By Jacob Vaughn Managing Editor/Music Editor
As mid-February rain poured over Brookhaven College, a bulk of the campus interior remained dry. Last semester, water leaks on campus sprung up during the wettest North Texas fall season on record. Garry Hodges, facilities director, said most of those leaky areas on campus have been repaired.Continue reading Campus repairs leaks→
By Jubenal Aguilar Editor-in-Chief
Dallas County residents will vote on a $1.1 billion bond program for the Dallas County Community College District in the upcoming joint election. The bond proposal will be placed in the May 4 election ballot.
The bond program was recommended by DCCCD Chancellor Joe May, and authorized by the board of trustees during the board’s regular monthly meeting Feb. 5, according to a Feb. 6 press release by Ann Hatch, district director of media relations. Continue reading Board approves bond election→
Students, staff and faculty stood in solidarity for dreamers and their respective dreams at Brookhaven College’s annual African-American Read-In. The read-in, which was held Feb. 20 in the Performance Hall, was titled “Respect the Dreamer and the Dream.”
Brookhaveans performed poetry pieces, sang and acted to the work of notable black activists, politicians, singers and poets such as Langston Hughes, Aretha Franklin,Martin Luther King Jr. and former president Barack Obama.Continue reading Read-In celebrates dreamers→
Brookhaven College students, staff and faculty heard author Emily St. John Mandel reflect on “Station Eleven,” her fourth published novel. Mandel sat on stage in the Performance Hall with Hurshel Burton, an English professor, who asked her questions about her writing career and “Station Eleven,” which was selected for this year’s Open Book Project, Brookhaven’s common book reading program.Continue reading Author talks book, career at BHC→
A group of seven student Dallas County Community College District students will participate in a short intership program designed to increase their marketable skills.
The mINiTERN, internship program, provides students with real-world business interaction and problem-solving skills. Students selected will participate in team projects, conduct research and hold meetings to provide solutions and recommendations to companies involved in the program.Continue reading Students influence businesses→
Hazel Carlos, Brookhaven College English professor, will host the annual African-American Read-In at 10:30 a.m. Feb. 20 in the Performance Hall as part of celebrating Black History Month. Carlos said this year’s theme is “Respect the Dream and the Dreamer” with emphasis on dreamers and their respective dreams. Continue reading Read-In to celebrate dreamers→
Coyotes are roaming Brookhaven College grounds. Runners have seen a pair of the native canine species dashing into shrubbery flushed along the north side of campus and trotting on the jogging trail near Windmill Circle. Continue reading Coyotes lurk near campus perimeter→
Mountain View College will offer students an opportunity to learn Spanish and explore Cuba in the district’s first total immersion program to the island nation. The trip, which is scheduled May 19-June 1, will be the first study abroad trip approved by Dallas County Community College District to the once-isolated nation.Continue reading MVC to go to Cuba in May→
By Jubenal Aguilar Editor-in-Chief
“We are a nation not only of dreamers, we’re also a nation of fixers. We Americans know how to fix things, and we like to fix things,” journalist Dan Rather said. “We have looked at our land and people and said, time and again through the course of our history, ‘This is not good enough. We can do better.’”