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Bearing News

The Student News Site of Rock Bridge High School

Bearing News

The Student News Site of Rock Bridge High School

Bearing News

Photo by Turner DeArmond.

No love lost

Turner DeArmond February 13, 2020

From what I see, for many people my age, February is a month filled with happiness and romance. From what I see, a lot of my peers celebrate Valentine’s Day in a romantic haze; sharing awkward kisses...

Precious possessions offer insight into personality

Precious possessions offer insight into personality

Sophia Eaton February 11, 2020

"Bearing News" withheld this junior's name because the student asked for anonymity. Mostly, she remembers the sting in her nose from the incense her mom would light every time they had puja, a Hindu prayer...

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

Feeling bored one day, I looked up #naturalbeauty on Instagram and found myself staring at a screen full of women with glowing skin, smooth legs, waxed eyebrows and straight white teeth. After I scrolled...

Photo by Turner DeArmond

Genuine friendship enhances quality of life

Turner DeArmond January 27, 2020

When I first met senior Reagan Richards in the fall of 2015, I would have never thought she would come to be one of my closest companions. We first met through mutual friends at swim practice, and although...

Birthday celebrations bring unwarranted attention, discomfort

Birthday celebrations bring unwarranted attention, discomfort

Ana Manzano January 20, 2020

A crowd of untrained voices sings at me as I sit, visibly uncomfortable, in front of a vanilla birthday cake. Bright frosting and sprinkles lay atop it; and the wax of the candles melts slowly, saturating...

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 can’t say my love of photography started by looking at one photo. It progressed over time. In sixth grade, I was into elaborate photo edits where multiple photos are layered together by the artist...

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...

Wedding Rings. Photo by Sophie Eaton.

Parental relationship shapes vibrant daughter

Sophia Eaton November 22, 2019

My parents met at a party my mom threw in graduate school. Her friends were going out later that night to dance and planned to meet up at her place beforehand to snack on cheese and olives while waiting...

A dog, Lexus, dozes on the ottoman of the DeArmond household Nov. 17. Lexus is often found here as it is her favorite spot in the house. Previously, her owners would never let her on the furniture, but they have become flexible in her old age.

Pets provide love, strength, stability

Turner DeArmond November 22, 2019

Since childhood I have always gravitated toward and found comfort in the company of animals. The wordless support they give and the warm affection they offer instills in me a sense of love and happiness...

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