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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
Filed under Feature Page, News, Recent Stories, Student Musings, Top Stories

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
Filed under Feature Page, News, Recent Stories, Top Stories

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
Filed under Feature Page, News, Recent Stories

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
Filed under Feature Page, News, Recent Stories, Top Stories

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...

Lions and Tigers and Clowns? Oh My!

Lions and Tigers and Clowns? Oh My!

Josh Geden, Reporter
September 22, 2016
Filed under Feature Page, News, Recent Stories, Top Stories

They lurk in the woods. They try and steal away children from their parents. They shine laser pointers at people's eyes and are somewhat annoying. What are they? “I’ve read a lot about these clowns and not many people know about them other than they're trying to lure children into the woods and that ...

Ranking The Years

Ranking The Years

Graeme Hanson, Reporter
September 21, 2016
Filed under Feature Page, Recent Stories, Student Life, Student Musings, Top Stories

Mythical permanent records, which supposedly determine students’ futures, loom over their heads until the realization that these records do not exist; but the future’s determination relies on a very real source of terror. “Before I knew what class ranks were, I thought they were not importan...

New Face Who This?

New Face Who This?

Monica Williams, Reporter
September 19, 2016
Filed under Feature Page, Recent Stories, Staff Profile, Top Stories

For the new school year, Brashier’s newspaper staff has accepted a few new members to join the original team of hard working writers. One of these new members is Junior, Taylor Thornton. Thornton was accepted because Mrs. Lyda, the teacher for Newspaper, truly believes in her writing skills. “M...

Getting to Know Lauren Martin

Getting to Know Lauren Martin

Angela Coppola, Reporter
September 16, 2016
Filed under About Us, Feature Page, Recent Stories, Top Stories

Starting a new school year is always intimidating. There are new classes, new teachers, and potentially new friends. It’s a bittersweet moment, and seeing familiar faces is always comforting. Lauren Martin is a returning junior on newspaper staff. Lauren decided to return to because it looks good for...

Angela Coppola, Returning Reporter

Angela Coppola, Returning Reporter

Lauren Martin, Reporter
September 15, 2016
Filed under About Us, Feature Page, Recent Stories, Top Stories

Angela Coppola is a returning reporter for the BMC Newspaper for the 2016-2017 year. Angela primarily wrote for the Sports Staff in her first year. On the large staff of 21 reporters and 4 editors, she brought together the information and interviews to create 5 articles, including Sports Do Not Have Ge...

Geden On Geden

Geden On Geden

Graeme Hanson, Reporter
September 14, 2016
Filed under About Us, Feature Page, Recent Stories, Student Life, Student Musings, Top Stories

After Freshman year, a frenzied blur for many high schoolers, Braisher students tend to take classes that are either familiar or related to their favorite subjects. Students can challenge themselves with classes down at the college or by taking honors courses, but very few students accept the challen...

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