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What Is Present Now Will Later Be Past

What Is Present Now Will Later Be Past

Graeme Hanson, Reporter
November 10, 2016
Filed under Feature Page, News, Recent Stories, Student Musings, Top Stories

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, 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...

Leaking the Truth

Leaking the Truth

Josh Geden, Reporter
November 7, 2016
Filed under Feature Page, News, Recent Stories, Top Stories

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, 2016
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...

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...

Meet the Editors

Meet the Editors

Meghan Pennington, Reporter
November 1, 2016
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, 2016
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, 2016
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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, 2016
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, 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...

Dig Pink Takes Down Breast Cancer

Dig Pink Takes Down Breast Cancer

Lauren Martin, Reporter
October 25, 2016
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, 2016
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...

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