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Should Schools Eliminate Tests?

Should Schools Eliminate Tests?

Monica Williams, Reporter
January 5, 2017
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As midterms are approaching, students are beginning to be overwhelmed with stress. It's always around the end of the semester that high schoolers begin to pull their hair out from all the anxiety that testing brings. "Tests are stressful, cause preventable anxiety, and aren't accurate representati...

Build-A-Baby

Build-A-Baby

Meghan Pennington, Reporter
January 4, 2017
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It is undeniable that humans have made many advancements in science to overcome obstacles like disease, but sometimes those advancements can be a negative step forward. Researchers in China have been studying genetic modification and were able to successfully replace a gene with one that could potent...

Ways to Improve

Ways to Improve

Josh Geden, Reporter
January 3, 2017
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As the second quarter comes to an end, so does the first semester. The last four months have been filled with academic challenges and goals the students wanted to achieve. However, the break also gives students the chance to start over and reevaluate the way they do their work and prepare for tests. “I...

Not Gifted at Presents

Not Gifted at Presents

Robin Conner, Reporter
December 15, 2016
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Everyone has gotten at least one Christmas present they don’t want whether that gift was a  goofy christmas sweater, a useless electronic, or just something that is not your taste. Presents can be a year round occurrence, but it seems like the worst ones are given at Christmas time. Although the th...

The News World

The News World

Graeme Hanson, Reporter
December 14, 2016
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The news these days can be quite grim, filled with death, destruction, and indecision. However, the news is also filled with stories of achievement, real life, and constructive action. Instead of turning to a major news outlet to decipher which is what, visit Brashier’s very own school newspaper. ...

Are We All In This Together?

Are We All In This Together?

Lauren Martin, Reporter
December 13, 2016
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Each year more hopeful students flood into Brashier with  high or low expectations on how their four years will turn out. High School can be a scary place, and even though the movies portray high school in a way where there is always a happy ending, there is no guarantee that is true. What does this lo...

We Can Count on Jill Stein

We Can Count on Jill Stein

Meghan Pennington, Reporter
December 12, 2016
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Many people found themselves upset, angry, and sometimes confused over the results of the recent election, with some pointing their fingers at tampering or hacking the vote or miscounts. Jill Stein, former candidate for president from the Green Party, has created a fundraiser meant to protect election integri...

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...

New Faculty at Brashier

Robin Conner, Reporter
December 8, 2016
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A new year brings change to any school, but at Brashier the 2016-2017 school year has brought many changes. The most noticeable change this year is Brashier’s new faculty members If you have not met our new faculty members, you are probably still wondering who they are. ...

Ghosting: I Just Fade Away

Ghosting: I Just Fade Away

Taylor Thornton, Reporter
December 7, 2016
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Ghosting has become a social phenomenon in the lives of young people. Ghosting is basically ending all communication with someone abruptly, in hopes that they will “get the hint” and leave you alone. “Ghosting is when you finesse someone after they ask you a question or send you something [b...

Carolina Catching Fire

Carolina Catching Fire

Angela, Reporter
December 6, 2016
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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 ...

Education Needs a Reformation

Education Needs a Reformation

Josh Geden, Reporter
December 5, 2016
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At one point in everyone’s life, they were a student. In the United States, school is an integral part of children’s lives. Who their friends are, what they want to be when they grow up, and ultimately who they become is largely influenced by the place where they spend at least seven hours a day, fiv...

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