Category Archives: Campus News

Fair to offer job opportunities

By Lauren Keuning
Contributing Writer

File Photo

Roughly 300 people are expected to congregate in Brookhaven College’s gymnasium to attend the annual Career Fair. Continue reading

BHC voices campus carry concerns

By Joshua Drake 
Staff Writer 

Photo by Jubenal Aguilar
Rick Maxwell, dean of the Brookhaven College School of the Arts, speaks to students at a campus carry forum Feb. 21.

Students voiced their opinions and concerns about the campus carry laws that will take effect Aug. 1 at all Texas two-year colleges. Rick Maxwell, executive dean of the Brookhaven College School of Arts, led two forums held Feb. 21. Continue reading

Corchado talks journalism, Mexico

By Stephanie Salas-Vega
Associate Layout Editor

Photos by Willie R. Cole
Students form a line to ask Alfredo Corchado, Mexican-American journalist and author of “Midnight in Mexico,” questions Feb. 22 in the Performance Hall

“The heart and soul of the story is about the universal search for home, a quest for the truth,” Alfredo Corchado, a Mexican-American journalist and author of “Midnight in Mexico,” said during Brookhaven College’s first Open Book Project event of the spring semester. Continue reading

Campus connects with food, music

By John McClanahan
Editorial Proofreader

Photos by Willie R. Cole
Mocha Blue, a local jazz band, plays music at Brookhaven College’s Taste of Soul event Feb. 22 in the Performance Hall lobby.

Brookhaven College’s Office of Student Life hosted Taste of Soul to wrap up the campus’s celebration of Black History Month. Students, staff and faculty were invited to taste various soul foods Feb. 22 in the Performance Hall lobby. The free tastings consisted of a variety of traditional African-American cuisine, and the event featured live music with poetry readings. Continue reading

Faculty to host Public Star Party

By Mira Scott
Contributing Writer

Brookhaven College has hosted stargazing events for students under the supervision of astronomy faculty and observing assistants since the early 1990s. These stargazing events occur every spring and fall semester, at varying times for different astronomical events. Continue reading

Teddy bear drive assists children

By Forrest Haynes 
Staff Photographer 

Photo by Forrest Haynes
From left: Jesus Guzman, Brookhaven College police officer; Cpl. Bryan Shaw; Cpl. Antonio Alcala; Sgt. Jason Brown; Ron Sylvan, executive director of Mothers Against Drunk Drivers; Cpl. Vikki Ethington; Lt. Napoleon Hill; Cpt. Gabriel Galvez; and Eric Cruz, a student, pose for a photo opportunity March 8 for the teddy bears donated to MADD.

Approximately 100 teddy bears were collected as part of Brookhaven College’s first Bear-to-Bear Campaign. Continue reading

Profs discuss internet cheating

Brookhaven College professors voice their concerns on academic dishonesty.

By Monica Mitrovic
Copy Editor

Photo Illustration by Diamond Victoria

Despite preventive measures taken by faculty and staff, students still find ways to cheat in their online courses and in the classroom. Kessler International, an organization that offers a wide range of investigative and forensic services, surveyed 300 college students and determined nine in 10 cheated, according to campustechnology.com. Just as technology has advanced, so have the methods of cheating. Continue reading

Brookhaven to host Earth Day Fest

By Lauren Keuning
Contributing Writer

Brookhaven College will host its eighth annual Earth Day Fest. The event starts off a month of environmental awareness, engaging students with educational activities and informative booths from event sponsors. Continue reading

Sexologist talks safe sex, consent

The Health Center, located in S Building, offers free condoms to students, staff and faculty.

By Stephanie Salas-Vega
Associate Layout Editor

Photo Illustration by Jubenal Aguilar
The Health Center, located in S Building, offers free condoms to students, staff and faculty.

“You need to be the expert on your own body,” Justine Shuey, a certified sexologist and sexuality educator, said during her Not Your Typical Sex Talk presentation. Continue reading

ECHS students to lead campus SGA

Two high school juniors were appointed as the 2017-2018 SGA president and vice president. 

By Juan Betancourt
Web Editor

Photo by Juan Betancourt
Esteban Lopez (right) and Saul Vasquez (left), ECHS students, will become the president and vice president, respectively, in the Fall 2017 semester.

For the first time in Brookhaven College history, two Early College High School students have been assigned Brookhaven Student Government Association president and vice president positions. Continue reading