The Student News Site of Rock Bridge High School

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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

Hateful heresay

Hateful heresay

Jenna Liu May 3, 2016

[dropcap color="#" bgcolor="#" sradius="0"]W[/dropcap]hen senior Sean Garfias was growing up, he knew he was a little different from his male classmates. The majority of his friends were girls, while the...

Religious freedom should not trump human dignity

Religious freedom should not trump human dignity

Jenna Liu May 1, 2016

Art by Shelby Yount Picture strolling into a bakery, brimming with excitement about the plans for your wedding. You and your partner decided all the details you want for the wedding cake, down to the number...

State legislators address transgender bathroom issue

State legislators address transgender bathroom issue

Jenna Liu April 28, 2016

art by Joy Park Missouri students may soon see the creation of “bathroom patrol squads” with SB 720, a bill that would demand public schools to enforce gender-specific facilities, requiring transgender...

Mianne Bagger lines up a putt on the green during the first round of the Womens Australian Open golf tournament in Sydney, Thursday March 4, 2004, on her way to an opening 12-over 84 . After a year in which seven women competed in mens tournaments, Danish-born Bagger makes history this week at the Open as the first transsexual to play in a pro golf tournament. (AP Photo/Rick Rycroft)

MSHSAA policy opens discussion on transgender athletes

Jenna Liu April 28, 2016

Mianne Bagger lines up a putt on the green during the first round of the Women's Australian Open golf tournament in Sydney, Thursday March 4, 2004, on her way to an opening 12-over 84 . After a year in...

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Club to host transgender education conference

Jenna Liu April 22, 2016

From 5-6:30 tonight, the RBHS United Feminists Association (UFA) will host the first annual Transgender Education Conference in the Performing Arts Center. The club has invited speakers to give introductory...

Invisible heroes share knowledge, love with journalism students

Invisible heroes share knowledge, love with journalism students

Jenna Liu April 15, 2016

[dropcap color="#" bgcolor="#" sradius="0"]A[/dropcap]s high school students flood the rotundas of the Westin Hotel for the National High School Journalism Conference, many advisers will be left waiting...

Three strikes and youre out for life

Three strikes and you’re out for life

Jenna Liu April 14, 2016

[heading]Sixth in a six-part series covering the criminal justice system[/heading] [highlight background="#2bb673"]#FreeJeffMizanskey[/highlight] On the surface, there doesn’t seem to be much that separates...

Bond issue, levy take election center stage

Bond issue, levy take election center stage

Jenna Liu April 4, 2016

Tomorrow, Columbia citizens will be voting on a levy increase that would cause Columbia Public Schools to have one of the highest tax levies in the state, at $6.1156 per $100 of assessed valuation. Another...

Health teachers encouraged to add sexting to curriculum

Health teachers encouraged to add sexting to curriculum

Jenna Liu March 10, 2016

infographic by Neil Cathro Six months after Gov. Jay Nixon signed HB 501, a bill that required public schools to add information about sexting and online predators to their sex education curriculum, and...

The Prison in Twelve Landscapes impresses with rich, powerful narratives

‘The Prison in Twelve Landscapes’ impresses with rich, powerful narratives

Jenna Liu March 6, 2016

An ex-convict dominates the New York City chess park scene. Residents of a small, Eastern Kentucky town place their hope for economic recovery in the return of a local prison. The disembodied voice of...

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