The Brookhaven Courier

Bestselling author shares lessons

May 8, 2019

By Jubenal Aguilar Editor-in-Chief [email protected] “More than ever, this world needs truth tellers,” former journalist Jeff Guinn said. Guinn, a New York Times bestselling author, spoke about his career as a journalist and non-fiction. He was part of the fifth an...

Former U.S. ambassador talks Saudi press restrictions abroad

May 6, 2019

By Jacob Vaughn Managing Editor/Music Editor Jamal Khashoggi, a columnist for The Washington Post, entered the Saudi Consulate in Istanbul Oct. 2. Surveillance video shows Khashoggi entering the consulate, and seemingly leaving sometime later. However, he did not ma...

Longtime prof retires

May 6, 2019

By Mykel Hilliard Contributing Writer Nestled into a corner of L Building in Brookhaven College’s third floor is a vibrant office that almost doubles as an African American history museum – a place where vintage and modern black culture meet. Posters of historic...

College hunts for president

May 6, 2019

By Jubenal Aguilar Editor-in-Chief A focus on sustainability issues and an understanding of technological advances are just two traits some say the new college president should have. Staff, faculty and administrators gather...

Programs offer help

May 6, 2019

By Jubenal Aguilar Editor-in-Chief [email protected] Angela left her home to avoid problems after a family friend made a move on her. She thought she would be blamed if anyone found out, and she did not want her mother to lose her place to live too. So ...

Music faculty shares guitar wisdom

April 22, 2019

By John C. McClanahan Editor-at-Large 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, Pezzimen...

Biology prof reflects on passion for teaching

April 22, 2019

By Malen Blackmon Sports Editor 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 build...

Cities count homeless

April 22, 2019

By Stephanie Salas-Vega Arts & Culture Editor 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 contrac...

Media experts to talk at BHC

April 22, 2019

By Josh Drake Distribution Manager 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 ...

Psychology professor examines 40 years

April 8, 2019

By Jacob Vaughn Managing Editor/Music Editor Stephen Link, a Brookhaven College psychology professor, has spent the last 40 years as a fly on the wall. He sits back and observes the world as objectively as possible. While his work in psychology has taught him to do this, he said he has b...

Courier wins awards

April 8, 2019

By John David Higgs Contributing Writer The Brookhaven Courier editors and staff brought home 34 awards from the annual Texas Intercollegiate Press Association convention. Staff spent three days of their spring break in Corpus Christi, Texas, participating in on-site contest...

Alumnus pleads guilty in bribery scandal

April 8, 2019

By John C. McClanahan Editor-at-Large On March 12, former Brookhaven College student William “Rick” Singer, 59, stood in front of a judge inside a courthouse in Boston and  pleaded guilty to counts of conspiracy to commit racketeering, conspiracy to com...

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