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Women Hit Too

Women Hit Too

Taylor Thornton, Reporter
March 14
Filed under Feature Page, On Your Mind, Top Stories

Abuse comes in many forms and when we hear the word “abuse” our minds are quick to imagine  a picture of a man abusing a woman. Domestic abuse is not about size, gender, or strength, but about power and control over one’s life. Though men are generally the aggressor, many women partake in abuse as ...

In Our Image

In Our Image

Meghan Pennington, Reporter
March 9
Filed under Feature Page, Recent Stories, Top Stories

Throughout 2017, the London Science Museum will be having an exhibit on the 500 year history of robots and why they were created. The idea of super-intelligent robots has enthralled, and often unsettled, people for generations. People are simultaneously fascinated by and fearful of the machines we att...

The Gilded Race

The Gilded Race

Graeme Hanson, Reporter
March 8
Filed under Feature Page, Recent Stories, Student Musings, Top Stories

Every year, around February, a special day, swathed in red, arrives so people can express their affection and appreciation with expensive gifts and public proclamations of gratitude. The day, of course, is the Academy Awards, where this love of films is expressed through the Oscar. “The Oscars are i...

Lending a Helping Hand

Lending a Helping Hand

Josh Geden, Reporter
March 6
Filed under Feature Page, Recent Stories, Student Life, Top Stories

During the four years a student attends Brashier Middle College, they are expected to become “valued contributors to the community and their school.” The school seeks to accomplish this task by requiring that students complete fifty hours of community service each school year, but whether this should...

Bengal in the Sky

Bengal in the Sky

Josh Geden, Reporter
March 3
Filed under Feature Page, Student Life

Everybody knows the expression “the sky is the limit,” but one Brashier student has decided to reach even further. Sophomore Hunt McLeod is looking to earn his private pilot license and ultimately pursue a career in aviation, and he has already started to pursue this dream. “[T]here are 3 levels of licensing. You hav...

Are Books Necessary…And Other Tales

Are Books Necessary…And Other Tales

Graeme Hanson, Reporter
February 27
Filed under Feature Page, Recent Stories, Student Musings, Top Stories

Language is, in of itself, the greatest human invention, always innovating and updating to the changing times. Regardless of these innovations, though, language can be preserved and understood across all of time. This preservation, unlike most inventions, does not take place in a museum; it takes pla...

How Marches Impact History

How Marches Impact History

Monica Williams, Reporter
February 10
Filed under Feature Page, Recent Stories

On January 20th the 45th president of the United States, Donald J. Trump, held his highly anticipated inauguration. While his supporters felt a surge of victory, those on the radical left were outraged. Members of Anti-Fascist groups stormed through D.C. breaking windows of fast food restaurants, and e...

The Language of the Future

The Language of the Future

Robin Conner, Reporter
February 8
Filed under Feature Page, New Trends

Coding is the language of technology and in a world where technology is becoming ever more present, coding is gaining popularity. A code is a string of words that allows us to have apps, websites, and video games. Buildings made in MineCraft are all made of coded words when you break down the app’s...

Bombs Away, Mr. Trump

Bombs Away, Mr. Trump

Graeme Hanson, Reporter
February 6
Filed under Feature Page, News, Recent Stories, Top Stories

Has there ever been a time in the history of the United States where everyone was happy with the direction the country was going? No; history is rarely new, so that is like asking if everyone today is happy about where the nation is heading. “There has been a general shift throughout history from genera...

Celebrating the “Make America Great Again! Welcome Celebration!”

Celebrating the “Make America Great Again! Welcome Celebration!”

Josh Geden, Reporter
January 30
Filed under Events, Feature Page, News, On Your Mind, Recent Stories, Top Stories

Elton John, John Legend, and Celine Dion; though never actually officially asked, are just some of the artists who refuse to perform for Donald Trump’s inauguration. On January 20, 2017, Donald Trump was sworn into office. The new presidential administration was heralded in with performances from some oth...

Starboy and Stargirl

Starboy and Stargirl

Taylor Thornton, Reporter
January 26
Filed under Feature Page, feature picture, News, On Your Mind, Recent Stories, Top Stories

Celebrities are always in the eye of the public from pointing out a new tattoo to watching their lives unfold on television. The current generation is infatuated with celebrity couples and fawn over who is dating who. The current couple that has all eyes on them is Selena Gomez, former actress turned singer, ...

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