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Bombs Away, Mr. Trump

Bombs Away, Mr. Trump

Graeme Hanson, Reporter
February 6, 2017
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Has there ever been a time in the history of the United States where everyone was happy with the direction the country was going? No; history is rarely new, so that is like asking if everyone today is happy about where the nation is heading. “There has been a general shift throughout history from genera...

Celebrating the “Make America Great Again! Welcome Celebration!”

Celebrating the “Make America Great Again! Welcome Celebration!”

Josh Geden, Reporter
January 30, 2017
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Elton John, John Legend, and Celine Dion; though never actually officially asked, are just some of the artists who refuse to perform for Donald Trump’s inauguration. On January 20, 2017, Donald Trump was sworn into office. The new presidential administration was heralded in with performances from some oth...

Is Soda The New Cigarette?

Is Soda The New Cigarette?

Monica Williams, Reporter
January 23, 2017
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Smoking cigarettes used to be a common habit  for most teens in the 70s era, but after research was done showing how cigarettes can affect your body, more warnings and ads against smoking were produced. Nowadays soda is some people's essential drink, but for others they drink it maybe once or t...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

Education Needs a Reformation

Education Needs a Reformation

Josh Geden, Reporter
December 5, 2016
Filed under Feature Page, News, Recent Stories, Student Musings, Top Stories

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...

Immigrants Make America Great

Immigrants Make America Great

Monica Williams, Reporter
December 2, 2016
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Recently in the media, immigration has become a very common topic. When president-elect Donald Trump first debuted his campaign, he said things about immigrants that were very offensive to people. Trump claimed that people from Mexico bring over "drugs and rapists." "I think Trump's statements have increased f...

LGBT, As Seen On T.V.

LGBT, As Seen On T.V.

Josh Geden, Reporter
November 30, 2016
Filed under Feature Page, On Your Mind, Recent Stories, Top Stories

In July of 2015, America became one of the first world countries to ensure marriage equality to all of its citizens. This was preceded by a wide increase in LGBT characters in television and films. “I am incredibly supportive and proud as to how far we've come to support the LGBT community and I...

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