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Cape Town: Running Out of Time and Water

Cape Town: Running Out of Time and Water

Valentina Idarraga, Reporter

March 5, 2018


Filed under News, Recent Stories, Top Stories

Little did the public expect to see in the latest headlines that the major city of Cape Town in South Africa will eminently be without water. The announced day for which water will run out was originally mid-April, but it has now been moved to the end of May and the beginning of June. The scarcity of water ...

Change in PyeongChang

Change in PyeongChang

Lauren Ervin, Reporter

February 16, 2018


Filed under News, Top Stories

The highly anticipated Olympic Games allow athletes from all over the world to compete in a variety of sports. This year’s 2018 Winter Olympics in PyeongChang, South Korea will allow athletes to compete in figure skating, curling, bobsledding, and more. Although the focus of the games is sports, their impact ...

Colleges, Careers, and the World of Adulthood

Colleges, Careers, and the World of Adulthood

Chelsea Evangelista, Reporter

January 29, 2018


Filed under BMC Students, Events, Recent Stories, Student Life, Student Musings, Top Stories

As the school rolls into the New Wear, Brashier hosted its first College/Career Day since the school opened. The two-day event was mainly a replacement for the beloved Arts Intercession due to the several circumstances. “I liked Arts Intercession; I think it was fun… [but] I think that it’s more ben...

“Be Kind and Good and Respectful”

“Be Kind and Good and Respectful”

Ashlyn Athey, Reporter

January 26, 2018


Filed under BMC Students, Events, Feature Page, Student Musings, Top Stories

“We lived a very normal life [in Germany]. My father was very successful in the shoe business. All of a sudden, all those who were our dearest friends turned against us. Germany was one of the most cultured nations back in the 1930s. They were brilliant people, and this is what they used their brillia...

Herff Jones and Expensive Stones

Herff Jones and Expensive Stones

Ethan Lamont, Editor

November 14, 2017


Filed under BMC Students, Reviews/Opinions, Student Life, Student Musings, Top Stories

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 Company as the provider of class rings and graduation supplies. While some value the memories ...

Remembering the First World War

Remembering the First World War

Ashlyn Athey, Reporter

November 10, 2017


Filed under Recent Stories, Top Stories

Does 11:11 on November 11th ring a bell to you? If not, it’s time you pin a crimson red poppy to your coat and join the World War I Remembrance Day celebration! In Britain and other countries, citizens pin the red flowers to their shirts on November 11th and honor those in their country who lost their lives during World War I....

Forever Young

Forever Young

Ashlyn Athey, Reporter

October 31, 2017


Filed under Feature Page, Halloween, Recent Stories, Student Musings, Top Stories

“Darling, you look absolutely marvelous.” His sister, Angelica, cried with delight as she pinned a crimson red rose to the pocket of his tweed suit. “Well, what can I say? It’s what the clothing machine picked out for the celebration,” he flashed a toothy grin at her as he attempted to squ...

Road Kill

Road Kill

Hannah Clark, Reporter

October 31, 2017


Filed under Halloween, Recent Stories, Student Life, Top Stories

The unknown; there is something about it, something that humans obsess with solely because it is…foreign. It’s not like we want to think about it, but when we give our minds the chance, things can go wild. What lies at the end of the dark hallway? What is watching you as you run up your basement...

Behind a Screen

Behind a Screen

Lauren Ervin, Reporter

October 30, 2017


Filed under Halloween, Recent Stories, Student Life, Top Stories

After pulling into a parking space in front of my apartment building, I cut off the engine and took a deep breath, trying to calm down after a long shift at work. I had just begun working night shifts at the hospital and my entire body felt weary and tired. Outside, rain began to fall from the dark sky...

Five Stages of Leaf

Five Stages of Leaf

Ethan Lamont, Reporter

October 27, 2017


Filed under Halloween, Recent Stories, Student Musings, Top Stories

(Best read to Beethoven’s 5th Symphony) The voice rung out in Autumn’s head: “Procrastination will make this a miserable experience.” This was the voice of Brett Fleming; it rung over and over again. The warm Carolinian summer had finally come to an end and the crisp cool fall had started sh...

What’s In a Surname?

What’s In a Surname?

Ethan Lamont, Reporter

October 23, 2017


Filed under BMC Students, Student Life, Student Musings, Top Stories

Culture is a monumental part of our identities as people. Cultural differences can either be used to highlight our uniqueness or separate us. Last names are very indicative of culture or ethnicity. At Brashier, there is no shortage of diversity in ethnicity and in last names. “My last name is Va...

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