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The Brahr Ultimatum

The Brahr Ultimatum

Bryer Houston, staff writer

September 24, 2013


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Free to read, free to think It’s that time of the year again! It’s the week that we have all been waiting for all year. The one week that we all get excited about. The one week that... no one even knows why it’s special. Well folks, I’m here to tell you that it happens to be one of the most...

The Brahr Ultimatum

September 12, 2013


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Bottle Warfare They are among us. By among us, I mean they outnumber us by thousands. They are everywhere. By everywhere, I mean stores and schools and homes. They are mysterious. By mysterious, I mean no one knows the reasoning behind why they are the way they are. They are bottles. By bottles, I...

The Brahr Ultimatum

Bryer Houston, columnist

August 29, 2013


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Deserted cities: Delphi the next Radiator Springs?      We all know that warm feeling of a cozy home town. One that truly represents the definition of a true American community. Driving through the town leaves you with a satisfied feeling of togetherness. But what happens when these once beautiful...

Valentine’s Day: it’s the thought that counts

Brittany Allen, staff writer

February 14, 2013


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Valentine’s Day is the one day of the year that couples around the world publicly celebrate their love for each other. Some find it to be the most romantic day of the year, though sometimes for all the wrong reasons. Some men spend weeks trying to think of the perfect gift, and some women sit arou...

Higher cigarette tax may not bring expected benefits

Brittany Allen, staff writer

February 7, 2013


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Cigarettes have long been known as the drug of choice among people ranging from their teens to their later years. We all know of the effects of smoking and the numerous health risks cigarettes impose on our body, yet why do we continue to poison ourselves with their harmful chemicals? The answer is si...

Guns the problem, not the solution

Bryer Houston, staff writer

January 27, 2013


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With President Obama being re-elected, many people were already fearing that their firearms might be taken away from them. After the tragedy at the Sandy Hook Elementary School, it was almost eminent that their weapons, which many believe to be secured by the 2nd amendment, would be made illegal unle...

Media plays role in self-image

Media plays role in self-image

Brittany Allen, staff writer

January 27, 2013


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We’ve all seen the commercials, movies, and tv shows depicting the societal definition of beauty and masculinity. Usually most models and actresses are thin, young, and very attractive. Is this just a coincidence, or is the media trying to pressure society into looking a certain way? In an analytic stud...

Learning more than the language

Elena Morawin, staff writer

January 8, 2013


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The common idea of what you learn from participating in an exchange program is obvious: the language. Maybe you also get to know a new sport, taste different food, and discover unknown fashion. But exchange is not only about that, it is about discovering yourself and understanding where you come from....

Potential amendments rise among school shooting

Bryer Houston, staff writer

January 8, 2013


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On Dec. 14, 2012, in Newtown, Connecticut, a tragedy struck. An incident similar to what happened many years ago in Columbine took place. Twenty-seven. people were killed and 17 of them were children. Not high school students or even middle school, but elementary students. Not that their age makes a...

Atheism not fully understood

Daniel Martin, staff writer

January 5, 2013


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As Americans, we are all born with certain rights. The right to free speech, the right to bear arms, and the freedom of religion are a few of them. And yet, even with these rights written down on one of the most famous papers in U.S. history, we are still persecuted for our beliefs. Muslims have been p...

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