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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

Stereotypes detract from personality of others

Stereotypes detract from personality of others

Ipsa Chaudhary April 20, 2013

Asian Americans portray the model minority. We get perfect scores on tests, whether they be unit tests in a class or standardized tests such as the SAT. According to the National Center for Education...

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Social networking detracts from privacy of teens

Ipsa Chaudhary April 4, 2013

In this day and age, with companies constantly turning out new internet applications and the network of the internet growing at a rapid pace, the use of new technology such as iPads and laptops at schools...

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‘Manhunt’ examines the search for Osama bin Laden

Ipsa Chaudhary March 3, 2013

Before I saw the Oscar nominated Zero Dark Thirty in January, I knew nothing about the hunt for Osama bin Laden. The film gave insight into the works of the Central Intelligence Agency and the chase after...

‘Safe Haven’ proves less romance, more suspense

Ipsa Chaudhary February 18, 2013

I have seen my fair share of romance movies, particularly ones adapted from novels by Nicholas Sparks. So when I saw the preview for Safe Haven, I was intrigued. But unlike Sparks’ past novels, Safe...

Platonic friendships may involve attraction

Platonic friendships may involve attraction

Ipsa Chaudhary February 14, 2013

When Harry Burns met Sally Albright in the 1989 film,"When Harry Met Sally", he told her men “can’t just be friends” with women. And it turns out, he was right. Researchers have found that while...

Fair-weather friends dont survive the storm

Fair-weather friends don’t survive the storm

Ipsa Chaudhary February 1, 2013

A couple of days ago, as I watched The Help for the fourth time, I thought about how I would never have a friend like Hilly Holbrook. On the surface she is a respectable, polite woman who is involved...

‘Parental Guidance’ utilizes corny dialogue, predictable plot

Ipsa Chaudhary January 3, 2013

Of all the movies I have seen this year, Parental Guidance is by far the cheesiest. The previews made the plot line out to be pretty predictable to begin with. But they didn’t prepare me for the added...

‘This is 40’ reflects complications of real marriages

Ipsa Chaudhary December 25, 2012

When I first saw previews for the movie Knocked Up, it was impossible not to roll my eyes. It looked like any other cliche movie about a one night stand that results in an unexpected pregnancy. The girl...

White lies apparent in everyday lifestyle

White lies apparent in everyday lifestyle

Ipsa Chaudhary December 22, 2012

Little white lies. They’re innocent enough. Lying to people about how good their cooking is can’t really hurt them. And when you’re late, it’s much easier to blame the traffic than yourself. In...

Senior Sumidha Katti and other Global Issues members mingle and eat pita bread and hummus at a meeting earlier in the year to decide which events to hold.

Global Issues hosts events to raise money for Syria

Ipsa Chaudhary December 4, 2012

In an effort to raise money for Syrian refugees and the people of Syria who are suffering as a result of the violence during their revolution, Global Issues club will be hosting Trivia Night at RBHS starting...

Big white weddings dont mean happily ever after

Big white weddings don’t mean happily ever after

Ipsa Chaudhary December 3, 2012

Your browser does not support the audio element. It was a day just like any other. I woke up at the obscene time of 5:45 a.m., before even the usual peck of birds were twittering outside my window,...

Long hours spent in the kitchen led to a delicious and colorful Thanksgiving meal.

Thanksgiving cooking: sights and sounds

Ipsa Chaudhary November 25, 2012

Every year Thanksgiving comes as slowly as the colors change leaves on the trees, turning subtle shades of red, orange and yellow. As Halloween dwindles down, the anticipation of a day filled with gluttony...

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