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A Roll of the Dice

A Roll of the Dice

Tyler Davidson, Reporter

April 17, 2019


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The Supreme Court has recently overturned a 1992 law that banned gambling on commercial sports. This ruling has paved the way for billions of dollars to be spent in this previously illegal market. The law that was overturned was The Professional and Amateur Sports Protection Act. The purpose of this law was to ...

A Nation Divided

A Nation Divided

Allie Weber, Reporter

April 15, 2019


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The United States is truly a diverse country, with dozens of ethnicities, races, religions, backgrounds, and of course, political views. These differences set us apart from each other and create the well-known “melting pot” of the world. Each of these factors contribute to the variation in our nation ...

The Unseen Civil Rights Hero

The Unseen Civil Rights Hero

Tyler Davidson, Reporter

April 8, 2019


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When people think of the Civil Rights Movement, names such as Rosa Parks and Martin Luther King Jr. come to mind. While these people had a huge impact on the Civil Rights Movement, another, often forgotten, person had a huge impact as well. His name was Sergeant Isaac Woodard, and his story led to the desegregation of the United States Armed Forces....

I’ll Get Around To It…

I’ll Get Around To It…

Allie Weber, Reporter

April 3, 2019


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Deadlines virtually control every aspect of our lives, whether it be with school, sports, work, or extracurriculars. This being the case, one might think that humans have mastered the art of completing assignments in a timely fashion. However, that is not true, procrastination is a world-wide epidemic...

The Future is Female Superheroes

The Future is Female Superheroes

Alaina Haylock, Reporter

April 2, 2019


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The beginning of March signals National Women’s History month, which was followed by the release of the movie Captain Marvel. Surprisingly enough, she is the first female Marvel superhero with a stand-alone movie. It begs the question: why is there such a lack of female superhero movies? “When it...

Bye-Bye Social Media

Bye-Bye Social Media

Kamryn Mattison, Reporter

April 1, 2019


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Technology is a huge part of today’s society and with technology, comes social media. As of 2019, about 2.77 billion people use social media. There are many different social media platforms, and many people have profiles on those platforms. What if all social media just disappeared? “I use Sna...

Now You See Her, Now You Don’t

Now You See Her, Now You Don’t

Ashlyn Athey, Reporter

March 11, 2019


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One of the most infamous American serial killers was Ted Bundy, a charismatic, intelligent young man who confessed to sexually assaulting and murdering thirty young women during the 1970s. However, the exact number of his victims remains unknown. Bundy’s first recorded victim was Joni Lenz, an 18-yea...

How to Lose A Guy in Ten Ways

How to Lose A Guy in Ten Ways

Ashlyn Athey, Reporter

March 8, 2019


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Hi guys and gals! My name is not Andie Anderson from the movie “How to Lose A Guy in Ten Days,” but it is Ashlyn Athey and I am exploring the do’s and don'ts of the high school dating world! I interviewed ten different Brashier girls on what not to do during a first date and then created a short s...

Hope This Won’t Get Demonetized

Hope This Won’t Get Demonetized

Grace Daniel, Reporter

March 5, 2019


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YouTube was created in 2005 by Jawed Karim, Steve Chen, and Chad Hurley. What first began as a platform to share videos has become thousands of content creators’ careers. From video games to vlogs and reviews to tutorials, YouTube has something for everyone. It has become more and more popular each ye...

Black is Beautiful

Black is Beautiful
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Kamryn Mattison, Reporter

February 28, 2019


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What’s the Difference?

What’s the Difference?

Allie Weber, Reporter

February 27, 2019


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Society’s perception of a public figure is based off of two things: reality and rumors. Gossip, at least the majority of the time, spreads vulgar rumors that do nothing but harm the person in the spotlight. While known for its positive effects, weight loss can be associated with the risqué rumors...

Flipping The Switch

Flipping The Switch

Allie Weber, Reporter

February 20, 2019


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As the New Year rolls in, resolutions are made in order to reform ourselves, accomplish goals, or do something that we never would have imagined doing. For a majority of the population, this includes weight loss, a health kick, or some other form of changing how we, or others, see ourselves. A large ...

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