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Is Soda The New Cigarette?

Is Soda The New Cigarette?

Monica Williams, Reporter

January 23, 2017


Filed under Feature Page, News, On Your Mind, Recent Stories, Top Stories

Smoking cigarettes used to be a common habit  for most teens in the 70s era, but after research was done showing how cigarettes can affect your body, more warnings and ads against smoking were produced. Nowadays soda is some people's essential drink, but for others they drink it maybe once or t...

What Makes a Person Nice

What Makes a Person Nice

Angela Coppola, Reporter

January 20, 2017


Filed under Blogs, News, Recent Stories, Reviews/Opinions, Top Stories

Have you ever stopped and thought about what makes a person nice? In conversations with family or friends, you probably used that adjective before when describing someone. Now, is the person nice because they say please and thank or held the door open for you, or does being nice run deeper than that...

Starboy Review

Starboy Review

Taylor Thornton, Reporter

January 19, 2017


Filed under Blogs, News, Recent Stories, Reviews/Opinions, Top Stories

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


Filed under Blogs, News, Recent Stories, Reviews/Opinions, Top Stories

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


Filed under Blogs, News, Recent Stories, Reviews/Opinions, Top Stories

“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


Filed under Blogs, News, Recent Stories, Reviews/Opinions, Top Stories

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


Filed under Blogs, News, Recent Stories

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...

College Life is Lit

College Life is Lit

Taylor, Reporter

January 6, 2017


Filed under News, Recent Stories, Student Life, Top Stories

College is something that many teenagers look forward to. Whether it is to start fresh or to get away from their parents, students are excited to live on campus and be able to live on their own, make their own decisions, and explore the multitude of majors offered by college. “I would live on campus my first year and ...

Should Schools Eliminate Tests?

Should Schools Eliminate Tests?

Monica Williams, Reporter

January 5, 2017


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

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


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

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...

Ways to Improve

Ways to Improve

Josh Geden, Reporter

January 3, 2017


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

As the second quarter comes to an end, so does the first semester. The last four months have been filled with academic challenges and goals the students wanted to achieve. However, the break also gives students the chance to start over and reevaluate the way they do their work and prepare for tests. “I...

Not Gifted at Presents

Not Gifted at Presents

Robin Conner, Reporter

December 15, 2016


Filed under Feature Page, News, Recent Stories, Reviews/Opinions, Top Stories

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...

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