Journalist, Dan Rather, to speak at Brookhaven on patriotism:By Stephanie Salas-Vega Arts & Culture Editor American journalist and author Dan Rather will speak about reflections on patriotism 10:30-11:50 a.m. Wednesday, Feb. 13, in the Performance Hall at Brookhaven College. Share
Tuition increase will pay for textbooks:A proposed increase of $20 per credit hour in tuition is intended to cover all required course textbooks. By Jubenal Aguilar Editor-in-Chief CourierEIC@dcccd.edu As early as fall 2019, all Dallas County Community College District students may see an increase in Continue reading Tuition increase will pay for textbooks→
Mandatory student ID policy to begin spring 2019:By Stephanie Colmenero Managing Editor/Web & Social Media Director Starting in spring 2019, all students will be required to have a college ID. Students, staff and faculty will be required to wear their ID badges in a visible location on Continue reading Mandatory student ID policy to begin spring 2019→
Retired prof receives highest honor:By Josh Drake Distribution Manager A packed hall at Texas A&M University – Commerce erupted in applause as a five-minute video about the life and career of John Neal, professor emeritus, came to an end. Neal, who retired from Brookhaven Continue reading Retired prof receives highest honor→
Campus celebrates Arbor Day:By John C. McClanahan Copy Editor/Editorial Proofreader Green leaves from a small bur oak rustled in the wind across the road from Brookhaven College’s H Building. The tree, situated near the west athletic field, is Brookhaven’s newest botanical installation placed Continue reading Campus celebrates Arbor Day→
District to offer bachelor’s degree:By Jubenal Aguilar Editor-in-Chief CourierEIC@dcccd.edu Brookhaven College will become the first of the Dallas County Community College District schools to offer a baccalaureate degree on its own. Share
Coyotes are roaming Brookhaven College grounds. Runners have seen a pair of the native canine species dashing into shrubbery flushed along the north side of campus and trotting on the jogging trail near Windmill Circle. Continue reading Coyotes lurk near campus perimeter→
Mountain View College will offer students an opportunity to learn Spanish and explore Cuba in the district’s first total immersion program to the island nation. The trip, which is scheduled May 19-June 1, will be the first study abroad trip approved by Dallas County Community College District to the once-isolated nation.Continue reading MVC to go to Cuba in May→
By Jubenal Aguilar Editor-in-Chief
“We are a nation not only of dreamers, we’re also a nation of fixers. We Americans know how to fix things, and we like to fix things,” journalist Dan Rather said. “We have looked at our land and people and said, time and again through the course of our history, ‘This is not good enough. We can do better.’”
The Brookhaven College men’s basketball team snagged a 77-67 win on the road against Mountain View College Jan. 26.
“Toward the end of the game my heart was shaking,” Bears forward Christian Brown said. “This was a big win that we tried to get, and it took us a while to find our team identity. But we found ourselves and got the job done.”
Mountain View won the tipoff, but quickly turned the ball over. Then, Bears guard Thulyer Hardy went for a layup, but was fouled. He sank both free throws, and the Bears nailed another jump shot to take a 6-2 lead. Mountain View Lions guard Christopher Smith Jr. tossed up two shots to tie the game 6-6.Continue reading Bears’ offense takes down Lions→
The Brookhaven College men’s basketball team did battle and came out victorious against conference opponent North Lake College Blazers on Jan. 23 at home with a final score of 86-79. The win was the first for the Bears in inter-league play. Continue reading Liles secures Bears win→
After 35 days, the longest government shutdown in U.S. history came to an end without approval for funding a wall on the southern border. The shutdown affected lives across the nation, leaving about 800,000 federal employees without pay, half of whom were still required to come to work without pay.
New decor graces the Windmill Garden. Last fall, Brookhaven College art students designed and installed five sculptures to visually enhance the campus’ Texas-native pollinator and plant sanctuary situated behind P5 parking lot. Continue reading Art class decorates Windmill Garden→
Activist and March for Our Lives co-founder promotes civic engagement at Brookhaven College.
John C. McClanahan Editor-at-Large
Crackling rounds from an AR-15 echoed through the halls of Marjory Stoneman High School on Feb. 14, 2018, in Parkland, Florida. Amidst a Valentine’s Day turned to panic, David Hogg, a 17-year-old senior at the time, waited helplessly as 17 of his friends, fellow students and teachers were killed by a lone teen gunman.
Unbeknownst to him, Hogg became a survivor in the largest mass school shooting in U.S. history, placing him in the media spotlight. Soon after witnessing the violence, Hogg and friends from Marjory Stoneman teamed up to found March for Our Lives.Continue reading Shooting survivor talks reform→