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Stan Lee Tribute

Stan Lee Tribute

Alaina Haylock, Reporter

December 4, 2018


Filed under Feature Page, News, Recent Stories

Former Marvel Editor-In-Chief, Stan Lee passed away on November 12 at age 95 in California. Born Stanley Lieber, the legendary editor, had revealed his battle with pneumonia in early February. In his life, Lee developed a lineup of many beloved characters including Black Panther, Spider-Man, the Hulk, Thor, and Iron Man; and this lineup is part of ...

A Vegan Thanksgiving

A Vegan Thanksgiving

Ashlyn Athey, Reporter

November 30, 2018


Filed under BMC Students, Feature Page, Recent Stories

The life of a vegan can certainly be a difficult one in several different ways. Most people may believe that without dairy, meat, and other animal products, life has absolutely no meaning. However, for a senior at Brashier, being vegan has never been better! Before she went vegan in 2015, Eva was a v...

Hungry For Change

Hungry For Change

Allie Weber, Reporter

November 28, 2018


Filed under Feature Page, Recent Stories

During the holiday season, it occurs to us how much we have to be thankful for: family, shelter, food, friends, clothes, the list goes on and on. However, many people go without the things we take for granted, about 795 million people globally live undernourished. This is caused, mainly, by poverty a...

The Blue People: A Mini Mystery

The Blue People: A Mini Mystery

Ashlyn Athey, Reporter

November 27, 2018


Filed under Recent Stories, Short Story

The snow-white flowers were blossoming with utter beauty on the Alpine slopes as tufts of snow drifted from the dull sky. The icy wind was howling and thrashing on the windows where my companion and I sat cozily on the oversized plaid checkered chairs in the downstairs lobby of the Mon Ami Hotel. I w...

Violent Beginnings Meet Violent Endings

Violent Beginnings Meet Violent Endings

Grace Daniel, Reporter

November 26, 2018


Filed under Feature Page, Recent Stories, Top Stories

Video games are becoming more and more popular every year. However, the types of video games that are gripping young minds are unnerving. Violent video games are climbing to the top of the gaming market and bringing our generations’ attention and morality with them. Of the five most popular games ...

For the Love of Sports

For the Love of Sports

Tyler Davidson, Reporter

November 23, 2018


Filed under Recent Stories, Sports

In 2014 roughly 26 million children in the US are involved in sports. However, when you look at children playing sports after they turn thirteen, around seventy percent of them quit. There could be many factors on the field or court to contribute to this, but one of the main factors could be off the field. Parents in the s...

To All You Wonderful People

To All You Wonderful People

Ashlyn Athey, Reporter

November 22, 2018


Filed under Feature Page, Recent Stories, Top Stories

To all you wonderful people out there who inspire us, this story is to honor you. Whatever it is that makes you simply you, it is absolutely inspiring and true. Click here for the link to my video. Hear from: Junior Maddie Gagne, who speaks about how her mother inspires her. Spanish teacher William Pouch about why his wife, ...

Yay or Nay to Black and Khaki

Yay or Nay to Black and Khaki

Alaina Haylock, Reporter

November 21, 2018


Filed under BMC Students, Feature Page, Recent Stories

Here at Brashier, a distinguishable factor of our school is the dress code. Every student is required to wear a black polo shirt and khaki bottoms. It’s existed since the establishment of  Brashier Middle College Charter High School. “It was originally established from when our students went dow...

What Survived the War

What Survived the War

Ashlyn Athey, Reporter

November 20, 2018


Filed under Recent Stories, Short Story, Top Stories

He woke slowly from his slumber and wearily eyed the faint slit of sunlight that was intruding its way through his dark blue curtains. He sighed and rolled off the bed onto his numb feet, carefully trying not to wake up his wife. Quietly, he tread across the wooden floor to the children’s room. He fe...

Meme Comments vs. Mean Comments

Meme Comments vs. Mean Comments

Mallory Smith, Reporter

November 19, 2018


Filed under Feature Page, Recent Stories, Top Stories

Since Ainee Fatima, a 27-year-old English and Media studies teacher in Illinois, used stickers with well-known memes to grade her senior students’ essays, the internet has been up in arms on this new teaching tool. There has been a resounding agreement that this technique could be beneficial to students.   “I think ...

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