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Teen’s Choice to Die

Teen’s Choice to Die

Meghan Pennington, Reporter
September 29, 2016
Filed under Feature Page, News, Recent Stories

Jerika Bolen has been the subject of much controversy since her decision to end her life at the end of this summer. The fourteen year old suffers from Spinal Muscular Atrophy Type 2, a degenerative disease that has left her bound to a wheelchair in near constant pain. Disability rights groups have attempted to intervene, saying that thi...

Freshman Hannah Chambers is Making a Big Splash

Freshman Hannah Chambers is Making a Big Splash

Angela Coppola, Reporter
September 28, 2016
Filed under News, Recent Stories, Sports News, Top Stories

Freshman Hannah Chambers is making a big splash for Brashier’s swim team! Hannah has gotten a state consideration for her breaststroke time. “My goal for this swim season is to get an automatic state time for 100 breaststroke,” says Chambers Recently the swim team had a meet in Rock Hill, South...

To Bee Or Not To Bee

To Bee Or Not To Bee

Robin Conner, Reporter
September 27, 2016
Filed under News, Recent Stories, Top Stories

They are everywhere and most people hate them. They serve no purpose other than to suck blood and be food to other animals. They are mosquitos. Not only do their bites itch, but they can carry viruses and diseases like wildfire. The Zika Virus is spread by mosquitos and has become a hot issue in the p...

Cross Country: Struggles and Strives

Cross Country: Struggles and Strives

Lauren Martin, Reporter
September 26, 2016
Filed under News, Recent Stories, Sports, Sports News, Top Stories

As school begins students start to notice that tests are soon approaching and assignments are due in every class. As we veer away from the academics of Brashier, we look into the athletic side of the school. Most of the sports at Brashier have either begun or are getting ready to begin serious conditioning....

Brock Culture

Brock Culture

Monica Williams, Reporter
September 23, 2016
Filed under Feature Page, News, Recent Stories, Top Stories

19 year-old rapist Brock Turner also known as the ‘Stanford swimmer’ was released from jail just three months after he was sentenced for three counts of felony sexual assault. Turner’s actions of raping an intoxicated and unconscious woman -who chooses to be remained anonymous- were witnessed by tw...

Lions and Tigers and Clowns? Oh My!

Lions and Tigers and Clowns? Oh My!

Josh Geden, Reporter
September 22, 2016
Filed under Feature Page, News, Recent Stories, Top Stories

They lurk in the woods. They try and steal away children from their parents. They shine laser pointers at people's eyes and are somewhat annoying. What are they? “I’ve read a lot about these clowns and not many people know about them other than they're trying to lure children into the woods and that ...

Ranking The Years

Ranking The Years

Graeme Hanson, Reporter
September 21, 2016
Filed under Feature Page, Recent Stories, Student Life, Student Musings, Top Stories

Mythical permanent records, which supposedly determine students’ futures, loom over their heads until the realization that these records do not exist; but the future’s determination relies on a very real source of terror. “Before I knew what class ranks were, I thought they were not importan...

Double, Double, Toil and Trouble

Double, Double, Toil and Trouble

Ansley Glenn, Editor
September 20, 2016
Filed under Blogs, Recent Stories, Reviews/Opinions, Top Stories

Double Standard (n.)--a rule or principle that is unfairly applied in different ways to different people or groups. School Parking. Why is it such a big problem year after year? Underclassmen know that they are not allowed to park in the upper lot, so why do they still do it? They use stupid excuses ...

New Face Who This?

New Face Who This?

Monica Williams, Reporter
September 19, 2016
Filed under Feature Page, Recent Stories, Staff Profile, Top Stories

For the new school year, Brashier’s newspaper staff has accepted a few new members to join the original team of hard working writers. One of these new members is Junior, Taylor Thornton. Thornton was accepted because Mrs. Lyda, the teacher for Newspaper, truly believes in her writing skills. “M...

Getting to Know Lauren Martin

Getting to Know Lauren Martin

Angela Coppola, Reporter
September 16, 2016
Filed under About Us, Feature Page, Recent Stories, Top Stories

Starting a new school year is always intimidating. There are new classes, new teachers, and potentially new friends. It’s a bittersweet moment, and seeing familiar faces is always comforting. Lauren Martin is a returning junior on newspaper staff. Lauren decided to return to because it looks good for...

Angela Coppola, Returning Reporter

Angela Coppola, Returning Reporter

Lauren Martin, Reporter
September 15, 2016
Filed under About Us, Feature Page, Recent Stories, Top Stories

Angela Coppola is a returning reporter for the BMC Newspaper for the 2016-2017 year. Angela primarily wrote for the Sports Staff in her first year. On the large staff of 21 reporters and 4 editors, she brought together the information and interviews to create 5 articles, including Sports Do Not Have Ge...

Geden On Geden

Geden On Geden

Graeme Hanson, Reporter
September 14, 2016
Filed under About Us, Feature Page, Recent Stories, Student Life, Student Musings, Top Stories

After Freshman year, a frenzied blur for many high schoolers, Braisher students tend to take classes that are either familiar or related to their favorite subjects. Students can challenge themselves with classes down at the college or by taking honors courses, but very few students accept the challen...

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