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The Debate On Animal Testing

The Debate On Animal Testing

Katelyn Kargol, Reporter

April 11, 2018


Filed under Feature Page, On Your Mind, Standings, Student Life, Student Musings

Whether or not animal testing should be outlawed has been an ongoing debate for many decades. Many companies have proclaimed themselves vegan, meaning they do not test their products on animals. Other companies, however, continue using animals as test subjects. “Animals are creatures just like we...

Student-Led Conferences

Student-Led Conferences

Grace Daniel, Reporter

March 27, 2018


Filed under BMC Students, Events, On Your Mind, Recent Stories, Reviews/Opinions, Student Life, Student Musings

Student-led conferences (SLC) are a way for students to reflect on their quarter, personally and academically. It allows the student to think back to what worked, what did not work, and how they can improve their academic success based on their experiences so far. The conferences took place March 15th a...

Guns and Roses: National Walkout on March 14th

Guns and Roses: National Walkout on March 14th

Ashlyn Athey, Reporter

March 26, 2018


Filed under News, On Your Mind

Unfortunately, we have all heard of the school shooting that happened at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida last month. In response to this tragedy, some high school students are joining forces with the Women’s March Youth EMPOWER organization and walking out of their classes on March 14th for 17...

The Realities of Social Media

The Realities of Social Media

Grace Daniel, Reporter

March 12, 2018


Filed under Feature Page, On Your Mind, Reviews/Opinions, Student Life, Student Musings

Social media is growing more and more popular with each passing year. In fact, since March 2008, 64 percent more Americans have begun to use social media. With increasing popularity has come increasing conflict, especially around children with social media. The argument discussing the appropriateness of ...

The Importance of Kendrick Lamar’s Grammy Performance

The Importance of Kendrick Lamar’s Grammy Performance

Kamryn Mattison, Reporter

February 15, 2018


Filed under News, On Your Mind, Recent Stories

The 2018 Grammy Awards were held on Sunday, January 28, with an opening performance from Kendrick Lamar. Lamar’s stunning performance enthralled everyone watching both live and at home. Kendrick rapped four different songs and had an unexpected transition for all of them, beginning with “XXX” in front...

Happiness vs. Success

Happiness vs. Success

Lauren Ervin, Reporter

February 7, 2018


Filed under On Your Mind, Recent Stories

Looking for and pursuing a career can be a daunting task. Some people look for success and money when choosing a career, but others focus more on finding happiness and fulfillment. Almost everyone has a different opinion on what is truly more important in life. “People need to think about money becaus...

Words To Live By From Holocaust Survivor Marion Blumenthal Lazan

Ashlyn Athey, Reporter

January 26, 2018


Filed under BMC Students, Events, On Your Mind, Student Musings

Words to live by from a Holocaust survivor: Marion Blumenthal Lazan, guest speaker at Brashier, January 10, 2018. “Apply the good that’s out there, and discard the negativity.”      2) “Don’t follow a leader blindly without searching your heart and mind as to wh...

Sleep? What’s That?

Sleep? What’s That?

Chelsea Evangelista, Reporter

January 11, 2018


Filed under On Your Mind, Student Life, Student Musings

High school may be filled with students who are more different than similar, but there’s one thing that most, if not all, have in common: sleep deprivation. Based on an in-school poll, only a third of our students are getting 8-10 hours of sleep every night. The rest are busy shuffling about with r...

It’s Beginning to Sound a Lot Like Christmas

It’s Beginning to Sound a Lot Like Christmas

Grace Daniel, Reporter

December 19, 2017


Filed under Feature Page, On Your Mind, Recent Stories, Reviews/Opinions

December 25th is approaching quickly, which means those beloved Christmas songs are already taking over radio stations everywhere. The Christmas spirit is beginning to resurface, as are the well-known carols from past Decembers. “I like Christmas music. I love how happy it is. There are a few songs th...

The New Social Trend: Coming Out About Sexual Harassment

The New Social Trend: Coming Out About Sexual Harassment

Hannah Clark, Reporter

December 12, 2017


Filed under New Trends, News, On Your Mind, Reviews/Opinions, Student Life

Several Weeks ago, sexual harassment allegations publicly erupted against renowned film producer Harvey Weinstein. This created a doorway for many Americans, both men and women, to announce their own allegations against many other influential men, beginning with Hollywood and eventually reaching everyda...

Arts Intercession No More?

Arts Intercession No More?

Chelsea Evangelista, Reporter

December 7, 2017


Filed under News, On Your Mind, Recent Stories, Reviews/Opinions, Student Life, Student Musings

After winter break, students often take time to adjust from the work-free and relaxed period that they’ve been used to. Getting back into the swing of academics, especially after the long duration of a break, can usually be straining, difficult, and discouraging. “[Arts Intercession] helps us...

Can You Understand This?

Can You Understand This?

Valentina Idarraga, Reporter

November 8, 2017


Filed under About Us, Feature Page, On Your Mind, Student Musings

This school year, a major change has been implemented in our school due to the new school district Brashier Middle College Charter High School is part of. “When we were first founded, the charter school district was receiving only the state portion of funding. Schools in the charter district wer...

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