Category Archives: Campus News

Lopez leads BHC police

By Lauren Keuning
Opinion/Layout Editor

Photo by Forrest Haynes
Cmdr. Mark Lopez carries out his duties from his office in the Brookhaven police station after being recently assigned as head of the force.

When a tip reporting a suspicious person wandering the jogging trail was phoned in, Brookhaven College Police Cmdr. Mark Lopez was dispatched to investigate the incident. Continue reading

Former student helps collect relief donations

Nick Marino Jr., a former Brookhaven College pitcher, helps coordinate a donation event in Dallas for Hurricane Harvey relief efforts.

By John C. McClanahan
Copy Desk Chief

Photos by Willie R. Cole
Donations line the Hilton Anatole hotel lobby wall, soon to be processed for Harvey relief efforts during TangoTab’s donation collection campaign Aug. 30.

In the wake of Hurricane Harvey, thousands of Texans who call the Gulf Coast home left their possessions and homes to avoid flooding. In response, representatives of TangoTab, an internet company, organized a Harvey relief packing project Aug. 30-Sept. 1. Continue reading

Service Agency fair helps students get involved

By Victoria Valdez
Contributing Writer

Photos by Victoria Valdez | Students, staff and faculty visit with representatives at the Service Agency Fair Sept. 12 in the Building lobby. The fair provided Brookhaveans with opportunities to be involved with the community for volunteering or meeting Service Learning requirements for some classes.

On Sept. 12, over 20 service agencies crowded S Building lobby with tables  where representatives from service agencies in search of volunteers offered opportunities to those interested. Continue reading

Brookhaven remembers 9/11 on 16th anniversary

By Khoa Nguyen
Contributing Writer

Photos by Forrest Haynes | A students show his support of first responders in remembrance of 9/11 by signing a pledge to assist those in need.

A day of remembrance was held Sept. 8 in the S Building lobby to remember the victims of the 9/11 attacks and honor the first responders of Hurricane Harvey. Continue reading

‘Social Observations’ exhibition observes life through new perspectives


By Mira Scott
Staff Writer

The Brookhaven College School of the Arts gave students, staff and faculty an opportunity to view and learn about the art drawings of Michelle Martin, an artist working in all print media and drawing. A reception was held Sept. 22 in the Forum Gallery in F Building. Continue reading

Soft Skills workshops build student competencies

By Monica Briceno
Contributing Writer

Photo by Josh Drake | A student takes an assessment prior to the Leadership and Ethics Soft Skills workshop offered by the Career Development Center Sep.t 12.

Deloitte’s 2016 Global Human Capital Trends report states that executives consider soft skills important in the workplace to foster employee retention, improve leadership and build meaningful culture, according to Forbes. Continue reading

Microsoft Office aids in academic success

By Morgan Hanson
Contributing Writer

Dallas County Community College District students can use Microsoft Office 365 suite free while enrolled, and for a year after leaving the district. Continue reading

Annual ghoulish run returns to haunt Brookhaven trail

By Elena Walker
Contributing Writer

For Brookhaven College, October signals the preparation for the annual Spooky Trot 5k Run/Walk. The Office of Student Life will host the haunted run at 8 a.m. Oct. 27 on the Brookhaven jogging trail. Continue reading

Monarchs fly to garden

By John C. McClanahan
Copy Desk Chief

Photo by Jubenal Aguilar
Carrie Schweitzer (left) and Amy Monroy hold a display board with information about monarch butterflies Sept. 12 during a lecture on gardening for monarchs in the Windmill Garden.

The Brookhaven College Windmill Garden hosted an afternoon monarch butterfly observation meeting. The gathering was the garden’s first after being deemed a monarch waystation by Monarch Watch, an organization that studies monarchs. Continue reading

Voters register on campus

Brookhaven continues registration drive.

By Erika Torres
Staff Writer

Voting registration for the local election Nov. 7 has begun. Eligible voters can register from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Sept. 26, National Voter Registration Day, in the Commons Courtyard. Continue reading