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Misperceptions lead to self doubt

March 5, 2012

By Stephanie Ball Editor-in-Chief When I was a high school junior, more than nine years ago, a relative told me I looked heavier. At 5 feet 7 inches, I weighed 140 pounds and had never cared about my weight until that day....

Letter to the Editor – BHC professor inspires student

February 20, 2012

My first class of the day during the Summer I term in 2010 was developmental reading. We began early in the morning and our instructor was Monique Mannering. Mannering had a great attitude, was Read More »...

‘Super’ PAC aid influences voters

February 20, 2012

By Obed Manuel Opinion & Copy Editor With a 5-to-4 vote regarding Citizens United v. Federal Election Commission, the Supreme Court sent a clear message to the American people: money equals speech. The January 2010 decision did...

Ask a Professor – Presidential elections

February 20, 2012

Question: What resources are available to students to be better informed about a presidential candidate? Answer: Ahad Hayaud-Din, government professor: Students can go to the recommended websites and compare their findings. The s...

Mayor’s lack of decision draws criticism

February 20, 2012

By Amy Price A&E Editor As of press date, 114 mayors have signed the pledge to end age-old discrimination against same-sex couples. Although this is great progress for the lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and questioni...

Texting concern arises

February 20, 2012

By Stephanie Ball Editor-in-Chief In a courtyard at Brookhaven College, the sound of a face-to-face conversation is masked by the clicking of cell phone keys. Nearby in the west parking lot, a driver checks his phone and spee...

Read-In promotes individuality, love

February 20, 2012

By Amy Price A&E Editor Brookhaven College students, faculty and staff snapped their fingers and danced to the beat of Ella Fitzgerald’s “Drop Me Off in Harlem” during the opening segment of the African American R...

SOPA, PIPA establish questions on web privacy

February 6, 2012

By Diana Abou-Saleh Sports & Managing Editor It is frightening to think a simple, yet harmless habit such as copy and paste could be punishable by law. According to www.laurenmacewen.com, a technology blog site, a person could...

Romney’s riches wind up debate over wealth gap

February 6, 2012

By Obed Manuel Opinion & Copy Editor Yes, it is that time again: election season is now the collective theme of all major news networks. Republican hopefuls are traveling from state to state in search of enough delegate...

Ask a Professor – Car trouble

February 6, 2012

Question: What could it mean if my car sputters and pulls after acceleration? What can I do to fix it? Answer: David McNabb, Comprehensive Automotive Technology instructor: So many times words like “sputter” are used to de...

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