Category Archives: Campus News

Panel delves into education

In honor of Black History Month, a panel of Brookhaven College staff and faculty discussed the crisis in black education Feb. 8.

By Infinity Holloway
Associate Layout Editor

Photo by Infinity Holloway
Christopher Cyriaque, a Brookhaven College ESOL professor; Kendra Vanglienti, executive dean of communications; Christopher Grice, a sociology professor and Donna Crenshaw, tutor coordinator, talk during a discussion panel on the crisis of black education in America, the 2017 national theme for Black History Month.

A panel of staff and faculty prompted an open discussion Feb. 8 at Brookhaven College about how public school systems shape students and the stereotypes and experiences minority students face. Continue reading

Office of Student Life hosts Mardi Gras Party

By Joshua Drake
Staff Writer

The Office of Student Life will host its annual Mardi Gras Party from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Feb. 28 in the Commons Courtyard.

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Recycle maniacs reduce waste

By Mira Scott
Contributing Writer

Photo Illustration by Jubenal Aguilar

Brookhaven College is currently competing in the eight-week waste reduction competition, RecycleMania Tournament. The competition, which began Feb. 5 and ends April 2, is designed to promote recycling on campuses. Continue reading

STEM Fair enlightens participants

By John McClanahan
Contributing Writer

Photos by Willie R. Cole
Aurora Garos and Emerson Lerma make slime at the 2017 STEM Fair Feb. 18

The scientific community gathered in Brookhaven College’s H Building for the 2017 STEM Fair, which showcased the exploration of science, technology, engineering and mathematics Feb. 18. The fair was crowded with people of all ages interacting with the many booths and exhibits, including meteorites, rocks and minerals, slime-making, 3-D printing, a fire-rescue dollhouse and drone simulation. Continue reading

Theatre adapts classic novella

By Eric Lopez
Arts & Culture Editor

 

Theatre Brookhaven will show a stage adaptation of John Steinbeck’s 1937 classic novella, “Of Mice and Men.” Showings begin March 2 in the Black Box Theater in C Building. Continue reading

Students learn about relationships

By Mira Scott
Contributing Writer

Photo by Forrest Haynes
Megan Coit, a licensed clinical social worker, leads a SkillsShop on relationships Feb. 15 teaching attendees how to identify the differences between healthy and unhealthy relationships.

Megan Coit, a Brookhaven College licensed clinical social worker, led a SkillsShop Feb. 15 on healthy and unhealthy relationships. She said it takes an average of seven times for a victim of domestic abuse to permanently leave a relationship. Continue reading

SGA coordinates office election

By Juan Betancourt
Web Editor

Photo Illustration by Jubenal Aguilar

Elections for the upcoming 2017-2018 Brookhaven College Student Government Association president and vice president will be held March 7-8 in the S Building lobby. Brian Borski, director of the Office of Student Life and SGA adviser, said no applications have been submitted as of Feb. 14 and he hopes to see students get more involved. Continue reading

Professor attends D.C. Women’s March

By Marilyn Velazquez
Staff Writer

Photo courtesy of Andrea Chaney
Andrea and Cleo Chaney and Lila Ingrum protest at the Women’s March in Washington D.C. Jan. 21.

Men, women and children of many backgrounds were at a standstill Jan. 21 at the corner of Independence Avenue and Third Street in Washington, D.C. A sea of pink hats flooded the streets as anti-Trump chants roared through the alleyways. Among the thousands of people in the crowd stood Andrea Chaney, a Brookhaven College ESOL professor, and her daughter, Cleo. Continue reading

Read-In recites history

By Monica Mitrovic
Copy Editor

Photo by Forrest Haynes

Students, staff and faculty gathered to celebrate black poetry and explore controversial issues in Brookhaven College’s annual African-American Read-In Feb. 14 in the Performance Hall. This year’s theme was “Poetry and Prose That Speak to the Times.” Continue reading

Academic dishonesty online shakes BHC

As methods of cheating in online course work increase, Brookhaven College professors think up preventative measures.

By Diamond Victoria 
Editor-in-Chief 
couriereic@dcccd.edu 

Photo Illustration by Jubenal Aguilar

Dallas County Community College District offers several online courses for students to earn credit hours remotely. But despite preventive measures taken by online instructors, some Brookhaven College students say they have cheated in these classes.
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