By Monica Mitrovic
Copy Desk Chief
In the U.S., gas leaks have destroyed property, hurt or killed someone about every other day between 2004 and 2014, according to USA Today. On average, 17 people die in the U.S. because of leaks and explosions caused by natural-gas pipelines each year, according to The Atlantic. Continue reading
By Thao Nguyen
Photo by Susan Edgley | Handprints on display during Earth Day Fest April 3 in the Green Pledge promises students, staff and faculty make to live more sustainably.
Brookhaven College’s Green Team Coalition hosted the ninth annual Earth Day Fest on campus to celebrate the environmental movement around the world. A recyclables fashion show and paper shredding were among the new activities added to the traditional environmental-friendly pledges and giveaways expected at the festival. Continue reading
The global fashion industry produces waste, taints ecosystems and destroys human lives with no end in sight.
By Monica Mitrovic
Copy Desk Chief
Photo Illustration by Jacqueline Arredondo
The fashion industry is the world’s second-most polluting industry, behind oil, according to The Guardian. Over 12 million tons of textile waste are disposed of by Americans annually. Continue reading
By Kweisi Brown
Illustration by Eriana Ruiz
Brookhaven College students can enrich their education experience and acquire leadership skills in any of the 32 clubs and organizations. Students who join a club tend to succeed in their studies and educational goals, according to the Brookhaven website. Continue reading
By Olivia Rodriguez
With new technology developing every day and easy access to information, anyone with a smart phone or tablet can be a first-hand reporter. Continue reading
By Jacob Vaughn
Copy Editor/Fact Checker
Photo by Jacob Vaughn | Seth Bullis, a former Brookhaven College student, holds a 3-D printed drone he created.
Seth Bullis, a former Brookhaven College student, can be found in one of two places, behind a computer screen analyzing data or observing a 3-D printer construct new parts for a custom drone. However, he was not always this tech savvy. Continue reading
By Ravyn Adams
Mixed Media Illustration by Monica Mitrovic & Jacqueline Arredondo.
We owe black women a huge pat on the back, and more than a few thank yous for how they’ve shaped our society. Too many accomplishments and breakthroughs have gone underappreciated. They are often unacknowledged as influencers and brand ambassadors. Continue reading
By the Courier Staff
In yet another apparent lack of understanding, President Donald Trump implied he does not understand the purpose and role community colleges play across the nation. His remarks were given during a speech on infrastructure March 29 in Richfield, Ohio to construction apprentices. Instead, the president advocated for the revitalization of vocational schools. Continue reading
By Josh Drake & Victoria Valdez
Distribution Manager & Sports Editor
Photo by Jacqueline Arredondo | Josh Drake models a blue tropical print T-shirt with a light-colored pair of jeans.
It is time for Brookhaven College students to leave behind their winter clothing because spring has arrived and summer is on its way. While it may be hard to resist wearing the recurring pastel colors popular during this season, incorporating this year’s spring and summer runways’ trends is easy. Continue reading
By Elena Walker
Arts & Culture/Social Media Editor
Brookhaven College students will be able to obtain free business attire ahead of the 2018 spring Career Fair through the college’s first Fit2Hire event. Clothing will be provided by Brookhaven’s Professional Support Staff Association, or PSSA. Continue reading