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Starboy Review

Starboy Review

Taylor Thornton, Reporter
January 19, 2017
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Abel (The Weeknd) has come out with a new album, “Starboy”. The album was brought to light shortly after his break up with Bella Hadid, a Victoria’s Secret model. Bella and Abel had been dating for more than a year, and their breakup was a complete to shock to many. Critics wondered if their sudde...

Do Sentient Cars Dream Of Diesel Sheep?

Do Sentient Cars Dream Of Diesel Sheep?

Josh Geden, Reporter
January 18, 2017
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What does it mean to be alive? Questions such as this are one the many visions conjured by the Pixar movie series, Cars. Released in 2006, the first in the metaphysical saga introduced us to sentient vehicles. The movie, while groundbreaking, also introduced numerous philosophical questions. For exam...

Got Milk?

Got Milk?

Robin Conner, Reporter
January 17, 2017
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“Drink your milk so you can have strong bones!” This is one of the many things everyone has been told since childhood. Although there are plenty of healthy humans not drinking milk, America has been brainwashed into thinking that milk is the best thing to drink to be healthy. This claim is false...

Senior Project Dread

Senior Project Dread

Maya Roberts, Reporter
January 13, 2017
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As a Senior at Brashier, we have to take senior project, which sounds like a death sentence. The universal dread that is associated with this class pretty much turns off everyone from the get go. By this, I mean that most people seem to have a preconceived notion that senior project is going to be t...

4 Reasons to Watch Skam

Monica Williams, Reporter
January 11, 2017
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Skam, a hit young adult drama that has been compared to the iconic Skins and Degrassi, has completely taken over the web. The Norwegian show focuses on different groups of teenagers that attend high school and are going through real life problems that everyday young adults face. The show tackles many com...

Should Schools Eliminate Tests?

Should Schools Eliminate Tests?

Monica Williams, Reporter
January 5, 2017
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As midterms are approaching, students are beginning to be overwhelmed with stress. It's always around the end of the semester that high schoolers begin to pull their hair out from all the anxiety that testing brings. "Tests are stressful, cause preventable anxiety, and aren't accurate representati...

Build-A-Baby

Build-A-Baby

Meghan Pennington, Reporter
January 4, 2017
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It is undeniable that humans have made many advancements in science to overcome obstacles like disease, but sometimes those advancements can be a negative step forward. Researchers in China have been studying genetic modification and were able to successfully replace a gene with one that could potent...

Not Gifted at Presents

Not Gifted at Presents

Robin Conner, Reporter
December 15, 2016
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Everyone has gotten at least one Christmas present they don’t want whether that gift was a  goofy christmas sweater, a useless electronic, or just something that is not your taste. Presents can be a year round occurrence, but it seems like the worst ones are given at Christmas time. Although the th...

Are We All In This Together?

Are We All In This Together?

Lauren Martin, Reporter
December 13, 2016
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Each year more hopeful students flood into Brashier with  high or low expectations on how their four years will turn out. High School can be a scary place, and even though the movies portray high school in a way where there is always a happy ending, there is no guarantee that is true. What does this lo...

We Can Count on Jill Stein

We Can Count on Jill Stein

Meghan Pennington, Reporter
December 12, 2016
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Many people found themselves upset, angry, and sometimes confused over the results of the recent election, with some pointing their fingers at tampering or hacking the vote or miscounts. Jill Stein, former candidate for president from the Green Party, has created a fundraiser meant to protect election integri...

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
Filed under Feature Page, News, Recent Stories, Student Musings, Top Stories

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...

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