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Ask Jake: final week

Ask Jake: final week

Jake Alden May 26, 2013

[media url="https://vimeo.com/67027214" width="640" height="360"] Video by Urmila Kutikkad Dandy Cats: https://vimeo.com/33968489 Welcome to Ask Jake, Bearing News’ first online advice column. I have...

Ask Jake week 7 - Special Edition: Gibb and Jake

Ask Jake week 7 – Special Edition: Gibb and Jake

Jake Alden May 7, 2013

[media url="https://vimeo.com/65675149" width="640" height="360"] Video by Urmila Kutikkad   Welcome to Ask Jake, Bearing News’ first online advice column. ANYONE can send in questions by either...

Art by Jennifer Stanley

Astronautical career engages interest of teens

Jake Alden May 2, 2013

The first time Col. Michael Bloomfield flew a space shuttle, it felt like driving an old pickup truck down a gravelly road. “The biggest thing about taking off with a space shuttle or any aircraft or...

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Snoop Lion’s ‘Reincarnated’ does some justice to classic Marley influence

Jake Alden April 27, 2013

  Reincarnated is one smooth reggae album, all things considered, but it's not nearly as smooth as Bob Marley's Exodus. The hooks of most of Snoop Lion's latest songs have funk and rhythm to...

Photo by Emily Franke

BSA proposal not helpful in addressing equal rights

Jake Alden April 27, 2013

Maryland rung in the New Year with the legalization of gay marriage, the ninth state to do so in the United States. It’s following the trend started by Massachusetts nine years ago, in 2004. Seeing...

Photo by Emily Franke

Boy scout charter organizations should have decision-making power

Jake Alden April 27, 2013

Boy Scouts of America is an organization that prides itself in its strong morals, instilling in their troops individuality, courage, leadership and honor — all qualities that are supposed to embody...

Pop culture portrayal of tobacco, alcohol and drugs influences teens

Pop culture portrayal of tobacco, alcohol and drugs influences teens

Jake Alden April 23, 2013

In an episode of AMC’s Mad Men, advertising executives Roger Sterling and Don Draper lounge around an office after-hours in immaculately fashionable ‘60s suits. Amidst their conversation, Draper takes...

Cavers traverse states hidden depths

Cavers traverse state’s hidden depths

Jake Alden April 19, 2013

It’s been nearly six months since last summer, and sophomore Michael Vu still can’t get the mud from Connor’s Cave off of his shoes. Vu was a member of last summer’s Outdoor Science Exploration...

Ask Jake week six

Ask Jake week six

Jake Alden April 12, 2013

[media url="https://vimeo.com/63899020" width="640" height="360"]  Video by Urmila Kutikkad Welcome to Ask Jake, Bearing News’ first online advice column. ANYONE can send in questions by either dropping...

Art by Jake Alden

Bruin Block provides students with a consistent family style community

Jake Alden March 21, 2013

Their very first year at RBHS, sophomores are given an obligatory class known as Advisory. This hour and a half serves the combined role of a high school orientation, study hall, emotional safety net...

‘Game of Thrones’ returns for enthralling third season

‘Game of Thrones’ returns for enthralling third season

Jake Alden March 9, 2013

[media url="http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RzI9v_B4sxw" width="640" height="360"] In the game of thrones, you win or you die. This weekend, HBO finally announced the March 31 air date for the third season...

Blackfish teaches needed lesson

‘Blackfish’ teaches needed lesson

Jake Alden March 3, 2013

Gabriela Cowperthwaite's Blackfish is one of the most important documentaries I've seen in the past five years. It's a film every animal lover should see, and one that drastically alters any happy childhood...

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