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Eleanor and Park: Combining Romance with Poverty

Eleanor and Park: Combining Romance with Poverty

Kendall Phillips, Reporter
January 29, 2016
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I am not much of a reader, nor do I usually enjoy romance novels. However, Rainbow Rowell’s novel Eleanor and Park is an exception. Not only did Rowell portray a fairly realistic romance throughout the story, but she portrayed a horrifying yet realistic conflict as well: abuse. Eleanor Douglas is beginning her first ...

Does Hallmark Need to Modernize Their Movies?

Does Hallmark Need to Modernize Their Movies?

Robin Conner, Reporter
January 28, 2016
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Hallmark, in some houses, is a loved channel that is constantly on during the holiday season. In other houses, it is avoided like the plague. Don’t get me wrong, I love romance movies as much as the next person. However, the lack of diversity has dawned on me in many of these movies. I can count on o...

Top 5 TV Couples

Top 5 TV Couples

Kendall Phillips, Reporter
January 26, 2016
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As an avid watcher of many popular television shows, I have tons of favorite television romances. From sitcoms and comedies, to dramas, almost every show has a couple which many viewers hope will be in love by the end of the show. I have carefully selected my top five television couples, factoring c...

A Surprising Discovery

A Surprising Discovery

Ansley Glenn, Reporter
January 21, 2016
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Brashier Middle College Charter High School has an unique class called Pathophysiology. Pathophysiology is the study of pathogenic diseases and how they affect the human body. Pathogenic Diseases are caused by harmful microbes such as viruses and bacteria. Brashier’s pathophysiology class did an experiment around the school. It led to some interesting, as well as surpris...

The Social Media Struggle

The Social Media Struggle

Lyla Warsi, Reporter
January 4, 2016
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Social media has had a massive impact on society, impacting the general public positively and negatively. There are people of many ages on social media, but it seems that social media has an increasing impact on teenagers. With new social media platforms releasing, more people would want to become active on...

Should We Bail on Cell Phone Jail?

Should We Bail on Cell Phone Jail?

Ashley Avila, Reporter
November 20, 2015
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You’re sitting in class, and your teacher has been lecturing for the past hour. Your phone is in your pocket, and you could easily look at it without getting caught. It’s been buzzing nonstop, and you want to know what you’re getting texts about. Maybe it’s something funny, maybe it’s something i...

Halloween Photo Contest

Halloween Photo Contest

Robin Conner, Reporter
November 16, 2015
Filed under Featured Multimedia, On Your Mind, Photos, Recent Stories, Student Life, Top Stories

Students have submitted their best Halloween photos, and now it’s time to vote! Which picture is the best? Voting starts on November the 16th and ends on the 23rd. The picture with the most votes will win a prize. ...

How Much is Too Much?

How Much is Too Much?

Lindsey Jester, Reporter
November 3, 2015
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Most high school students have numerous expectations presented in front of them by parents, teachers, teammates, and peers.  The most common expectations are maintaining a certain GPA, getting good SAT/ACT scores, being employed, getting involved in hobbies in and outside of school, staying active, gett...

Upperclassmen Tell All: Freshmen Fears

Upperclassmen Tell All: Freshmen Fears

Ansley Glenn, Reporter
October 14, 2015
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Coming to a new high school is just like starting middle school all over again. Students have left the middle school that they were used to and it can be a very scary experience. Students don’t know how this school works in comparison to their middle school, which often leads to anxiety. New student...

Terrorists Massacre Students on Good Friday

Terrorists Massacre Students on Good Friday

Joseph Calamia, Reporter
April 30, 2015
Filed under News, On Your Mind, Recent Stories

While many Christians celebrated Easter, as they normally do, tragedy struck in the days leading up to Good Friday in Kenya. According to CNN, four radical Islamists infiltrated Garissa University College in Kenya on Holy Thursday and abruptly disrupted students during an early morning prayer service, tak...

How to Master Valentine’s Day Gift Giving

How to Master Valentine’s Day Gift Giving

Amanda Reeves, Reporter
February 12, 2015
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Box of chocolates? Check. Bouquet of roses? Check. Meaningful card? Check. Giant teddy-bear? Check. Thousands of these items will be sold across America as February 14th, Valentine’s Day, gets closer and closer. Valentine’s Day is a day that most people use to show love and affection to a significant...

Seniors Share Wise Advice for Underclassmen

Seniors Share Wise Advice for Underclassmen

Quinteria THompson, Reporter
November 24, 2014
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Generally a lot of seniors say that senior year of high school is one of the toughest experiences they will encounter during their high school journey. After four years of high school, seniors know exactly what they would tell themselves if they could go back in time and be a freshman again. “It...

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