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Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse is a coming-of-age superhero movie, centered around Miles Morales (Photo courtesy of Pixabay, photo credits to jaykingsta14).

Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse Movie Review

Alaina Haylock, Reporter February 11, 2019

Spoilers Ahead!! After the reboot of the Spider-Man franchise, Marvel released the family-friendly, animated movie Spider-Man: Into the Spiderverse. The movie centers on Miles Morales, a Brooklyn teen...

Mascots bring a sense of community and spirit to a school (Photo courtesy of Pixabay, photo credits to KeithJJ).

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....

Hey look, it’s a picture of that fake friend that we don’t like! (Photo courtesy of Pixabay, picture credits to Kapa65)

Shady Friends Be Like…

Kamryn Mattison, Reporter November 7, 2018

Fake friends are like snake venom...toxic. “What is a fake friend?” you may ask; a “friend” who is only interested in his/her own needs, does not actually care for anyone else’s feelings, and...

In a country where it really doesn’t matter, why should you vote? (Photo courtesy Pixabay, credits to mohamed_hassan)

Why Vote?

Ethan Lamont, Design Editor November 6, 2018

Why vote? It doesn’t matter. As Millennials and members of Generation Z grow older, we are constantly told that it is our civic duty to vote, but if voter participation is as bad as it seems, how come...

The complexity of the human mind (Photo courtesy of Pixabay, photo credits to John Hain).

The Duplicitous Origins of the Myers-Briggs Type Indicator

Teigue Winge, Guest Writer October 29, 2018

Humans, as creatures of logic, are more comfortable with complex subjects when they are broken down into less complicated pieces. If one can understand the parts that make something up, then they are closer...

Women should be seen as capable of pursuing a career if they so choose (Photo Courtesy of Ashlyn Athey).

Working Women

Ashlyn Athey, Reporter September 27, 2018

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 14-year-old from Oklahoma was more than just stabbed in the back, she was attacked by someone she thought she could trust (Photo courtesy of Pixabay, photo credits to PublicDomainImages).

Boy Stabs “Friend” in the Back

Ethan Lamont, Editor September 20, 2018

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....

Poor eating patterns are one of the factors that contribute to heart disease—the leading cause of death in America (Photo by Digital Buggu via Pexels licensed under the Creative Commons).

Sad, Sad, S.A.D.

Chelsea Evangelista, Reporter May 29, 2018

There are many things we take for granted on a daily basis; one of these things is our health. Often, we don’t think twice about our food choices or our physical activeness, especially when we don’t...

Though the Disney franchise is still very popular, Disney Channel is becoming less and less viewed over the years. (Photo by Makenzie Kublin via Pexels licensed under the Creative Commons)

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,...

Pit Bulls have been proven to be less aggressive then Chihuahuas and Dachshunds. (picture by Kamryn Mattison)

The Real Man’s Best Friend

Kamryn Mattison, Reporter May 25, 2018

We always hear about vicious and deadly Pit Bull attacks on the news, and our perceptions change immediately. All Pit Bulls must be aggressive, right? All Pit Bulls must be mean and scary, right? Incorrect....

The differing types of intelligence aren’t confined to mere class rankings but are more enriching with a diversity of interests and strengths that make an individual uniquely smart (Courtesy of Pixabay).

Intelligence is Deeper Than Rank

Valentina Idarraga, Reporter May 3, 2018

Many U.S. high school students aspire to be at the top of their class. This is because of the understanding that being at the top allegedly means these students are “smart.” To be able to advance to...

It’s almost as if every month, there’s a new fashion trend in style. Although new trends are coming out, older ones are making a comeback (Photo by Pexels).

Time Traveling Trends

Chelsea Evangelista, Reporter April 10, 2018

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