Monthly Archives: November 2011

Coat drive helps out Head Start children

By Obed Manuel
Copy Editor

Operation Coats for Kids is underway at Brookhaven College. The campaign is being held in order to purchase 152 coats for the children in Brookhaven’s on-campus Head Start program.

Terri Edrich, executive director Continue reading

SGA president attends national conference

By Obed Manuel
Copy Editor

Daniel Marold, Student Government Association president, attended the American Student Association of Community Colleges’ student leadership conference Nov. 11-13 in Nashville, Tenn. This was the first such event since Continue reading

Success is an open book

By Rosi Linda Sanchez
Staff Writer

Brookhaven College’s Open Book Project, a common reader initiative that was introduced in Fall 2010, is proving to be successful, according to several faculty members.

Dr. Richard McCrary, former interim Continue reading

Forecast calls for knowledge

By Adrianna Thompson
Senior Staff Writer

Chasing developing thunderstorms with the Hurricane Hunters and capturing video of lightning striking the airplane is hardly a day-to-day occurrence for meteorologist Greg Fields. But those kinds of adventures do come with the territory Continue reading

Vaccine pushed by big money

By Obed Manuel
Copy Editor

I have no qualms about providing proof of being vaccinated against certain illnesses. I, and surely most who are reading this, was asked to do so throughout my elementary, middle and high school Continue reading

New meningitis requirement

By Marycruz Pineda
Staff Writer

Starting Jan. 1, the state of Texas will require first-time students of all public and private colleges in Texas to show proof of vaccination against bacterial meningitis within the previous five years.

Oscar M. Lopez, vice president for Continue reading

Volunteers race to raise awareness

By Diana Abou-Saleh
Sports & Opinion Editor

Susan G. Komen for the Cure is recognized as the largest non-profit association focused on raising funds and spreading consciousness about the breast cancer movement.

One of the many Susan G. Komen events Continue reading

Local outreach centers support abuse survivors

By Stephanie Ball
Staff Writer

Inside the Genesis Women’s Outreach Center a woman buries her face behind a newspaper, occasionally glancing around the room and at her watch, never meeting eyes with the other victims. In the quiet waiting room a fish tank gurgles Continue reading

Phi Theta Kappa highlights college completion benefits

By Gabriel Secundino
Staff Writer

The tops of the tables in Q201 were filled with assortments of cookies, snacks and two dispensers filled with coffee.
Alpha Delta Pi, Brookhaven College’s chapter of Phi Theta Kappa International Honors Society, hosted Coffee Continue reading

BHC honors veterans

By Coleman Thompson
Editor-in-Chief

Brookhaven College celebrated Veteran’s Day, a national holiday to thank the brave men and women who have served in our country’s military.

The brief ceremony was held in Continue reading