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Benny the Bengal’s Tip on Picking a Presidential Candidate

Benny the Bengal’s Tip on Picking a Presidential Candidate

November 2
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...

Meet the Editors

Meet the Editors

Meghan Pennington, Reporter
November 1
Filed under About Us, Feature Page, News, Recent Stories, Top Stories

While outside the newsroom much of their work goes unrecognized, editors have the ability to bring a news staff together and keep a paper running smoothly. Co-head editors of Brashier’s own newspaper, Lindsey Jester and Isaac Lipe, do just that. “We’re responsible for making sure that the online newspaper...

Is Skinny Shaming Real?

Is Skinny Shaming Real?

Monica Williams, Reporter
October 31
Filed under News, Recent Stories, Reviews/Opinions, Top Stories

At the beginning of October  Demi Lovato and Taylor Swift fans were uproared when they caught the news of what Demi Lovato said in her recent interview with Glamour Magazine. Lovato, when talking about Swift and her “squad”, stated, “To be honest, and this will probably get me in trouble, I don’t see anybody in any sort of squad...

A Peek Into YIG

A Peek Into YIG

Angela Coppola, Reporter
October 28
Filed under Feature Page, News, Recent Stories, Reviews/Opinions, Top Stories

Youth in Government, also known as YIG,  is a program where children and teens have the opportunity to model and get a glimpse at how the government functions. Brashier’s 2016 YIG trip takes place November 17th through the 20th. The date is approaching fast; attorney teams are formulating and bill ...

Foundations for Women

Foundations for Women

Taylor Thornton, Reporter
October 27
Filed under Feature Page, News, Recent Stories, Top Stories

Make-up is a big factor in a girl’s life. It enhances beauty and makes women feel good. Brands like Marc Jacobs, Born This Way, and Giorgio Armani have limited shades for foundations. Many of their shades are variations of fair skin tones, with two or three dark skin tones. There may be various ton...

Should Gap Years Come to the U.S.?

Should Gap Years Come to the U.S.?

Robin Conner, Reporter
October 26
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...

Dig Pink Takes Down Breast Cancer

Dig Pink Takes Down Breast Cancer

Lauren Martin, Reporter
October 25
Filed under News, Recent Stories, Sports, Sports News, Top Stories

Last week, Dig Pink brought several days of events to Brashier. After raising over four-thousand dollars for breast cancer, it was obvious that Dig Pink made a huge impact on the school and the association the money  goes towards. Dig pink goes towards the largely known, Side-Out Foundation. The Side-O...

A History of Intervention

A History of Intervention

Josh Geden, Reporter
October 24
Filed under Feature Page, News, Recent Stories, Top Stories

The United States has a history of intervening in foreign affairs that dates back to the First Barbary War in 1805. Today, the U.S. is currently a part of the civil war in Syria and numerous other countries in the Middle East. “I think we have a responsibility to help those that are less fortunate tha...

Pawns Of Religion

Pawns Of Religion

Graeme Hanson, Reporter
October 20
Filed under Feature Page, News, Recent Stories, Student Musings, Top Stories

  The world is constantly in a state of tension. The most recent tension is only another iteration of an endless debate covering divisive worldviews about politics, social issues, and religion. “Great wars caused by non compromise can be traced all the way back to the Crusades and before. ...

Tips to Beat the Stress: Standardized Tests

Tips to Beat the Stress: Standardized Tests

Ansley Glenn, Editor
October 18
Filed under Blogs, On Your Mind, Recent Stories, Reviews/Opinions, School Tips

Standardized testing seems to be stressing everyone out right now with both the PSAT and the ACT/SAT.  And by now we all know the advice every other student in the country hears to help with anxiety. "Go to sleep early, eat a good breakfast, have all of your stuff set out the night before....etc." However,...

Tips on Strategic Note Taking

Tips on Strategic Note Taking

Lindsey Jester, Co-Head Editor
October 17
Filed under Blogs, Feature Page, Recent Stories, School Tips, Student Life, Top Stories

In this week’s blog, I want to touch on the subject of successful and strategic note taking. In order to pass tests, understand course content, and correctly do your homework, you have to have solid notes to base your work off of. If your notes have false information, and you study that wrong information,...

Bengals Celebrate Breast Cancer Awareness Month

Bengals Celebrate Breast Cancer Awareness Month

Meghan Pennington, Reporter
October 13
Filed under Feature Page, News, Recent Stories, Sports News, Student Life, Top Stories

The start of October doesn’t just mean getting ready for Halloween, it also means the start of Breast Cancer Awareness Month. In honor of this, Brashier’s volleyball team has started their annual fundraiser, Dig Pink, with many sales and activities available for students to get involved with to help th...

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