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Hazing Nightmares

Hazing Nightmares

Lauren Ervin, Reporter

October 24, 2017


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On college campuses, there are many opportunities for new students to join clubs, organizations, or sports teams. Some of the most popular organizations for students to join are fraternities and sororities. Many sororities and fraternities have been called out for dangerous and illegal hazing practices. ...

MasSpec Pen: The Magic Pen

MasSpec Pen: The Magic Pen

Chelsea Evangelista, Reporter

October 13, 2017


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Cancer, one of the leading causes of mortality around the globe, is quite possibly the most notorious illness known today. Fortunately, many researchers have been actively seeking ways to minimize and decrease these numbers. Scientists from the University of Texas recently developed a device in a form of...

Is Your Washroom Breeding Bolsheviks?

Is Your Washroom Breeding Bolsheviks?

Ashlyn Athey, Reporter

October 5, 2017


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The disposable paper towel is one of those ordinary, everyday objects we tend to use daily but often have no idea about its history. “I don’t know. I probably use twenty five or more paper towels every day,” says junior Anna Taylor. The majority of people are probably unaware that the paper...

Don’t Dream It’s Over

Don’t Dream It’s Over

Valentina Idarraga, Reporter

September 28, 2017


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One of the most controversial topics in America, immigration, has recently agitated the American people after President Trump removed DACA on September 5th, 2017. DACA, or Deferred Action of Children Arrivals, was an executive order made by previous president, Barack Obama. This action would ultimatel...

South Asian Devastation

South Asian Devastation

Lauren Ervin, Reporter

September 26, 2017


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In the midst of hurricane season, the United States has been facing many natural disasters effects due to multiple extreme climate events. These hurricanes have had devastating effects on many cities in the U.S., and many people have lost homes and loved ones. While this domestic destruction has captured...

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...

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...

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 ...

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 ...

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