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Transgenders’ Bathroom and Locker Room Dilemma

Transgenders’ Bathroom and Locker Room Dilemma

Pooja Patel, Reporter
May 2, 2016
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Transgenders face the tough decision of which public bathroom to use. In a high school in San Diego, tension engendered when a teenager who was originally born a female used the male locker room. This controversy of which bathroom to use for transgender is nation wide. “As long as they mind their own busin...

Recycling Club Encouraging Students to be Conscious of Their Environment

Recycling Club Encouraging Students to be Conscious of Their Environment

Maya Roberts, Reporter
April 15, 2016
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Brashier is beginning to encourage its students to gain new recycling habits, all thanks to the new recycling club, which seemed to spring up out of nowhere. This club was started by Biology Teacher Brett Fleming, but has grown into a student led organization. Every time a plastic water bottle is purchas...

Exterminating All Individual Thought

Exterminating All Individual Thought

Graeme Hanson, Reporter
April 12, 2016
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With the basic freedoms in America, individuals are allowed to speak freely, peacefully assemble, and have a fair trial, among other things. Being born with these rights causes some to be inclined to take them for granted. ‘“Everybody takes their freedom for granted because they don’t know ...

Students’ Thoughts on the Election

Students’ Thoughts on the Election

Kendall Phillips, Reporter
April 7, 2016
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2016 is a unique election year, considering the youth is so involved. For example, students everywhere have been trending political hashtags on social media, attending rallies, and voting in the primaries. Seeing this kind of passion about America from high school and college students is important, since these student...

Your Digital Footprint Stays with You Forever

Your Digital Footprint Stays with You Forever

Jordan Steele, Reporter
March 23, 2016
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A digital footprint is the internet trail which stays with everybody who uses the internet, starting the second they are on the internet. While many people have nothing to hide, many people can be vulnerable when they send or receive inappropriate pictures or messages. Statistics show 49% of teenagers believe tha...

The Show Goes On

The Show Goes On

Robin Conner, Reporter
March 18, 2016
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“Hakuna Matata, it means no worries,” the actor spits out her line as her costume tears on one of the branches of the artificial tree and her microphone cuts out. She is left there standing in front of the house full of people who can’t hear her. The first notes of “Hakuna Matata” ring into...

Brashier’s Art Program: What is it Lacking?

Brashier’s Art Program: What is it Lacking?

Maya Roberts, Reporter
March 16, 2016
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As high school students are making their journey through the teenage years, they are trying to figure out who they are and what they enjoy doing in their free time. Some of these people find their niche in the fine arts or performing arts. There’s dance, filmmaking, visual arts, theatre, music, cr...

Online Dating can Lead to Tragedy

Online Dating can Lead to Tragedy

Kenzy Clardy, Reporter
March 10, 2016
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On January 30th, a thirteen year old named Nicole Lovell was found stabbed to death after she was missing for three days. She snuck out of her home to meet a guy she had been messaging on an app named Kik. This guy was five years older than Nicole, and he used the app to get her to meet him privately where she was...

Behind the Scenes in Student Forum

Behind the Scenes in Student Forum

Kendall Phillips, Reporter
February 24, 2016
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Student Forum is a group of students responsible for almost everything that happens at Brashier. School events, organized by Student Forum, help unite our student body, and school events can help bring the entire Brashier community closer. Without Student Forum’s hard work, guest speakers, prom, and...

New Open Carry Law Passed in Texas

New Open Carry Law Passed in Texas

Ansley Glenn, Reporter
February 19, 2016
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The new year brings along a lot of changes, such as constantly getting the year wrong in dates for the entire month of January, a spike in gym memberships as people fruitlessly attempt to enact their new year's resolutions, and the sadness people have after realizing they must return to work or school...

New Trends Seem to Have Bitter Ends

New Trends Seem to Have Bitter Ends

Lyla Warsi, Reporter
February 16, 2016
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Similar to mountains, trends rise and fall. However, one plight of many trendy items is the fact that they break. Products that are popular might be fun, but they can also have problems. For example, America’s newest popular item, the hoverboard, has literally crashed and burned. “Hoverboards have been ...

Is Racism Over?

Is Racism Over?

Monica Williams, Reporter
February 5, 2016
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Generation Y, also known as the millennial generation whose birth years range from the 1990s-2000’s, is known for being more accepting than any other generation. With gay marriage being legalized and the feminist movement rising, one could say that this is the generation that ends all the problems that...

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