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School Funding

School Funding

May 11, 2017
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There are different educational policies for each district in every state. Certain education policies make funding difficult for schools. There have been problems with the funding for Chicago Public Schools; in fact, Chicago Public Schools and the rest of Illinois have the biggest funding gap in the ...

Antisocial Culture

Antisocial Culture

Angela coppola, Reporter
May 9, 2017
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There are about seven billion people living on the Earth. Now, take a moment and think about all the people you know or even the people you see around. Have you ever stopped to make conversation with them or compliment them randomly? I do, and I do it because I value meeting new people and having genuine c...

The Gilded Race

The Gilded Race

Graeme Hanson, Reporter
March 8, 2017
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Every year, around February, a special day, swathed in red, arrives so people can express their affection and appreciation with expensive gifts and public proclamations of gratitude. The day, of course, is the Academy Awards, where this love of films is expressed through the Oscar. “The Oscars are i...

Are Books Necessary…And Other Tales

Are Books Necessary…And Other Tales

Graeme Hanson, Reporter
February 27, 2017
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Language is, in of itself, the greatest human invention, always innovating and updating to the changing times. Regardless of these innovations, though, language can be preserved and understood across all of time. This preservation, unlike most inventions, does not take place in a museum; it takes pla...

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...

Ghosting: I Just Fade Away

Ghosting: I Just Fade Away

Taylor Thornton, Reporter
December 7, 2016
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Ghosting has become a social phenomenon in the lives of young people. Ghosting is basically ending all communication with someone abruptly, in hopes that they will “get the hint” and leave you alone. “Ghosting is when you finesse someone after they ask you a question or send you something [b...

Education Needs a Reformation

Education Needs a Reformation

Josh Geden, Reporter
December 5, 2016
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At one point in everyone’s life, they were a student. In the United States, school is an integral part of children’s lives. Who their friends are, what they want to be when they grow up, and ultimately who they become is largely influenced by the place where they spend at least seven hours a day, fiv...

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 ...

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 ...

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...

How to Get Through Senior Project

How to Get Through Senior Project

Ashley Avila, Editor
November 3, 2016
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Senior project is a course not offered at many high schools. At Brashier, it is a requirement for all seniors to complete a senior project that takes them all of their senior year to complete. This isn't necessarily bad as long as the student picks a project that they are interested in and enjoy doi...

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