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End of an Era

End of an Era

Tyler Davidson, Reporter

February 5, 2019

After 17 seasons in the National Football League, defensive end Julius Peppers has announced retirement at age 39. Peppers played with the Carolina Panthers, Chicago Bears, and Green Bay Packers before hanging up his cleats after the 2018 season. Peppers announced his retirement in an article called “17 and ...

Changes to the Championship?

Changes to the Championship?

Tyler Davidson, Reporter

February 4, 2019

The college football season has just wrapped up with the Clemson Tigers winning the National Championship 44-16 over the Alabama Crimson Tide. This title game ended with many impressive feats accomplished. One of those feats being Alabama’s biggest loss under Nick Saban (next biggest loss is Oklahoma ...

Mascot Mania

Mascot Mania

Tyler Davidson, Reporter

February 4, 2019

As Spirit Week at Brashier draws to a close, one glowing piece is missing. One piece that could unite Brashier and bring school spirit to an all time high. This missing piece would be a school mascot. Mascots can be integral to a school’s identity and the student body as a whole. They can rally scho...

The Great Wall Of…?

The Great Wall Of…?

Ashlyn Athey, Reporter

January 30, 2019

The United States of America is a patchwork of several different cultures, ethnicities, religions, and races. However, some immigrants come to America illegally, and recently the public’s attention has been drawn to the Mexico - U.S. border, where President Trump proposes to construct a wall to prevent ...

Thank You 2018, Next

Thank You 2018, Next

Mallory Smith, Reporter

January 28, 2019

Students DO have a Choice

Students DO have a Choice

Emily Fleming, Reporter

January 24, 2019

Where I’m From

Where I’m From

Tyler Davidson, Reporter

January 21, 2019

I am from pickup trucks, From Chex mix and aluminum cans. I am from the welcoming household (Safe, warm, never could stay clean). I am from yellow daylilies Here today, gone tomorrow. I’m from card games and stubbornness From David and Melinda I’m from the campers and the b...

I Am From…

I Am From…

Alaina Haylock, Reporter

January 15, 2019

I am from pavements From bikes and band-aids I am from the petite, one-story house with a roaming yard (Blue, comfy, with various sounds of TV and family) I am from the Cotoneaster bushes Filled with red, toxic berries I’m from bike rides and blurry sight From Michael and the...

Hansen v.s. Predator

Hansen v.s. Predator

Emily Fleming, Reporter

January 14, 2019

To Catch a Predator is a show where fake profiles of young teens are set up in order to catch creepy adults now labeled as “predators.” “[My friends and I] have been watching this show a lot lately and it is actually so creepy; the things that happen and people they catch are so interesting [to watch] ge...

Soda or Pop?

Soda or Pop?

Allie Weber, Reporter

January 11, 2019

The United States is a vast and distinct country with dozens of climates and ecosystems. While the physical differences divide the country, the cultural differences certainly divide the country even more. With multiple races, religions, and ethnicities, the U.S. has developed into a diverse nation with...

Mindful Recognition

Mindful Recognition

Alaina Haylock, Reporter

January 8, 2019

An often neglected topic nowadays is mental health, and the illnesses that accompany it. With factors like school and work, teen’s mental health is at risk and that risk continues to go unnoticed. Mental illness is described as a condition that affects a person’s thinking, feeling or mood. It’s common and begins to develop during childhood and pubescent years....

A Message to All Teachers

A Message to All Teachers

Kamryn Mattison, Reporter

January 7, 2019

Dear Teachers, Homework is not always helpful or necessary. In fact, homework can lead to students doing worse in class because it reduces the amount of sleep we are able to get. If we understand what is going on in class and we are having no problem answering questions about the topic, then homewo...

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