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  • Keeping Up With The Emmys

    Keeping Up With The Emmys

    Logan Powers, Staff Reporter

    September 25, 2016

     From walking down the red carpet all the way to the after party, the Emmys were one of the best award shows this year. There were many surprises during the awards,  many controversial moments, and multiple records broken throughout this night of honoring the talented individuals who represent the ... READ MORE »»

    After premiering September 18th, the Emmy Awards gave recognition to the best in television. Catch up on everything Emmys today on emmys.com.

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  • Bombings suspect arrested and charged with attempted murder

    Bombings suspect arrested and charged with attempted murder

    Emma McDonald, Staff Reporter

    September 24, 2016

     Two bombings in Manhattan and on the Jersey Shore have kept police on edge for a suspect. Monday morning, 28 year old Ahmad Khan Rahami was tracked down in a Linden, NJ, bar, and taken into custody after a gunfight with five officers on duty. Rahami, who investigators claimed is directly linked t... READ MORE »»

    Walking out of an alley, NJ and NY bombings suspect Ahmad Khan Rahami is captured on camera. Rahami is now in custody of the FBI, and investigators are working fast to solve any missing pieces.

    Steve Herman

  • The southeastern gas crisis

    The southeastern gas crisis

    Evan Houze, Section Editor

    September 20, 2016

      A gas pipe near Birmingham, Alabama, sprung a leak last Wednesday, causing gas shortages in five different states. Many Sheetz locations were the first victims by running out of regular gas, with all the smaller gas stations following after them. Lack of gas is a huge deal in southeastern states, m... READ MORE »»

    Fearful of running empty and not finding gas, people are piling up at local stations. This has been leading to long waits and even traffic backup on main roads.

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  • Racism is still pulsing through each Generation

    Racism is still pulsing through each Generation

    Emma McDonald, Staff Reporter

    September 19, 2016

     A child does not automatically know what 2 + 2 is, they do not know that fire is dangerous and hot. They learn and adapt behaviors and knowledge through observations and teachings. In today’s society, racism is still alive, and unfortunately, these racist notions are being taught to children. ... READ MORE »»

    Striving to break racial barriers, crowd joins forces to protest racism. Forty-eight years following the Civil Rights Movement, discrimination and prejudice are still present in today's society.

    Tim Pierce

  • Re-evaluating opportunities for migrants

    Re-evaluating opportunities for migrants

    Emily Ficker, Section Editor

    September 9, 2016

    If you were to sit and observe all of the people that rush past a New York City block in a day, you would most likely conclude that New Yorkers, or people in any largely populated city for that matter, come from unique backgrounds. Just in the borough of Queens alone, there are approximately 800 different... READ MORE »»

    Marching in the streets of Northern California’s largest city, San Jose, Mexican immigrants wave flags as they celebrate their heritage and protest for more rights. Research shows that 37% of employed immigrants in the United States with at least a college degree are overqualified for their jobs.

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News

America’s guide to the Brexit

Olivia Burnette, Staff Reporter

You may have recently heard a political news story--that, for once, had nothing to do with Donald Trump--saying the United Kingdom has decided to leave the European Union....  Read More »

June 29, 2016 • 0 comments

Please come pick up your YEARBOOK!

May 31, 2016

Approximately 30 students have paid for a yearbook, but have never come to pick it up. Mrs. Putnam still has them in room 1411. They may be picked up before school, during SMART lunch, or after school. Please do not interrupt an exam. Not sure if you purchased? Either drop by to see Mrs. Putnam or send...  Read More »

Worldwide executions: murder or justice?

May 23, 2016

  The death penalty is one of the most talked about and controversial topics in the United States, but recently the global point of view of government executions has come into public light. Despite the fact that capital punishment is becoming more and more frowned upon on the homefront, the number o...  Read More »

Teen Safety On The Road

May 23, 2016

May is the month of Global Youth Traffic Safety. It is a yearly campaign that is held specifically during this time of the year to raise awareness that summer is considered the deadliest time for youth to be driving. The campaign is organized and held by the National Organizations for Youth Safety Coalition...  Read More »

Facing the devastation of the atomic bomb

May 19, 2016

  Seventy one years after the devastating attacks on Hiroshima, President Obama will be making history as the first sitting US President to visit the historic city later this month. On August 6, 1945, the United States dropped the first atomic weapon ever used on the Japanese city of Hiroshima, later to be...  Read More »

Around the World in a Day

April 28, 2016

Millbrook has many traditions from Winterfest to the classic Homecoming Dance, but the International Festival is by far the biggest and most inclusive tradition this school has. To put on such an extensive festival, preparations take place weeks, even months, in advance in order to create such large d...  Read More »

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Entertainment

Top Ten Things People Say the First Week of School

Did you hear these statements around the Brook this week?

September 2, 2016 • 0 comments

Signs doing their summer assignments

August 8, 2016

Signs of People on July 4th!

July 4, 2016

Signs as Summer Concert Tours

June 17, 2016

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Editorials

A death and its consequences

Olivia Burnette, Staff Reporter

Many people have heard about the Cincinnati Zoo incident involving gorilla Harambe and young boy Isaiah Dickerson through viral tweets and celebrity statements, making this...  Read More »

June 1, 2016 • 0 comments

The right to remain silent?

May 23, 2016

A supreme amount of dedication

April 14, 2016

“Terrorists” for justice

March 23, 2016

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