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When Should Christmas Start?

When Should Christmas Start?

Robin Conner, Reporter
November 29, 2016
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It is the crack of dawn on November first and the Christmas Music has already started to play. The Christmas season is heralded as the best season of the year. The overall mood is warm, cozy, and loving. Who wouldn’t want this season to start as early as possible? As it turns out, a lot of people wa...

Marriage and the Trap

Marriage and the Trap

Taylor Thornton, Reporter
November 28, 2016
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Marriage is a topic of discussion between couples and friends. Some teenagers look forward to marriage while some distest the entire concept. Life experiences change how people view marriage and whether they look forward to it or not. Many people have a preconception of marriage based on how marriage ...

The 45th President

The 45th President

Lauren Martin, Reporter
November 22, 2016
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On the night of November 8th, Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump sat back and watched as the fate of this country was being decided by millions of voters around the country. The run for president was concluded by Trump being named the 45th president of the United States. Trump won 290 electoral votes, ...

Oil & Native Americans Don’t Mix

Oil & Native Americans Don’t Mix

Monica Williams, Reporter
November 18, 2016
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In 1890, more than 300 Native Americans were attacked and killed by the United States Army on their own land, Wounded Knee in South Dakota. The lives of the Indians were lost for no reason because they were not engaged in any crimes. "We learned about it in US history last year. I remember being reall...

A Mind Divided

A Mind Divided

Graeme Hanson, Reporter
November 17, 2016
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To simplify humanity into two distinct groups, exemplified by the phrase, “there are two types of people in the world,” misses the fact of a diverse population of individuals in the world entirely. However, the human mind does have a common basis throughout humanity in terms of outlook. “Call...

Clowns Continue to Creep out America

Clowns Continue to Creep out America

Monica Williams, Reporter
November 15, 2016
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This year the U.S. has faced a wide variety of problems scaling from climate change to the current election, but no one was prepared for what would be one of the biggest obstacles we would have to face: Clowns. All over the country in different American cities, citizens have claimed to of spotted clow...

Catcalling Is For Dogs

Catcalling Is For Dogs

Taylor Thornton, Reporter
November 11, 2016
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Walking down the street late at night you hear someone whistle and a “hey baby, you free tonight?” As you ignore them and continue walking, you hear a “oh so it’s like that! Stupid [expletive], you weren’t cute anyways.” Catcalling is a social norm that happens to many women, starting a at yo...

What Is Present Now Will Later Be Past

What Is Present Now Will Later Be Past

Graeme Hanson, Reporter
November 10, 2016
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History is not the singular study of past dates and names; instead, history is the constant effect previous actions have on the present day. The facts of history are somewhat malleable, constantly debated to decipher a meaning or truth. Certain truths are still not definitive to this very day. “In the ...

The Screams Behind the Creams

The Screams Behind the Creams

Robin Conner, Reporter
November 9, 2016
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The world seems to be very divided on the subject of animal testing, so divided that there have been many movies focused around animal research. Some see animal research as a necessary part of our society, whereas others see it as an inhumane act against animals. While many people jump on the bandwag...

Leaking the Truth

Leaking the Truth

Josh Geden, Reporter
November 7, 2016
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Thanks to social media and the widespread use of technology, the 2016 Presidential Election is immensely different from any past election. Politicians have always done what is necessary to be elected, but in the digital age hiding certain negative aspects they may have is becoming increasingly diffic...

Meet the Editors

Meet the Editors

Meghan Pennington, Reporter
November 1, 2016
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While outside the newsroom much of their work goes unrecognized, editors have the ability to bring a news staff together and keep a paper running smoothly. Co-head editors of Brashier’s own newspaper, Lindsey Jester and Isaac Lipe, do just that. “We’re responsible for making sure that the online newspaper...

A Peek Into YIG

A Peek Into YIG

Angela Coppola, Reporter
October 28, 2016
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Youth in Government, also known as YIG,  is a program where children and teens have the opportunity to model and get a glimpse at how the government functions. Brashier’s 2016 YIG trip takes place November 17th through the 20th. The date is approaching fast; attorney teams are formulating and bill ...

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