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A Laughing Matter

A Laughing Matter

Graeme Hanson, Reporter
December 9, 2016
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Today, everyone seems to need to laugh more; it saves on medical expenses. But despite its jocular presentation, comedy is a cruelty the audience laughs at not to cry instead. When surrounded by such unfeeling cruelty daily, the whole world becomes a farce. “Comedy is anything funny, but when so many people are trying...

Carolina Catching Fire

Carolina Catching Fire

Angela, Reporter
December 6, 2016
Filed under Events, Feature Page, feature picture, News, Recent Stories, Reviews/Opinions, Top Stories

Recently there has been an untamable Forest Fire in the mountains of North Carolina and Tennessee. The forest fires have been rapidly spreading to bordering states like Tennessee . According to the National Interagency Fire Center, in 2015 alone there have been 68,151 Wildfires and 10,125,149 acres ...

Immigrants Make America Great

Immigrants Make America Great

Monica Williams, Reporter
December 2, 2016
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Recently in the media, immigration has become a very common topic. When president-elect Donald Trump first debuted his campaign, he said things about immigrants that were very offensive to people. Trump claimed that people from Mexico bring over "drugs and rapists." "I think Trump's statements have increased f...

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
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...

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 ...

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