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Why Vote?

Why Vote?

Ethan Lamont, Design Editor

November 6, 2018


Filed under Feature Page, Recent Stories, Reviews - Opinions, Top Stories

Why vote? It doesn’t matter. As Millennials and members of Generation Z grow older, we are constantly told that it is our civic duty to vote, but if voter participation is as bad as it seems, how come the U.S. is growing? Sure, data shows that in the 2016 election, only about 58.1% of voting aged citizens did vote. In South Carolina, of the 3,153,521 citizens...

Ladies, Pull Out Your Wallets.

Ladies, Pull Out Your Wallets.

Mallory Smith, Reporter

November 5, 2018


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The air turns crisp. The leaves turn to colors of red, yellow, and orange. The jackets become thicker. High school students sigh in relief at the turn of the season, welcoming the cool feeling of fall. Along with the entrance of autumn comes the entrance of the first dance of the year. Many schools have ...

Horror Comes to Life at McKamey Manor

Horror Comes to Life at McKamey Manor

Tyler Davidson, Reporter

November 1, 2018


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The fall is a time for scary movies and haunted houses, but there is one haunted house that triumphs over all of the rest: McKamey Manor. McKamey Manor is owned by Russ McKamey, who created his first haunt in San Diego. He has since relocated to Tennessee and Alabama. His haunt is one of the most extr...

Childhood Reference Say What!?

Childhood Reference Say What!?

Allie Weber, Reporter

October 30, 2018


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At one time or another, we have all been sitting in a classroom, reminiscing nostalgic memories from our childhood. Whether it be a TV show, a toy, or a mere event that brings us back, these situations always remind us of a time when we weren't in high school. Who doesn't remember those classic Disney, N...

Where My Personality Types At? Please Stand Up!

Where My Personality Types At? Please Stand Up!

Alaina Haylock, Reporter

October 26, 2018


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It’s no secret about the two major personality types: extrovert and introvert. Extroverts are usually classified as social people, who draw energy from conversing with others. In contrast, introverts are more intrapersonal; they draw energy from alone time and finding socializing to be quite drainin...

WWJD? Go to the Chill!

WWJD? Go to the Chill!

Grace Daniel, Reporter

October 25, 2018


Filed under BMC Students, Feature Page, Recent Stories, Top Stories

Community is one of the most important things in life, and high school is no exception. High school is often full of stress and pressure, and a time and place to meet and encourage one another is vital to alleviate a student’s stress. The Brashier Chill is a club created to do just that. “It broke my...

Lingering Dreams

Lingering Dreams

Kamryn Mattison, Reporter

October 24, 2018


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Everyone sleeps and everyone dreams, even if you don’t realize it or you just can’t remember them. Why do we dream though? We have about four to six dreams per night, and they are a vital part in our emotional, physical, and mental health. It is not uncommon that when going through stressful periods, people tend to sleep, more often than less,...

FDA Launches Investigation into JUUL

FDA Launches Investigation into JUUL

Mallory Smith, Reporter

October 22, 2018


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For the past few months, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has seized thousands of documents for an investigation centered around the e-cigarette company, JUUL, and their marketing strategies. The FDA has focused their efforts on JUUL because they are estimated to constitute 72 percent of the e-...

The Kavanaugh Controversy

The Kavanaugh Controversy

Ashlyn Athey, Reporter

October 19, 2018


Filed under Feature Page, News, Recent Stories, Top Stories

My name is Ashlyn Athey, and I explored Brashier's opinions over the controversy of the recent confirmation of Brett Kavanaugh. Click here for the link to my video. Hear from:  Nurse Kim Gassner on why this situation was more of a political play rather than women seeking justice. Seni...

Things That Go Bump In South Carolina

Things That Go Bump In South Carolina

Teigue Winge, Guest Writer

October 3, 2018


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The older a place gets, the more storied its history becomes. While time alone breeds stories, a force much more powerful and primordial breeds folklore. This imposing force is mystery. Mystery might seem much too simple to be the mythical ingredient to generate folklore and legend, however this use...

Sister Success Story

Sister Success Story

Grace Daniel, Reporter

October 2, 2018


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James Charles is currently one of the most influential content creators in the media. In less than three years, he has reached over eight million followers. Since August, he has gained over a million subscribers on YouTube. How did a nineteen-year-old male rise to the top of the beauty industry so qui...

Netflix Narrative

Netflix Narrative

Allie Weber, Reporter

October 1, 2018


Filed under Feature Page, Recent Stories

Since 1997, Netflix has been the source of entertainment for millions of people across the world. By offering a generous quantity of TV shows, movies, and documentaries, in a variety of genres and languages, Netflix has conquered the entertainment industry, more so now than ever. Since moving to ...

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