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Short Tempered

Short Tempered

Taylor Thornton, Reporter
September 30, 2016
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Since the 2015-2016 school year, Brashier has decided that shorts must be t one ID length from the top of the knee, and the decision has caused an uproar with students. For boys, the rule is simple to follow, but for girls, finding shorts that meet the length requirement is a little tougher. Teachers...

Teen’s Choice to Die

Teen’s Choice to Die

Meghan Pennington, Reporter
September 29, 2016
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Jerika Bolen has been the subject of much controversy since her decision to end her life at the end of this summer. The fourteen year old suffers from Spinal Muscular Atrophy Type 2, a degenerative disease that has left her bound to a wheelchair in near constant pain. Disability rights groups have attempted to intervene, saying that thi...

To Bee Or Not To Bee

To Bee Or Not To Bee

Robin Conner, Reporter
September 27, 2016
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They are everywhere and most people hate them. They serve no purpose other than to suck blood and be food to other animals. They are mosquitos. Not only do their bites itch, but they can carry viruses and diseases like wildfire. The Zika Virus is spread by mosquitos and has become a hot issue in the p...

Brock Culture

Brock Culture

Monica Williams, Reporter
September 23, 2016
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19 year-old rapist Brock Turner also known as the ‘Stanford swimmer’ was released from jail just three months after he was sentenced for three counts of felony sexual assault. Turner’s actions of raping an intoxicated and unconscious woman -who chooses to be remained anonymous- were witnessed by tw...

Lions and Tigers and Clowns? Oh My!

Lions and Tigers and Clowns? Oh My!

Josh Geden, Reporter
September 22, 2016
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They lurk in the woods. They try and steal away children from their parents. They shine laser pointers at people's eyes and are somewhat annoying. What are they? “I’ve read a lot about these clowns and not many people know about them other than they're trying to lure children into the woods and that ...

Transgenders’ Bathroom and Locker Room Dilemma

Transgenders’ Bathroom and Locker Room Dilemma

Pooja Patel, Reporter
May 2, 2016
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Transgenders face the tough decision of which public bathroom to use. In a high school in San Diego, tension engendered when a teenager who was originally born a female used the male locker room. This controversy of which bathroom to use for transgender is nation wide. “As long as they mind their own busin...

Kesha: Victim or Perpatrator

Kesha: Victim or Perpatrator

Pooja Patel, Reporter
April 14, 2016
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Kesha, a modern pop star, allegedly accused her producer, Lukasz Gottwald, popularly known as Dr. Luke, of rape. After years of alleged physical, verbal, and emotional abuse, she decided to build a lawsuit against her famous music producer. Kesha has been attempting to sue to break her contract with Dr. Luke. “If someone did rape her, she should’ve come out sooner than 10 years. It’s like the Bill Cosby cr...

Middle School: No More Zeroes

Middle School: No More Zeroes

Kenzy Clardy, Reporter
April 13, 2016
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Greenville County has started a new policy in middle school where a student can cheat, plagiarize, or turn in nothing and still receive a 61. Middle school teachers are no longer allowed to give a zero to a student for any reason. Middle school principals believe that not giving zeroes will motivate...

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 ...

Indian Village Not Allowing Single Women To Use Cellphones

Indian Village Not Allowing Single Women To Use Cellphones

Monica Williams, Reporter
April 8, 2016
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Recently, some have gone on tech diets and others have even switched out their phone for one that isn't as new, but can you imagine not being able to own or hold a cell phone at all? Well, that is the case for the single women of Suraj, India. The cellphone ban does not apply to married women or women tha...

The Greenville Zoo Welcomes Baby Giraffe

The Greenville Zoo Welcomes Baby Giraffe

Grace Lothridge, Reporter
March 17, 2016
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The Greenville Zoo was founded in 1960 and has been a popular attraction ever since. Recently  the zoo has added some new attractions, from the African lions, Chuma and Saied (sigh-eed), brought in 2008, to the amur leopards, an endangered species brought to the zoo in 2011. However, none of these new attr...

Growing Cities Bring Growing Crime Rates

Growing Cities Bring Growing Crime Rates

Pooja Patel, Reporter
February 29, 2016
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As cities become more advanced, a more diverse population grows. Crime serves as a latent function in the expansion of a city. As of 2013, South Carolina was ranked ninth in the United States for a population growth of approximately 60,000 people. Greenville County, alone, has a population of about f...

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