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
Photos by Jubenal Aguilar | Magician Confetti Eddie, also known as Edward Ruiz, presents his deck of cards.
Ruiz nods at the audience while performing a trick where he saws his arm.
Rebecca Green, an audience member, and Ruiz hold whiskey shot glasses he pulls from the bag.
Volunteer Corey Morrison chains Ruiz to a set of Houdini handcuffs.
Ruiz talks to the audience during his parlor magic show.
Ruiz performs a trick where the polka dots fall from the piece of cloth.
Jordana Palmer pulls a puzzle piece from Ruiz’s bag of tricks.
By Thao Nguyen Opinions Editor
There was nothing in the bag. Both volunteers verified it to the rest of the audience. But magician Confetti Eddie pulled three shot glasses full of whiskey from inside. His hands had been chained on Houdini handcuffs by the two volunteers.
Before going trick-or-treating, Brookhaven College students, staff, faculty and community members will have an opportunity to treat students to much-needed meals at the seventh annual Spooky Trot Oct. 26.Continue reading Spooky Trot returnns to campus→
Tech users can enhance how they experience the world through the use of augmented reality, or AR, technology. According to Forbes, AR technology overlays virtual objects onto a real-world environment. This is generally done through the use of optical devices such as contact lenses or glasses.Continue reading Tech world offers user new reality→
By John C. McClanahan Copy Editor & Editorial Proofreader
When I was 10 years old, I dressed as 6-foot black NBA superstar Allen Iverson for Halloween. I was a small white boy with shaggy brown hair and goofy blue glasses. But no one said anything about me inappropriately using the image of a person of color, at least in the realm of American sports icons. Continue reading Don’t politicize children’s costumes→