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Swearing seen as unprofessional in school setting, aids pain tolerance

Will Cover March 31, 2020

[vc_text_separator title="No profanity, no problem" title_align="separator_align_left"]Economics and business teacher Susan Lidholm said for her Investments 101 class she was previewing the movie “The...

CPS must adopt pass/fail grading system for the well-being of students

CPS must adopt pass/fail grading system for the well-being of students

Will Cover March 31, 2020

Students are fortunate Columbia Public Schools (CPS) can provide laptops to high schoolers and grab-and-go meals to those that depend on school breakfasts or lunches; however, the daily lives of students...

Thats debatable: Should Disney stop producing live-action remakes?

That’s debatable: Should Disney stop producing live-action remakes?

Will Cover March 12, 2020

Remakes prove to be derivative, empty films Will Cover The success of animated Disney movies with kids and parents alike in the past few decades has relied on their imaginative stories with compelling...

Candidates for the Democratic nomination explained

Candidates for the Democratic nomination explained

Will Cover March 10, 2020

Joseph Biden Jr. Joseph Biden Jr. is a former Vice President, a position he held from 2009 to 2017. Prior to being Vice President, Biden represented Delaware in the Senate from 1973 to 2009. In the Senate,...

Black History Mobile Museum 101 comes to RBHS

Black History Mobile Museum 101 comes to RBHS

Will Cover March 5, 2020

Around 10 RBHS classes attended a display from the Black History 101 Mobile Museum in the Performing Arts Center Lobby throughout the school day March 3. The exhibit, entitled “The Five Elements of...

Teresa Brooks walks the halls of RBHS. Photo by Camryn Devore

A Q&A with Teresa Brooks, the first female student body president at RBHS

Will Cover March 1, 2020

Teresa Brooks, the first female student body president of RBHS, describes herself as “always busy doing something.” In her time at RBHS, she was a member of student council, choir, cheerleading,...

Art by Rachel Stevens

Housing reparations necessary to counteract redlining, institutionalized racism

Will Cover February 24, 2020

[penci_text_block block_title_align="style-title-left"]It’s been more than a century since the U.S. government abolished slavery and decades since landmark bills such as the Civil Rights Act of 1964...

Photo by Stephanie Harman

Science Olympiad takes second at Regionals

Will Cover February 24, 2020

RBHS Science Olympiad competed at the Regional Competition Feb. 22 at Missouri University of Science and Technology in Rolla, Mo. To accomodate a large number of competitors, RBHS sent both a green and...

Art by Sophie Froese

US meddling in the Middle East increases instability, terrorism

Will Cover February 23, 2020

When the New York Times and Washington Post released the Pentagon Papers in 1971, revealing U.S. officials’ knowledge of the worsening situation in Vietnam and consistent misleading of the public, the...

Art by Sophie Froese

In Venezuela, economic sanctions bring human suffering

Will Cover February 21, 2020

Although the U.S. often claims to be supporting democratic rights as a justification for foreign policy measures, particularly during the Cold War, this promise has remained unrealized for the people of...

Photo by Will Cover

Deadline for FOLIO magazine submissions nears

Will Cover February 11, 2020

The deadline for FOLIO, a fine arts magazine produced annually by RBHS, is Feb. 13. Submissions can include any creative work, such as digital artwork or poetry, and are reviewed and selected for publication...

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Further legislation paramount for eliminating workplace discrimination

Will Cover February 5, 2020

Fifty-two percent of LGBTQ people in the U.S. live in states where they can be fired, harassed, passed over for a job or otherwise discriminated against in the workplace because of the lack of civil rights...

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