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Body Shaming Breaks Hearts

Body Shaming Breaks Hearts

Lauren Martin, Reporter
May 12, 2017
Filed under Feature Page, On Your Mind, Recent Stories, Top Stories

As the days pass, it seems that more people are being shamed for their size, genetic or not. Self-esteem is something that a lot of women struggle to obtain in general, but in recent years, it seems that society has failed to realize the actual insecurities that women hold. “Today, girls are c...

School Funding

School Funding

May 11, 2017
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There are different educational policies for each district in every state. Certain education policies make funding difficult for schools. There have been problems with the funding for Chicago Public Schools; in fact, Chicago Public Schools and the rest of Illinois have the biggest funding gap in the ...

The Smaller the School , the Bigger the problem

The Smaller the School , the Bigger the problem

Angela Coppola, Reporter
May 9, 2017
Filed under Feature Page, On Your Mind, Recent Stories, Student Life, Student Musings

I swear that the smaller the school, the bigger the problems. Let's take dating a peer as our example. Dating is a great thing, especially when it works out because you have a partner by your side to support and encourage you (if you're me you just have some really awesome best friends..shout out to...

Antisocial Culture

Antisocial Culture

Angela coppola, Reporter
May 9, 2017
Filed under Blogs, Feature Page, News, Recent Stories, Reviews/Opinions, Student Musings

There are about seven billion people living on the Earth. Now, take a moment and think about all the people you know or even the people you see around. Have you ever stopped to make conversation with them or compliment them randomly? I do, and I do it because I value meeting new people and having genuine c...

Coachella Best & Worst

Monica Williams
May 9, 2017
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As always, at the end of April, the famous music festival, Coachella, was held in Indio, California. Although the festival is obviously about celebrating the art of musicians, in past years it has recently become more like an episode of Who Wore It Best? Because of this, I want to share what I think wer...

13 Reasons Why You Should Read This

13 Reasons Why You Should Read This

Angela Coppola, Reporter
May 2, 2017
Filed under Blogs, New Trends, On Your Mind, Recent Stories, Reviews/Opinions, Student Life

13 Reasons Why was written by Jay Asher in 2007. This book was about a girl, bullied throughout her freshman and sophomore years of high school, whose rape and weak support system led to suicide. This book, like most, became televised and has grown in popularity over these recent months. This TV show wa...

Safety First

Safety First

Angela Coppola, Reporter
May 1, 2017
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Summer is just around the corner, and everyone is daydreaming to be poolside or beach side, but we can't forget the dangers of too much sun exposure.  After the long winter and fall season, everyone just wants to feel the warm rays on their skin, but we must take precautions. Most of the time, we get to the pool and bea...

Should College Be Tuition Free For Middle Class Students

Should College Be Tuition Free For Middle Class Students

Monica Williams
April 28, 2017
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The governor of New York, Andrew Cuomo, passed a law that plans to provide tuition-free college for students of middle class working families who want to attend public universities. This decision made in New York is not only being praised there, and some South Carolinians are delighted by the fact t...

The Band’s Back Together

The Band’s Back Together

Taylor Thornton, Reporter
April 27, 2017
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On television, we see high school band members that meet each other from a school music group; after all, this an efficient way to meet new people who have similar interests. Unlike most schools, though, Brashier does not have a band or chorus group. Musically inclined students do not have a way to join...

The Heart Of A Corporation

The Heart Of A Corporation

Meghan Pennington, Reporter
April 24, 2017
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Life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness are three inalienable rights that the United States government is sworn to protect. These rights, originally intended to protect the individual, are slowly being extended to include corporations. “[Giving them rights] is reasonable, but, at the same time, it...

Insensitive or Overlysensitive

Taylor Thornton, Reporter
April 17, 2017
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Today and throughout history, you could be separated by the color of your skin, how much money you have, how smart you are, or how talented you are. The ways people were separated in the past has an impact on the way we live today. Today’s society awards and compliments everyone as a whole, instead of...

Katelyn Robinson; Returning Player and Coach

Katelyn Robinson; Returning Player and Coach

Lauren Martin, Reporter
April 13, 2017
Filed under Featured Sports Story Carousel, Recent Stories, Sports, Sports News, Top Stories

As spring sports come back into action, there are always modifications for every team, whether it is the uniforms, the team members, or even the coach(es). This year, the Lady Bengal’s softball team has a new assistant coach, chosen by Head Coach Thomas Robinson to help coach the girls this season. Katelyn Robinson is a ...

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