By Ravin Lee & Nicholas Bostick
Art Director & Editor-in-Chief
All photos by Evan Henry | In a light-tight room, a pair of scissors is used to cut off the ends of the film so it can be rolled onto a reel for development.
With two separate darkrooms on campus, students describe
how each benefit those in photography courses.
Brookhaven College is home to two very different analog film photography processing labs. These labs, or darkrooms, attract film-lovers and students from all over Texas every semester.
By Mirella Mendoza
Student auditions for BHC dance company.
Brookhaven College’s School of Arts gives students the opportunity to find career paths and earn an associate degree in the arts or a field of study degree in music.
Adony Rios recently quit her job of two and a half years to focus on her studies and is now in her first semester at Brookhaven College. She said she started dancing after seeing the movie “Step Up” and enrolled in her first dance class in high school. She is now a member of the Brookhaven College School of the Arts. Continue reading
By Ravin Lee
Photo by Ravin Lee
Fernie’s Holy Moly Carrot Cake Roly, a creation by Christi Erpillo, was awarded “Best Tasting” dish at the 2015 Big Tex Choice Awards on Aug. 30.
Fried carrot cake, fried alligator eggs, bacon margaritas: all clear signs that the Texas State Fair is gearing up for yet another year of eclectic delicacies and family fun.
A panel of guest judges tasted the creations to award the “Best Tasting” and “Most Creative” among finalists. This year’s contest was narrowed from 51 entries to eight finalists, Donovan Lewis, host of this year’s contest, said. Continue reading
Randy Guthmiller turns creative concept into handmade magazines
By Evan Henry
Photo by Evan Henry | Courier
Randy Guthmiller reads his latest “SHAPES” -published zine, Larry Cary’s “Short Stories,” at the Nasher Gift Shop, where he works to fund his dreams.
Randy Guthmiller is an artist and a self-proclaimed “zine-ster.” Guthmiller creates new shapes and organizes them into “zines.” Zines are handmade magazines or booklets often centered around a single concept or idea. Continue reading
By Wes Terrell
An era has ended. According to a report from the BBC, reporter Jeremy Clarkson was fired from the network after a fight with a producer in March. BBC Newsbeat tweeted a statement by BBC Director Tony Hall saying, “It is with great regret that I have told Jeremy Clarkson today that the BBC will not be renewing his contract.” Continue reading
By Diamond Victoria
Arts & Culture Editor
Photo by Jason Robert Ballard | FTM Magazine
In keeping with its annual tradition, “Men’s Health” magazine has opened polls for voters to nominate its 2015 ‘Ultimate Guy’ to grace November’s cover. Holding the current top spot is 27-year-old transgender model Aydian Dowling, with more than four times the amount of votes than the second place nominee.
By Diamond Victoria
Arts & Culture Editor
The Dallas International Film Festival offered a wealth of gems screened at Angelika Film Center, Magnolia Theater and Texas Theater April 9-19. A self-proclaimed film nerd, I spent an evening mingling with other enthusiasts, watching French cinema and singing karaoke in the VIP lounge. Continue reading
Photo by Maddox Price | Courier
Stanley, played by Daniel Torrez, converses with Blanche, played
by Dayna Fries, in a scene from “A Streetcar Named Desire.”
Brookhaven College’s drama program nearly sold out the opening night of its latest production, a modernized version of “A Streetcar Named Desire.”
The script was written by Tennessee Williams. The performance took place in the Black Box Theatre. It made for an intimate space that changed the dynamics of what it means to go to the theater. Continue reading
By Marvin Montesinos
Photo by William De La Cruz | Courier
Brookhaven College librarian John Flores shows off his Superman shirt to kick off the event.
Room H125 was filled with the hum of conversation and anticipation as more than two dozen people met for an event celebrating graphic novels, manga, anime and comic books. A gray sky and bare parking lot did little to deter attendees April 23 as Brookhaven College held its first Pop Culture event. Continue reading