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Underclassmen Quotes

Underclassmen Quotes

Kamryn Mattison, Reporter

September 19, 2018

Justice Delayed or Denied?

Justice Delayed or Denied?

Ashlyn Athey, Reporter

September 18, 2018

On Tuesday, August 21st, the last known Nazi collaborator residing within the United States was deported to Germany by air ambulance. Jakiw Palij, now 95 years old, was born in Poland and joined the Nazis as a camp guard when he was 18. After World War II ended, Palij lied on his visa application to the United States...

Bittersweet Reunions for Korean Families

Bittersweet Reunions for Korean Families

Emily Fleming, Reporter

September 17, 2018

Although they did not lose their lives like many had, the families in Korea during the Korean War did lose something just as important. They were stripped of each other almost 70 years ago and were unable to reconnect because of the strict rules about communication across the border. Recently, that fact...

U.S. History Homerun

U.S. History Homerun

Grace Daniel, Reporter

September 14, 2018

New school years often bring change, and this year’s change is Brashier’s new addition to its faculty. The addition comes in the form of Coach Nick Pintz, who was welcomed as the new U.S. history teacher and head baseball coach. Coach Pintz has taught for 18 years and is excited to join the Bras...

A Scheduling Puzzle

A Scheduling Puzzle

Mallory Smith, Reporter

September 13, 2018

Schedules are a powerful thing. They have the ability to make or break the year for a student. There is a lot of hope and anticipation for students leading up to schedule pick up, which can either be fulfilled or immediately shot down once the schedule is received.   After receiving his schedule, junior, Carson...

Abusing Their Power

Abusing Their Power

Allie Weber, Reporter

September 12, 2018

On August 14th, over 1000 reports of sexual abuse by priests and bishops were released in Pennsylvania, some dating back to over 70 years ago. The Catholic faith is known for its leaders practicing celibacy, which is the state of abstaining from marriage and sexual relations; so how, might one wo...

Where Were You?

Where Were You?

Jasmyne Michaels, Editor

September 11, 2018

Today is the seventeenth anniversary of the event we know as 9/11. It is an event that shook the entire country, rippling from New York City, where the World Trade Center was hit, not once, but twice by two planes, as a planned attack. America stood still in shock and fear, as the realization washed...

Gunn Feels Kickback From Offensive Tweets

Gunn Feels Kickback From Offensive Tweets

Alaina Haylock, Reporter

September 10, 2018

As of July 20th, Director James Gunn was fired from the upcoming installment of the movie Guardians of the Galaxy because of his obscene tweets. These 10-year-old tweets, made light of rape, pedophilia, AIDS, the Holocaust, and the event of 9/11. They were discovered by conspiracy theorist Mike Cernovich. ...

The NFL is Changing … Again

The NFL is Changing … Again

Tyler Davidson, Reporter

September 7, 2018

For the past 97 years that the National Football League has been in existence, it has seen a fair share of rule changes. The latest batch of changes to the NFL rulebook came from the NFL’s Annual Meeting, where the team owners of the NFL come together to talk about the upcoming season. These rules have made changes t...

The F Word

The F Word

Valentina Idarraga, Reporter

May 29, 2018

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

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...

Good Luck Disney Channel

Good Luck Disney Channel

Grace Daniel, Reporter

May 25, 2018

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. ...

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