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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 ...

Lights, Camera, Action!

Lights, Camera, Action!

Grace Daniel, Reporter

February 18, 2019


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The film industry has been one of the most popular forms of entertainment since the invention of the moving picture in 1893. In 2017 alone, the industry made over $43.4 billion dollars in revenue. The U.S. and Canada sold over 1.3 billion movie tickets in a year. This industry’s ever-growing popularity has captivat...

No Way Chick-Fil-A

No Way Chick-Fil-A

Mallory Smith, Reporter

February 8, 2019


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On Thursday, January 24th, every Brashier student received the worst news since the loss of the vending machines. Chick-Fil-A of Simpsonville will be closed for six weeks for renovations. As the resident Brashier hangout, this devastating news has rocked Simpsonville, leaving students wandering around tryi...

2018 in Review

2018 in Review

Alaina Haylock, Reporter

February 6, 2019


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It’s a new year, meaning new year resolutions, new trends, and new ways of thinking. However, even though it’s important to live on, it’s also important to reflect on what to move on from. In celebration of 2018, let’s review the major trends—good and bad—surrounding last year. To start off the...

Thank You 2018, Next

Thank You 2018, Next

Mallory Smith, Reporter

January 28, 2019


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Hansen v.s. Predator

Hansen v.s. Predator

Emily Fleming, Reporter

January 14, 2019


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To Catch a Predator is a show where fake profiles of young teens are set up in order to catch creepy adults now labeled as “predators.” “[My friends and I] have been watching this show a lot lately and it is actually so creepy; the things that happen and people they catch are so interesting [to watch] ge...

Soda or Pop?

Soda or Pop?

Allie Weber, Reporter

January 11, 2019


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The United States is a vast and distinct country with dozens of climates and ecosystems. While the physical differences divide the country, the cultural differences certainly divide the country even more. With multiple races, religions, and ethnicities, the U.S. has developed into a diverse nation with...

Mindful Recognition

Mindful Recognition

Alaina Haylock, Reporter

January 8, 2019


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An often neglected topic nowadays is mental health, and the illnesses that accompany it. With factors like school and work, teen’s mental health is at risk and that risk continues to go unnoticed. Mental illness is described as a condition that affects a person’s thinking, feeling or mood. It’s common and begins to develop during childhood and pubescent years....

Second Sister Success Story

Second Sister Success Story

Grace Daniel, Reporter

December 31, 2018


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Earlier this year, YouTube phenomenon, James Charles exploded across the internet. His popularity has continued to grow even more over the past few months. Best known for his colorful and unique makeup looks, James Charles has changed the way the world views the beauty industry. Since the article Sis...

It’s A Wonderful Life

It’s A Wonderful Life

Ashlyn Athey, Reporter

December 25, 2018


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What makes the holiday season wonderful? Hear from Brashier students and faculty about their favorite family traditions and what makes this festive season an inspiring time of year for them. Click here for the link to my video. Hear from: Sophomore Elisa Payan on why Christmas reminds her of family and l...

Christmas is Nigh

Christmas is Nigh

Alaina Haylock, Reporter

December 24, 2018


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Frosty ice and stillness fall Excited screeches echo through the hall Smoke fills the air as the fire makes a hiss Adults reminisce on their Christmas nights similar to this   Animals shiver from the cold While children listen to the stories being told So when the time comes for al...

How The Grinch Stole Homework

How The Grinch Stole Homework

Emily Fleming, Reporter

December 21, 2018


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Every student at Brashier was loaded with work… But the Grinch, who was visiting, watched with a smirk. The Grinch saw these students working hard to enjoy the season. Still hating Christmas, he did not want them to have a reason.   .... the Grinch came up with an idea to steal ...

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