By Carolina Silva
Photos by Andrew Zavala | Randy Malone, senior lab coordinator, speaks to students
about the importance of preserving, classifying and cataloging botanical specimens.
For almost two decades, homeowners and farmers have sprayed herbicides on milkweed plants, killing the monarch butterfly’s only nursery, food source and home. Since 1990, almost 1 billion monarch butterflies have disappeared, according to the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service. Continue reading
By Sara Prendergast
Photos by Andrew | Zavala Chaz Hafey, Brookhaven College astronomy and physics lab coordinator, dressed as Einstein, and Vikki Ethington keep high spirits as they shelter from the rain.
It was dark, cold and pouring down rain when members of the Brookhaven College community met for the fourth annual Spooky Trot 5K Run/Walk. Volunteers huddled under a small tent to register the soaking-wet runners who would battle the flooding trails, muddy sidewalks and soggy grass. Continue reading
By Sarah Gutierrez
Photo by Sarah Gutierrez | Costume contest winners: George Luetkemeyen, a Brookhaven student, as Captain Spidey; Jason Bennet’s, music and humanities professor, and Daffne Bennett’s, college outreach and recruitment coordinator, sons Zachariah dressed as the Hulk and Alexendro dressed as Ironman, respectively; Chace Montano, a student, dressed as a pirate; Jason Stringer, a student, as a plague doctor.
Costume contest winners: George Luetkemeyen, a Brookhaven student, as Captain Spidey; Jason Bennet’s, music and humanities professor, and Daffne Bennett’s, college outreach and recruitment coordinator, sons Zachariah dressed as the Hulk and Alexendro dressed as Ironman, respectively; Chace Montano, a student, dressed as a pirate; Jason Stringer, a student, as a plague doctor.
On the evening of Oct. 29, Brookhaven College’s Commons Courtyard was inhabited by dancing creatures and humans alike. The Campus Activities Board organized the Monsters Ball,which had free hot dogs, music and a haunted house. Students, staff and faculty dressed as their favorite ghouls, characters and superheroes. Continue reading
By Sam Doherty
After finishing the year with a 22-9 record, the regular season Metro Athletic Conference champion Brookhaven College Lady Bears volleyball team swept the Richland College Thunderducks, three sets to none, Oct. 30 in the semi-finals of the conference playoffs. Continue reading
Two BHC students share their stories of the filming of Bobby McGrother’s Hulu original miniseries, “11/23/63,” in Downtown
Dallas – one through words, and the other through photos.
Photos by Michael Dunlap | Onlookers gather awaiting presidential
motorcade carrying President John F. Kennedy.
Not many people my age can say they experienced the shooting of President John F. Kennedy. On Oct. 8, I had that chance. I had the opportunity to be an extra on the set of “11/22/63.” Continue reading
By Brittany Vinson
Illustration by Sophia Espinosa
Blue Bell Ice Cream is back on the horizon following a six-month halt in sales after issuing the first recall in its 108-year history on Mar. 13, voluntarily removing all of their products from stores. Continue reading
The Brookhaven Courier staff resolves that continuing to publish the names of perpetrators of active shooter incidents constitutes
In the wake of recent active shooter incidents, media outlets and law enforcement agencies are questioning whether or not to publish or release the names of the perpetrators of these heinous acts. It is the opinion of the staff of The Brookhaven Courier that news stories pertaining to active shooter incidents should include the names of the perpetrators when they are available to our reporters. However, we will not refer to the names of shooters after first reference, nor will we publish any manifestos, propaganda or photos showing anything other than the face of the perpetrators. Continue reading
By Megan Smith
The Texas Veggie Fair offers a healthier and more affordable alternative to the iconic State Fair of Texas. Check out Page 4 for more veggie fun.
The vegan lifestyle may not be for everyone, but I think most of us can agree that beautiful weather, friendly people and dogs make for a good day. For the sixth year in a row, the Texas Veggie Fair delivered that, and more, at Reverchon Park in Dallas. This was the second year in a row I attended both the Texas Veggie Fair and the State Fair of Texas, and the differences between the two stood in stark contrast once again. Continue reading
By Diamond Victoria
Simon Pegg has proven a relevant figure of ‘00s comedy/parody films, though he is probably more recently recognized for his role as Scotty in the 2009 “Star Trek” reboot. Continue reading