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Tell Me, What is “Ideally Beautiful?”

Tatiana Cerreta

October 21, 2009


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While glancing through my new fashion magazine, “Glamour,” an interesting article came up that I just could not ignore.  The title was “Oh. Wow. These Bodies are Beautiful,” and it goes on to say that all, not just skinny women, are beautiful. I stood there jaw wide open as I looked at the i...

Today’s Sports Medicine

Michael Anderson

October 20, 2009


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Every athlete has their own advice to give with regard to nutrition before and after a sporting event, whether it be eating a banana, carb loading, or drinking massive amounts of water. This is especially evident for Brashier, where almost every student gives a different piece of advice. Relina Byrd,...

ODST: Prepare to Drop

Rankin Dam

October 13, 2009


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The gaming community can finally sink its teeth into the long-promised dessert that is Halo 3: ODST. But it seems that Bungie, the makers of Halo, have forgotten what dessert is all about. Dessert is supposed to be a sweet dish that comes at the end of a good, three-course meal. In this case, the main...

ACORN Possibly Lose Funding for Foul Play An Opinion Article

Tatiana Cerreta

October 7, 2009


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Recently, shocking videos show corruption in the non profit organization ACORN ( a tax exempt supposedly non profit organization), by two everyday citizens who sensed foul play from within the group. Two people I consider true heroes, and risk takers, conservative activist James O'Keefe, 25, and partner...

Batman: Arkham Asylum

Rankin Dam

September 25, 2009


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A note before reading this review. There are quite a few differences between movie and video game reviews. Film critics focus on plot, drama, acting, and originality. Game critics focus on different things with each gaming genre (action, platforming, puzzlers, etc.). For instance, a fighting game like...

Do New Lunch Tickets Live Up To “Going Green” Expectations?

Original Story by: Tekeisha Adams Written by: Tatiana Cerreta

September 15, 2009


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*Disclaimer- New Lunch Tickets are being donated and are not costing the school any money.   As Brashier starts out the new school year in its new building, there have been many new changes to go along with it; for example a new set of lunch tickets. But, many students are worried that the new ticket...

G.I. Joe: American Blockbuster or American Flop?

Rankin Dam

August 21, 2009


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As it turns out, this movie leans more toward a flop. Many people will find this dissapointing, as the trailers actually looked good. But where exactly did the film go wrong? It may surprise most to hear me say this, expecially about a sub-par movie, but G.I. Joe actually had most of the elements...

Legalize the Green

Andrew Kemmis

May 21, 2009


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From the possible legalization of marijuana in California to pictures of Olympic athlete Michael Phelps taking hits off a bong, the news is filled with pot. Everyone’s talking about it, and no wonder; it’s a hot topic. Everyone has their facts and theories on this one little plant. Legalize it, d...

Teachers Playing Favorites

Blake Jones

April 22, 2009


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Teachers really shouldn’t be playing favorites in school. It’s not right or fair, and it is basically discrimination. Some teachers practice preferential treatment with their students. It happens in most schools, and it makes the students that aren’t the favorites feel unimportant and worthless, and a...

Smart Water

C.J. Taylor

March 18, 2009


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 Smart Water; it’s been labeled as that bottled water that is nothing more than English tap water. But, if you dig deeper you can see that Smart Water is more than just a bottle of water. Now, to debunk all those myths about the name, Smart Water does not make you smart. If you believe this please...

People Get Paid for This?

Andrew Kemmis

February 23, 2009


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So often, the unwashed masses of high school students have (this may shock you) no idea what career they want to pursue. If this is you, good news! If you, like so many others, have no idea how you want to spend the rest of your life and don’t find cardboard boxes all that intriguing as a housing ...

Presidents’ Day

Casey Moses and Casey Moses

February 23, 2009


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Presidents’ Day is the day no one cares about except for getting out of school. You can ask any student at any school and the majority couldn’t care less about Presidents’ Day. Brashier Middle College Freshman Grayson Christian says,  “Hooray! I get out of school!” Like I said, t...

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