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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

Theater department to present Leaving Iowa tonight

Theater department to present ‘Leaving Iowa’ tonight

Amira McKee February 20, 2020
After months of preparation, RBHS Theater department will present its spring play, “Leaving Iowa,” in the Performing Arts Center, 7 p.m. Feb. 20, 21 and 22. If there is a snow day on Friday, the cast will instead perform Feb. 23. The show, set in Iowa, transitions between the present and past as it follows the development of a family and its members.
Photo by Turner DeArmond.

No love lost

Turner DeArmond February 13, 2020
What do people do when they feel strong, romantic emotions for another person, but the target of their affection doesn’t reciprocate?
Precious possessions offer insight into personality

Precious possessions offer insight into personality

Sophia Eaton February 11, 2020
One RBHS junior talks about her relationship with her parents, her struggles with meeting their expectations and her hopes for herself as a future parent.
Photo by Eliana Snyder

Hi from HI

Audrey Snyder February 4, 2020

“Aloha and welcome to Maui,” shouted a group of cheerful Hawaiians, waving my family toward them as they awaited our arrival just outside the Kahului airport. Greeting us with wide smiles and bright...

Social medias falsified depiction of natural beauty cultivates damaging mindsets

Social media’s falsified depiction of natural beauty cultivates damaging mindsets

Sarah Mosteller January 31, 2020
I have a responsibility as a photographer to stop supporting acne stigmas by editing out the pimples in senior photos or family photos, but everyday consumers also have a duty.
Photo by Turner DeArmond

Genuine friendship enhances quality of life

Turner DeArmond January 27, 2020
Without Reagan’s bright, hilarious and effervescent presence in my life, I would be lost. A huge source of friendship and happiness wouldn’t be there.
Birthday celebrations bring unwarranted attention, discomfort

Birthday celebrations bring unwarranted attention, discomfort

Ana Manzano January 20, 2020
Junior Ana Manzano takes time to reflect on her birthday blues and the feelings of discomfort and discontent she experiences during the celebration.
Students march with other community members. From left to right marched juniors, Isaac Yontz and Tia Rawat, and sophomore, Rachel Stevens. They held their sign with the word resist printed on it for the entirety of the womens solidarity march. Photo by Sarah Mosteller.

Community members gather together for the women’s solidarity march

Sarah Mosteller January 19, 2020

Layered in a sweatshirt and two jackets, I walked about 20 feet from the parking garage to the Courthouse Plaza at 1:00 p.m. I noticed a group of people in neon vests and arm bands made from old tablecloth ...

Snow provides a reminder of a former home

Snow provides a reminder of a former home

Turner DeArmond December 27, 2019

Ispent the first year of my life in the forgettable state of South Dakota, a place people know for a few things: farming, Mount Rushmore, Native-American history and snow. South Dakota is, in all meanings...

An eye opener: Senior Daphneé Brown pokes her head out of the milky bath to gaze into the camera. The glistening blue of her eyes was in clear contrast with the muted reds, whites and greens in her surroundings. Photo by Camryn DeVore.

Minimalism brings unobtrusive beauty

Camryn DeVore December 22, 2019
I started with highly filtered versions of posed photos on the automatic setting of a camera. One of my first models was Daphnee Brown.
Simple joys help destress

Simple joys help destress

Ana Manzano December 17, 2019

In a world of consumerism, we endlessly take in items and information. Things like social media and the news make it seem as though problems in the world are never ending. It’s easy to feel drowned by...

Dressing for others results in dissatisfaction

Dressing for others results in dissatisfaction

Sarah Mosteller December 16, 2019

[penci_text_block block_title_align="style-title-left" custom_markup_1=""]I was ready to start the day, my eyelashes coated with thick mascara, skin hidden behind a mask of foundation, fingers littered...

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