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A Vegan Thanksgiving

A Vegan Thanksgiving

Ashlyn Athey, Reporter

November 30, 2018


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The life of a vegan can certainly be a difficult one in several different ways. Most people may believe that without dairy, meat, and other animal products, life has absolutely no meaning. However, for a senior at Brashier, being vegan has never been better! Before she went vegan in 2015, Eva was a v...

Hungry For Change

Hungry For Change

Allie Weber, Reporter

November 28, 2018


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During the holiday season, it occurs to us how much we have to be thankful for: family, shelter, food, friends, clothes, the list goes on and on. However, many people go without the things we take for granted, about 795 million people globally live undernourished. This is caused, mainly, by poverty a...

Violent Beginnings Meet Violent Endings

Violent Beginnings Meet Violent Endings

Grace Daniel, Reporter

November 26, 2018


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Video games are becoming more and more popular every year. However, the types of video games that are gripping young minds are unnerving. Violent video games are climbing to the top of the gaming market and bringing our generations’ attention and morality with them. Of the five most popular games ...

To All You Wonderful People

To All You Wonderful People

Ashlyn Athey, Reporter

November 22, 2018


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To all you wonderful people out there who inspire us, this story is to honor you. Whatever it is that makes you simply you, it is absolutely inspiring and true. Click here for the link to my video. Hear from: Junior Maddie Gagne, who speaks about how her mother inspires her. Spanish teacher William Pouch about why his wife, ...

Yay or Nay to Black and Khaki

Yay or Nay to Black and Khaki

Alaina Haylock, Reporter

November 21, 2018


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Here at Brashier, a distinguishable factor of our school is the dress code. Every student is required to wear a black polo shirt and khaki bottoms. It’s existed since the establishment of  Brashier Middle College Charter High School. “It was originally established from when our students went dow...

Meme Comments vs. Mean Comments

Meme Comments vs. Mean Comments

Mallory Smith, Reporter

November 19, 2018


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Since Ainee Fatima, a 27-year-old English and Media studies teacher in Illinois, used stickers with well-known memes to grade her senior students’ essays, the internet has been up in arms on this new teaching tool. There has been a resounding agreement that this technique could be beneficial to students.   “I think ...

Your Majesty, Queen

Your Majesty, Queen

Allie Weber, Reporter

November 15, 2018


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Queen, a legendary British rock band, shaped their music into an art form by experimenting with unique methods and styles to create their imaginative songs. The band wasn't always the iconic lineup of Freddie Mercury, Brian May, Roger Taylor, and John Deacon. Before its origins, May and Taylor played ...

Are You Sure You Remember?

Are You Sure You Remember?

Grace Daniel, Reporter

November 13, 2018


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Very rarely is there an occurrence that completely baffles the world. In recent years, the Mandela Effect has become one of the most popular phenomena discussed in the world. The Mandela Effect refers to when many people remember something that is not accurate with what actually happened. Most examp...

The Almighty A

The Almighty A

Allie Weber, Reporter

November 12, 2018


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As teenagers, our school careers are one of the most critical responsibilities we can have. It is identified as such because of the events that follow high school: college, employment, and beginning our own lives. So essentially, these four fleeting years can determine where we will be, and what we w...

Just a Few More Minutes?

Just a Few More Minutes?

Alaina Haylock, Reporter

November 9, 2018


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Did you know 95% of Americans own a cell phone? Of that 95%, 75% own a smartphone. It’s safe to say that cell phones have rapidly become a necessity in America. Additionally, the average smartphone user checks his or her phone 47 times a day, which makes for 17,155 times a year. “Smartphones...

The Joy of Friendship

The Joy of Friendship

Ashlyn Athey, Reporter

November 8, 2018


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There is an epidemic that is sweeping the globe, sucking more and more people in by the minute. What is this timeless, incurable infection? Friendship: the bond we share with another human being. Perhaps it’s the new kid at the lunch table or someone you have literally grown up with. Whoever or wherever they may be...

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