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The Student News Site of Rock Bridge High School

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The Student News Site of Rock Bridge High School

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Misuse of stimulants poses health risks

George Sarafianos April 2, 2014

The first time junior Madeline Perry took Adderall was when her boyfriend introduced it to her during her sophomore year. Having since been prescribed for Adderall to treat her Attention Deficit Hyperactivity...

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‘House of Cards’ season 2 disappoints with lackluster plot

George Sarafianos March 2, 2014

As a pubescent male growing up in today’s world, many things like books, music, and art leave me with a feeling of dissatisfaction… the second season of the Netflix Original series ‘House of Cards’...

Culinary class caters kickoff for T/F

Culinary class caters kickoff for T/F

George Sarafianos February 28, 2014

While hundreds of movie-goers are watching Jodorosky's Dune at the Missouri Theatre, 203 S. 9th St., RBHS Culinary Arts students are clearing the remainder of their catering at the True/False Film Festival’s...

Budget Crisis? CPS faces potential cuts

Budget Crisis? CPS faces potential cuts

George Sarafianos February 14, 2014

Earlier this year, Boone County released its assessed valuation to Columbia Public Schools regarding the increase in percentage of property taxes intended to be set aside for next year’s budget. With...

Music sites put to the test

Music sites put to the test

George Sarafianos February 13, 2014

The Internet can sometimes be a scary place; chock full of people like The Craigslist Killer and Hunter Moore, you must stay on your cyber tiptoes at all times and pray to the deity of your choice that...

Upperclassmen should meet new parking passes with open arms

Upperclassmen should meet new parking passes with open arms

George Sarafianos February 2, 2014

The new northwest parking passes that went on sale earlier this week, made available to sophomores as well as upperclassmen, is one of the best decisions that I have ever seen made at Rock Bridge High...

Short-film Tropico showcases Lana Del Reys talent

Short-film ‘Tropico’ showcases Lana Del Rey’s talent

George Sarafianos December 19, 2013

The first time I listened to Lana Del Rey sing, I felt like I was being lulled into sort of fugue state of mind. Her songs hypnotize you and numb your brain, her short film Tropico being no exception...

Holiday Festival changes Magic Tree

Holiday Festival changes Magic Tree

George Sarafianos December 17, 2013

Each year, on the Thursday after Thanksgiving, Columbians venture out to The Village of Cherry Hill to take part in the celebration of the Cherry Hill Holiday Festival. They marvel at the work done by...

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Frowned upon activities bring unfair effects

George Sarafianos December 16, 2013

I never smoked on campus during my sophomore year at RBHS, but all too well I remember those who did. Every day as my school bus approached the northernmost parking lot of RBHS, I would see the same group...

Banners hang from the columns on Francis Quadrangle. Photo by Asa Lory

Addition of on-campus Wal-Mart displeases community

George Sarafianos December 10, 2013

In the month of July, Wal-Mart announced it would be partnering with Columbia Realtor Travis Mcgee, owner of The Lofts at 308 9th St. to launch an on-campus Walmart at The University of Missouri- Columbia....

Missouri Options program provides students with support

Missouri Options program provides students with support

George Sarafianos November 9, 2013

Mo. Options offers students a chance to move ahead with education. [vsw id="78882272" source="vimeo" width="425" height="344" autoplay="no"]   By George Sarafianos and Sophie Whyte

Radioactive materials in Pickard Hall

Radioactive materials in Pickard Hall

George Sarafianos November 1, 2013

On Nov. 17, 2009, the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commision became aware of the presence of naturally occurring radioactive material in Pickard Hall, located on the corner of Ninth Street and University Ave....

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