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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 ...

Putting the Unity in Community

Putting the Unity in Community

Isaac Lipe, Editor
October 4, 2016
Filed under Blogs, News, Recent Stories, Reviews/Opinions, Top Stories

Recently, another school shooting occurred at Townville Elementary in Anderson, South Carolina. After murdering his father, the fourteen year old shooter took his father’s truck and drove to the school. At the school, the young boy shot two six year old children and one teacher. In the past few da...

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...

Freshman Hannah Chambers is Making a Big Splash

Freshman Hannah Chambers is Making a Big Splash

Angela Coppola, Reporter
September 28, 2016
Filed under News, Recent Stories, Sports News, Top Stories

Freshman Hannah Chambers is making a big splash for Brashier’s swim team! Hannah has gotten a state consideration for her breaststroke time. “My goal for this swim season is to get an automatic state time for 100 breaststroke,” says Chambers Recently the swim team had a meet in Rock Hill, South...

To Bee Or Not To Bee

To Bee Or Not To Bee

Robin Conner, Reporter
September 27, 2016
Filed under News, Recent Stories, Top Stories

They are everywhere and most people hate them. They serve no purpose other than to suck blood and be food to other animals. They are mosquitos. Not only do their bites itch, but they can carry viruses and diseases like wildfire. The Zika Virus is spread by mosquitos and has become a hot issue in the p...

Cross Country: Struggles and Strives

Cross Country: Struggles and Strives

Lauren Martin, Reporter
September 26, 2016
Filed under News, Recent Stories, Sports, Sports News, Top Stories

As school begins students start to notice that tests are soon approaching and assignments are due in every class. As we veer away from the academics of Brashier, we look into the athletic side of the school. Most of the sports at Brashier have either begun or are getting ready to begin serious conditioning....

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 ...

Transgenders’ Bathroom and Locker Room Dilemma

Transgenders’ Bathroom and Locker Room Dilemma

Pooja Patel, Reporter
May 2, 2016
Filed under Feature Page, News, Recent Stories, Top Stories

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...

The Bengals Have Green Thumbs

The Bengals Have Green Thumbs

Ansley Glenn, Reporter
April 21, 2016
Filed under Featured Multimedia, News, Recent Stories, Student Life, Top Stories

Science teacher, Lisa Howell teaches two science classes here at Brashier Middle College. She teaches Physical Science and Pathophysiology/Nutrition. Her Nutrition class is now working on a new and interesting project. Mrs. Howell is teaching her students how to grow their own food. She started this advent...

Kimmi Fleming: Dancer on the Rise

Kimmi Fleming: Dancer on the Rise

Jordan Steele, Reporter
April 20, 2016
Filed under Featured Athlete, News, Recent Stories, Sports, Sports News, Top Stories

There has always been a debate whether or not dance is a sport. Dancers do not always receive the credit they deserve for all the training and conditioning it takes to be a dancer. However, dancer Kimmi Fleming would say the complete opposite. Her hard work and training has won her many awards in many...

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