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The Band’s Back Together

The Band’s Back Together

Taylor Thornton, Reporter
April 27, 2017
Filed under Feature Page, News, On Your Mind, Recent Stories, Student Life, Top Stories

On television, we see high school band members that meet each other from a school music group; after all, this an efficient way to meet new people who have similar interests. Unlike most schools, though, Brashier does not have a band or chorus group. Musically inclined students do not have a way to join...

The Heart Of A Corporation

The Heart Of A Corporation

Meghan Pennington, Reporter
April 24, 2017
Filed under Feature Page, Recent Stories

Life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness are three inalienable rights that the United States government is sworn to protect. These rights, originally intended to protect the individual, are slowly being extended to include corporations. “[Giving them rights] is reasonable, but, at the same time, it...

Insensitive or Overlysensitive

Taylor Thornton, Reporter
April 17, 2017
Filed under Feature Page, News, On Your Mind, Recent Stories, Top Stories

Today and throughout history, you could be separated by the color of your skin, how much money you have, how smart you are, or how talented you are. The ways people were separated in the past has an impact on the way we live today. Today’s society awards and compliments everyone as a whole, instead of...

Students Take the Lead

Students Take the Lead

Josh Geden, Reporter
April 11, 2017
Filed under Feature Page, Student Life

As the third quarter comes to an end, Brashier students prepare for their quarterly Student-Led Conferences. These meetings, held with the students’ parents and enrichment teachers, is a chance for teachers to have an open conversation with both parents and students about numerous topics. “We have ...

Color Blind

Color Blind

Angela Coppola, Reporter
March 29, 2017
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Take a moment to think about your friends and family. You love them unconditionally, despite their looks, pigmentation of skin, and ethnicity. Imagine if every person had that same love for one another. Our earth would not be just a place we inhabit, but it would become a home for mankind : a home wit...

Saving Thousands with Thirteenth Year

Saving Thousands with Thirteenth Year

Josh Geden, Reporter
March 27, 2017
Filed under Feature Page, Recent Stories, Student Life

As a middle college, Brashier offers numerous advantages that students would not be able to find at a public school. One of the advantages of attending Brashier is that students have the opportunity to take college classes while still in high school, but Greenville Tech offers a program called Thirtee...

Women Hit Too

Women Hit Too

Taylor Thornton, Reporter
March 14, 2017
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, 2017
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, 2017
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, 2017
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, 2017
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...

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