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The Student News Site of Rock Bridge High School

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The Student News Site of Rock Bridge High School

Bearing News

Ryan Ferguson freed after nearly a decade

Ryan Ferguson freed after nearly a decade

Hagar Gov-Ari December 18, 2013

[quote]Do what you can do to prove your innocence.  At least that’s what I told myself. [/quote] After nine years, eight months and two days of wrongful imprisonment, Ryan Ferguson was released from...

Panera Bread Company set to vacate downtown locality during December

Panera Bread Company set to vacate downtown locality during December

Hagar Gov-Ari December 13, 2013

As of this month, the Panera Bread Company of downtown Columbia, at 102 S. Ninth St. will close its doors for good. Many changes surrounding the development and expansion of Columbia have brought this...

Immigrant plans to enlist in Israeli army after graduation

Immigrant plans to enlist in Israeli army after graduation

Hagar Gov-Ari October 8, 2013

My parents say I can’t get a tattoo until I am of the age to make sound decisions on such permanent matters. “You’re just too young to know what you want,” they say. What I feel they fail to see...

iTunes Top 100

Lack of variety sparks disapproval of charted songs

Hagar Gov-Ari May 23, 2013

Upon my introduction to Spotify, the infamous commercial streaming music service, I was delighted to find free access to the Billboard Top 100 playlist. With songs from Justin Timberlake, Macklemore and...

HB 163 threatens the freedom and opportunities of potential graduates

HB 163 threatens the freedom and opportunities of potential graduates

Hagar Gov-Ari April 25, 2013

As the graduating seniors of 2013 prepare for their final days at RBHS, they leave with their freedom, their individuality and the experimentations of their senior year. As of Feb. 2013, these experiences...

Students at the Ireland booth play traditional music at Global Village. Photo by Patrick Smith

Global Village offers cultural experience

Hagar Gov-Ari March 8, 2013

Today, RBHS shed its normal school environment in preparation for this year's Global Village  International flags, loud music, and the smell of food infiltrated the once quiet hallway to create a vibe...

Art by Jennifer Stanley depicts a gruesome nature in the process of donating organs. Art by Jennifer Stanley

Buying and selling of organs proves immoral

Hagar Gov-Ari March 8, 2013

  Upon applying for a learner’s permit at 15 or a driver’s license at 16, every individual is faced with the unnerving question, the split second yes or no answer that determines whether or not...

Are guns in school too much? Photo by Asa Lory

More guns in schools will decrease safety, have countereffect

Hagar Gov-Ari February 13, 2013

Following the shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Conn., defenders of the Second Amendment of the Constitution have been up in arms, fighting to maintain their rights as citizens to legally...

RBHS students take part in defacing Hickman property. Photo by Riley Johnson

Student behavior humiliates RBHS

Hagar Gov-Ari November 5, 2012

RBHS faced crosstown rival Hickman High School in football on Friday for the second time this year. During district play the Bruins traveled north on Providence Road to face the Kewpies on their turf,...

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‘Orchids’ blossoms into a self-reflective, relatable story

Hagar Gov-Ari October 21, 2012

Usually, I can categorize films in two ways: the fun loving movies that entertain you for a good 90 minutes, and end with no impact and the movies which leave you pondering the morals and the meaning...

Goalkeeper Greg Kelly dives for a shot at a practice Sept. 12. Photo by Asa Lory

Soccer captures victory despite injuries

Hagar Gov-Ari October 16, 2012

The varsity boys soccer team proved victorious against the Jefferson City Jays tonight, Oct. 16, with a 1-0 win. Although the Bruins were missing at least four players because of injuries - seniors wing...

Homecoming rescheduled without Student Council input

Homecoming rescheduled without Student Council input

Hagar Gov-Ari October 4, 2012

Home football games are social events that showcase school spirit and student unity. After the hype of a win or the letdown of a loss, the school-sponsored night comes to a close and exhausted fans...

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