Texas pioneers faster Zika test

By Diamond Victoria

Photo Illustration by Jubenal Aguilar

Photo Illustration by Jubenal Aguilar

Part two of a three-part series covering the virus.

District to hold summit

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Band behaves badly during brawl

 

 

By Erasmo Viera

Contributing Writer

Illustration by Junsouk Isaac Chun

Illustration by Junsouk Isaac Chun

Trash cans of vomit flew through the air, along with a few punches, when Illinois rock outfit The Orwells headlined at Trees during the 2016 Spillover Fest. Fans of the band usually anticipate some sort of wild shenanigans at their shows and were likely expecting the level to which the band stirred things up March 19. Continue reading

Pantry serves up free food for students

By Ellen Case

Contributing Writer

Brookhaven College offers students free ingredients for cooking full meals or snacking on the go in the campus food pantry in Room T319.

Photos by Jubenal Aguilar

Photos by Jubenal Aguilar

1. Canned pasta, such as Chef Boyardee Beef Ravioli, makes an easy and quick meal.  Heat the ravioli for two minutes in the microwave. To complete the meal, add sweet peas and refried black beans for extra protein. Continue reading

Students aim for accuracy

By Jose Garcia

Staff Writer

Photos by Jubenal Aguilar|  Hung Trang, a student, draws the arrow and prepares to take a shot with his recurve bow.

Photos by Jubenal Aguilar| Hung Trang, a student, draws the arrow and prepares to take a shot with his recurve bow.

Gregorio Hernandez, Brookhaven College physical education instructor, teaches his archery class shooting techniques between the tennis courts and P1 parking lot. Hernandez has been teaching archery to students at Brookhaven since 2007. Continue reading

Alumni event kicks off

By Aina Abdul-Qader

Contributing Writer

Photos by Aina Abdul-Qader | Mary Lou Avera, Brookhaven College faculty member, enjoys conversation at the alumni event.

Photos by Aina Abdul-Qader | Mary Lou Avera, Brookhaven College faculty member, enjoys conversation at the alumni event.

Brookhaven College hosted its first alumni event March 3 in the Performance Hall with food, music and a performance of Theatre Brookhaven’s “The Arabian Nights.”  The event brought a group of nearly 100 alumni, students, staff and faculty together to reconnect and share memories. Continue reading

BHC organization shares benefits of going green, educates students

By Jose Garcia

Staff Writer

Illustration by Junsouk Isaac Chun

Illustration by Junsouk Isaac Chun

Brookhaven College’s Green Team Coalition is a group of students, staff and faculty who raise awareness of environmental pollutants. Carrie Schweitzer, director of sustainability and Green Team  adviser, said the team was separated into two groups when it was formed – students and faculty.
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Hilltoppers bottom out against Bears

By Sam Doherty

Copy Desk Chief/Sports Editor

Photo by Ravin René | In the top of the seventh inning, St. Edward’s University Hilltopper Luke Meza (#40) slides head-first safely into second base as the throw from Brookhaven College Bear catcher Adam Diehl gets away from Carlos Reyes Jr. (#6) and ricochets into right-center field. Meza got up to advance to third base and then crossed home plate in the same play to put the Hilltoppers on top 3-5.

Photos by Ravin René | In the top of the seventh inning, St. Edward’s University Hilltopper Luke Meza (#40) slides head-first safely into second base as the throw from Brookhaven College Bear catcher Adam Diehl gets away from Carlos Reyes Jr. (#6) and ricochets into right-center field. Meza got up to advance to third base and then crossed home plate in the same play to put the Hilltoppers on top 3-5.

After winning their last six games, the Brookhaven College Bears baseball team continued their streak by beating the St. Edward’s University Hilltoppers 6-5 in extra innings on March 21. Continue reading

Wildlife reserve combats extinction

Fossil Rim Wildlife Center in Glen Rose, Texas, has over 50 species of native and non-native animals living at the 1,800-acre center.

Photos by William De La Cruz | A giraffe comes in close in hopes of food.

Photos by William De La Cruz | A giraffe comes in close in hopes of food.

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BHC takes part in RecycleMania

By Taylor Glickman

Staff Writer

Brookhaven College is holding a strong position in the sixth week of this year’s RecycleMania, a competition designed to raise awareness for recycling and waste reduction.

Brookhaven currently ranks ninth among the 20 competing two-year schools in the Per Capita category with 2.2 pounds full-time equivalent – FTE is the combined total  of full-time students and faculty. Continue reading