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The Student News Site of Rock Bridge High School

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Americans pick up on Korean skin care trends

Americans pick up on Korean skin care trends

Kat Sarafianos April 23, 2017

Anyone familiar with Instagram and Youtube beauty gurus will have probably noticed a trend. Instead of the typical and familiar American skin care products, many content creators have been showcasing Korean...

The benefits of spam accounts

The benefits of spam accounts

Kat Sarafianos April 13, 2017

It usually starts with an embarrassing username.The bio option is filled with either nonsensical emojis or a personal joke that gives no hint of the person’s real identity. These describe the telltale...

How to power through the last semester of senior year

How to power through the last semester of senior year

Kat Sarafianos April 10, 2017

Seniors have 22 days of left. The phrase “so close, yet so far away,” has never been a more apt description of how it feels to finish high school at this point. It’s been four years of the same routine....

In a world of negativity

In a world of negativity

Kat Sarafianos April 4, 2017

The joy of positivity [dropcap]T[/dropcap]hree years ago, junior Katey Klucking’s life came to a sudden stop when she learned that her grandfather had lung cancer. As she sat in the living room with...

Photo by Kristine Cho

The importance of bilingualism

Kat Sarafianos February 22, 2017

[dropcap]I[/dropcap]magine teaching four-year-olds French. Imagine going to work at eight A.M. every day and speaking to American preschoolers native to Columbia, Missouri in French. Imagine teaching and...

Featured Student Author: ChungHyun Lee

Featured Student Author: ChungHyun Lee

Kat Sarafianos February 10, 2017

[dropcap]F[/dropcap]irst day of school, interviews, college applications. I dread these for the same reason: they ask me questions to define myself. I have never liked answering those questions because...

Did You Know: The mysterious case of Lloyd Gaines

Did You Know: The mysterious case of Lloyd Gaines

Kat Sarafianos February 10, 2017

[dropcap]A[/dropcap]ccording to the Inclusion, Diversity and Equity department at the University of Missouri Columbia (MIZZOU), black students who applied to MIZZOU were rejected and deferred to apply...

Featured student author: Jordan Banker

Featured student author: Jordan Banker

Kat Sarafianos February 8, 2017

[dropcap]I [/dropcap]was trembling, only my metal spikes anchoring me down by digging into the rubbery track. I was competing for the Missouri state pole vault title, and I already botched my first two...

Local shop delights customers

Local shop delights customers

Kat Sarafianos February 8, 2017

Down the corner of East Broadway and 9th St. and across the way from Sparky’s Homemade Ice Cream there is a small, turquoise-painted book shop with constantly changing whimsical window displays. Walk...

True/ Falses 2016 honored guest and documentary subject, Sonita.

True/False DIY Day sign ups come to a close

Kat Sarafianos February 8, 2017

[dropcap]T[/dropcap]his Friday, Feb. 10, is the last day to sign up for True/False film festival’s Do-It-Yourself (DIY) Day. According to the True/False website, the event is a free, all-day arts workshop...

I feel like the Black Lives matter movement has never disregarded the fact that everyones life matters, but a lot of people who say things like All Live Matter have never been told their lives dont matter. I think Black History Month is really important and a time where we celebrate black history. Black history is American history.

Student View: What is the importance of the Black Lives Matter movement?

Kat Sarafianos February 6, 2017

Black Lives Matter Balck Lives Matter started as an online campaign to preach racial equality and bring awareness to police brutality to African Americans. The campaign started in the summer of 2013,...

Did You Know: Hattie McDaniel and the missing Oscar

Did You Know: Hattie McDaniel and the missing Oscar

Kat Sarafianos February 3, 2017

Did you know? The first African American to win an Academy Award was Hattie McDaniel for her role as Mammy in Gone with the Wind (1939). She won the Oscar for Best Supporting Actress; however ,the moment,...

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