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Skeletons in the Closet

Skeletons in the Closet

Valentina Idarraga, Reporter

November 20, 2017

In the society that young students live in today, sexual assault is a critical controversial topic. It may cover headlines, but those words don’t fully cover all of its dark secrets. “It makes me feel enraged that we have developed a society where people are not only absolutely terrified to tell...

New Technology in SC Schools

New Technology in SC Schools

Kamryn Mattison, Reporter

November 16, 2017

In Charleston, South Carolina, schools are beginning to replace the classroom SMART boards with new upgraded Promethean Panels. The panels will cost $14 million over a span of 6 years, and all classrooms containing SMART Interactive Whiteboards in Charleston schools will be receiving the panels. The current SMART boards in the classrooms h...

No Place to Call Home

No Place to Call Home

Chelsea Evangelista, Reporter

November 6, 2017

When was the last time you’ve heard of the term ethnic cleansing? For many of us, it was probably in history class when learning about the Holocaust during World War Two-- a global conflict that happened about seven decades ago. The assumption is that no human would commit such an atrocity today, ...

Controversial Anne Frank Costume for Girls

Controversial Anne Frank Costume for Girls

Lauren Ervin, Reporter

November 1, 2017

Each weekday, when we come to school, our clothing choice is limited to the Brashier uniform of a black polo and khaki pants. However, on October 31st, all rules are thrown out the window. After students leave school, they have the freedom to wear whichever costume they choose. On Halloween, children,...

Hazing Nightmares

Hazing Nightmares

Lauren Ervin, Reporter

October 24, 2017

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

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

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

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

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...

Students balance groups and classes

Students balance groups and classes

Zachary Ellis, Writer/Reporter

May 18, 2012

Groups such as Beta Club and National Honor Society require work outside of school, and additional service hours each year. While these may not be difficult by themselves, some students have to balance these extra requirements with school work. Beta Club and National Honor Society member Gil Gonzales...

Summer Reading No Longer Mandatory.

Summer Reading No Longer Mandatory.

Michael Collins, Senior Chief Photographer

May 16, 2012

 Brashier students will find that summer reading has a new twist this year. It is not mandatory. Instead, student can read books and earn extra credit when they return for the 2012-2013 school year.  Although it might not be mandatory for students to read this summer, it is beneficial. Principle...

Important Dates

Important Dates

Casey Moses, Journalist

May 15, 2012

The end of the year is coming fast but there are still a few important dates that apply to everyone. May 16 at 6PM- Senior Dinner at Hopkins Farm May 17 at 6PM- Sports Award Ceremony in the Gym May 21 at 8:30AM- Graduation Practice in the Gym May 22 at 10:30AM- Graduation Practice at Brookwood C...

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