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Things I Wish I Knew Before High School

Things I Wish I Knew Before High School

Carli Hopper, Reporter

May 14, 2018


Filed under News & Features, Showcase, Uncategorized

According to my parents, I think I know everything about everything, in the sense of high school- they’re right. As much as they tried to help me navigate my way through the ups and downs of the past four years let’s face it- they were out of here before social media was invented, therefore their...

Humans of Braswell: Summer Grady

Humans of Braswell: Summer Grady

Brittney Dear, Editor

May 4, 2018


Filed under Bengal Bios, News & Features, Showcase, Uncategorized

“I’m motivated by myself, mostly. It sounds really selfish, but if I don’t feel like getting something done, I won’t. Especially art-wise. There’s more unfinished art pieces in my house than complete, and that’s just because I’m so picky with myself. Boredom mainly inspires me. If I h...

Do these shirts reign Supreme?

Do these shirts reign Supreme?

April 16, 2018


Filed under News & Features, Showcase, Uncategorized

Question: Should I buy Supreme? Fashion Help Please While Supreme shirts are...constantly on “trend,” personally I believe that instead of buying  a tshirt for a stupid amount of money (if you want to then be my guest) that money could be better spent on many articles of clothing at other places...

Humans of Braswell: Savanah Downing

Humans of Braswell: Savanah Downing

Cristina Olvera, Reporter

February 16, 2018


Filed under News & Features, Showcase

“My passions included music, theatre, sports (track and field to be more specific), and photography. I would have to say music is my main passion though. I absolutely love to sing and play instruments. At the moment I’m learning how to play the guitar which would be my 4th instrument to learn how to...

Navy to Debut STEM Virtual Reality Adventure

Navy to Debut STEM Virtual Reality Adventure

Cristina Olvera, Reporter

February 16, 2018


Filed under In the know, News & Features, Showcase

On Wednesday, February 21, the US Navy will be debuting a virtual reality experience at Braswell. This experience allows the user to experience a high-speed water extraction of a Navy SEAL team pinned down under enemy fire-- from the safety of a seat in one of the Navy's two newest virtual reality modu...

More than a king

More than a king

Brittney Dear, Editor

February 6, 2018


Filed under News & Features

“And the title for Homecoming King goes to….” The gymnasium goes silent, all heads craned toward the announcer. Everyone exchanges wary glances, their expressions silently asking, “Who will it be?” The announcer breathes in, and looks up at the students as his hand clutches the microphone just a litt...

Asking For a Friend: Relationship Advice

Asking For a Friend: Relationship Advice

January 31, 2018


Filed under News & Features, Showcase

Question: Should people concern themselves with your gender or sexuality and then be allowed to hate you for it? -BEETLE JUICE   So obviously it shouldn’t be offensive if someone inquiries about another’s gender preference or sexuality. Maybe they don’t want to offend them by using th...

A history of violence

A history of violence

Cristina Olvera, Reporter

January 12, 2018


Filed under News & Features, Showcase

Varsity baseball coach Donnie Watson stares at his monitor, holding his glasses in his left hand and nervously chewing on the temple tips as he watches his longtime friend and Texas Rep. Roger Williams speak at a press conference June 14. His right leg bounces. His eyes water. "There could have e...

Christmas reminiscences

Christmas reminiscences

McKenna Beard and Gabrielle Wilkinson, Staff

December 19, 2017


Filed under News & Features

Coach Danny Baggett: “My favorite Christmas memory was when [I was in seventh grade and] we went to my grandparents house in Louisiana and all of my cousins showed up and we spent a week together fishing and hiking and it was a bunch of my cousins that I didn’t really get to see very often.” ...

Technical theatre teacher embraces first year at Braswell

Technical theatre teacher embraces first year at Braswell

Sierra Bihon, Reporter

December 14, 2017


Filed under A&E, Fine arts, News & Features

Tayler Daniels, the school’s new theatre teacher, desribes himself as enthusiastic and passionate, especially when it comes to theatre. “I've always loved theatre since I was young. It was the only thing I wanted to do,” Daniels said. In high school, Daniels had a theatre teacher who ins...

Humans of Braswell: Dekonte Pajibo

Humans of Braswell: Dekonte Pajibo

Brittney Dear, Editor

December 14, 2017


Filed under News & Features

“[The University of Austin] is the perfect school for me. It’s very diverse, which is very important to me. I’m bringing my bike with me to college when I get accepted. I like biking. I feel like it’s a better form of exercise than running, and I don’t play sports. Biking is not necessari...

A whole new chapter

A whole new chapter

Brittney Dear, Editor

December 12, 2017


Filed under News & Features, Showcase

“I don’t really understand my thoughts until I write them down,” Sara Zimmerman, English teacher and soon-to-be published author, said. Zimmerman would often find herself narrating her life through writing as a way to entertain herself during grade school. She wrote her first short story in fifth gr...

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