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Asian health practices whitewashed by Western wellness industry

Asian health practices whitewashed by Western wellness industry

Emma Stefanutti February 24, 2021
While TCM and yoga have proven benefits for alleviating pain and stress, some have accused Western companies of profiting from a whitewashed version of wellness, one that disrespects or even erases their spiritual and cultural significance to make practices more palatable to white consumers. 
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RBHS implements new student parking policies

Emma Stefanutti January 18, 2021
RBHS announced in the Jan. 13 communication newsletter that students will now be able to park on campus prior to receiving a parking pass. This update is one of several new parking policies RBHS administration has implemented this academic year, including free permits and the ability to submit an application online.
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Biased data exacerbates racial inequalities

Emma Stefanutti December 26, 2020
One field that has taken advantage of technology’s efficiency and objectivity is the policing and criminal justice system. In recent years, law enforcement has increasingly used big data and AI to ‘predict’ crimes before they occur, according to the National Institute of Justice. This practice is known as predictive policing.
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CPS offers free COVID-19 testing for students, staff

Emma Stefanutti December 9, 2020

Columbia Public Schools (CPS) began offering free COVID-19 testing for students and staff on Dec. 4. The tests are available on weekdays at RBHS and Hickman High School to anyone exhibiting symptoms of...

A crowd gathers to watch band performers at the 2020 March March, True/Falses opening parade. Photo by Sophia Eaton

True/False Festival announces new dates, outdoor format for 2021

Emma Stefanutti October 30, 2020

The Ragtag Film Society (Ragtag) released updates on their plans for the 2021 True/False festival. The newly reimagined festival will now take place on May 5-9, 2021 in a largely outdoor setting as opposed...

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Media Center offers curbside pickup service

Emma Stefanutti October 22, 2020

The Media Center began offering its curbside pickup service to RBHS students and faculty Oct. 1. Since its first day, the system has been successfully distributing textbooks, laptops and other school materials...

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California to Columbia: moving across the country during COVID-19

Emma Stefanutti October 11, 2020
Moving is a difficult, anxiety-inducing and draining task, especially when it’s long-distance. Leaving behind friends and starting a new life in a new town is stressful enough—imagine having to do it in the middle of a global pandemic. 
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