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Just a Face in the Crowd

Just a Face in the Crowd

Mallory Smith, Reporter

February 22, 2019


Filed under News, Recent Stories, Top Stories

In the United States, there are roughly 15.1 million high school students. All over the country there are millions of high schoolers who get up everyday, talk to friends, and sit in class. Numbers such as these tend to make people feel small and lose their worth, but imagine the impact of losing just o...

Flipping The Switch

Flipping The Switch

Allie Weber, Reporter

February 20, 2019


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As the New Year rolls in, resolutions are made in order to reform ourselves, accomplish goals, or do something that we never would have imagined doing. For a majority of the population, this includes weight loss, a health kick, or some other form of changing how we, or others, see ourselves. A large ...

Lights, Camera, Action!

Lights, Camera, Action!

Grace Daniel, Reporter

February 18, 2019


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The film industry has been one of the most popular forms of entertainment since the invention of the moving picture in 1893. In 2017 alone, the industry made over $43.4 billion dollars in revenue. The U.S. and Canada sold over 1.3 billion movie tickets in a year. This industry’s ever-growing popularity has captivat...

#birdboxchallenge

#birdboxchallenge

Emily Fleming, Reporter

February 14, 2019


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Every year, hundreds of challenges blow up on the internet. Some are very innocent but others take a turn for the dangerous. Another addition to the internet buzz is the Birdbox Challenge, coming up after the recent Netflix Original, Birdbox, came out. “I honestly feel like the bird box challenge is one of...

Are the Blindfolds Worth it?

Are the Blindfolds Worth it?

Kamryn Mattison, Reporter

February 13, 2019


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Spoilers Ahead!!! Have Birdbox memes been the only feed you see on your timeline? If the answer is yes, then everyone else can relate; they are flooding everyone’s social media, even the people who have not watched the Netflix original movie. Despite the popularity and social media buzz, there ...

Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse Movie Review

Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse Movie Review

Alaina Haylock, Reporter

February 11, 2019


Filed under Recent Stories, Reviews - Opinions

Spoilers Ahead!! After the reboot of the Spider-Man franchise, Marvel released the family-friendly, animated movie Spider-Man: Into the Spiderverse. The movie centers on Miles Morales, a Brooklyn teen bitten by a radioactive spider, who is faced with a challenge to save the world. He has to balance adjust...

No Way Chick-Fil-A

No Way Chick-Fil-A

Mallory Smith, Reporter

February 8, 2019


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On Thursday, January 24th, every Brashier student received the worst news since the loss of the vending machines. Chick-Fil-A of Simpsonville will be closed for six weeks for renovations. As the resident Brashier hangout, this devastating news has rocked Simpsonville, leaving students wandering around tryi...

2018 in Review

2018 in Review

Alaina Haylock, Reporter

February 6, 2019


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It’s a new year, meaning new year resolutions, new trends, and new ways of thinking. However, even though it’s important to live on, it’s also important to reflect on what to move on from. In celebration of 2018, let’s review the major trends—good and bad—surrounding last year. To start off the...

End of an Era

End of an Era

Tyler Davidson, Reporter

February 5, 2019


Filed under Recent Stories, Sports

After 17 seasons in the National Football League, defensive end Julius Peppers has announced retirement at age 39. Peppers played with the Carolina Panthers, Chicago Bears, and Green Bay Packers before hanging up his cleats after the 2018 season. Peppers announced his retirement in an article called “17 and ...

Changes to the Championship?

Changes to the Championship?

Tyler Davidson, Reporter

February 4, 2019


Filed under Recent Stories, Sports

The college football season has just wrapped up with the Clemson Tigers winning the National Championship 44-16 over the Alabama Crimson Tide. This title game ended with many impressive feats accomplished. One of those feats being Alabama’s biggest loss under Nick Saban (next biggest loss is Oklahoma ...

Mascot Mania

Mascot Mania

Tyler Davidson, Reporter

February 4, 2019


Filed under Recent Stories, Reviews - Opinions

As Spirit Week at Brashier draws to a close, one glowing piece is missing. One piece that could unite Brashier and bring school spirit to an all time high. This missing piece would be a school mascot. Mascots can be integral to a school’s identity and the student body as a whole. They can rally scho...

The Great Wall Of…?

The Great Wall Of…?

Ashlyn Athey, Reporter

January 30, 2019


Filed under News, Recent Stories, Top Stories

The United States of America is a patchwork of several different cultures, ethnicities, religions, and races. However, some immigrants come to America illegally, and recently the public’s attention has been drawn to the Mexico - U.S. border, where President Trump proposes to construct a wall to prevent ...

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