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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

RBHS to hold annual club fair Sept. 13

RBHS to hold annual club fair Sept. 13

Julia Kim, OP/Ed Editor September 12, 2022

The annual RBHS club fair will be on Sept. 13 from 10:30 a.m. to 12:45 p.m. during A and B lunch. Tables will line the school’s commons, where students can explore the variety of clubs at the school...

RBHS girls soccer defeats Hickman High School in decisive victory, looks to build intensity for upcoming game

RBHS girls’ soccer defeats Hickman High School in decisive victory, looks to build intensity for upcoming game

Julia Kim , Staff Writer May 6, 2022

In their second-to-last home game for the season, the RBHS girls’ soccer team defeated the Hickman High School (HHS) Kewpies with a clean 2-0 victory Wednesday, May 4. The game marks the Anna Alioto...

Daughter Of The Dragon, Anna May Wong

Fetishization drives violence against Asian women

Julia Kim, Staff Writer April 7, 2022

Content Warning: Anti-Asian racism, misogyny, sexual violence On March 16, 2021, eight people were shot and killed by a white man in Atlanta massage parlors, six of the victims being Asian women. The...

The Environmental Coalition wraps up initiative to counteract RBHS paper usage

The Environmental Coalition wraps up initiative to counteract RBHS paper usage

Julia Kim, Staff Writer March 24, 2022

The RBHS Environmental Coalition concluded their initiative to offset RBHS paper usage with the non-profit organization, Tree-Plenish, March 16. The club was able to order 92 native tree saplings to plant...

Art by Devin Hall

K-Pop industry abuses capitalist practices

Julia Kim, Staff Writer March 7, 2022
Korean pop (K-Pop) has seen a steady rise in popularity, becoming a recognized global phenomenon in the past five to ten years and breaking into the Billboard Hot 100 chart at least eight times since the Wonder Girls became the first K-Pop group to enter the chart in 2009 with the English version of their hit song “Nobody.”
The impact of Omicron: variant heightens risk of infection, targets disabled communities

The impact of Omicron: variant heightens risk of infection, targets disabled communities

Julia Kim, Staff Writer February 2, 2022
First identified in Botswana and South Africa in November, the Omicron variant of the novel coronavirus has surged around the world over the past two months and now accounts for 99.9% of new infections in the United States, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). The pandemic continues to play a recurring role in people’s lives, and Omicron poses new risks toward able-bodied and disabled people in the new year.
Columbia Public Schools to take 3 days off during omicron surge

Columbia Public Schools to take 3 days off during omicron surge

Julia Kim, Staff Writer January 20, 2022
Superintendent Brian Yearwood announced students will not be in session for three days starting Friday, Jan. 21 as a result of a surge in the latest COVID-19 variant, Omicron. Columbia Public Schools (CPS) Board of Education plans to formally approve these changes at their work session Jan. 20. 
Photo by Ava Schweser.

Show Choir to premiere first concert on Jan. 20

Julia Kim, Staff Writer January 20, 2022
The RBHS show choir will perform their first concert of the year on Jan. 20 in the Performing Arts Center at 7 p.m.
Photo by Bailey Blackburn

Advanced Acting class debuts “The Outsiders”

Julia Kim, Staff Writer December 2, 2021
The RBHS Advanced Acting class is set to premiere their first play of the year this Thursday, Dec. 2, followed by three more performances Friday and Saturday. 
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Analyzing fashion in Howl’s Moving Castle

Julia Kim, Staff Writer November 18, 2021

Studio Ghibli’s film “Howl’s Moving Castle” (2004) remains a prominent piece of media in the realm of animation, winning various accolades at the 61st Venice International Film Festival and Mainichi...

Art by Vivian Spear.

Anti-capitalism defines queer liberation, justice

Julia Kim November 3, 2021

Mainstream Pride, often associated with Pride Month, is one of many movements that pushes for the normalization of the LBGTQ+ community in society today. Some of the many participants of the mainstream...

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Twilight’s lasting impact on pop culture

Julia Kim October 25, 2021

“The Twilight Saga” resurfaced into mainstream media once again, 13 years after its 2008 debut. The series made its way onto the top ten movies list of the popular entertainment service Netflix this...

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