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The Student News Site of Rock Bridge High School

Bearing News

The Student News Site of Rock Bridge High School

Bearing News

photo by Yasmeen El-Jayyousi

Computer hack worsened by lack of composition

Blake Becker May 23, 2013

With my eyelids sagging, I was exhausted when I neared the end of finishing my Advanced Placement: Literature and Composition final, two nights before the due date. While typing out a sentence, my laptop...

Junior Jacob Winton returns a shot during a match Wednesday afternoon. Winton went on to win the set. Photo by Asa Lory

Boys tennis team dominates in Park Hill meet

Blake Becker April 25, 2013

During the Bruin Invite against Park Hill in Bethel Park yesterday, April 24, the boys tennis team defeated Park Hill 9-0 just two days before the varsity team will go on to the Tournament of Champions...

The Blue Note hosts Fitz and the Tantrums for a stellar performance

The Blue Note hosts Fitz and the Tantrums for a stellar performance

Blake Becker April 25, 2013

This generation’s era of music encompasses many varieties of genres and styles, but among the multitude of bands, none are as unique as Fitz and the Tantrums. Fitz and the Tantrums is a soul/indie band...

Whimsical wonderland may not be so wonderful after all

Whimsical wonderland may not be so wonderful after all

Blake Becker April 23, 2013

Children’s stories are classic works that are always a pleasure to look back on and read through or watch. Many provide robust and original stories that leave them a respectable permanence in the world...

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‘Which Way is the Front Line From Here? The Life and Time of Tim Hetherington’ documents photojournalist, need for survival training

Blake Becker April 19, 2013

A film from the True/False Film Festival is showing on HBO. [tabgroup][tab title="Film Overview"] [heading style="1"]"Which Way is the Front Line From Here?" The Life and Time of Tim Hetherington[/heading] Which...

Tennis works to repeat success

Tennis works to repeat success

Blake Becker April 18, 2013

For the past three years, the boys tennis team earned the title of state champions, an accomplishment Coach Ben Loeb and the rest of the team intend to repeat this year. However, attaining a highly contested...

Medication creates new meanings

Medication creates new meanings

Blake Becker April 11, 2013

The sun rises, and I crawl out of bed, stumbling into the bathroom; I follow the typical morning routine of showering, dressing, breakfast. Then the time comes to take my medicine for the day, and my...

Inside Booches lies a nostalgic atmosphere of a bygone time unaffected by the contemporary style of modern day restauraunts.The sound of billiards echoes in the background while silent sports games are played out across the bar’s TVs.
Photo by Aniqa Rahman

Booches preserves local identity

Blake Becker March 11, 2013

Nestled in the middle of 9th Street Columbia lies a burger joint-pool hall acclaimed by locals and magazines as one of the best restaurants in the United States. Booches’ first owner, Paul Blucher Venable,...

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‘Dirty Wars’ presents chilling perspective to U.S. war on terror

Blake Becker March 3, 2013

Dirty Wars, directed by Richard Rowley, follows the intricate story of war journalist Jeremy Scahill through his investigation into an unnecessary U.S. military raid on an innocent civilian household...

Crowds of True/False patrons spread throughout the Missouri Theatre during the Jubilee gala event to start off the film festival.
Photo by Blake Becker

Missouri Theatre Jubilee starts True/False Film Festival off with a bang

Blake Becker March 1, 2013

In a frosty downtown Columbia, snowflakes casually drift down upon the cold gray evening only to be dashed aside by crowds of bustling pedestrians adorned in swaths of elaborate costumes and masqueraders'...

Senior Jordyn Kendall and junior Joanna Zhang run on the track early one Saturday morning to prepare for the upcoming heart of track season. Photo by Paige Kiehl

Athletes train during off-season to better performance

Blake Becker February 14, 2013

  It was a frigid winter morning as senior David Plain walked onto the RBHS baseball field with the rest of the baseball team. For the players, the chill and fewer hours of sleep are an essential...

Seniors Kyle Ooi and Raj Patel finish moderating a quiz bowl round at RBHS.
Photo by Blake Becker

RBHS hosts quiz bowl tournament

Blake Becker January 20, 2013

Saturday, Jan. 19, students from the Quiz Bowl team and National Honors Society arrived at RBHS on their weekend time at 9 a.m. to participate in a Quiz Bowl tournament held at the school. However, the...

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