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Brief History of Fruitcake and Eggnog

Brief History of Fruitcake and Eggnog

Ethan Lamont, Reporter

December 20, 2017


Filed under BMC Students, Feature Page, Reviews - Opinions

Christmas: the most wonderful time of the year. It is a time of family, friends, giving gifts, and tradition. Think of the joyous connections between traditional celebrations, decorations, and, most importantly, food. In America, some of the more common foods that are associated with the jolly seaso...

It’s Beginning to Sound a Lot Like Christmas

It’s Beginning to Sound a Lot Like Christmas

Grace Daniel, Reporter

December 19, 2017


Filed under Feature Page, Recent Stories, Reviews - Opinions

December 25th is approaching quickly, which means those beloved Christmas songs are already taking over radio stations everywhere. The Christmas spirit is beginning to resurface, as are the well-known carols from past Decembers. “I like Christmas music. I love how happy it is. There are a few songs th...

Faith in Humanity

Faith in Humanity

Jasmyne Michaels, Reporter

December 13, 2017


Filed under Feature Page

Today’s world is a chaotic mess of issues. Everywhere we turn, something demoralizing has happened and is filling up our screens. Finding something good in the chaos is usually a hard feat to accomplish, and we don’t know what good is anymore. “Being good to me is following the golden rule; do unto others...

Leave Your Mark

Leave Your Mark

Jasmyne Michaels, Reporter

November 30, 2017


Filed under Feature Page, Recent Stories

What is your legacy? The word legacy is hard to define. A dictionary would say it is your inheritance, but most people can agree that it is your impact on the world. However, even that “definition” is different for each person. “I think a legacy is what people are going to remember you by. For exam...

Skeletons in the Closet

Skeletons in the Closet

Valentina Idarraga, Reporter

November 20, 2017


Filed under Feature Page, News, Recent Stories

In the society that young students live in today, sexual assault is a critical controversial topic. It may cover headlines, but those words don’t fully cover all of its dark secrets. “It makes me feel enraged that we have developed a society where people are not only absolutely terrified to tell...

The Youth in Government

The Youth in Government

Ethan Lamont, Writer

November 17, 2017


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

Whether you’re a freshman or a senior, one question that is almost definitely on your mind is why school doesn’t teach students anything more practical? For the most part, this is true. Unless you’re majoring in math, you likely won’t be solving equations every day. This is the case for most ...

Can You Understand This?

Can You Understand This?

Valentina Idarraga, Reporter

November 8, 2017


Filed under About Us, Feature Page

This school year, a major change has been implemented in our school due to the new school district Brashier Middle College Charter High School is part of. “When we were first founded, the charter school district was receiving only the state portion of funding. Schools in the charter district wer...

Diamond in the Rough

Diamond in the Rough

Jasmyne Michaels, Reporter

November 7, 2017


Filed under Feature Page, Recent Stories

Graffiti is a splash of color you see out on your daily drive. One look out the window and you can see a vibrant creation under bridges or on the sides of abandoned buildings and trains. Usually, we don’t mind the graffiti much, but, sometimes, it catches our eye. Whether that reason is bad or good is i...

Evergreen Sales

Evergreen Sales

Grace Daniel, Reporter

November 2, 2017


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

It’s that time of the year again: time for the Brashier Evergreen Sale. This sale is an annual fundraiser that helps raise money for the school, while also getting the students and faculty into the Christmas spirit. Last year, the Evergreen Sale provided the money for Brashier to pave the lunch ar...

Forever Young

Forever Young

Ashlyn Athey, Reporter

October 31, 2017


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

“Darling, you look absolutely marvelous.” His sister, Angelica, cried with delight as she pinned a crimson red rose to the pocket of his tweed suit. “Well, what can I say? It’s what the clothing machine picked out for the celebration,” he flashed a toothy grin at her as he attempted to squ...

Brashier Pride

Brashier Pride

Jasmyne Michaels, Reporter

October 25, 2017


Filed under BMC Students, Feature Page

You are driving down West Georgia Road, and pass what seems to be a small building in the distance. It doesn’t seem like much, so you ignore it and go about your day. However, to a community of about four hundred students, it means a lot more than a small building in the distance. “Brashier is...

Teachers’ Salaries: The Ongoing Debate

Teachers’ Salaries: The Ongoing Debate

Grace Daniel, Reporter

October 19, 2017


Filed under Feature Page, Recent Stories

In South Carolina, the controversy about teachers’ salaries continues to rage on after years of dispute. Teachers in South Carolina have relatively low salaries compared to other careers, and many people believe that they aren’t paid nearly enough for all the important work they do. Despite constant ...

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