US on wrong side of road in caravan issue at Mexican border

Illustration by Karla Ceballos | U.S. Border Patrol agents shot cannisters of tear gas against a group of Central American immigrants who attempted to climb the border fence Nov. 25.

By Thao Nguyen
Opinions Editor

President Donald Trump deployed more than 5,000 active-duty military troops to the U.S.-Mexico border in the week before the 2018 midterm elections. The deployment exceeded the number of U.S. military personnel currently fighting the Islamic State group in Iraq and Syria, according to CNN. Continue reading US on wrong side of road in caravan issue at Mexican border

Expert talks tacos

By Jacob Vaugh & Stephanie Colmenero

Copy Desk Chief/Music Editor &
Managing Editor/Web & Social Media Director

José Ralat stopped by El Come Taco, a Dallas taqueria he featured in his blog, “Taco Trail,” to taco-bout the food he has devoted the last eight years of his life. Minutes after arriving, a plate full of authentic Mexican cuisine landed on his table. Ralat talked about what makes each taco a great cuisine of Mexican kitchens. Continue reading Expert talks tacos

Cops brew up safety tips

By Thao Nguyen
Opinions Editor

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

Chesney presents State of the College

Photo by Jubenal Aguilar | Brookhaven College President Thom Chesney presents the annual State of the College address to staff, faculty and administrators Sept. 13.

By Jubenal Aguilar
Editor-in-Chief
CourierEIC@dcccd.edu

“The state of the college is good. … And getting better,” Thom Chesney, Brookhaven College president, said. “In fact, I think it’s getting greater day by day and it takes every one of us to ensure that it does so.” Continue reading Chesney presents State of the College

Harpists harmonize at Brookhaven

Photo by Jacob Vaughn | Brookhaven students, Stan Guy (left) and Grace Johnson (right), rehearse with the only harp ensemble in the Dallas County Community College District in Room W103.

By Jacob Vaughn
Copy Desk Chief/Music Editor

Every Thursday morning, harpists can be heard plucking away at strings, harmonizing in W Building. As their instruments tower over them, Cindy Horstman, ensemble director and music adjunct, calls out directions. Continue reading Harpists harmonize at Brookhaven

#MeeToo movement unearths harassment in breastaurants

Photo illustration by Eriana Ruiz | Some waitresses might feel objectified working in establishments such as Twin Peaks and Hooters.

By Thao Nguyen
Opinions Editor

Last year, #MeToo gained traction worldwide as women began to share their sexual abuse stories on social media. One year later, women continue to be objectified in the food service industry. Continue reading #MeeToo movement unearths harassment in breastaurants