author Archives: Managing Editor

Mandatory student ID policy to begin spring 2019

By Stephanie Colmenero
Managing Editor/Web & Social Media Director

Bear ID

Photo illustration by Jubenal Aguilar | All Brookhaven College students will be required to have a student ID with them at all times on campus.

Starting in spring 2019, all students will be required to have a college ID. Students, staff and faculty will be required to wear their ID badges in a visible location on their person at all times while on campus. The new rule will be effective April 1. Continue reading

Tuition increase will pay for textbooks

A proposed increase of $20 per credit hour in tuition is intended to cover all required course textbooks.

Tuition Infographic

Infographic by Jubenal Aguilar

By Jubenal Aguilar

As early as fall 2019, all Dallas County Community College District students may see an increase in tuition of $20 per credit hour. The proposed increase, commonly referred to as inclusive tuition, will include the cost of all required classroom textbooks, which will be available to enrolled students on day one of the course. Continue reading

Unique art to be sold in Art Club sale

Art Club poster

Courtesy of Marketing and Creative Services

By Thao Nguyen
Opinions Editor

Brookhaven College students, staff and faculty looking for one-of-a-kind gifts or other art pieces will be able to find them during the Art Club’s annual sale from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Dec. 5, in the S Building lobby.

Ceramics, jewelry, paintings, drawing and photography will be among the items available for purchase. Continue reading

Brookhaven collects donations, gifts for domestic violence victims

Angel Tree

Photo illustration by Jubenal Aguilar | Angels were available in the Student Government Association’s Angle Tree in S Building lobby Nov. 19.

By Karla Estrada
Staff Writer

For the eighth year, the Brookhaven College Student Government Association is collecting gifts and donations to benefit the Genesis Women’s Shelter. SGA set up an Angel Tree to collect gifts for women and children who are being assisted by the shelter. Continue reading

Catch president, get free Subway

Dart passangers

Photo courtesy of Thom Chesney | Passengers use DART rail trains to commute to their destinations. Thom Chesney said he will buy Subway to any student who catches him on the train.

By Leah Cook
Arts & Culture Editor

“If you see me riding DART, call me out,” Thom Chesney, Brookhaven College president, said. He is offering to buy Subway, or something similar, for any student who catches him riding DART. Chesney will take selfies with students as proof of the transit nab.

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Fit2Hire prepares students for fair

By Elena Walker
Arts & Culture/Social Media Editor

Brookhaven College students will be able to obtain free business attire ahead of the 2018 spring Career Fair through the college’s first Fit2Hire event. Clothing will be provided by Brookhaven’s Professional Support Staff Association, or PSSA. Continue reading

Four Netflix titles to spook the ghosts away

By Erika Torres
Contributing Writer

Halloween can be a great deal of fun for those that want to dress up and go trick-or-treating or go to a Halloween party. But sometimes you just want to stay home and relax with a classic thriller. Below are four Netflix options for those that want to stay indoors tonight. Continue reading

Service Agency fair helps students get involved

By Victoria Valdez
Contributing Writer

Photos by Victoria Valdez | Students, staff and faculty visit with representatives at the Service Agency Fair Sept. 12 in the Building lobby. The fair provided Brookhaveans with opportunities to be involved with the community for volunteering or meeting Service Learning requirements for some classes.

On Sept. 12, over 20 service agencies crowded S Building lobby with tables  where representatives from service agencies in search of volunteers offered opportunities to those interested. Continue reading

Brookhaven remembers 9/11 on 16th anniversary

By Khoa Nguyen
Contributing Writer

Photos by Forrest Haynes | A students show his support of first responders in remembrance of 9/11 by signing a pledge to assist those in need.

A day of remembrance was held Sept. 8 in the S Building lobby to remember the victims of the 9/11 attacks and honor the first responders of Hurricane Harvey. Continue reading

‘Social Observations’ exhibition observes life through new perspectives


By Mira Scott
Staff Writer

The Brookhaven College School of the Arts gave students, staff and faculty an opportunity to view and learn about the art drawings of Michelle Martin, an artist working in all print media and drawing. A reception was held Sept. 22 in the Forum Gallery in F Building. Continue reading