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Working Women

Working Women

Ashlyn Athey, Reporter

September 27, 2018


Filed under Recent Stories, Reviews - Opinions

Over the course of American history, women have had quite an interesting journey in gaining freedom and basic rights, such as suffrage. However, the question still remains: do women belong in the workforce? The simple answer is yes. For centuries, men have been the main source of income, and I am not ...

Triumph for Greenville Soccer Fans

Triumph for Greenville Soccer Fans

Tyler Davidson, Reporter

September 26, 2018


Filed under Recent Stories, Sports, Top Stories

The world’s most popular sport has been played since the second century, according to the World Atlas. Today around half of the world's population considers themselves “soccer fans.” Soccer has many effects on a community and now Greenville is getting the chance to feel some of those effects with the addition of thei...

Nike Swoops in with Kaepernick

Nike Swoops in with Kaepernick

Alaina Haylock, Reporter

September 25, 2018


Filed under News, Recent Stories

On Labor day, Nike announced it’s advertisement with Colin Kaepernick, former quarterback for the 49ers, known for kneeling during the national anthem. This makes Kaepernick the face of Nike for the brand’s 30th year anniversary. Nike will be releasing Kaepernick-inspired apparel, including a shirt and ...

What Now?

What Now?

Mallory Smith, Reporter

September 24, 2018


Filed under BMC Students, Recent Stories, Top Stories

Junior and senior year can be summed up into one question, “Where do you want to go to college?” College is quite possibly the biggest life decision a student will make. This decision is made even harder due to all the different options and paths available to students. “Deciding on a college is...

“Off the Chain,” or Off the Hook?

“Off the Chain,” or Off the Hook?

Kamryn Mattison, Reporter

September 21, 2018


Filed under News, Recent Stories, Top Stories

On August 31, 2018, 45 year old rapper, Eminem, released his tenth studio album entitled “Kamikaze.” The surprise album features thirteen songs; throughout the 13 tracks, Eminem bashes a total of 28 of his fellow popular artists. However, famous musicians are not the only people who  were referenced in the album. On his song “The Ringer,” he mentions a serial k...

Boy Stabs “Friend” in the Back

Boy Stabs “Friend” in the Back

Ethan Lamont, Editor

September 20, 2018


Filed under News, Recent Stories, Reviews - Opinions, Top Stories

On August 16, Luther High School in Oklahoma welcomed students back with a back-to-school assembly. Amongst the crowd, there was an unnamed 14-year-old girl sitting, unaware of what was about to occur. A boy of the same age shocked everyone when he quietly approached the girl and proceeded to stab her ...

Underclassmen Quotes

Underclassmen Quotes

Kamryn Mattison, Reporter

September 19, 2018


Filed under BMC Students, Recent Stories

Justice Delayed or Denied?

Justice Delayed or Denied?

Ashlyn Athey, Reporter

September 18, 2018


Filed under News, Recent Stories, Top Stories

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


Filed under News, Recent Stories

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


Filed under Feature Page, Recent Stories, Top Stories

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


Filed under BMC Students, Recent Stories, Top Stories

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


Filed under News, Recent Stories

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...

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