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Student challenges to reduce plastic

April 22, 2019

By Beth Delagi Senior Staff Photographer While sitting in class discussing today’s plastic waste epidemic, I raised my hand to brag about how I never use single-use plastics only to look down to see my empty Chobani single-se...

Toms accused of ‘greenwashing’

April 22, 2019

By Shiva Massali Contributing Writer In 2012, Toms, a company that claims it pursues and advocates for sustainability, was criticized for not living up to its own claims of sustainability in its manufacturing process. Read More ...

Adidas turns threat into thread

April 22, 2019

By Malen Blackmon Sports editor Adidas and Parley for the Oceans have been pulling plastic out of the ocean and converting trash into thread, literally. About 8 million metric tons of plastics are dumped into the ocean in a single year, according to earth...

Jerry Bartz observes wildlife

April 22, 2019

By John David Higgs Contributing Writer White light beamed across an empty classroom full of computers and maps. It was early in the morning at Brookhaven College, and a quiet, well-mannered man worked at his desk in his lab adjoining the classroom. Read More...

Electronics are waste

April 22, 2019

By Mykel Hilliard Contributing Writer The Brookhaven College Green Team Coalition made nine e-waste bins in an effort to raise awareness for e-recycling on campus. Used items such as handheld calculators, smartphones, chargers, pagers, power strips and USB cable...

Earth’s orbit is littered with junk

April 22, 2019

By Jacob Vaughn Managing Editor/Music Editor The planet is increasingly shrouded by space debris. Remnants of past space missions orbit Earth at about 17,000 miles an hour, according to nasa.gov. At these speeds, something as small as a paint chi...

Texas lacks incentive to recycle

April 22, 2019

By Thao Nguyen and Matthew Brown Web Editor and Opinions Editor Solid waste pollution has been a global issue for decades, and research shows that it is only getting worse as the years go by. In many parts of the U.S. and elsewh...

Campus water stations save plastic bottles

April 22, 2019

  By Matthew Brown Opinions Editor/Copy Editor Twelve water filling stations around Brookhaven College have helped students, staff and faculty keep over 233,000 single-use plastic water bottles out of landfills since the fi...

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...

Dallas offers plethora of taquerias

November 12, 2018

By Stephanie Colmenero Managing Editor/Web & Social Media Director  Trompo 839 Singleton Blvd #150    Dallas, TX 75112 Nestled between a barbeque restaurant and a tire shop, Trompo is a casual place with...

First student recalls time at BHC

October 29, 2018

By John C. McClanahan Editorial Proofreader In 1978, 17-year-old Donna Camp, a recent R.L. Turner High School graduate, applied to a newly-opened community college close to her home in Carrollton. Unbeknownst to her, she became the first student to be processed ...

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