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When Should Christmas Start?

When Should Christmas Start?

Robin Conner, Reporter
November 29
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It is the crack of dawn on November first and the Christmas Music has already started to play. The Christmas season is heralded as the best season of the year. The overall mood is warm, cozy, and loving. Who wouldn’t want this season to start as early as possible? As it turns out, a lot of people wa...

The 45th President

The 45th President

Lauren Martin, Reporter
November 22
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On the night of November 8th, Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump sat back and watched as the fate of this country was being decided by millions of voters around the country. The run for president was concluded by Trump being named the 45th president of the United States. Trump won 290 electoral votes, ...

Most Likely to…

Most Likely to…

Maya Roberts, Reporter
November 21
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Every year seniors look forward to the many traditions that come with finishing high school, such as taking senior pictures, going to prom, planning a senior trip, and  graduating. Similarly, there is another aspect of senior year that never gets overlooked, and that is the senior superlatives. Thi...

Oil & Native Americans Don’t Mix

Oil & Native Americans Don’t Mix

Monica Williams, Reporter
November 18
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In 1890, more than 300 Native Americans were attacked and killed by the United States Army on their own land, Wounded Knee in South Dakota. The lives of the Indians were lost for no reason because they were not engaged in any crimes. "We learned about it in US history last year. I remember being reall...

A Mind Divided

A Mind Divided

Graeme Hanson, Reporter
November 17
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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
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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...

Clowns Continue to Creep out America

Clowns Continue to Creep out America

Monica Williams, Reporter
November 15
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This year the U.S. has faced a wide variety of problems scaling from climate change to the current election, but no one was prepared for what would be one of the biggest obstacles we would have to face: Clowns. All over the country in different American cities, citizens have claimed to of spotted clow...

The Awarded

The Awarded

Angela Coppola, Reporter
November 14
Filed under News, Recent Stories, Sports, Sports News

Katherine Cary has been awarded All Star, All State, and All Region player for volleyball this year. She has been playing volleyball for 8 years and practices about 3-5 times a week. Winning these awards is something Cary has worked for all season. “I’ve worked very hard, and I felt like it has payed off to ...

What Is Present Now Will Later Be Past

What Is Present Now Will Later Be Past

Graeme Hanson, Reporter
November 10
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History is not the singular study of past dates and names; instead, history is the constant effect previous actions have on the present day. The facts of history are somewhat malleable, constantly debated to decipher a meaning or truth. Certain truths are still not definitive to this very day. “In the ...

The Screams Behind the Creams

The Screams Behind the Creams

Robin Conner, Reporter
November 9
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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...

Leaking the Truth

Leaking the Truth

Josh Geden, Reporter
November 7
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Thanks to social media and the widespread use of technology, the 2016 Presidential Election is immensely different from any past election. Politicians have always done what is necessary to be elected, but in the digital age hiding certain negative aspects they may have is becoming increasingly diffic...

How to Get Through Senior Project

How to Get Through Senior Project

Ashley Avila, Editor
November 3
Filed under Blogs, News, Recent Stories, Reviews/Opinions, Student Musings

Senior project is a course not offered at many high schools. At Brashier, it is a requirement for all seniors to complete a senior project that takes them all of their senior year to complete. This isn't necessarily bad as long as the student picks a project that they are interested in and enjoy doi...

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