Expert warns climate change impact

 

Photo by Jubenal Aguilar | Adrian Shelley, director of Public Citizen’s Texas office, talks to students about the effects of climate change in North Texas Sept. 11.

By Matthew Brown
Contributing Writer

In August 2017, Hurricane Harvey dropped an estimated 15-33 trillion gallons of water on Texas – the largest rainfall event in U.S. history, according to the United States Geological Survey. Continue reading Expert warns climate change impact

Baseball diamond gets new dirt

Photos by Jacob Vaughn A utility vehicle hauls seven semi truck loads of newly delivered dirt from Parking Lot P1 to relevel Brookhaven College’s baseball field. This renovation will help the players performance and prevent rained out games.

By Jacob Vaughn
Copy Desk Chief & Music Editor

A utility vehicle sped back and forth between Parking Lot P1 and Brookhaven College’s baseball field hauling some much needed dirt. Clouds of earthy dust formed as each load was dumped on the diamond. The baseball field received a long-awaited renovation August 1.  Continue reading Baseball diamond gets new dirt

O’Rourke holds rally at Brookhaven

Photo by Karla Estrada | Beto O’Rourke, 2018 Democratic nominee for Texas’ 16th congressional district, speaks at Brookhaven College July 7 about issues such as immigration policy, healthcare reform and education.

By Stephanie Salas-Vega
Editor-at-Large

Hundreds of people crowded inside Brookhaven College’s gymnasium, Room T206, July 7 with T-shirts and holding posters that read “Beto For Senate.” Beto O’Rourke is a U.S. Representative for Texas and 2018 Democratic nominee for the U.S. in the Texas senate race. He spoke at Brookhaven for his Farmers Branch town hall stop as part of his campaign to obtain Texas’ 16th congressional district seat. Continue reading O’Rourke holds rally at Brookhaven

Student center opens

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Photo by Josh Drake | Students study Sept. 12 in the different areas of The Hub, Brookhaven College’s new centralized tutoring and student service center.

By Thao Nguyen & Salar Akhavan
Opinions Editor & Contributing Writer

A new student support center with centralized services opened Aug. 27 on the second floor of S Building. The Academic Engagement & Support Center, which is now called The Hub, is open to all currently enrolled Brookhaven College students. Continue reading Student center opens

Catch president, get free Subway

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Photo courtesy of Thom Chesney | Passengers use DART rail trains to commute to their destinations. Thom Chesney said he will buy Subway to any student who catches him on the train.

By Leah Cook
Arts & Culture Editor

“If you see me riding DART, call me out,” Thom Chesney, Brookhaven College president, said. He is offering to buy Subway, or something similar, for any student who catches him riding DART. Chesney will take selfies with students as proof of the transit nab.

Continue reading Catch president, get free Subway

Arts dean retires, continues to teach drawing classes

Rick Maxwell
Photo by Jubenal Aguilar | RICK MAXWELL

By Stephanie Salas-Vega
Editor-at-Large

Rick Maxwell joined the Dallas County Community College District as a young instructor in the ’70s, thinking he would teach for a few years and eventually move on to a university. Now, 44 years later, the retired dean of the Brookhaven College School of the Arts said his phenomenal experience with the district changed his plans. Continue reading Arts dean retires, continues to teach drawing classes

Congressman face off in first debate for Texas Senate seat

By Stephanie Salas-Vega
Editor-at-Large

Republican incumbent Sen. Ted Cruz and U.S. Democratic Rep. Beto O’Rourke faced off in the first debate of the 2018 Texas Senate race. The candidates clashed on immigration, the national anthem kneeling controversy, gun laws and current events. Continue reading Congressman face off in first debate for Texas Senate seat

Theatre Brookhaven to present life of Jesus through music

Photo courtesy of Theatre Brookhaven | The company of “Jesus Christ Superstar” rehearses a musical number for their upcoming performance. The play will be presented July 12-22.

By Christina Hill
Contributing writter

The Brookhaven College School of the Arts will bring religion and theater together with a production of Andrew Lloyd Webber’s “Jesus Christ Superstar.” The production, which will be presented July 12-22 in the Performance Hall, will continue Theatre Brookhaven’s long-standing tradition of staging a musical in the summer. Continue reading Theatre Brookhaven to present life of Jesus through music