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The F Word

The F Word

Valentina Idarraga, Reporter

May 29, 2018


Filed under On Your Mind, Recent Stories, Student Life, Student Musings

Was it not almost 100 years ago when women were first allowed to vote in the U.S.? Have there been historic leaps of improvement in leveling the gap between the sexes in America? Yes, it has been a rigorous ride for our ancestors to take these leaps and reach this peak of equality. However, why are t...

The Green-Eyed Monster

The Green-Eyed Monster

Ashlyn Athey, Reporter

May 29, 2018


Filed under Recent Stories, Short Story

It was in the bitter, bleak night when the moon was a large icebox lemon pie, covered with wisps of grey meringue, when she heard the rattling on her door. At first, she tried to solace herself by saying it might just be a figment of her imagination, perhaps the wind, but then it happened. The moani...

Will The Real Atlantis Please Stand Up?

Will The Real Atlantis Please Stand Up?

Katelyn Kargol, Reporter

May 25, 2018


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

The story of Atlantis is a timeless tale told first by the Greeks and later recounted across the world. People have always wondered where Atlantis truly was. Theories have emerged, some logical, some ridiculous, some disproved by modern science, and some waiting for disapproval. The first accounts of Atlantis ...

Good Luck Disney Channel

Good Luck Disney Channel

Grace Daniel, Reporter

May 25, 2018


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

Disney Channel has been named the top channel for kids and teens in the United States. However, its popularity has been declining since 2010. In 2010, there were almost 42 million weekly viewers; now, there are only about 31 million. Over ten million people have stopped watching Disney Channel weekly. ...

The Real Man’s Best Friend

The Real Man’s Best Friend

Kamryn Mattison, Reporter

May 25, 2018


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

We always hear about vicious and deadly Pit Bull attacks on the news, and our perceptions change immediately. All Pit Bulls must be aggressive, right? All Pit Bulls must be mean and scary, right? Incorrect. There are so many people with bad opinions about Pit Bulls, and some people with such opinions ...

The Danger of the Thrill

The Danger of the Thrill

Mary Grace Sanders, Reporter

May 24, 2018


Filed under On Your Mind, Recent Stories, Student Life, Student Musings

People these days love to drive fast. Whether for the thrill, the excitement, the adrenaline, or the opportunity to act recklessly, it gives people the feeling of freedom. It makes them feel alive, like they are truly living their life by the “YOLO” statement that so many people long to live by....

Four-Legged Heroes

Four-Legged Heroes

Sarah Shehan, Reporter

May 24, 2018


Filed under On Your Mind, Recent Stories, Student Life, Student Musings

Everyone has heard the saying “Dogs are a man’s best friend,” but for some, this phrase has a deeper meaning. People with certain disabilities or medical conditions rely heavily on dogs to assist them throughout everyday life. These dogs are called service dogs. Not to be confused with therapy dogs, servic...

Do You Cook?

Do You Cook?

Kamryn Mattison, Reporter

May 24, 2018


Filed under About Us, BMC Students, On Your Mind, Recent Stories

Ages 15-18 are crucial times in everyone’s lives. Teenagers start taking on more responsibilities in school and at home. During high school, we begin to think about turning 18 and moving out, but we don’t think about the important aspects of being on our own, such as cooking. There are many teens wh...

Why Must You Cram?

Why Must You Cram?

Rachel Etwaru, Reporter

May 23, 2018


Filed under On Your Mind, Recent Stories, Student Life, Student Musings, Uncategorized

Why must teachers cram in all the last minute schoolwork at the end of the year? Why must they make us suffer? Teachers want to make sure students know everything needed for the exams, but is it really necessary to cram the last minute stuff in all at once? Don’t teachers take a class to learn how to ...

A Tale of Two Lives

A Tale of Two Lives

Ashlyn Athey, Reporter

May 23, 2018


Filed under Recent Stories, Student Musings

Two contrasting, powerful ideologies–science and religion–have influenced our world throughout human history. In fact, two men who passed away in 2018 embodied the stark differences between such ideologies. Stephen Hawking was an English theoretical physicist who represented the rational, calculating ...

Homeschoolers and Labels

Homeschoolers and Labels

Ethan Lamont, Reporter

May 23, 2018


Filed under On Your Mind, Recent Stories, Student Life, Student Musings

Homeschoolers really put the home in homework. Brashier is home to a handful of people who once called home their school. The curriculum of homeschooling is more customizable and is not dependent on tax money. It is a safer environment for students to learn in. On average, homeschoolers do better than public...

Steer Clear of Disaster

Steer Clear of Disaster

Grace Daniel, Reporter

May 22, 2018


Filed under BMC Students, On Your Mind, Recent Stories, Student Life, Student Musings

Many high-school students, especially at Brashier, drive themselves to school every day.  Despite the convenience of automobiles, driving accidents are the leading cause of death for people ages fifteen to twenty-nine, and teens ages sixteen to nineteen are three times more likely to be involved in a fatal car accident. While they have passed their driving tests to receive their licenses, are th...

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