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Ideas for a spring break staycation

Lucy Forster

April 1, 2015

The most exciting place I have ever been to on spring break is Indiana. All my life my spring breaks have been staycations. To some this may sound boring and uneventful, but for a glass half full kind of person, a staycation could...

Advice for college admissions

Scott Solomon

February 19, 2015

Applying to college is one of the most stressful and important decisions in high school, if not your entire life. As a senior who has completed the application process and is in the ever so dreadful waiting period, I would like...

Brianstorm Issue 3.5: The teacher vs. student basketball game

Brian Taggett

December 19, 2014

With time ticking down in the 3rd quarter, I scrambled to find the ball skip across the old hardwood floor. In a continual motion of picking up the ball and shooting, the dull roar of the crowed hushed to that of a pin hitting...

Understanding Mental Health

Lucy Forster

December 18, 2014

The statistics and facts of mental health are well known and easily accessible to all people. Yet, most people do not understand what goes on while treating a mental disorder. Not only can it be scary for someone suffering a mental...

The Brianstorm: reliving middle school basketball as an assistant coach (Uncut)

Brian Taggett

December 15, 2014

It’s 2:50 p.m. Students race to their cars and recreate Tokyo Drift in a small Midwest city parking lot covered in more ice than Mr. Chambers’ heart. The school day concludes in the hasty attempt to get home as soon as possible...

Michigan’s future column

Scott Solomon

November 7, 2014

For the state of Michigan, Tuesday night brought little to no change for the makeup of Michigan’s government. Gov. Snyder won re election, and both chambers of the state legislature remained in control on the Republican Party. Whether...

Is Santa ruining Christmas?

Brian Taggett

January 18, 2013

As this year’s winter break approaches, so does the expedition of jolly ole’ St. Nicholas to children worldwide. ATTENTION: if Santa and his nine magic reindeer still visit your house, I advise you to stop reading this column ...

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