Category Archives: Campus News

Local eateries rated by health scores

By Brittany Vinson

Staff Writer

Marcus Robertson and Loan Nguyen met nearly 18 years ago. The couple married, had three children, and eventually went on to open a restaurant, Café China & Pho, in Carrollton. Continue reading

Reporter shares part of history

By Jubenal Aguilar

Copy Desk Chief

Former Dallas journalist recounts his coverage of the JFK assassination.

Photo by Jubenal Aguilar | Former Dallas Morning News reporter Hugh Aynesworth discusses his experience covering the Nov. 22, 1963, assassination of John F. Kennedy with Brookhaven students in the 50+ program Nov. 12.

Photo by Jubenal Aguilar | Former Dallas Morning News reporter Hugh Aynesworth discusses his experience covering the Nov. 22, 1963, assassination of John F. Kennedy with Brookhaven students in the 50+ program Nov. 12.

Few people can say they witnessed firsthand the events of Nov. 22, 1963, the day  President John F. Kennedy was assassinated. But one, Hugh Aynesworth, witnessed all the events of that trying time in American history. Aynesworth saw the assassination of Kennedy at Dealey Plaza, the arrest of Lee Harvey Oswald at Texas Theatre and the murder of Oswald by Jack Ruby in the basement of Dallas Police headquarters.

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Error displays grace under fire

By Sara Prendergast

Staff Writer

Five minutes after class has ended, students remain in the Black Box Theatre with Darise Error, Brookhaven College theater department chair. A student throws a pillow against the ground. “Harder, harder. Get on your knees and slam it to the ground,” Error says. The student begins beating the pillow on the ground, then stands up to catch her breath. Continue reading

Clinton rallies local support

By Diamond Victoria

Managing Editor

Photo by Michael Dunlap | Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton speaks at a fundraising rally Nov. 17 at Mountain View College.

Photo by Michael Dunlap | Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton speaks at a fundraising rally Nov. 17 at Mountain View College.

Former secretary of state Hillary Clinton recently visited Mountain View College as part of her presidential campaign trail.

Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton discussed a variety of policies, including student debt, raising minimum wage and healthcare, as part of a campaign visit Nov. 17 at Mountain View College. Continue reading

Officers discuss trafficking

By Mirella Mendoza

Staff Writer

To conclude the Institute of Political Studies’ events for the Open Book Project this semester, Brookhaven College invited Sergeant Al Nuñez and Special Agent Hakan Catalan for a law enforcement panel discussion Nov. 16 on the dangers of human trafficking and how to bring awareness. Continue reading

‘Judas’ takes BHC stage by storm

By Sara Prendergast

Staff Writer

Photo by Brigitte Zumaya | Jayden Russell, a student playing Mother Theresa, is being questioned by Dayna Fries , a student playing a lawyer, in “The Last Days of Judas Iscariot” in a dress rehearsal Dec.1.

Photo by Brigitte Zumaya | Jayden Russell, a student playing Mother Theresa, is being questioned by Dayna Fries , a student playing a lawyer, in “The Last Days of Judas Iscariot” in a dress rehearsal Dec.1.

Christians and non-Christians alike may have heard the biblical story of Judas Iscariot, who made the ultimate betrayal when he turned Jesus over to the Romans, ultimately leading to Jesus’ crucifixion. Continue reading

Whiskered men unite for cause

By Alvaro Martinez

Contributing Writer

Illustration by Sophia Espinosa

Illustration by Sophia Espinosa

People have done everything from running races to selling candy bars to fundraise for causes they support. Now, some people are looking to something that is right under their noses to raise funds: their mustaches. Continue reading

SkillsShop proves noteworthy

By Mirella Mendoza

Contributing Writer

4 SIMPLE STEPS FOR

BHC counselor offers students tips and tricks for staying focused and effective when taking notes. Continue reading

Students seek help, get it ‘write’

By Jake Griffin

Contributing Writer

“I definitely would have failed last semester if I hadn’t started coming here once a week.”

The Writer’s Corner, located in the third floor of L Building, offers free tutoring for students who are writing assignments for any class on campus, from personal narratives to in-depth research papers. Many of the tutors also teach at Brookhaven College. Continue reading

Photo contest to offer snapshots of injustice

By Jubenal Aguilar

Copy Desk Chief

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Brookhaven College students will have an opportunity to show off their photography skills and win up to $80 in gift cards. Continue reading