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New Open Carry Law Passed in Texas

New Open Carry Law Passed in Texas

Ansley Glenn, Reporter
February 19, 2016
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The new year brings along a lot of changes, such as constantly getting the year wrong in dates for the entire month of January, a spike in gym memberships as people fruitlessly attempt to enact their new year's resolutions, and the sadness people have after realizing they must return to work or school...

Is Racism Over?

Is Racism Over?

Monica Williams, Reporter
February 5, 2016
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Generation Y, also known as the millennial generation whose birth years range from the 1990s-2000’s, is known for being more accepting than any other generation. With gay marriage being legalized and the feminist movement rising, one could say that this is the generation that ends all the problems that...

Immigrants Vs. The World

Immigrants Vs. The World

Graeme Hanson, Reporter
February 3, 2016
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“Immigration has been blown out of proportion, it is nowhere near as bad as bad as everyone believes,” says Sophomore Matthew Derrick. Immigration has become one of America’s most hotly debated issues; it seemingly finds a connection to any political conversation. “It feels like just a European and Middle ...

Inmate Dog Training Programs

Inmate Dog Training Programs

Madison Gary, Reporter
February 2, 2016
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There are many Inmate Dog Training Programs around the nation, each giving both dogs and prison inmates a chance at a healthy life. The program aims at raising and training puppies for adoption, but at the same time it teaches the inmate to be more responsible and caring towards others. “It gives [t...

Teachers in the Military

Teachers in the Military

Kendall Phillips, Reporter
January 14, 2016
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Serving in the military is one of many respectable occupations a student could choose to pursue after high school. Although it is a great way to build character and develop maturity, serving in the military requires a lot of hard work and self discipline. A few of Brashier’s teachers who have served ...

The Cheesecake is Coming! The Cheesecake is Coming!

The Cheesecake is Coming! The Cheesecake is Coming!

Emily Ellis, Reporter
January 11, 2016
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Rumors have been circling, for what seems like ages, about the addition of a Cheesecake Factory to the Greenville, South Carolina area. “I have heard the Cheesecake Factory has been coming for years. I am skeptical, but would be excited to see it open,” says Social Studies Teacher Wynne Boliek. T...

The Social Media Struggle

The Social Media Struggle

Lyla Warsi, Reporter
January 4, 2016
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Social media has had a massive impact on society, impacting the general public positively and negatively. There are people of many ages on social media, but it seems that social media has an increasing impact on teenagers. With new social media platforms releasing, more people would want to become active on...

Hello, It’s Me

Hello, It’s Me

Lindsey Jester, Reporter
December 10, 2015
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Adele Laurie Blue Adkins, a successful UK singer with a net worth of more than twenty-eight million dollars, has recently come back from her three year music break with an off the charts single, Hello, and a new album, 25. Hello was released on October 23rd of this year and has had more sales than Elton...

What Teachers Really Look for in Students

What Teachers Really Look for in Students

Ashley Avila, Reporter
December 3, 2015
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You’re sitting at home doing your homework thinking to yourself, “How can I be a better student in class? What can I do to get on the teacher's good side?” Most students strive to be the best in their class, and even outside of class in sports, or at home. But we are often faced with the question, “What do teachers really look ...

A History Of Violence: Roman Polanski Unable To Be Prosecuted

A History Of Violence: Roman Polanski Unable To Be Prosecuted

Graeme Hanson, Reporter
December 2, 2015
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Some say he is a genius and others say he is a criminal. Even with the facts, there isn’t a clear answer to what director Roman Polanski is. Is he a victim of circumstances, an overpowering creep, a worshiper of ultra-violence, a loving husband who took comfort from the wrong girl? He was married...

Should We Bail on Cell Phone Jail?

Should We Bail on Cell Phone Jail?

Ashley Avila, Reporter
November 20, 2015
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You’re sitting in class, and your teacher has been lecturing for the past hour. Your phone is in your pocket, and you could easily look at it without getting caught. It’s been buzzing nonstop, and you want to know what you’re getting texts about. Maybe it’s something funny, maybe it’s something i...

Paris Attack Outshine Beirut in the Media

Paris Attack Outshine Beirut in the Media

Lexi Lavoie, Editor
November 17, 2015
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As the city of lights grew dark, the rest of the world lit up in support. On Friday the 13th, a series of terrorist attacks in Paris resulted in over one hundred and twenty deaths and over three hundred people injured. These attacks quickly became the center of media coverage while a terrorist attack in Bei...

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