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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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Desktop computers being replaced, upgraded

Desktop computers being replaced, upgraded

Abdul-Rahman Abdul-Kafi May 1, 2015

Every four years the desktop computers in RBHS get an upgrade through the Renewal Recycle program. During the past few weeks and in the next few weeks, new computers will arrive day by day to upgrade the...

Photo by Robin Stover

RBHS journalists take home Pacemaker, Best of Show awards

Emily Franke April 19, 2015

[heading size="16" margin="10"]5 students claim individual awards in Write-Offs[/heading]After more than 12 hours on a bus, seven RBHS journalists arrived in Denver, Colorado for the Journalism Education...

Muslim Student Union holds annual Fastathon dinner to spread customs

Muslim Student Union holds annual Fastathon dinner to spread customs

Abdul-Rahman Abdul-Kafi March 5, 2015

By all appearances it was a normal day of school Wednesday, Feb. 25. However, a portion of the student body did not eat lunch that day. They were participating in the annual Fastathon, sponsored by the...

art by Maddy Mueller

White ≠ better

Abdul-Rahman Abdul-Kafi December 15, 2014

White privilege shows prejudice alive and well While visiting my father in a federal prison camp in Fort Leavenworth, Kansas, about a month ago, my mother, brother and I had an unfortunate experience...

art by Ellie Stitzer

Shellshock virus infects computers

Abdul-Rahman Abdul-Kafi November 1, 2014

To many, the ins and outs of computers can be a mystery. Few know why or how a computer works the way it does; they just see the result. However, there are people out there who know how and why everything...

Should America get involved in another war in Iraq after the failure of the last one?

Two sides to America’s new Middle East war

Abdul-Rahman Abdul-Kafi October 1, 2014

[column] USA not economically ready for a new war In John F. Kennedy’s inaugural speech, he sent out a warning to the world: “Let every nation know, whether it wishes us well or ill, that we shall...

art by Yasmeen El-Jayyousi

Immigration mindset outdated, needs reform

Abdul-Rahman Abdul-Kafi April 27, 2014

When discussing the issue of immigration, it is fairly common to hear an argument spring up comparing America to a house; if someone enters a house, wouldn't the owners want them out? In other words,...

Apps of the week: Microsoft Office Mobile, Wattpad, Orbsorb

Apps of the week: Microsoft Office Mobile, Wattpad, Orbsorb

Emily Franke April 15, 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="Productivity"] Microsoft...

Shakir Hamoodi in a family photo. Taken by Carole Patterson.

Shakir Hamoodi completes one year in prison, family fights for release

Abdul-Rahman Abdul-Kafi August 30, 2013

Around 300 years ago, millions of buffalo roamed the United States freely and without limitation. When the land they lived on was needed, they were killed by the hundreds of thousands with only a few...

Glenn Greenwald speaks on injustice in government

Abdul-Rahman Abdul-Kafi September 27, 2012

The biggest room of the University of Missouri-Columbia Law School overflowed with people waiting to listen to Glenn Greenwald, author of four books, three of them New York Times bestsellers, today, Sept....

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