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The Debate On Animal Testing

The Debate On Animal Testing

Katelyn Kargol, Reporter

April 11, 2018


Filed under Feature Page, On Your Mind, Standings, Student Life, Student Musings

Whether or not animal testing should be outlawed has been an ongoing debate for many decades. Many companies have proclaimed themselves vegan, meaning they do not test their products on animals. Other companies, however, continue using animals as test subjects. “Animals are creatures just like we...

For Your Consideration: A Brashier Tennis Team

For Your Consideration: A Brashier Tennis Team

Sarah Shehan, Reporter

March 13, 2018


Filed under Feature Page, Sports

Sports are a big part of Brashier. Although a small school, it offers a variety of fall and spring sports, such as Cross Country, Swimming, Softball, Basketball, Soccer, Baseball, Golf, and Volleyball. However, there are a lot of sports that Brashier does not offer. This past school year, sports like Tennis a...

The Realities of Social Media

The Realities of Social Media

Grace Daniel, Reporter

March 12, 2018


Filed under Feature Page, On Your Mind, Reviews/Opinions, Student Life, Student Musings

Social media is growing more and more popular with each passing year. In fact, since March 2008, 64 percent more Americans have begun to use social media. With increasing popularity has come increasing conflict, especially around children with social media. The argument discussing the appropriateness of ...

Unboxing Valentine’s Day

Unboxing Valentine’s Day

Grace Daniel, Reporter

February 14, 2018


Filed under Events, Feature Page, Recent Stories, Student Life, Student Musings

February 14th is a unique holiday celebrated by thousands around the world each year. A day for expressing affection, romance, and love, Valentine’s Day has a different significance for each person. The holiday’s actual origin is unknown, even though there are quite a lot of theories. However, the...

Spirit Week Backstage

Spirit Week Backstage

Grace Daniel, Reporter

February 2, 2018


Filed under BMC Students, Events, Feature Page, Recent Stories, Student Life, Student Musings

Spirit Week is one of the highlights of the year for many high school students. The fun, the experiences, and the memories are something that many Brashier students look forward to and cherish each year. However, many people don’t know how much work goes into Spirit Week beforehand. “Because the...

What is FIKE?

What is FIKE?

Sarah Shehan, Reporter

January 31, 2018


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

Spirit Week is a week that many students are excited for. It’s a week of school spirit and fun activities like buyouts. However, what most students don't think about is the organization that Spirit Week is raising money for. This year, that organization is the Fountain Inn Kid Enrichment, or in short...

“Be Kind and Good and Respectful”

“Be Kind and Good and Respectful”

Ashlyn Athey, Reporter

January 26, 2018


Filed under BMC Students, Events, Feature Page, Student Musings, Top Stories

“We lived a very normal life [in Germany]. My father was very successful in the shoe business. All of a sudden, all those who were our dearest friends turned against us. Germany was one of the most cultured nations back in the 1930s. They were brilliant people, and this is what they used their brillia...

Oprah Wins The Cecil B. DeMille Award

Oprah Wins The Cecil B. DeMille Award

Rachel Etwaru, Reporter

January 25, 2018


Filed under Feature Page, Student Musings

On January 7, 2018, the 75th annual Golden Globes took place. The Golden Globes’ award ceremony recognizes excellence in film and television, whether it be domestic or foreign. At the Golden Globes this year, Oprah Winfrey won the Cecil B DeMille Award. This honorary award is given to those who hav...

A Dis-ad-strous Trip

A Dis-ad-strous Trip

Ethan Lamont, Reporter

January 24, 2018


Filed under Feature Page, Reviews/Opinions

Over the course of late December, a YouTube content creator, Logan Paul, posted a video where he entered Japan’s Aokigahara Forest at the base of Mount Fuji. The forest, infamous for hosting countless suicides, has been rumored to be haunted. This urban legend caught the attention of Paul and, on New Year...

Can I Have Your Affection Please?

Can I Have Your Affection Please?

Valentina Idarraga, Reporter

January 12, 2018


Filed under Feature Page, Reviews/Opinions, Student Musings

Lately, topics like neglecting children are brought up daily in the news. There is an abundance of cases involving physical, emotional, and mental neglect occurring in the world. This is especially true in the United States. “I think neglect is making someone feel less or treating someone in an ab...

Brief History of Fruitcake and Eggnog

Brief History of Fruitcake and Eggnog

Ethan Lamont, Reporter

December 20, 2017


Filed under BMC Students, Feature Page, Reviews/Opinions

Christmas: the most wonderful time of the year. It is a time of family, friends, giving gifts, and tradition. Think of the joyous connections between traditional celebrations, decorations, and, most importantly, food. In America, some of the more common foods that are associated with the jolly seaso...

It’s Beginning to Sound a Lot Like Christmas

It’s Beginning to Sound a Lot Like Christmas

Grace Daniel, Reporter

December 19, 2017


Filed under Feature Page, On Your Mind, Recent Stories, Reviews/Opinions

December 25th is approaching quickly, which means those beloved Christmas songs are already taking over radio stations everywhere. The Christmas spirit is beginning to resurface, as are the well-known carols from past Decembers. “I like Christmas music. I love how happy it is. There are a few songs th...

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