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The 45th President

The 45th President

Lauren Martin, Reporter
November 22, 2016
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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, 2016
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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...

Conversion Controversy

Conversion Controversy

Meghan Pennington, Reporter
November 16, 2016
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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, 2016
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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 Screams Behind the Creams

The Screams Behind the Creams

Robin Conner, Reporter
November 9, 2016
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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...

How to Get Through Senior Project

How to Get Through Senior Project

Ashley Avila, Editor
November 3, 2016
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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
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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...

Is Skinny Shaming Real?

Is Skinny Shaming Real?

Monica Williams, Reporter
October 31, 2016
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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 ...

Should Gap Years Come to the U.S.?

Should Gap Years Come to the U.S.?

Robin Conner, Reporter
October 26, 2016
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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...

Tips to Beat the Stress: Standardized Tests

Tips to Beat the Stress: Standardized Tests

Ansley Glenn, Editor
October 18, 2016
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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,...

Putting the Unity in Community

Putting the Unity in Community

Isaac Lipe, Editor
October 4, 2016
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Recently, another school shooting occurred at Townville Elementary in Anderson, South Carolina. After murdering his father, the fourteen year old shooter took his father’s truck and drove to the school. At the school, the young boy shot two six year old children and one teacher. In the past few da...

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