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A History of Intervention

A History of Intervention

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

  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
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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
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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...

The Unknown Candidate

The Unknown Candidate

Josh Geden, Reporter
October 7, 2016
Filed under Feature Page, New Trends, News, Recent Stories, Top Stories

Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton, these two names that have been at the forefront of the American news since both declared their intent to run for president over a year ago. Both have successfully claimed the nominations of their party and now the two are focusing on the general election. However, ther...

Bring Out the Big Guns

Bring Out the Big Guns

Taylor Thornton, Reporter
October 6, 2016
Filed under Feature Page, News, On Your Mind, Recent Stories, Top Stories

Last week, a teen was accused of killing his father prior to arriving at Townville Elementary School, where he shot two children and a teacher before being subdued by unarmed 30-year-old veteran of Townsville Fire Department, Jamie Brock. One of the children, Jacob Hall, recently passed away after b...

Retiring The 44th

Retiring The 44th

Graeme Hanson, Reporter
October 5, 2016
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Politicians, the elected leaders of the United States, show how divided Americans are in their opinions. After eight years, the hotly debated leader who has most separated popular opinion must say farewell to the White House. “It feels like the only thing that is talked about is what Obama is doing ...

Short Tempered

Short Tempered

Taylor Thornton, Reporter
September 30, 2016
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Since the 2015-2016 school year, Brashier has decided that shorts must be t one ID length from the top of the knee, and the decision has caused an uproar with students. For boys, the rule is simple to follow, but for girls, finding shorts that meet the length requirement is a little tougher. Teachers...

Teen’s Choice to Die

Teen’s Choice to Die

Meghan Pennington, Reporter
September 29, 2016
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Jerika Bolen has been the subject of much controversy since her decision to end her life at the end of this summer. The fourteen year old suffers from Spinal Muscular Atrophy Type 2, a degenerative disease that has left her bound to a wheelchair in near constant pain. Disability rights groups have attempted to intervene, saying that thi...

Brock Culture

Brock Culture

Monica Williams, Reporter
September 23, 2016
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19 year-old rapist Brock Turner also known as the ‘Stanford swimmer’ was released from jail just three months after he was sentenced for three counts of felony sexual assault. Turner’s actions of raping an intoxicated and unconscious woman -who chooses to be remained anonymous- were witnessed by tw...

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