Monthly Archives: December 2012

Lady Bears Remain Unstoppable

By Brandon Hines
& Dalia Moreno
Staff Writers

Photo by Amy Price | Lady bear Kelsey Boughey chases down an opposing player to help win the game.

The Brookhaven College Lady Bears soccer team (3-0-0) traveled to Southwest Adventist University Sept. 5 for its third shutout win of 8-0, putting its record at 3-0. Head coach Dayna Davenport expected the women to play a very strong game.  She was not disappointed when Continue reading

Writers Club Struggles For Funds

By Aaron Ortega
Opinion Editor

The Windmill Writer’s Club focus was to build a community of writers based on an informal setting where students, or students interested in creative writing, can come together and share each other’s work and learn more about the world of publishing.
Yet over the years since this workshop began, an unfortunate lack Continue reading

Keeping Obama and Fighting for Same-Sex Marriage at the Polls

By Amy Price

Earlier this month, a video emerged through ABC News starring an embarrassing moment between Mitt Romney and a war veteran on Romney’s campaign trail. With any successful politician, photo opportunities such as kissing babies, shaking hands, hugging Continue reading

GOP Rabble-Rousing

By Kurt Hyde
Sports Editor

If all you saw of the Republican National Convention in Tampa, Fla., was the national news coverage, all you saw was what happened on center stage. But if you were there, however, and talked with the delegates, there was plenty more happening.
I’ve been following politics for Continue reading

PRObama Press Trades Transparency For Public Relations

By Rodney Blu

Managing Editor

“The way to make government responsible is to make it accountable and the way to make government accountable is to make it transparent.” This now infamous proverb, first uttered by a young, charismatic senator-turned-presidential hopeful from Chicago in 2008, has become increasingly Continue reading

Returning Slam Poet Enthralls Students During Campus Visit

By Amy Price

Photos by Amy Price | Slam poet Joaquin Zihuatanejo presents his poetry to Brookhaven students.

With his hands moving faster than a symphony orchestra maestro and violent gasps of air between breaths, Joaquin Zihuatanejo spits out his infamous slam poetry.
In front of a full house Zihuatanejo’s prominent voice and over-the-top body language grabs the audience’s complete attention as he pours Continue reading

Tuition Hike Set For Spring

By Rodney Blu
Managing Editor

Next spring, tuition for area community colleges will see a bump that will result in a projected $6.6 million in revenue, in addition to an expected $32 million in the accompanying property tax leap, according to CBS-DFW.
Given the green light in Continue reading

Yoga Promotes Overall Good Health

By Azure Wickert
A&E Editor

Photo by Azure Wickert | Adjunct faculty yoga instructor Andy McDonald teaches sun salutations.

Lying down on the job is a major part of the job in Brookhaven College adjunct faculty Andy McDonald’s yoga class. Students unroll their mats in various shades of purples and blues and settle in to participate. The form of McDonald’s instruction Continue reading

BHC Debuts ‘The Fantasticks’

By Azure Wickert
A&E Editor

Actor and teen pop star Aaron Carter, legendary vocalist Tom Jones and comedian and KISS FM DJ Daniel Torrez all have something in common with Brookhaven College: “The Fantasticks,” the world’s longest-running musical. Continue reading

Killer Cruise Awaits

By Jordan Wylie
Art Director

Screenshot taken by Jordan Wylie | Permission granted by Blazing Griffin Studio.

Have you ever dreamed of winning a free ticket for a cruise? How about a cruise set in the 1920s with a mysterious captain at the helm, complete with a bad Russian accent, who tells you there’s a catch to this ticket long after you’ve boarded? Oh, and the catch is that you, and everyone else on board, Continue reading