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Is Light Skin Erasure A Thing?

Is Light Skin Erasure A Thing?

Monica Williams
April 18, 2017
Filed under Blogs

In the wake of Kendrick Lamar's music video for his new single, "Humble," many black women have taken to twitter to criticize the video. The video starred a young black woman with stretch marks and curly hair. While some thought this was a good idea, some light skin women disagreed. Due to the fact tha...

Why White Feminists And Tomi Lahren Are No Different

Why White Feminists And Tomi Lahren Are No Different

Monica Williams
April 14, 2017
Filed under Blogs, News

Tomi Lahren, a republican reporter known by shady nicknames from twitter’s Tomato Laryngitis or Terry Lungish, was recently fired from her job at a conservative news channel called The Blaze. After Lahren outed herself on The View saying that she was pro choice, the network took offense to that stat...

What Makes a Person Nice

What Makes a Person Nice

Angela Coppola, Reporter
January 20, 2017
Filed under Blogs, News, Recent Stories, Reviews/Opinions, Top Stories

Have you ever stopped and thought about what makes a person nice? In conversations with family or friends, you probably used that adjective before when describing someone. Now, is the person nice because they say please and thank or held the door open for you, or does being nice run deeper than that...

Starboy Review

Starboy Review

Taylor Thornton, Reporter
January 19, 2017
Filed under Blogs, News, Recent Stories, Reviews/Opinions, Top Stories

Abel (The Weeknd) has come out with a new album, “Starboy”. The album was brought to light shortly after his break up with Bella Hadid, a Victoria’s Secret model. Bella and Abel had been dating for more than a year, and their breakup was a complete to shock to many. Critics wondered if their sudde...

Do Sentient Cars Dream Of Diesel Sheep?

Do Sentient Cars Dream Of Diesel Sheep?

Josh Geden, Reporter
January 18, 2017
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What does it mean to be alive? Questions such as this are one the many visions conjured by the Pixar movie series, Cars. Released in 2006, the first in the metaphysical saga introduced us to sentient vehicles. The movie, while groundbreaking, also introduced numerous philosophical questions. For exam...

Got Milk?

Got Milk?

Robin Conner, Reporter
January 17, 2017
Filed under Blogs, News, Recent Stories, Reviews/Opinions, Top Stories

“Drink your milk so you can have strong bones!” This is one of the many things everyone has been told since childhood. Although there are plenty of healthy humans not drinking milk, America has been brainwashed into thinking that milk is the best thing to drink to be healthy. This claim is false...

Senior Project Dread

Senior Project Dread

Maya Roberts, Reporter
January 13, 2017
Filed under Blogs, News, Recent Stories, Reviews/Opinions, Top Stories

As a Senior at Brashier, we have to take senior project, which sounds like a death sentence. The universal dread that is associated with this class pretty much turns off everyone from the get go. By this, I mean that most people seem to have a preconceived notion that senior project is going to be t...

4 Reasons to Watch Skam

Monica Williams, Reporter
January 11, 2017
Filed under Blogs, News, Recent Stories

Skam, a hit young adult drama that has been compared to the iconic Skins and Degrassi, has completely taken over the web. The Norwegian show focuses on different groups of teenagers that attend high school and are going through real life problems that everyday young adults face. The show tackles many com...

Ghost World: Drifting Through A Post-Graduate Existence

Ghost World: Drifting Through A Post-Graduate Existence

Graeme Hanson, Reporter
January 9, 2017
Filed under Blogs, On Your Mind, Top Stories

Director: Terry Zwigoff Writers: Daniel Clowes and Terry Zwigoff Actors: Thora Birch, Steve Buscemi, and Scarlett Johansson Year: 2001 Length: 1 Hour, 51 Minutes Rating: 4/4 Stars If life were perfectly structured around a certain ideal, every person would go to college, get married, have ...

How to Get Through Senior Project

How to Get Through Senior Project

Ashley Avila, Editor
November 3, 2016
Filed under Blogs, News, Recent Stories, Reviews/Opinions, Student Musings

Senior project is a course not offered at many high schools. At Brashier, it is a requirement for all seniors to complete a senior project that takes them all of their senior year to complete. This isn't necessarily bad as long as the student picks a project that they are interested in and enjoy doi...

Tips to Beat the Stress: Standardized Tests

Tips to Beat the Stress: Standardized Tests

Ansley Glenn, Editor
October 18, 2016
Filed under Blogs, On Your Mind, Recent Stories, Reviews/Opinions, School Tips

Standardized testing seems to be stressing everyone out right now with both the PSAT and the ACT/SAT.  And by now we all know the advice every other student in the country hears to help with anxiety. "Go to sleep early, eat a good breakfast, have all of your stuff set out the night before....etc." However,...

Tips on Strategic Note Taking

Tips on Strategic Note Taking

Lindsey Jester, Co-Head Editor
October 17, 2016
Filed under Blogs, Feature Page, Recent Stories, School Tips, Student Life, Top Stories

In this week’s blog, I want to touch on the subject of successful and strategic note taking. In order to pass tests, understand course content, and correctly do your homework, you have to have solid notes to base your work off of. If your notes have false information, and you study that wrong information,...

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