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Got Milk?

Got Milk?

Robin Conner, Reporter
January 17
Filed under About Us, Blogs, News, Recent Stories, Reviews/Opinions, Top Stories

“Drink your milk so you can have strong bones!” This is one of the many things everyone has been told since childhood. Although there are plenty of healthy humans not drinking milk, America has been brainwashed into thinking that milk is the best thing to drink to be healthy. This claim is false...

Senior Project Dread

Senior Project Dread

Maya Roberts, Reporter
January 13
Filed under Blogs, News, Recent Stories, Reviews/Opinions, Top Stories

As a Senior at Brashier, we have to take senior project, which sounds like a death sentence. The universal dread that is associated with this class pretty much turns off everyone from the get go. By this, I mean that most people seem to have a preconceived notion that senior project is going to be t...

4 Reasons to Watch Skam

Monica Williams, Reporter
January 11
Filed under About Us, Blogs, News, Recent Stories

Skam, a hit young adult drama that has been compared to the iconic Skins and Degrassi, has completely taken over the web. The Norwegian show focuses on different groups of teenagers that attend high school and are going through real life problems that everyday young adults face. The show tackles many com...

College Life is Lit

College Life is Lit

Taylor, Reporter
January 6
Filed under News, Recent Stories, Student Life, Top Stories

College is something that many teenagers look forward to. Whether it is to start fresh or to get away from their parents, students are excited to live on campus and be able to live on their own, make their own decisions, and explore the multitude of majors offered by college. “I would live on campus my first year and ...

Should Schools Eliminate Tests?

Should Schools Eliminate Tests?

Monica Williams, Reporter
January 5
Filed under Feature Page, News, Recent Stories, Top Stories

As midterms are approaching, students are beginning to be overwhelmed with stress. It's always around the end of the semester that high schoolers begin to pull their hair out from all the anxiety that testing brings. "Tests are stressful, cause preventable anxiety, and aren't accurate representati...

Build-A-Baby

Build-A-Baby

Meghan Pennington, Reporter
January 4
Filed under Feature Page, News, Recent Stories, Top Stories

It is undeniable that humans have made many advancements in science to overcome obstacles like disease, but sometimes those advancements can be a negative step forward. Researchers in China have been studying genetic modification and were able to successfully replace a gene with one that could potent...

Ways to Improve

Ways to Improve

Josh Geden, Reporter
January 3
Filed under Feature Page, News, Recent Stories, Student Life, Student Musings, Top Stories

As the second quarter comes to an end, so does the first semester. The last four months have been filled with academic challenges and goals the students wanted to achieve. However, the break also gives students the chance to start over and reevaluate the way they do their work and prepare for tests. “I...

Not Gifted at Presents

Not Gifted at Presents

Robin Conner, Reporter
December 15
Filed under Feature Page, News, Recent Stories, Reviews/Opinions, Top Stories

Everyone has gotten at least one Christmas present they don’t want whether that gift was a  goofy christmas sweater, a useless electronic, or just something that is not your taste. Presents can be a year round occurrence, but it seems like the worst ones are given at Christmas time. Although the th...

The News World

The News World

Graeme Hanson, Reporter
December 14
Filed under About Us, Feature Page, New Trends, News, On Your Mind, Recent Stories, School Tips, Student Life, Student Musings, Top Stories

The news these days can be quite grim, filled with death, destruction, and indecision. However, the news is also filled with stories of achievement, real life, and constructive action. Instead of turning to a major news outlet to decipher which is what, visit Brashier’s very own school newspaper. ...

Are We All In This Together?

Are We All In This Together?

Lauren Martin, Reporter
December 13
Filed under About Us, Feature Page, News, Recent Stories, Reviews/Opinions, Top Stories

Each year more hopeful students flood into Brashier with  high or low expectations on how their four years will turn out. High School can be a scary place, and even though the movies portray high school in a way where there is always a happy ending, there is no guarantee that is true. What does this lo...

We Can Count on Jill Stein

We Can Count on Jill Stein

Meghan Pennington, Reporter
December 12
Filed under News, Recent Stories, Reviews/Opinions, Top Stories

Many people found themselves upset, angry, and sometimes confused over the results of the recent election, with some pointing their fingers at tampering or hacking the vote or miscounts. Jill Stein, former candidate for president from the Green Party, has created a fundraiser meant to protect election integri...

A Laughing Matter

A Laughing Matter

Graeme Hanson, Reporter
December 9
Filed under Feature Page, News, On Your Mind, Recent Stories, Reviews/Opinions, Student Musings, Top Stories

Today, everyone seems to need to laugh more; it saves on medical expenses. But despite its jocular presentation, comedy is a cruelty the audience laughs at not to cry instead. When surrounded by such unfeeling cruelty daily, the whole world becomes a farce. “Comedy is anything funny, but when so many people are trying...

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