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The Screams Behind the Creams

The Screams Behind the Creams

Robin Conner, Reporter
November 9, 2016
Filed under Feature Page, News, On Your Mind, Recent Stories, Reviews/Opinions, Student Musings, Top Stories

The world seems to be very divided on the subject of animal testing, so divided that there have been many movies focused around animal research. Some see animal research as a necessary part of our society, whereas others see it as an inhumane act against animals. While many people jump on the bandwag...

Leaking the Truth

Leaking the Truth

Josh Geden, Reporter
November 7, 2016
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Thanks to social media and the widespread use of technology, the 2016 Presidential Election is immensely different from any past election. Politicians have always done what is necessary to be elected, but in the digital age hiding certain negative aspects they may have is becoming increasingly diffic...

Meet the Editors

Meet the Editors

Meghan Pennington, Reporter
November 1, 2016
Filed under About Us, Feature Page, News, Recent Stories, Top Stories

While outside the newsroom much of their work goes unrecognized, editors have the ability to bring a news staff together and keep a paper running smoothly. Co-head editors of Brashier’s own newspaper, Lindsey Jester and Isaac Lipe, do just that. “We’re responsible for making sure that the online newspaper...

A Peek Into YIG

A Peek Into YIG

Angela Coppola, Reporter
October 28, 2016
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Youth in Government, also known as YIG,  is a program where children and teens have the opportunity to model and get a glimpse at how the government functions. Brashier’s 2016 YIG trip takes place November 17th through the 20th. The date is approaching fast; attorney teams are formulating and bill ...

Foundations for Women

Foundations for Women

Taylor Thornton, Reporter
October 27, 2016
Filed under Feature Page, News, Recent Stories, Top Stories

Make-up is a big factor in a girl’s life. It enhances beauty and makes women feel good. Brands like Marc Jacobs, Born This Way, and Giorgio Armani have limited shades for foundations. Many of their shades are variations of fair skin tones, with two or three dark skin tones. There may be various ton...

Should Gap Years Come to the U.S.?

Should Gap Years Come to the U.S.?

Robin Conner, Reporter
October 26, 2016
Filed under Feature Page, News, On Your Mind, Recent Stories, Reviews/Opinions, Student Life, Top Stories

Once Christmas is over, seniors everywhere will be looking forward to their last semester of high school. Once Graduation is over, they will get a summer break before heading to a new school to repeat the cycle over again. However in places like Great Britain, it is completely normal for a recently graduated...

A History of Intervention

A History of Intervention

Josh Geden, Reporter
October 24, 2016
Filed under Feature Page, News, Recent Stories, Top Stories

The United States has a history of intervening in foreign affairs that dates back to the First Barbary War in 1805. Today, the U.S. is currently a part of the civil war in Syria and numerous other countries in the Middle East. “I think we have a responsibility to help those that are less fortunate tha...

Pawns Of Religion

Pawns Of Religion

Graeme Hanson, Reporter
October 20, 2016
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  The world is constantly in a state of tension. The most recent tension is only another iteration of an endless debate covering divisive worldviews about politics, social issues, and religion. “Great wars caused by non compromise can be traced all the way back to the Crusades and before. ...

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,...

Bengals Celebrate Breast Cancer Awareness Month

Bengals Celebrate Breast Cancer Awareness Month

Meghan Pennington, Reporter
October 13, 2016
Filed under Feature Page, News, Recent Stories, Sports News, Student Life, Top Stories

The start of October doesn’t just mean getting ready for Halloween, it also means the start of Breast Cancer Awareness Month. In honor of this, Brashier’s volleyball team has started their annual fundraiser, Dig Pink, with many sales and activities available for students to get involved with to help th...

The New Zodiac

The New Zodiac

Robin Conner, Reporter
October 12, 2016
Filed under Feature Page, News, Recent Stories, Top Stories

From newborn babies to the elderly, everyone has a zodiac sign. Some think Astrology and Zodiac signs can predict the future, while others believe it is all just a big joke. While no one can prove any of this, it still doesn’t stop people from reading their horoscopes. These signs claim to tell the c...

No Makeup No Problem

No Makeup No Problem

Jamonica Williams, Reporter
October 11, 2016
Filed under Feature Page, News

For years and years, women have been taught to live up to society’s beauty standards, but those expectations are beginning to change. . R&B singer and songwriter, Alicia Keys, ruled the red carpet at the 2016 Video Music Awards when she came out with absolutely no makeup on. While the singer rec...

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