Parkland shooting survivor, March for Our Lives co-founder, David Hogg to speak about activisim

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By Stephanie Salas-Vega
Editor-at-Large

Parkland survivor-turned-activist David Hogg will speak to Brookhaven College students, staff and faculty about increasing voter participation and civic engagement 10:30-11:50 a.m. Tuesday, Jan. 29 in the Performance Hall. Continue reading Parkland shooting survivor, March for Our Lives co-founder, David Hogg to speak about activisim

Adjunct faculty member starts photography nonprofit for veterans

Photo by Jubenal Aguilar | Aaron Thomas, Brookhaven College visual communications adjunct faculty, is creating a charity that will focus on helping military veterans with PTSD through photography.

By Thao Nguyen
Opinions Editor

Aaron Thomas, Brookhaven College visual communications adjunct faculty, spends his days helping people through his love for photography.
Thomas teaches photography and digital imaging at Brookhaven. Off campus, he works as a professional photographer and documentarian while studying to earn his master’s degree in documentary production and filmmaking at the University of North Texas. Continue reading Adjunct faculty member starts photography nonprofit for veterans

Mandatory student ID policy to begin spring 2019

By Stephanie Colmenero
Managing Editor/Web & Social Media Director

Bear ID
Photo illustration by Jubenal Aguilar | All Brookhaven College students will be required to have a student ID with them at all times on campus.

Starting in spring 2019, all students will be required to have a college ID. Students, staff and faculty will be required to wear their ID badges in a visible location on their person at all times while on campus. The new rule will be effective April 1. Continue reading Mandatory student ID policy to begin spring 2019

Tuition increase will pay for textbooks

A proposed increase of $20 per credit hour in tuition is intended to cover all required course textbooks.

Tuition Infographic
Infographic by Jubenal Aguilar

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

As early as fall 2019, all Dallas County Community College District students may see an increase in tuition of $20 per credit hour. The proposed increase, commonly referred to as inclusive tuition, will include the cost of all required classroom textbooks, which will be available to enrolled students on day one of the course. Continue reading Tuition increase will pay for textbooks

Brookhaven collects donations, gifts for domestic violence victims

Angel Tree
Photo illustration by Jubenal Aguilar | Angels were available in the Student Government Association’s Angle Tree in S Building lobby Nov. 19.

By Karla Estrada
Staff Writer

For the eighth year, the Brookhaven College Student Government Association is collecting gifts and donations to benefit the Genesis Women’s Shelter. SGA set up an Angel Tree to collect gifts for women and children who are being assisted by the shelter. Continue reading Brookhaven collects donations, gifts for domestic violence victims

Volunteers swap tacos for pledges

Photo by Jacob Vaughn| Volunteers with HeadCount, a nonprofit, nonpartisan organization, gives tacos to students, staff and faculty in S Building Oct. 30 in exchange for their pledges to vote during the midterm election.

By Jacob Vaughn
Copy Desk Chief/Music Editor

The smell of pork, chicken and shrimp tacos wafted throughout the S Building lobby as students, staff and faculty walked through Brookhaven College’s Student Services building. A table was set up with all the makings of a south-of-the-border snack Oct. 30. Brookhaveans were invited to prepare themselves a taco to their liking and pledge to vote. Continue reading Volunteers swap tacos for pledges

Campus celebrates Arbor Day

Photo by Jubenal Aguilar | Brookhaven College President Thom Chesney removes a red ribbon from the college’s newest bur oak Nov. 1 during the sixth annual Arbor Day Celebration.

By John C. McClanahan
Copy Editor/Editorial Proofreader

Green leaves from a small bur oak rustled in the wind across the road from Brookhaven College’s H Building. The tree, situated near the west athletic field, is Brookhaven’s newest botanical installation placed in observance of Arbor Day Nov.1. Continue reading Campus celebrates Arbor Day

Texas Rep issues BHC resolution

Photo by Josh Drake | Texas House Rep. Matt Rinaldi (left) and Brookhaven College President Thom Chesney pose for a photo Oct. 24 after Rinaldi presented a resolution commemorating the 40th anniversary of the college.

By Malen Blackmon
Sports Editor

Texas State Rep. Matt Rinaldi visited Brookhaven College to present a resolution commemorating the campus’s 40th anniversary. He presented the resolution, which was passed in the Texas House of Representatives, during the Brookhaven Student Government Association’s general meeting Oct. 24. Continue reading Texas Rep issues BHC resolution

District to offer bachelor’s degree

Photo by Jubenal Aguilar | Sharon Jackson (left), mathematics professor; Chancellor Joe May; and Brookhaven College President Thom Chesney talk Oct. 15 in the Performance Hall about how the district is working to make students’ experience better.

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

Brookhaven College will become the first of the Dallas County Community College District schools to offer a baccalaureate degree on its own. Continue reading District to offer bachelor’s degree