Category Archives: Local News

4-alarm fire changes a life

By Erin Alexis Goldman 

Opinion Editor 

 

Photo by Maddox Price | Charred remnants of Brookhaven student and Library Circulation Assistant Brandy Walthall’s building remains standing at Stone Ranch Apartments in Dallas.

Photo by Maddox Price | Charred remnants of Brookhaven student and Library Circulation Assistant Brandy Walthall’s building remains standing at Stone Ranch Apartments in Dallas.

 

It was a typical Thursday for Brookhaven student and Library Circulation Assistant Brandy Walthall. Her cats, Bourbon and Whiskey, woke her up around 9 a.m. She dragged herself out of bed, threw on a pair of khakis, a plain white T-shirt and black ballerina flats. She chugged a Red Bull, caught an 11 a.m. bus and arrived at Brookhaven around noon. What she didn’t know was that Continue reading

Campus police update policies

By Nicholas Bostick

Managing Editor

 

Photo by Maddox Price | The open record criminal log book, which documents all offenses and calls to police on campus, is kept in the Brookhaven College Police Department’s office and is available for anyone to view.

Photo by Maddox Price | The open record criminal log book, which documents all offenses and calls to police on campus, is kept in the Brookhaven College Police Department’s office and is available for anyone to view.

 

College campuses across the United States are preparing to change the way they report instances of sexual assault on campus as part of the re-authorization of the Violence Against Women Act Continue reading

Affordable Care Act deadline nears

By Maddox Price

Editor-In-Chief

 

The final push for The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act – also known as “Obamacare” – is fast approaching. People who are not already covered on a health care plan or do not qualify for exemptions must apply for health insurance by March 31 Continue reading

Professors share worst pet peeves

By Carmina Tiscareño

New Media Editor

 

 

 

Not meeting deadlines is one of many common mistakes students might make during a semester. An article on profkrg.com titled “12 Ways to Tick off Your Professor” said it is unfair for one student to have more time to work on an assignment or project than their Continue reading

BHC recognized as ‘Tree Campus USA’

By Joie’ Thornton

Senior Staff Writer

 

Illustration by Sophia Espinosa

Illustration by Sophia Espinosa

 

 

Brookhaven College’s recent efforts to implement green practices on campus are being recognized by the Arbor Day Foundation program Tree Campus USA. Brookhaven is now an officially designated Tree Campus Continue reading

Students dominate State Fair photo contest

By Adriana Salazar

Fashion/Sports Editor

 

Photos by Kathy Tran and Paul Lauder | Kathy Tran’s winning photograph features an in-camera, double-exposed image snapped at the Chinese Lantern Festival.

Photos by Kathy Tran and Paul Lauder | Kathy Tran’s winning photograph features
an in-camera, double-exposed image snapped at the Chinese Lantern Festival.

 

This year, two Brookhaven College students, Paul Lauder and Kathy Tran, took home the top prizes of the official State Fair of Texas Photo Contest, held by The Continue reading

New DCCCD chancellor promotes achievement

By Maddox Price

Editor-In-Chief

 

 

As Dallas County Community College District’s current chancellor, Dr. Wright L. Lassiter, retires after 27 years with DCCCD at the end of 2013, incumbent Dr. Joe May is set to be officially voted in as new chancellor Dec. 3 at the monthly Continue reading

Book details city on edge

By Chris R. Allison

Copy Editor

Book Review

Illustration By Vadim Dozmorov

Illustration By Vadim Dozmorov

 

 

“Dallas 1963” is not another book rehashing the tragic events surrounding the assassination of President John F. Kennedy 50 years ago. Nor is it a book that entertains or refutes the vast number of conspiracy theories surrounding the former president’s death Continue reading

Diner serves classic home cooking for more than 50 years

 By Travis Baugh

Staff Photographer

 Restaurant Review

Photo by Travis Baugh  | The sign for Kel's Restaurant, worn and decorated with pigeons.

Photo by Travis Baugh | The sign for Kel’s Restaurant, worn and decorated with pigeons.

 

Kel’s Kitchen is a classic little diner tucked away behind a car wash and an old antique mall on Forest Lane and Dallas North Tollway. Kel’s serves breakfast all day, every day, so the sound of sizzling bacon strips and the aroma of fresh-baked biscuits greet every visitor.  With some of the best home cooking outside of your grandmother’s kitchen, it’s not hard to see why Kel’s has been a cornerstone of the community for 50 years Continue reading

Race for the cure! [Photos]

Photos By Brian Finch

 

Finishing her tenth year participating, Brenda Szewe gives a solid thumbs up.

Finishing her tenth year participating, Brenda Szewe gives a solid thumbs up.

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