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Don’t Just Sit There! Stop School Shootings

Don’t Just Sit There! Stop School Shootings

Sarah Shehan, Reporter

April 12, 2018


Filed under News, Recent Stories

The number of school shootings has been on the rise during the past few years. There have been more than 300 school shootings in the United States these past few years since 2012. Since the Parkland Florida School shooting, Brashier has been working on increasing security on campus to improve student sa...

Lowering the Minimum Legal Drinking Age

Lowering the Minimum Legal Drinking Age

Rachel Etwaru, Reporter

April 9, 2018


Filed under News, Reviews/Opinions

In 1984, President Ronald Reagan passed the National Minimum Drinking Act that prohibited people under the age of 21 from consuming alcohol. States then had to pass this law or they would have lost 10% of their federal highway funding. Since then, it has been a constant debate about whether we should lowe...

Guns and Roses: National Walkout on March 14th

Guns and Roses: National Walkout on March 14th

Ashlyn Athey, Reporter

March 26, 2018


Filed under News, On Your Mind

Unfortunately, we have all heard of the school shooting that happened at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida last month. In response to this tragedy, some high school students are joining forces with the Women’s March Youth EMPOWER organization and walking out of their classes on March 14th for 17...

The Influenza Virus Attacks the Nation

The Influenza Virus Attacks the Nation

Kamryn Mattison, Reporter

March 6, 2018


Filed under About Us, BMC Students, News, Recent Stories, School Tips

The influenza virus, simply known as the flu, has been unquestionably intense this year. There have been many deaths caused by the virus and the flu is still spreading. It spreads extremely easily and can last from a couple days to a couple weeks. The deadly virus attacks the throat, nose, and lungs...

Cape Town: Running Out of Time and Water

Cape Town: Running Out of Time and Water

Valentina Idarraga, Reporter

March 5, 2018


Filed under News, Recent Stories, Top Stories

Little did the public expect to see in the latest headlines that the major city of Cape Town in South Africa will eminently be without water. The announced day for which water will run out was originally mid-April, but it has now been moved to the end of May and the beginning of June. The scarcity of water ...

Should Student Athletes Get Paid?

Should Student Athletes Get Paid?

Chris Calamia, Reporter

February 28, 2018


Filed under News, Reviews/Opinions, Sports News

Collegiate sports, ranging from football to volleyball, have displayed the exceptional talents and efforts of thousands of youth for generations. The sporting teams at universities throughout the nation offer opportunities to talented individuals, giving them the shot to perform on national televisi...

Tension Over Clemson Frat Suspension

Tension Over Clemson Frat Suspension

Hannah Clark, Reporter

February 22, 2018


Filed under feature picture, News, Student Life

A sexual assault was reported on Saturday, January 27th, around 12:30 a.m., from the Clemson Delta Chi Fraternity House. The Oconee County Sheriff’s Office confirmed later in the week that the victim was not a Clemson student. This event prompted the university’s ten-member Interfraternity Council ...

Change in PyeongChang

Change in PyeongChang

Lauren Ervin, Reporter

February 16, 2018


Filed under News, Top Stories

The highly anticipated Olympic Games allow athletes from all over the world to compete in a variety of sports. This year’s 2018 Winter Olympics in PyeongChang, South Korea will allow athletes to compete in figure skating, curling, bobsledding, and more. Although the focus of the games is sports, their impact ...

The Importance of Kendrick Lamar’s Grammy Performance

The Importance of Kendrick Lamar’s Grammy Performance

Kamryn Mattison, Reporter

February 15, 2018


Filed under News, On Your Mind, Recent Stories

The 2018 Grammy Awards were held on Sunday, January 28, with an opening performance from Kendrick Lamar. Lamar’s stunning performance enthralled everyone watching both live and at home. Kendrick rapped four different songs and had an unexpected transition for all of them, beginning with “XXX” in front...

Net Neutrality: The Needed Conversation

Net Neutrality: The Needed Conversation

Valentina Idarraga, Reporter

February 6, 2018


Filed under News, Student Musings

The heart of this generation, the internet, has been a disputed topic over the last few months. Network Neutrality, or Net Neutrality, has become an intense subject discussed by the government and the people because of the controversy that arose about it. “Net Neutrality, from what I know, is letting...

The Elephant Devastation

Chloe Brown, Reporter

January 8, 2018


Filed under Featured Multimedia, News, Student Musings

Infographic by: Chloe Brown

The New Social Trend: Coming Out About Sexual Harassment

The New Social Trend: Coming Out About Sexual Harassment

Hannah Clark, Reporter

December 12, 2017


Filed under New Trends, News, On Your Mind, Reviews/Opinions, Student Life

Several Weeks ago, sexual harassment allegations publicly erupted against renowned film producer Harvey Weinstein. This created a doorway for many Americans, both men and women, to announce their own allegations against many other influential men, beginning with Hollywood and eventually reaching everyda...

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