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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

Senior Raymond majors returns a ball against Joplin on April 19th.

Boys tennis advances to final four for 13th year in a row

Sophie Whyte May 27, 2014

Joplin, Mo. was the destination for RBHS boys tennis team on the afternoon of May 24 for the varsity team sectionals. There were singles and doubles matches, and RBHS competed against two teams, Glendale...

art by Alex Carranza

Toxic beauty products pose potentially dangerous risks

Sophie Whyte May 5, 2014

Health is often thought of in terms of what you put into one’s body, but equally important is what one is putting on their skin. More than 10,500 chemicals are in usage for beauty products within the...

Apps of the week: KakaoTalk, Hemingway App and 2048

Apps of the week: KakaoTalk, Hemingway App and 2048

Sophie Whyte April 6, 2014

New apps come out daily; sometimes it almost seems by the hour. There are so many to choose from, but here are a few that shouldn't escape your attention this week. [tabs active="3"] [tab title="Messaging"] KakaoTalk I've...

Carl in the season finale. Photos courtesy of AMCs website.

Fourth season of ‘The Walking Dead’ comes to a close

Sophie Whyte April 4, 2014

The apocalyptic world of The Walking Dead, based on the comics, concluded its fourth season this past Sunday. Broken into two parts, the second half of season four begins with seeing how Michonne, Rick...

From Hays Code to modern films

From Hays Code to modern films

Sophie Whyte March 21, 2014

[heading size="17"]A close look at Hollywood censorship through the years, and how it affects today[/heading] A woman uses seduction in order to climb social ladders and to get rich, highlighting the...

Season two of Hannibal captivates fans

Season two of ‘Hannibal’ captivates fans

Sophie Whyte March 20, 2014

Everyone’s favorite cannibal, Hannibal Lecter, originated in the novel The Red Dragon by Thomas Harris in 1981. Lecter has come to life in several film adaptations, including Silence of the Lambs. Now...

Annual fashion show entertains at Global Village

Annual fashion show entertains at Global Village

Sophie Whyte March 7, 2014

The rows of seats were all filled, and a crowd gathered around, all to see the annual Global Village fashion show. A tradition for Global Village, the fashion show, which took place March 6, allows students...

One-on-one interview with director/producer Cynthia Hill

One-on-one interview with director/producer Cynthia Hill

Sophie Whyte March 2, 2014

[vimeo url="https://vimeo.com/88027935" width="640" height="360"] Private Violence is a documentary film on the intricacies of a taboo subject: domestic violence. It's easy to look away, or to ignore the...

Oscar Best Original Score predictions

Oscar ‘Best Original Score’ predictions

Sophie Whyte March 2, 2014

[heading size="25" margin="10"]Best Original Score[/heading] [tabs] [tab title="Philomena"] Philomena Philomena is scored by Alexandre Desplat, one of the biggest names in the music-scoring business....

Steep competition among Best Picture Oscar nominees

Steep competition among Best Picture Oscar nominees

Sophie Whyte March 2, 2014

[heading size="25" margin="10"]Best Picture[/heading] [tabs] [tab title="Wolf of Wallstreet"] Wolf of Wall Street If cursing, nudity and blatant law-breaking bothers you, then do not watch The Wolf of...

Four tunes compete for the Best Original Song Oscar

Four tunes compete for the ‘Best Original Song’ Oscar

Sophie Whyte February 28, 2014

[heading size="25" margin="10"]Best Original Song[/heading] [tabs] [tab title="Happy"] Happy   Everyone has good days. Days when everything seems to be going right, the sun is shining bright outside,...

Director Cynthia Hill of Private Violence comes to PAC

Director Cynthia Hill of ‘Private Violence’ comes to PAC

Sophie Whyte February 27, 2014

Wednesday afternoon, Feb. 26, director and producer Cynthia Hill came to speak to students in the Performing Arts Center. Her new film, Private Violence, takes a close look at domestic violence, a problem...

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