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Ghost World: Drifting Through A Post-Graduate Existence

Ghost World: Drifting Through A Post-Graduate Existence

Graeme Hanson, Reporter
January 9, 2017
Filed under Blogs, On Your Mind, Top Stories

Director: Terry Zwigoff Writers: Daniel Clowes and Terry Zwigoff Actors: Thora Birch, Steve Buscemi, and Scarlett Johansson Year: 2001 Length: 1 Hour, 51 Minutes Rating: 4/4 Stars If life were perfectly structured around a certain ideal, every person would go to college, get married, have ...

The News World

The News World

Graeme Hanson, Reporter
December 14, 2016
Filed under 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. ...

A Laughing Matter

A Laughing Matter

Graeme Hanson, Reporter
December 9, 2016
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...

New Faculty at Brashier

Robin Conner, Reporter
December 8, 2016
Filed under Feature Page, Featured Multimedia, On Your Mind, Photos, Recent Stories, Student Life, Student Musings, Top Stories

A new year brings change to any school, but at Brashier the 2016-2017 school year has brought many changes. The most noticeable change this year is Brashier’s new faculty members If you have not met our new faculty members, you are probably still wondering who they are. ...

LGBT, As Seen On T.V.

LGBT, As Seen On T.V.

Josh Geden, Reporter
November 30, 2016
Filed under Feature Page, On Your Mind, Recent Stories, Top Stories

In July of 2015, America became one of the first world countries to ensure marriage equality to all of its citizens. This was preceded by a wide increase in LGBT characters in television and films. “I am incredibly supportive and proud as to how far we've come to support the LGBT community and I...

Marriage and the Trap

Marriage and the Trap

Taylor Thornton, Reporter
November 28, 2016
Filed under Feature Page, On Your Mind, Student Musings, Top Stories

Marriage is a topic of discussion between couples and friends. Some teenagers look forward to marriage while some distest the entire concept. Life experiences change how people view marriage and whether they look forward to it or not. Many people have a preconception of marriage based on how marriage ...

A Mind Divided

A Mind Divided

Graeme Hanson, Reporter
November 17, 2016
Filed under Feature Page, On Your Mind, Recent Stories, Student Musings, Top Stories

To simplify humanity into two distinct groups, exemplified by the phrase, “there are two types of people in the world,” misses the fact of a diverse population of individuals in the world entirely. However, the human mind does have a common basis throughout humanity in terms of outlook. “Call...

Conversion Controversy

Conversion Controversy

Meghan Pennington, Reporter
November 16, 2016
Filed under News, On Your Mind, Recent Stories, Reviews/Opinions, Top Stories

Conversion therapy or reparative therapy. Innocuous names for a practice that is rarely anything but. Conversion therapy is a form of counseling designed to change someone’s sexuality from a non-straight orientation to heterosexual. It has long been a source of controversy, and has been made illegal for m...

Catcalling Is For Dogs

Catcalling Is For Dogs

Taylor Thornton, Reporter
November 11, 2016
Filed under Feature Page, News, On Your Mind, Top Stories

Walking down the street late at night you hear someone whistle and a “hey baby, you free tonight?” As you ignore them and continue walking, you hear a “oh so it’s like that! Stupid [expletive], you weren’t cute anyways.” Catcalling is a social norm that happens to many women, starting a at yo...

The Screams Behind the Creams

The Screams Behind the Creams

Robin Conner, Reporter
November 9, 2016
Filed under Feature Page, News, On Your Mind, Recent Stories, Reviews/Opinions, Student Musings, Top Stories

The world seems to be very divided on the subject of animal testing, so divided that there have been many movies focused around animal research. Some see animal research as a necessary part of our society, whereas others see it as an inhumane act against animals. While many people jump on the bandwag...

Benny the Bengal’s Tip on Picking a Presidential Candidate

Benny the Bengal’s Tip on Picking a Presidential Candidate

November 2, 2016
Filed under Dear Benny the Bengal, On Your Mind, Recent Stories, Reviews/Opinions, School Tips, Student Life, Student Musings

Dear Benny the Bengal, How do I choose someone to vote for in the Presidential Election as a high school student that is voting for the first time? How do I make such a huge decision? Sincerely, Conflicted Dear Conflicted, Your question is not an easy one to definitively answer.  Unfortunatel...

Should Gap Years Come to the U.S.?

Should Gap Years Come to the U.S.?

Robin Conner, Reporter
October 26, 2016
Filed under Feature Page, News, On Your Mind, Recent Stories, Reviews/Opinions, Student Life, Top Stories

Once Christmas is over, seniors everywhere will be looking forward to their last semester of high school. Once Graduation is over, they will get a summer break before heading to a new school to repeat the cycle over again. However in places like Great Britain, it is completely normal for a recently graduated...

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