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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

A woman sells farm fresh vegetables and fruit at Umicho Fish Market in Kanazawa, Japan on April 24, 2019.
Photo by George Frey / Bearing News

From the Far East to the Midwest: Service with a Smile

George Frey May 2, 2019

Having a part-time job is, for the most part, common for quite a few RBHS students. From food service to retail, many over 16 in the United States work to earn extra money. While these jobs can be fun...

Lights illuminate Ameyakocho street in Tokyo, Japan on April 21, 2019.
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Light: George

George Frey May 2, 2019

Tokyo, With a population of 38 million people, is the world’s most populous city. Every night around the city hundreds of thousands of people walk along narrow streets to buy food, clothes, or hang out...

A man gazes at an African woman aboard a Yamanote Line Subway train Tokyo, Japan on April 22, 2019.
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From the Far East to the Midwest: Being a visible minority

George Frey May 2, 2019

Japan is a country of more than 100 million people. Out of this amount, 98.5 percent are ethnically Japanese, so, it’s safe to say, I, a blonde, blue eyed Caucasian, stand out. But this hasn’t hindered...

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Biomimicry influences architecture

George Frey April 26, 2019

Next to a tranquil lake in southern Columbia, Keith and Cathy Miller’s home stands on the grassy shore. Several large glass windows compose the exterior of the home, and natural light manages to enter...

Kindergarten students run across the street in Toyama, Japan, in order to catch the train home from school.
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From the Far East to the Midwest: Independence, Self Reliance

George Frey April 25, 2019

Here in Japan, children are able to fulfill more real-world responsibilities on their own, and in fact, they are expected to do so. This isn’t because their parents don’t care about their well being,...

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Americans need linguistic diversity

George Frey April 25, 2019

Language is the essence of humanity and arguably what sets us apart from animals. The many different facets of language — speaking, reading and writing — are vital to most cultures. Both written and...

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The little things: How design impacts our daily lives

George Frey April 16, 2019

In the age of information, designers of logos are tasked with creating something aesthetically pleasing yet also works best with consumers. Designers ask themselves:  what is a logo, or a symbol that...

Girls soccer falls to Quincy (2-1) after tight game

Girls’ soccer falls to Quincy (2-1) after tight game

George Frey April 16, 2019

The Lady Bruins faced off against the Blue Devils of Quincy Senior High School (QSHS) on Monday. Head coach Scott Wittenborn was home ill during last night's game. As the game went on, the team’s energy...

One World Trade Center stands tall as it is in its final phases of construction in March of 2014.
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Reflection: George Frey

George Frey April 10, 2019

History, a reflection of the past, is everywhere around us.The world is full of sites that inspire us to look back on the past whether it be in a way that makes one feel happy or somber. Lower Manhattan,...

Photo by Cam Devore

I choose pride, not arbitrary labels

George Frey April 4, 2019

Choose one. This is the phrase that dominates the minds of many bisexuals. Growing up, I never felt this pressure because I had never really thought about my sexuality. It wasn’t like I didn’t have...

Teachers from Battle perform on April 3 in the RBHS PAC to an audience of students from BHS, HHS, and RBHS.
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RBHS dance group ‘Gen Z’ wins 2019 Como Cow

George Frey April 4, 2019

The annual Como Cow Lip Syncing competition took place April 3 in RBHS’ Performing Arts Center (PAC) where RBHS, HHS and BHS fought for the title of best lip syncers. The profit made went to charity....

Junior Caroline Cole attempts to direct the ball towards the Helias goal post during the first half of the game.
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Lady Bruins fall to Helias (2-3)

George Frey April 2, 2019

The girls' soccer team and Helias Catholic High School went head to head yesterday evening when the two soccer teams faced off for the sixth game of the Bruins' season. The Bruins fell defeated (2-3)....

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