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Nia McNab and her friends saluting “Wakanda Forever” in front of the Black Panther poster. (Photograph taken by Alejandro Escobar).

Wakanda Forever!

Kamryn Mattison, Reporter March 29, 2018

The recent movie buzz has been centered around Marvel's “Black Panther,” which came out on February 16. The movie features a mainly African-American cast led by Chadwick Boseman, who plays T’Challa,...

Drake’s recent philanthropic contribution to the city of Miami and its schools has encouraged and challenged others to help one another in whatever ways possible (Courtesy of Pixabay).

God’s Plan for Drake in Philanthropy

Valentina Idarraga, Reporter March 28, 2018

Recently, Drake, the well-known Toronto rapper, has stolen the stage with his number one song on the Billboard Top 100, “God’s Plan.” The music video exhibits the good deeds the rapper committed...

Student-led conferences are a way for students to reflect on their achievements and adjust their efforts to grow and succeed in the following quarter. (Photo by Grace Daniel)

Student-Led Conferences

Grace Daniel, Reporter March 27, 2018

Student-led conferences (SLC) are a way for students to reflect on their quarter, personally and academically. It allows the student to think back to what worked, what did not work, and how they can improve...

In our society, many children are surrounded by the pleasures and stresses of social media. (Photo courtesy of Pixabay)

The Realities of Social Media

Grace Daniel, Reporter March 12, 2018

Social media is growing more and more popular with each passing year. In fact, since March 2008, 64 percent more Americans have begun to use social media. With increasing popularity has come increasing...

Graduating is an achievement that comes from an abundance of work and effort, especially if the student has worked for their acceptance into the college and degree they aspire to get. (Courtesy of Pixabay).

What to Expect When You’re Expecting to Graduate

Valentina Idarraga, Reporter February 26, 2018

In the midst of college acceptance letter season, it comes into focus that rising seniors must prepare themselves for the senior “stress” that is inevitable while also working towards avoiding it. “I’d...

The Aokigahara Forest in Japan is the world’s second most infamous suicide location behind Golden Gate Bridge. (Credit to Pixabay).

A Dis-ad-strous Trip

Ethan Lamont, Reporter January 24, 2018

Over the course of late December, a YouTube content creator, Logan Paul, posted a video where he entered Japan’s Aokigahara Forest at the base of Mount Fuji. The forest, infamous for hosting countless...

A parent of the child victim was the most common abuser in 78.1% of child maltreatment cases. (Courtesy of Unsplash)

Can I Have Your Affection Please?

Valentina Idarraga, Reporter January 12, 2018

Lately, topics like neglecting children are brought up daily in the news. There is an abundance of cases involving physical, emotional, and mental neglect occurring in the world. This is especially true...

Whether it’s loved or loathed, eggnog is a treasured yuletide beverage made of eggs. 
(Photo courtesy of Pixabay)

Brief History of Fruitcake and Eggnog

Ethan Lamont, Reporter December 20, 2017

Christmas: the most wonderful time of the year. It is a time of family, friends, giving gifts, and tradition. Think of the joyous connections between traditional celebrations, decorations, and, most importantly,...

The best way to spread Christmas cheer is singing loud for all to hear. ~ Buddy, Elf (Photo courtesy of Pixabay)

It’s Beginning to Sound a Lot Like Christmas

Grace Daniel, Reporter December 19, 2017

December 25th is approaching quickly, which means those beloved Christmas songs are already taking over radio stations everywhere. The Christmas spirit is beginning to resurface, as are the well-known...

A representation of all the Brashier sports.
As you can see, the basketball and 
Volleyball have SCHSL on them, showing
we are part of the South Carolina High
School League. (photo by Mary Grace Sanders)

New Season, New Region

Mary Grace Sanders, Reporter December 18, 2017

Classifications, regions? What’s the big deal? Does the region a school is in really affect its school sports? These two things, particularly regions, play a big role in how well teams perform and where...

Lindsey Morin at a glass mosaic class for Arts Intercession (Photo by Yearbook Staff).

Arts Intercession No More?

Chelsea Evangelista, Reporter December 7, 2017

After winter break, students often take time to adjust from the work-free and relaxed period that they’ve been used to. Getting back into the swing of academics, especially after the long duration of...

The cap, gown, and tassel supplied by Herff Jones are a necessity to walk and are expensive. (Photo courtesy of Pixabay)

Herff Jones and Expensive Stones

Ethan Lamont, Editor November 14, 2017

Each school year, a familiar announcement is heard by the students. “Brashier is being visited by a Herff Jones representative today.” Whether you’re a junior or senior, you know the Herff Jones...

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