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→
Prof recalls 40-year career at BHC:By Travis Baugh Editor-at-Large Teaching was always Stephanie Venza’s passion. When she was young, she says, women did not have many career choices, but she always loved education. “I always liked school, and always I thought I would like to Continue reading Prof recalls 40-year career at BHC→
Former BHC student opens local coffee shop:By Matthew Brown Copy Editor/Opinions Editor All of Native Coffee Co.’s tables were pushed into a back hallway for the coffee shop’s grand-opening ceremony. Half of the space was occupied by people seated attentively in rows around a musician singing Continue reading Former BHC student opens local coffee shop→
Read-In celebrates dreamers:By Mykel Hilliard Contributing Writer Students, staff and faculty stood in solidarity for dreamers and their respective dreams at Brookhaven College’s annual African-American Read-In. The read-in, which was held Feb. 20 in the Performance Hall, was titled “Respect the Dreamer Continue reading Read-In celebrates dreamers→
Since 1979, Carlo Pezzimenti, a Brookhaven College charter music professor and world-class guitarist, has taught students the nuances of classical guitar and musicianship. Forty years after signing on at Brookhaven, Pezzimenti still sits with aspiring guitarists in a downstairs studio in D Building and teaches them to fine tune their playing techniques.Continue reading Music faculty shares guitar wisdom→
Former National Hockey League player and head coach Barry Melrose said the passion found in hockey fights is what makes the sport special, according to ESPN. However, that is not true.
The passion found in all professional sports is special. Fans of basketball and football could argue the coverage that surrounds those two sports creates a more universal passion that makes them different. Continue reading NHL fighting shows bias→
As states continue to legalize cannabis across the country, the fight against the non-believers of the substance is at an all-time high. With their backs against the wall, opponents of cannabis in non-legal states, including Texas, are making efforts to protect their ignorant laws by flooding communities with misinformation hoping to continue to persuade voters that cannabis is evil. Continue reading Research cannot prove weed causes psychosis→
Opiate abuse has ravaged the U.S. for decades. From 1999 to 2017, over 400,000 people died from an overdose involving an opiate, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, and on average, 130 people die from an opiate overdose each day. Opiates are addictive and users often find quitting difficult. Continue reading Kratom could help curb opiate abuse→
Climate change is a threat that needs to be addressed with a sense of urgency, but the Green New Deal is not the solution. Filed as H. Res. 109, the Green New Deal was an awful piece of legislation – a legal Trojan horse. It was radical, highly partisan and unrealistic. It’s not what the American people need.
Sunlight glistens through windows of empty offices in X Building as biology professor Glenn Kasparian enters after a busy day of teaching. Kasparian had a hand in X Building’s design in the mid-1980s. Natural light shines into the building’s classrooms and office windows, which were strategically placed. “I wanted every office to have a window,” he said. Kasparian has taught at Brookhaven College since its founding in 1978. Continue reading Biology prof reflects on passion for teaching→
In January, according to a Point in Time count that included Farmers Branch, 43 Farmers Branch students were identified as being homeless. The finding prompted the Farmers Branch City Council to approve a contract with Metrocrest Services, a local service agency.
The contract, approved April 2, will help the identified families break the cycle of homelessness, according to a press release by the city. Services provided will include rental assistance, workforce development, financial literacy and educational opportunities.Continue reading Cities count homeless→
North Texas journalists and photographers will return to Brookhaven College for the fifth annual True Stories to share their experiences in the field.
True Stories will be held from 10:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. April 26 in Room K234.
Professionals will map out their Texas-sized tales and photos from concept to publication in this interactive forum. Attendees will hear about the creative process that brings a project to life.Continue reading Media experts to talk at BHC→