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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

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Lauren Bacall, Marilyn Monroe, and Betty Grable in How to Marry a Millionaire (1953). Photo credit: imdb.com

Letter to the Editor: Shruti Gautam divulges the history of women’s portrayal on film

Shruti Gautam March 29, 2020

American cinema has, since its birth, the power of governing society's mores. With such potential, the film industry is susceptible to the same flaws that ravage a country, as movies feed off of public...

Female students share what makes them feel beautiful

Female students share what makes them feel beautiful

Bailey Stover March 28, 2020

In honor of Women's History Month, senior female RBHS students answered the question, "What makes you feel beautiful?" Their responses are heartwarming, inspiring and sometimes sad, but all of them are...

Breaking down gender barriers in male dominated sports

Breaking down gender barriers in male dominated sports

Maddie Orr March 18, 2020

[vc_text_separator title="PLAY LIKE A GIRL" title_align="separator_align_left"]When freshman Abby Hay was eight years old, she and her baseball team were competing in a tournament in Kansas City, Mo. As...

Most significant events in female history

Most significant events in female history

Multiple Authors March 13, 2020

Images courtesy of Getty. Art by Sophie Froese.[TS_VCSC_Timeline_CSS_Container timeline_preloader="0"][TS_VCSC_Timeline_CSS_Event event_date="July 19-20, 1848" event_dateicon="dashicons-calendar" event_title="Seneca...

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A Q&A with local retired NASA astronaut Linda Godwin

Anjali Noel Ramesh March 12, 2020

Linda Godwin, scientist, teacher and retired NASA astronaut, talks about training in a water tank, her favorite dehydrated food and memories of her time in space. Born in Cape Girardeau, Mo., Godwin went...

Female students define beauty

Female students define beauty

Bailey Stover March 10, 2020

To celebrate Women's History Month, female students share how they define beauty. Answers include, "It starts out with mental health," "An inner quality," "Just being a good person on the inside" and everything...

More than just a pretty face: the modern battle against beauty standards

More than just a pretty face: the modern battle against beauty standards

Maddie Orr March 10, 2020

“Don’t post that picture of us until I can edit it first,” I find myself telling my friends.  I need to add a filter, adjust the brightness, alter my skin tone and sometimes even whiten my teeth...

Art by Sarah Kuhlmann

First all-female spacewalk makes history

Anjali Noel Ramesh March 4, 2020

[vc_text_separator title="One small step for man, one giant leap for women" title_align="separator_align_left"]“Hey sky, take off your hat; I’m on my way” were female cosmonaut Valentina Tereshkova’s...

Significant Figures: women leave impact on science

Significant Figures: women leave impact on science

Sarah Ding March 2, 2020

The contributions of women to the scientific research base often go unnoticed, as they have had credit for work taken away by male colleagues, been written out of textbooks and been turned away from universities...

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