Category Archives: Campus News

BHC police collect unused medications

Robyn McAllister
Contributing Writer

Photo Illustration by Eriana Ruiz.
Two prescription medication bottles sit on a wooden table.

The Brookhaven College Police Department collected approximately 15 pounds of old, unused prescription drugs and over-the-counter medications during a Drug Take Back event Oct. 17-20. Continue reading

Health Center provides flu shots

Brookhaven College’s Health Center prevents spread of influenza during fall season. 

By Britney Cellerini
Contributing Writer

Over 200 flu shots were given to students, staff and faculty at the Brookhaven College Health Center. Flu shots were available Sept. 27 and Oct. 2 and 10. Continue reading

World religion class explores Sikhism

The Gurdwara Singh Sabha Temple allows the community to engage in the nuances and hospitality of the Sikh religion.

By Elena Walker
Contributing Writer

Photos by Eriana Ruiz
Apardeep Singh, a Sikh leader of the the Gurdwara Singh Sabha Temple in Richardson, Texas, prays over the Sikh holy book, Guru Granth Sahib.

Brookhaven College students entered the main worship room of the Gurdwara Singh Sabha Temple in Richardson, Texas, with wrapped heads, bare feet and pens, ready to take notes. Continue reading

SkillsShop teaches resilience

By Khoa Nguyen 
Contributing Writer

The Brookhaven College Counseling Center hosted the SkillsShop, Realize Your Resilience! aimed at teaching students the importance of perseverance in moments of struggle. The workshop gave students the opportunity to learn how to successfully tackle life’s challenges. Continue reading

Bears to play alumni charity game

Bears basketball will face-off against former Brookhaven players in the ninth annual Don Cockrell Alumni Game to benefit a no-kill animal shelter.

By John C. McClanahan
Copy Desk Chief

File photo
The Brookhaven team (left) and the alumni squad huddle during the 2014 alumni game.

As the 2017-2018 basketball season approaches, the Bears’ new team of freshmen and returning sophomores will play the ninth annual Don Cockrell Alumni Game against a squad of former Brookhaven players. Continue reading

Annual photo workshop to return

By Josh Drake
Distributing Manager

Brookhaven College’s Basement Gallery will give students, staff and faculty an opportunity to listen to and meet well-known professional photographers through Focal Points, an open photography lecture series. Continue reading

Blood drive creates ‘A Positive’ impact

Carter BloodCare teamed with Brookvan College to collect blood donations.

By Robyn McAllister
Contributing Writer

Brookhaven College students, staff and faculty donated blood through a Carter BloodCare blood drive to help save lives. Donations were made Sept. 18-20 in a mobile Carter BloodCare center in parking lot P3 in front of S Building. Continue reading

Counseling Center offers aid

Suicide Awareness Week encourages helpful conversation.

By Victoria Valdez
Contributing Writer

The Brookhaven College Counseling Center offered information regarding suicide prevention in S Building lobby for Suicide Prevention Awareness Week Sept. 27-29. The Brookhaven counselors gave students purple and turquoise ribbons representing suicide prevention awareness. Continue reading

Theatre delivers classic show

By Erika Torres
Staff Writer

Photo by Forrest Haynes
After another sinking spell, Jessie Mae (right), played by theatre assistant Dayna Fries, insists on staying to comfort the ailing Mrs. Watts (left), played by Gene Raye Price.

Theatre Brookhaven collaborated with One Thirty Productions, a local theater company that holds a matinee series aimed at senior citizens, for their opening performance of the 2017-2018 season. Together, they presented their adaptation of Horton Foote’s “The Trip to Bountiful” Oct. 5-7 and 11-14 in the Performance Hall. Continue reading

Courier breaks awards record

Journalism students earn 40 awards at convention.

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

The Brookhaven Courier staff broke their awards record at the 2017 Texas Community College Journalism Association convention. The convention was held at The University of Texas at Arlington Oct. 6. Continue reading