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Livin’ Like Lizzo

Livin’ Like Lizzo

Savannah Garrison, Reporter

October 17, 2019

“I know he did you wrong, we can make it right, So go and let it all hang out tonight” are some of the empowering lyrics in one of Lizzo’s newest and popular songs, “Good As Hell”. Fans everywhere are feeling encouraged by rising music artist Lizzo, her newest album, and her bold and compell...

Money is Power

October 16, 2019

Everybody wants more money. Everybody wants power. Everybody wants to be a leader. That’s the issue with the National Football League (NFL). The players from the NFL want all of this, but the owners aren’t willing to give any of this up, or at least not as much as the players want, which is wher...

NBA 2K20, The Basket of Gambling

NBA 2K20, The Basket of Gambling

Alexander Gray, Reporter

October 15, 2019

When you think of 2K Games as a company, you probably think of them as the publishers of the Borderlands franchise and the makers of the NBA 2K franchise. In my opinion, however, they are actually one of the greediest companies in the gaming industry right next to Electronic Arts and Activision Blizzard. N...

Fantasy Football Honors

Fantasy Football Honors

Tyler Davidson, Reporter

October 14, 2019

This article is a follow-up to the article, Are You Ready for some Fantasy Football?, which was previously published in the Bengal Beat. This article will dive further into the topic of fantasy football to make you a winner. Now that you understand the basics behind fantasy football and have been through ...

What Protests?

What Protests?

Sarah Neal, Reporter

October 11, 2019

Right now, Hong Kong is falling into chaos as the country goes into its 16th week of protests. After almost 112 days of violence and mayhem, still very few people have heard about it.  BBC explains that this Chinese city has an interesting and complex history. From 1841 to 1997, Hong Kong was a Bri...

Life After Devastation

Life After Devastation

Clara Cianfarano, Reporter

October 10, 2019

Hurricane Dorian stirred up quite a storm in the Atlantic Ocean throughout the month of August, finally making landfall later that month. The hurricane grew to a category five and reached up to 185 mph winds when it hit its first victim, the Bahamas. It is now the most powerful hurricane to hit the island...

High School Not-So-Musical

High School Not-So-Musical

Sarah Neal, Reporter

October 9, 2019

High school. A place where we all get together, five days a week, to figure out this thing we call life. We make friends, and we find ourselves.  Actually, no. High school isn’t like that at all. Hundreds to thousands of sleep-deprived students gather in a building with only two windows to learn about the...

It’s My OCD…

It’s My OCD…

Savannah Garrison, Reporter

October 8, 2019

As a kid, you may have heard the song "My OCD" by Rhett & Link of Good Mythical Morning. The video depicts a young man who goes to therapy for OCD and cannot control his impulses to organize the things he is given and shown. But what exactly is OCD? And how is it different than perfectionism? “P...

Watch.

Watch.

Alia Abbas, Reporter

October 7, 2019

Billie Eilish is known among the popular majority as an idol, a successful 17-year-old prodigy, an award-winning artist, record-breaking streams, an original writer, and an influencer with 32.5 million followers. However, little do people know that she has been contradicting that very identity as she pursu...

The Rise, The Fall, and The Redemption of Halo

The Rise, The Fall, and The Redemption of Halo

Alexander Gray, Reporter

October 4, 2019

In 1999, the world was introduced to Bungie game studio’s latest creation: Halo. They didn’t know it then, but they would start a cultural phenomenon that is still popular to this day. However in 2007, Bungie and Microsoft announced they would be parting ways and Microsoft would retain the Halo ...

Pick your stress: College or High School

Pick your stress: College or High School

Madison Crumpton, Reporter

October 3, 2019

College and high school can both be very stressful atmospheres for students, and Brashier students get to experience both at the same time. Dual enrollment courses during high school are extremely beneficial and important for every enrolled student's future, but is the workload and pressure of both high s...

VSKSKCO Girls

VSKSKCO Girls

Allie Weber, Reporter

October 2, 2019

VSCO, a social media platform used to post and edit photos, has blown up over the past year;  the popular app can be found on almost every teenager’s phone, which in turn, combines all of the popular trends so they end up in one place. Hydroflasks, Jeeps, puka shell jewelry, and environmentally-friend...

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