Campus registers voters

By Stephanie Colmenero
Managing Editor/Web Editor/Social Media Editor

All seven Dallas County Community College District campuses, as well as satellite campuses will serve as polling locations for early voting and on election day, Nov. 6. One Brookhaven College initiative is designed to help students, staff and faculty register to vote. Continue reading

O’Rourke holds rally at Brookhaven

Photo by Karla Estrada | Beto O’Rourke, 2018 Democratic nominee for Texas’ 16th congressional district, speaks at Brookhaven College July 7 about issues such as immigration policy, healthcare reform and education.

By Stephanie Salas-Vega

Hundreds of people crowded inside Brookhaven College’s gymnasium, Room T206, July 7 with T-shirts and holding posters that read “Beto For Senate.” Beto O’Rourke is a U.S. Representative for Texas and 2018 Democratic nominee for the U.S. in the Texas senate race. He spoke at Brookhaven for his Farmers Branch town hall stop as part of his campaign to obtain Texas’ 16th congressional district seat. Continue reading

Free press verifies facts

By Barbra De La Hoya
Contributing Writer

When the highest position in the U.S. is held by a man who continues to blatantly attack the press calling it fake news and the enemy of the people, we should be concerned. Continue reading

GOP politicizes Tibetts murder case

By Barbara De La Hoya
Contributing Writer

GOP members are quick to call for mass shootings and other crimes to not be politicized and to give privacy to the victims and their mourning families. But all bets are off the table when Republicans seek to gain public favor or sway votes.
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Student center opens


Photo by Josh Drake | Students study Sept. 12 in the different areas of The Hub, Brookhaven College’s new centralized tutoring and student service center.

By Thao Nguyen & Salar Akhavan
Opinions Editor & Contributing Writer

A new student support center with centralized services opened Aug. 27 on the second floor of S Building. The Academic Engagement & Support Center, which is now called The Hub, is open to all currently enrolled Brookhaven College students. Continue reading

Catch president, get free Subway

Dart passangers

Photo courtesy of Thom Chesney | Passengers use DART rail trains to commute to their destinations. Thom Chesney said he will buy Subway to any student who catches him on the train.

By Leah Cook
Arts & Culture Editor

“If you see me riding DART, call me out,” Thom Chesney, Brookhaven College president, said. He is offering to buy Subway, or something similar, for any student who catches him riding DART. Chesney will take selfies with students as proof of the transit nab.

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Arts dean retires, continues to teach drawing classes

Rick Maxwell

Photo by Jubenal Aguilar | RICK MAXWELL

By Stephanie Salas-Vega

Rick Maxwell joined the Dallas County Community College District as a young instructor in the ’70s, thinking he would teach for a few years and eventually move on to a university. Now, 44 years later, the retired dean of the Brookhaven College School of the Arts said his phenomenal experience with the district changed his plans. Continue reading

Dinosaurs rise, fightback in ‘Fallen Kingdom’

– Film Review –

By Davie Nguyen
Contributing Writer

Dinosaurs stomped the box office in the blockbuster hit “Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom.” Released in theaters June 21, the science fiction film is the fifth installment of the Jurassic Park franchise. Continue reading

Theatre Brookhaven to present life of Jesus through music

Photo courtesy of Theatre Brookhaven | The company of “Jesus Christ Superstar” rehearses a musical number for their upcoming performance. The play will be presented July 12-22.

By Christina Hill
Contributing writter

The Brookhaven College School of the Arts will bring religion and theater together with a production of Andrew Lloyd Webber’s “Jesus Christ Superstar.” The production, which will be presented July 12-22 in the Performance Hall, will continue Theatre Brookhaven’s long-standing tradition of staging a musical in the summer. Continue reading

Student photography blends family, beach



Photo courtesy of Beth Delagi


By Davie Nguyen
Contributing Writter

Images of waves and people blending at the beach are splashed on the walls of Brookhaven College’s The Basement Gallery in the lower lever L Building. The exhibition opened May 11 and runs through Sept. 1. Continue reading