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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

Voting rigged against minorities

Voting rigged against minorities

Abby Kempf April 30, 2016

Art by Ana Ramirez Many seniors had their first experience voting Mar. 15. Fresh-faced 18-year-olds wandered into their precinct’s polling place and nervously handed a voting official their driver’s...

From rural to reform

From rural to reform

Abby Kempf April 12, 2016

[heading]Fifth in a six-part series covering the criminal justice system[/heading][dropcap style="flat"]T[/dropcap]orture, unjust punishment and death resulting from cruel beatings were the norms of Missouri’s...

Ripped right down the middle

Ripped right down the middle

Abby Kempf April 11, 2016

Editor's Note: This story contains graphic language. [heading]Fourth in a six-part series covering the criminal justice system[/heading][dropcap style="flat"]U[/dropcap]p to 10 percent of the nation’s...

Fighting for reform

Fighting for reform

Abby Kempf April 7, 2016

[heading]Third in a six-part series covering the criminal justice system[/heading][dropcap style="flat"]I[/dropcap]’ve long believed that there needed to be reform of our criminal justice system,”...

Individual celebrations undermine team wins

Individual celebrations undermine team wins

Abby Kempf April 6, 2016

[dropcap color="#" bgcolor="#" sradius="0"]F[/dropcap]irst and second grade Pee Wee Hoops players explode into screams and high-fives whenever they defeat their tiny opponents. The RBHS girls’ swimming...

Giving a voice to the victim

Giving a voice to the victim

Abby Kempf April 1, 2016

[heading]First in a six-part series covering the criminal justice system[/heading]It was her sophomore year when the burglary happened. Her garage door was open and a man was on the run from the police...

The six columns in Columbia flying the flags at half staff. Photo used with permission from Kirsten Buchanan.

Brother and sister win regional National History Day competition

Abby Kempf March 24, 2016

The National History Day state competition will take place at the University of Missouri-Columbia on April 30.  At this year’s National History Day two RBHS students advanced to the next round: state....

Girls soccer flourish during season opener

Girls soccer flourish during season opener

Abby Kempf March 18, 2016

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]The Lady Bruins started the season strong with a 3-1 victory over the Lady Crusaders tonight, Mar. 18, at home. Senior Molly Klein lead the team with confidence, and...

Abbys top 10 picks from Global Village

Abby’s top 10 picks from Global Village

Abby Kempf March 18, 2016

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]10. Peach Cobbler (African American) - The soul food advertised by the African American booth really hit the spot, with the sweet peach cobbler being the best. The bread...

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Taking the leap alone

Abby Kempf March 16, 2016

[button color="" size="" type="round" target="" link=""]G[/button]o to school. Smile vacantly at friends. Laugh hollowly at dumb jokes. Fail the test she didn’t have time to study for. Go home. Lug an...

Tickled exposes the exploitative world of competitive endurance tickling

‘Tickled’ exposes the exploitative world of competitive endurance tickling

Abby Kempf March 6, 2016

David Farrier, one of New Zealand’s most notorious news-of-the-weird journalists, has ingeniously created a piece that not only highlights the importance of investigative journalism, but also the necessity...

Afghan girl turned rapper spreads awareness, hope

Afghan girl turned rapper spreads awareness, hope

Abby Kempf March 5, 2016

Living in Iran after fleeing worn-torn Afghanistan, Sonita Alizadeh is no stranger to fighting for what she wants. She works as a janitor with her sister and her niece in a less than modest home. The mattresses...

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