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After defeat against Troy, Lady Bruins soccer makes a come back

Trisha Chaudhary May 5, 2014

Last night, the girls' soccer team suffered a tough loss to Troy Buchanan High School. The Bruins started the game with a fierce intensity and at the 26th minute of the first half, senior Haleigh Fancher...

At the end of the year, all AP students will have to return the iPads they borrowed. Students will not be allowed to keep them over the summer because of safety precautions surrounding the device. Seniors will not be able to get a diploma if they are not returned. Photo by Abdul-Rahman Abdul-Kafi

End of school year looms closer; iPad return date nears as well

Trisha Chaudhary April 29, 2014

On May 15, all seniors must have iPads turned into the media center. Dennis Murphy, media center specialist, said the media center has not decided the date for juniors to turn in the devices; however,...

Seniors pursue passion for art in higher education

Seniors pursue passion for art in higher education

Trisha Chaudhary April 13, 2014

Hover over the doors of each college to see the profiles of the seniors attending! Art by Elena Franck

Churning churros

Trisha Chaudhary April 11, 2014

Churros, sometimes referred to as Spanish-doughnuts, are fried dough pastries popular in Spain, France, and Latin America. Churros are long and star-shaped and coated in sugar and cinnamon. San Diego's...

The Grand Budapest Hotel glows with charm, unconventionality

‘The Grand Budapest Hotel’ glows with charm, unconventionality

Trisha Chaudhary April 8, 2014

Wes Anderson gained a lot of fame via his last movie, Moonrise Kingdom. In my social sphere, it became somewhat of a classic: everyone had seen it, everyone had loved it, everyone always talked about...

Students embrace body modifications as form of self-expression

Trisha Chaudhary March 27, 2014

On the Friday afternoon of Jan. 10, senior Campbell Thompson lay on her side as a man she has just met used an electric needle to puncture the skin behind her right ear roughly 150 times a second and...

Private Violence springs tears and awareness

‘Private Violence’ springs tears and awareness

Trisha Chaudhary March 3, 2014

[vimeo url="" width="640" height="360"] I heard over and over that this was the one movie to see. And despite all of the build up, it didn't disappoint. Each year, the creators...

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Campfire Stories ends night with hilarity

Trisha Chaudhary March 2, 2014

Odd Fellows Lodge is quite an odd place. No one is really sure exactly what it is or if it's just open during True/False weekend, but that's part of what adds to its charm. Odd Fellows Lodge plays host...

Movie-goers line up outside the True/False box office just hours after it opened Feb. 28. The documentary film festival will run through the weekend. Photo by Maria Kalaitzandonakes

What to do between films

Trisha Chaudhary February 26, 2014

Have free time between films? Here are some things you can do to fill the space. 1. Grab a warm coffee (or hot chocolate if that suits your fancy): Even though spring is only 35 days away, chances are...

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Highlights of T/F 2014

Trisha Chaudhary February 24, 2014

The True/False film festival kicks off this week. In fact, Wednesday, Cynthia Hill, the director of Private Violence, will be in the PAC to show parts of the film and take questions from students. The...

Rock Bridge Bruins face off the Centralia Panthers on Jan. 13.

7 wrestlers advance to state tournament

Trisha Chaudhary February 17, 2014

Entering the heavyweight finals matches, the RBHS Bruins wrestling team’s hopes of winning a team district title hung in the air. Earlier in the day the Bruins had advanced six wrestlers to the championship...

Microsoft to perform district-wide network tests

Microsoft to perform district-wide network tests

Trisha Chaudhary January 29, 2014

On Friday, Jan. 31, Microsoft  will perform tests on Columbia Public School's district-wide network. RBHS Media Specialist Dennis Murphy said because of the large size of the CPS district and the number...

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