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Body Shaming Breaks Hearts

Body Shaming Breaks Hearts

Lauren Martin, Reporter
May 12, 2017
Filed under Feature Page, On Your Mind, Recent Stories, Top Stories

As the days pass, it seems that more people are being shamed for their size, genetic or not. Self-esteem is something that a lot of women struggle to obtain in general, but in recent years, it seems that society has failed to realize the actual insecurities that women hold. “Today, girls are c...

School Funding

School Funding

May 11, 2017
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There are different educational policies for each district in every state. Certain education policies make funding difficult for schools. There have been problems with the funding for Chicago Public Schools; in fact, Chicago Public Schools and the rest of Illinois have the biggest funding gap in the ...

Coachella Best & Worst

Monica Williams
May 9, 2017
Filed under Feature Page, feature picture, News, On Your Mind, Photos, Recent Stories, Reviews/Opinions, Top Stories

As always, at the end of April, the famous music festival, Coachella, was held in Indio, California. Although the festival is obviously about celebrating the art of musicians, in past years it has recently become more like an episode of Who Wore It Best? Because of this, I want to share what I think wer...

Should College Be Tuition Free For Middle Class Students

Should College Be Tuition Free For Middle Class Students

Monica Williams
April 28, 2017
Filed under New Trends, News, Recent Stories, Student Life, Top Stories

The governor of New York, Andrew Cuomo, passed a law that plans to provide tuition-free college for students of middle class working families who want to attend public universities. This decision made in New York is not only being praised there, and some South Carolinians are delighted by the fact t...

The Band’s Back Together

The Band’s Back Together

Taylor Thornton, Reporter
April 27, 2017
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On television, we see high school band members that meet each other from a school music group; after all, this an efficient way to meet new people who have similar interests. Unlike most schools, though, Brashier does not have a band or chorus group. Musically inclined students do not have a way to join...

Insensitive or Overlysensitive

Taylor Thornton, Reporter
April 17, 2017
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Today and throughout history, you could be separated by the color of your skin, how much money you have, how smart you are, or how talented you are. The ways people were separated in the past has an impact on the way we live today. Today’s society awards and compliments everyone as a whole, instead of...

Katelyn Robinson; Returning Player and Coach

Katelyn Robinson; Returning Player and Coach

Lauren Martin, Reporter
April 13, 2017
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As spring sports come back into action, there are always modifications for every team, whether it is the uniforms, the team members, or even the coach(es). This year, the Lady Bengal’s softball team has a new assistant coach, chosen by Head Coach Thomas Robinson to help coach the girls this season. Katelyn Robinson is a ...

Color Blind

Color Blind

Angela Coppola, Reporter
March 29, 2017
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Take a moment to think about your friends and family. You love them unconditionally, despite their looks, pigmentation of skin, and ethnicity. Imagine if every person had that same love for one another. Our earth would not be just a place we inhabit, but it would become a home for mankind : a home wit...

Women Hit Too

Women Hit Too

Taylor Thornton, Reporter
March 14, 2017
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Abuse comes in many forms and when we hear the word “abuse” our minds are quick to imagine  a picture of a man abusing a woman. Domestic abuse is not about size, gender, or strength, but about power and control over one’s life. Though men are generally the aggressor, many women partake in abuse as ...

‘Get Out’ Movie Focuses on Black American Struggles

‘Get Out’ Movie Focuses on Black American Struggles

Monica Williams, Reporter
March 10, 2017
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Racism is very prevalent in society today and although some believe discrimination is dead, Jordan Peele's controversial comedy and horror film "Get Out" shows that it is far from over. The hit movie that has achieved more than 30 million dollars in ticket sales has taken over social media. Many people are discussing how this movie has addressed problems black A...

In Our Image

In Our Image

Meghan Pennington, Reporter
March 9, 2017
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Throughout 2017, the London Science Museum will be having an exhibit on the 500 year history of robots and why they were created. The idea of super-intelligent robots has enthralled, and often unsettled, people for generations. People are simultaneously fascinated by and fearful of the machines we att...

The Gilded Race

The Gilded Race

Graeme Hanson, Reporter
March 8, 2017
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Every year, around February, a special day, swathed in red, arrives so people can express their affection and appreciation with expensive gifts and public proclamations of gratitude. The day, of course, is the Academy Awards, where this love of films is expressed through the Oscar. “The Oscars are i...

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