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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

COVID-19 in indigenous reservations, lack of support and response

COVID-19 in indigenous reservations, lack of support and response

Shruti Gautam February 22, 2021

As of Jan. 25, the Navajo Nation had 27,573 positive cases of COVID-19. Non-Hispanic American Indian and Alaska Native (AI/AN) people make up 0.7% of the US population; however, the group accounted for...

Photo by Desmond Kisida.

Board of education votes to return students to in-person school

Multiple Authors January 14, 2021

T he Columbia Public Schools (CPS) Board of Education voted 5-2 for elementary students to return to a four-day in-person schedule, and secondary students to return to a hybrid, two-day schedule at their...

Photo by Desmond Kisida.

Virtual debate, argumentation through screens

Sarah Ding January 3, 2021

Instead of loading onto a school bus and making the long drive to a tournament’s host school in cities such as St. Louis or Springfield, the RBHS Speech and Debate team has stayed right at home to compete....

Art by Moy Zhong

Monopolies limit opportunity

George Frey December 14, 2018

Capitalism runs the United States, and arguably, since WWII it has managed to at least somewhat provide for Americans; however, capitalism isn’t necessarily just an economic system. It is also a system...

photo illustration by Alice Yu

Words on words: appreciating the ambiguity of knowledge

Alice Yu April 21, 2016

Socrates was born circa 470 BC in Athens, Greece to an Athenian stone mason and sculptor, Sophroniscus and midwife, Phaenarete. Little is known about his life, save for what his students — including...

Lady Bruins fall to Lindbergh in close game

Lady Bruins fall to Lindbergh in close game

Alice Yu April 9, 2016

Senior Danni Hrdina (8) rushes to the ball the keep it from Lindbergh control in the first quarter. The game ended as a loss for the Bruins 0-1.  After heading up against Lindbergh, the Lady Bruins soccer...

photo illustration by Alice YU

Words on words: Expeditions with no expiration date

Alice Yu April 7, 2016

If it weren’t for Clive Staples Lewis, the magic of the lion, the witch and the wardrobe wouldn’t exist and young readers wouldn’t know the path to Narnia and become enraptured by its beauty. Born...

Balancing the scales of justice

Balancing the scales of justice

Alice Yu April 5, 2016

Second in a six-part series covering the criminal justice systemBefore spending five and a half years as a public defender and graduating from law school, Jeremy Pilkington was sure criminal law was not...

Safe Driver Presentation to kick off Reality Week

Safe Driver Presentation to kick off Reality Week

Alice Yu March 18, 2016

Reality Week is set to start off with hats off — for safe driving, that is. On Monday, March 21, students have the opportunity to attend a Safe Driver Presentation and hear from three speakers, including...

art by Alice Yu

Words on words: Nanny knows best

Alice Yu March 17, 2016

With a dash of supercalifragilisticexpialidocious magic and a farewell complete with a flying umbrella, who could ever forget the classic Mary Poppins? The beloved Disney nanny Mary Poppins, portrayed...

Lunch with international literature

Lunch with international literature

Alice Yu March 15, 2016

For the second day of Global Village, students read poems in a variety of languages about diverse cultures. From poems about Africa to literature in Spanish and Chinese, listen to today's performers as...

art by Alice Yu, invigorating environments

New Year’s Resolution Race: Invigorating environments

Multiple Authors March 10, 2016

With only two more weeks left of the New Year's Resolution race, many resolutions are morphing into habits. Unfortunately for some contestants, heavy schoolwork combined with extracurriculars and the challenges...

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