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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

Featured image  by Eléa-Marie Gilles.

Women renounce catcalling

Grace Dorsey May 11, 2018

[dropcap]I[/dropcap]t’s a warm fall evening when senior Chloe Fischer hits the pavement for her nightly neighborhood run. As she nears the end of her route, something unsettling, but not completely unexpected,...

The second hour A-day Personal Finance class awaits class to begin.

Practical arts credit should not be necessary for CPS students

Grace Dorsey May 7, 2018

In order to graduate, the Missouri graduation handbook states that every high school student in Missouri must complete one credit of “practical arts.” While personal finance fulfills half of that requirement,...

Glass of water fully of ice.

Hydration promises health

Grace Dorsey April 30, 2018

Scrolling through social media accounts focused on health and beauty, one begins to notice a trend. It seems that drinking water is a cure-all. Name a problem: acne, dry skin, excess weight, tiredness,...

Senior Emily Wright running in the early mornings. Photo by Muhammad Al-Rawi.

Intense exercise gains momentum

Grace Dorsey April 30, 2018

In recent years, HIIT, or high intensity interval training, has gained a cult following. Boasting an efficient fat-burning effect, this type of exercise usually consists of burpees, squat jumps, sprints...

Student bias affects performance in the classroom

Student bias affects performance in the classroom

Grace Dorsey April 8, 2018

[dropcap]I[/dropcap]f one were to ask any teacher what her favorite color, food or hobby was, she’d probably reply with ease and confidence. Ask the same teacher about her favorite students, and the...

Womens healthcare improves despite negligent past

Women’s healthcare improves despite negligent past

Grace Dorsey April 5, 2018

Historically, there’s been a severe lack of respect and priority given to women’s healthcare. Through the years, this trend has taken many forms. From diagnosing any distressed woman with “wandering...

Three Identical Strangers provides multifaceted, masterful storytelling

‘Three Identical Strangers’ provides multifaceted, masterful storytelling

Grace Dorsey March 4, 2018

Starting as a light-hearted retelling of a impossibly amazing coincidence, “Three Identical Strangers” soon turns into an intriguing investigation that digs into the darker realities of adopted triplets...

The Next Guardian Q&A

‘The Next Guardian’ Q&A

Grace Dorsey March 4, 2018

With its simple yet intimate shots, “The Next Guardian” creates a beautiful family portrait while still managing to reference broader themes that any audience can relate to. Over the course of 75...

Boys basketball wins districts after victory against Blue Springs South

Boys’ basketball wins districts after victory against Blue Springs South

Grace Dorsey March 2, 2018

Despite the intense energy levels and deafening roar of the crowd, the RBHS boys’ basketball team decisively outperformed Blues Spring South high school in Thursday’s game. While the Jaguars put up...

Wellness trends take world by storm

Wellness trends take world by storm

Grace Dorsey March 1, 2018

The definition of health has gone through a transformation during the past century. In 1918, it meant one wasn’t dying of influenza. A hundred years later, wellness (at least in western countries) means...

Celebrating Zora Neale Hurston

Celebrating Zora Neale Hurston

Grace Dorsey February 24, 2018

Born in 1891, Zora Neale Hurston’s talent for writing has secured her a spot as one of the Harlem Renaissance icons. Though her life began in Alabama, Hurston moved to Eatonville, Florida as a toddler....

Photo by Devesh Kumar

Valentine’s Day should be about opulence

Grace Dorsey February 14, 2018

It’s no secret that as humans age, celebrations become less and less remarkable. For a seven-year-old, each and every special occasion is marked by generous amounts of sugar and fun. Entire school days...

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