The smell of sweat permeates the air and the sounds of loud grunts and barbells slamming onto weight racks echo from wall to wall at Adapt, a 2,000-square-foot Dallas gym. Owner Robert “Bo” Alexander, a former Brookhaven College student, opened his first location in Dallas two years ago.
Fifty years ago, during a hot summer weekend, over 125,000 people assembled in Lewisville for the Texas International Pop Festival, which at the time, was the largest rock ’n’ roll festival ever to hit the Lone Star State.
Two weeks after the successful Woodstock festival in Bethel, New York, during Labor Day weekend, rock legends such as Led Zeppelin, Janis Joplin, Grand Funk Railroad and Carlos Santana jammed on a large stage built at Dallas International Motor Speedway. Photojournalist and former Brookhaven College student Phil Huber captured it all.
Outside the Earle Cabell Federal Courthouse in downtown Dallas, a man wearing combat gear, glasses and a black mask opened fire with an automatic rifle. In a shootout with Federal Protective Service officers, the gunman, who was later identified as 22-year-old Brian Isaack Clyde, was shot and killed. No one else was injured in the incident which began around 8:50 a.m. June 17, according to The Dallas Morning News. Continue reading Downtown shooting locks down El Centro College→
On March 12, former Brookhaven College student William “Rick” Singer, 59, stood in front of a judge inside a courthouse in Boston andpleaded guilty to counts of conspiracy to commit racketeering, conspiracy to commit money laundering, conspiracy to defraud the U.S. government and obstruction of justice.Continue reading Alumnus pleads guilty in bribery scandal→
By Jubenal Aguilar Editor-in-Chief
Dallas County residents will vote on a $1.1 billion bond program for the Dallas County Community College District in the upcoming joint election. The bond proposal will be placed in the May 4 election ballot.
The bond program was recommended by DCCCD Chancellor Joe May, and authorized by the board of trustees during the board’s regular monthly meeting Feb. 5, according to a Feb. 6 press release by Ann Hatch, district director of media relations. Continue reading Board approves bond election→
All of Native Coffee Co.’s tables were pushed into a back hallway for the coffee shop’s grand-opening ceremony. Half of the space was occupied by people seated attentively in rows around a musician singing and playing guitar Feb. 2. The rest of the shop was filled with chatting and laughing patrons – most holding cups of coffee despite the late hour.Continue reading Former BHC student opens local coffee shop→
In 1978, 17-year-old Donna Camp, a recent R.L. Turner High School graduate, applied to a newly-opened community college close to her home in Carrollton. Unbeknownst to her, she became the first student to be processed and enrolled at Brookhaven College, the last of Dallas County Community College District’s main campuses. Continue reading First student recalls time at BHC→
Voters with transportation problems will have a way to get to their polling locations on Election Day. Ride-sharing companies Lyft and Uber will offer discounted and free rides Nov. 6 to help increase voter turnout during the midterm elections.Continue reading Lyft, Uber to offer rides on Nov. 6→