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The Water Sings

The Water Sings

Valentina Idarraga, Reporter

October 18, 2017

“Yeah, well I can’t aim high if I don’t care about my grades!” says Celeste, the bright and rebellious teen that her mother, Eleana, has to deal with. “You might not care about them, but your phone won’t ever see the light of day if your grades aren’t at least passing young lady.” ...

The Power of Poetry

The Power of Poetry

Grace Daniel, Reporter

October 17, 2017

During the week of October 9th through the 13th, Glenis Redmond, the Peace Center’s Poet-In-Residence, visited Brashier Middle College. She provided interactive poetry workshops, performed some of her own poetry, and shared the power of the written word with English III students at Brashier. From writing to perfor...

The Reality of College

The Reality of College

Jasmyne Michaels, Reporter

October 4, 2017

College: it is the idea we work our whole school careers towards. We check if we have the good grades, the high scores, the outstanding recommendations, extracurriculars, and anything else you could dream up that colleges and universities want. With these qualifications, you also must consider whether ...

Don’t Dream It’s Over

Don’t Dream It’s Over

Valentina Idarraga, Reporter

September 28, 2017

One of the most controversial topics in America, immigration, has recently agitated the American people after President Trump removed DACA on September 5th, 2017. DACA, or Deferred Action of Children Arrivals, was an executive order made by previous president, Barack Obama. This action would ultimatel...

South Asian Devastation

South Asian Devastation

Lauren Ervin, Reporter

September 26, 2017

In the midst of hurricane season, the United States has been facing many natural disasters effects due to multiple extreme climate events. These hurricanes have had devastating effects on many cities in the U.S., and many people have lost homes and loved ones. While this domestic destruction has captured...

Snazzy Jazzy

Snazzy Jazzy

Lauren Ervin, Reporter

September 25, 2017

We walk through the hallways at Brashier throughout the day, passing by people we recognize but have never spoken with. For example, you may recognize someone’s face but know nothing about them; one person you may not know much about is Jasmyne Michaels. At school, we usually do not spend time relaying...

Who is THE Lauren Ervin?

Who is THE Lauren Ervin?

Jasmyne Michaels, Reporter

September 22, 2017

Another year has come to greet us and, with that year, we are thrown into the chaos that is school with new teachers, new classes, and new activities. In all this chaos, you are meeting new people, but it is nice to meet someone that knows what’s happening at Brashier. That person is junior Lauren Er...

Walk for Love

Mary Grace Sanders

September 20, 2017

Shriners Hospital for Children is a hospital for kids who are mentally or physically disabled. On September 24, they are hosting a fundraiser called Walk for Love. This fundraiser will help support the families of patients by giving financial aid to allow them to continue receiving services. Megan Wetherald, a...

Funny, Friendly, Fabulous: Kamryn Mattison

Funny, Friendly, Fabulous: Kamryn Mattison

Grace Daniel, Reporter

September 20, 2017

Kamryn Mattison is thrilled to begin her sophomore year as a new member of the BMC Newspaper Staff. She is excited to get to write, take photos, and for her work to be published on a website for everyone to see. She also looks forward to interviewing people, as she loves to meet and talk to new people....

¿Quién es Ella? An Interview with Valentina

¿Quién es Ella? An Interview with Valentina

Chelsea Evangelista, Reporter

September 15, 2017

As the new year rolls by, the school has undergone many changes, and the Newspaper staff is definitely not an exception. This year’s batch of fresh-faced members include 11th grader Valentina Idarraga. You may have seen her busting some moves with the school’s very own dance team, which admittedl...

Dream Big, Liz

Dream Big, Liz

Mary Grace Sanders, Reporter

September 13, 2017

A new school year means making new goals and breaking old habits. For Liz Simo, a sophomore at Brashier and first year newspaper staff member, she strives to stay on task and maintain better time management this year. Her favorite class, Art, helps her relax and think through priorities as she juggl...

Chelsea: Her Past, Present and Planned Future

Chelsea: Her Past, Present and Planned Future

Valentina Idarraga, Reporter

September 4, 2017

“One of my most favorite, if not my favorite, characteristics of Filipinos is how resilient and optimistic we are…” says the one and only Chelsea Evangelista, about her fellow countrymen with much sentiment and pride. Evangelista does not only admire and share culture with Filipinos, she was born in...

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