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Women Hit Too

Women Hit Too

Taylor Thornton, Reporter
March 14
Filed under Feature Page, On Your Mind, Top Stories

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
Filed under News, Top Stories

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
Filed under Feature Page, Recent Stories, Top Stories

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
Filed under Feature Page, Recent Stories, Student Musings, Top Stories

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...

Lending a Helping Hand

Lending a Helping Hand

Josh Geden, Reporter
March 6
Filed under Feature Page, Recent Stories, Student Life, Top Stories

During the four years a student attends Brashier Middle College, they are expected to become “valued contributors to the community and their school.” The school seeks to accomplish this task by requiring that students complete fifty hours of community service each school year, but whether this should...

Are Books Necessary…And Other Tales

Are Books Necessary…And Other Tales

Graeme Hanson, Reporter
February 27
Filed under Feature Page, Recent Stories, Student Musings, Top Stories

Language is, in of itself, the greatest human invention, always innovating and updating to the changing times. Regardless of these innovations, though, language can be preserved and understood across all of time. This preservation, unlike most inventions, does not take place in a museum; it takes pla...

Spring Sports Have Sprung

Spring Sports Have Sprung

Josh Geden, Reporter
February 13
Filed under Sports, Sports News, Top Stories

Just a few days after Groundhog day where Punxsutawney Phil saw his own shadow and predicted six more weeks of winter, Brashier athletes are getting ready for the start of spring sports. Spring sports this year will include boys and girls soccer, baseball, softball, and golf, most of which have alread...

Will Houston Spotlight

Will Houston Spotlight

Taylor Thornton, Reporter
February 9
Filed under Featured Athlete, Sports News, Top Stories

February is one of the most important months in a senior athlete’s life because in February senior athletes make the commitment of signing to the college they are going to play for the following year. William Houston, a current senior at Brashier, will be one of those senior athletes making a commit...

Bombs Away, Mr. Trump

Bombs Away, Mr. Trump

Graeme Hanson, Reporter
February 6
Filed under Feature Page, News, Recent Stories, Top Stories

Has there ever been a time in the history of the United States where everyone was happy with the direction the country was going? No; history is rarely new, so that is like asking if everyone today is happy about where the nation is heading. “There has been a general shift throughout history from genera...

Spirit Week Wars

Spirit Week Wars

Ashley Avila, Editor
January 31
Filed under Reviews/Opinions, Top Stories

Friday, January 20th 2017 was when Brashier’s Class of 2017 celebrated their last spirit week. The hallways were all decked out and looking good ready for the judging and the results that would be announced at the pep rally that day.The week started out good with seniors dressing as Hawaiians, Juniors ...

Celebrating the “Make America Great Again! Welcome Celebration!”

Celebrating the “Make America Great Again! Welcome Celebration!”

Josh Geden, Reporter
January 30
Filed under Events, Feature Page, News, On Your Mind, Recent Stories, Top Stories

Elton John, John Legend, and Celine Dion; though never actually officially asked, are just some of the artists who refuse to perform for Donald Trump’s inauguration. On January 20, 2017, Donald Trump was sworn into office. The new presidential administration was heralded in with performances from some oth...

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