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How to Get Through Senior Project

How to Get Through Senior Project

Ashley Avila, Editor
November 3, 2016
Filed under Blogs, News, Recent Stories, Reviews/Opinions, Student Musings

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...

Meet the Editors

Meet the Editors

Meghan Pennington, Reporter
November 1, 2016
Filed under About Us, Feature Page, News, Recent Stories, Top Stories

While outside the newsroom much of their work goes unrecognized, editors have the ability to bring a news staff together and keep a paper running smoothly. Co-head editors of Brashier’s own newspaper, Lindsey Jester and Isaac Lipe, do just that. “We’re responsible for making sure that the online newspaper...

Is Skinny Shaming Real?

Is Skinny Shaming Real?

Monica Williams, Reporter
October 31, 2016
Filed under News, Recent Stories, Reviews/Opinions, Top Stories

At the beginning of October  Demi Lovato and Taylor Swift fans were uproared when they caught the news of what Demi Lovato said in her recent interview with Glamour Magazine. Lovato, when talking about Swift and her “squad”, stated, “To be honest, and this will probably get me in trouble, I don’t see anybody in any sort of squad...

A Peek Into YIG

A Peek Into YIG

Angela Coppola, Reporter
October 28, 2016
Filed under Feature Page, News, Recent Stories, Reviews/Opinions, Top Stories

Youth in Government, also known as YIG,  is a program where children and teens have the opportunity to model and get a glimpse at how the government functions. Brashier’s 2016 YIG trip takes place November 17th through the 20th. The date is approaching fast; attorney teams are formulating and bill ...

Foundations for Women

Foundations for Women

Taylor Thornton, Reporter
October 27, 2016
Filed under Feature Page, News, Recent Stories, Top Stories

Make-up is a big factor in a girl’s life. It enhances beauty and makes women feel good. Brands like Marc Jacobs, Born This Way, and Giorgio Armani have limited shades for foundations. Many of their shades are variations of fair skin tones, with two or three dark skin tones. There may be various ton...

A History of Intervention

A History of Intervention

Josh Geden, Reporter
October 24, 2016
Filed under Feature Page, News, Recent Stories, Top Stories

The United States has a history of intervening in foreign affairs that dates back to the First Barbary War in 1805. Today, the U.S. is currently a part of the civil war in Syria and numerous other countries in the Middle East. “I think we have a responsibility to help those that are less fortunate tha...

Pawns Of Religion

Pawns Of Religion

Graeme Hanson, Reporter
October 20, 2016
Filed under Feature Page, News, Recent Stories, Student Musings, Top Stories

  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. ...

The New Zodiac

The New Zodiac

Robin Conner, Reporter
October 12, 2016
Filed under Feature Page, News, Recent Stories, Top Stories

From newborn babies to the elderly, everyone has a zodiac sign. Some think Astrology and Zodiac signs can predict the future, while others believe it is all just a big joke. While no one can prove any of this, it still doesn’t stop people from reading their horoscopes. These signs claim to tell the c...

No Makeup No Problem

No Makeup No Problem

Jamonica Williams, Reporter
October 11, 2016
Filed under Feature Page, News

For years and years, women have been taught to live up to society’s beauty standards, but those expectations are beginning to change. . R&B singer and songwriter, Alicia Keys, ruled the red carpet at the 2016 Video Music Awards when she came out with absolutely no makeup on. While the singer rec...

Bring Out the Big Guns

Bring Out the Big Guns

Taylor Thornton, Reporter
October 6, 2016
Filed under Feature Page, News, On Your Mind, Recent Stories, Top Stories

Last week, a teen was accused of killing his father prior to arriving at Townville Elementary School, where he shot two children and a teacher before being subdued by unarmed 30-year-old veteran of Townsville Fire Department, Jamie Brock. One of the children, Jacob Hall, recently passed away after b...

Retiring The 44th

Retiring The 44th

Graeme Hanson, Reporter
October 5, 2016
Filed under Feature Page, News, Recent Stories, Student Musings, Top Stories

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 ...

Putting the Unity in Community

Putting the Unity in Community

Isaac Lipe, Editor
October 4, 2016
Filed under Blogs, News, Recent Stories, Reviews/Opinions, Top Stories

Recently, another school shooting occurred at Townville Elementary in Anderson, South Carolina. After murdering his father, the fourteen year old shooter took his father’s truck and drove to the school. At the school, the young boy shot two six year old children and one teacher. In the past few da...

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