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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...

An Endless Age Of Vigilance

An Endless Age Of Vigilance

Graeme Hanson, Reporter

January 25, 2017


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It is said in life that all a person needs to succeed is freedom and fraternity. As those are simply basic necessities, humans do endeavor to enhance everyday life through just causes. “A just cause is something that makes life better for your world or community by improving the current conditions...

The News World

The News World

Graeme Hanson, Reporter

December 14, 2016


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The news these days can be quite grim, filled with death, destruction, and indecision. However, the news is also filled with stories of achievement, real life, and constructive action. Instead of turning to a major news outlet to decipher which is what, visit Brashier’s very own school newspaper. ...

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...

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...

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 ...

Pawns Of Religion

Pawns Of Religion

Graeme Hanson, Reporter

October 20, 2016


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  The world is constantly in a state of tension. The most recent tension is only another iteration of an endless debate covering divisive worldviews about politics, social issues, and religion. “Great wars caused by non compromise can be traced all the way back to the Crusades and before. ...

Retiring The 44th

Retiring The 44th

Graeme Hanson, Reporter

October 5, 2016


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Politicians, the elected leaders of the United States, show how divided Americans are in their opinions. After eight years, the hotly debated leader who has most separated popular opinion must say farewell to the White House. “It feels like the only thing that is talked about is what Obama is doing ...

Ranking The Years

Ranking The Years

Graeme Hanson, Reporter

September 21, 2016


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Mythical permanent records, which supposedly determine students’ futures, loom over their heads until the realization that these records do not exist; but the future’s determination relies on a very real source of terror. “Before I knew what class ranks were, I thought they were not importan...

Geden On Geden

Geden On Geden

Graeme Hanson, Reporter

September 14, 2016


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After Freshman year, a frenzied blur for many high schoolers, Braisher students tend to take classes that are either familiar or related to their favorite subjects. Students can challenge themselves with classes down at the college or by taking honors courses, but very few students accept the challen...

Exterminating All Individual Thought

Exterminating All Individual Thought

Graeme Hanson, Reporter

April 12, 2016


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With the basic freedoms in America, individuals are allowed to speak freely, peacefully assemble, and have a fair trial, among other things. Being born with these rights causes some to be inclined to take them for granted. ‘“Everybody takes their freedom for granted because they don’t know ...

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 ...

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