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Capers 2013

Capers 2013

Urmilla Kuttikad April 29, 2013

Band - Visible Silence: Grant Flakne, Harrison Kiethahn, Jacob Kovarik and Jashawn Linwood "The Adventures of Rain Dance Maggie" by The Red Hot Chili Peppers [media url="" width="640"...

RBRO wins Hero award

Kelsey Harper April 23, 2013

Tonight at a banquet at Stoney Creek Inn, the winners of the Columbia Daily Tribune's Hero Awards were announced. RBRO was nominated for our work with The Intersection and was in the Youth Volunteer category...

Cavers traverse states hidden depths

Cavers traverse state’s hidden depths

Jake Alden April 19, 2013

It’s been nearly six months since last summer, and sophomore Michael Vu still can’t get the mud from Connor’s Cave off of his shoes. Vu was a member of last summer’s Outdoor Science Exploration...

Spread the word to stop the word: Bruins United dedicated the month of April to stopping the use of the hurtful ‘R word.’ Photo by Aniqa Rahman

Organization spreads awareness

Raj Satpathy April 18, 2013

[dropcap style="2" size="3"]H[/dropcap]igh school can be a torrent of teenage angst, drama and the ever-present nasty teasing. Despite the mainstream attention last year after the release of Bully, RBHS...

CAPERS, the RBHS annual talent show, takes place tonight at 7 p.m. in the PAC. Photo by Aniqa Rahman

CAPERS prepares to entertain, fundraise

Alyssa Sykuta April 18, 2013

If all goes as planned, at 7 p.m., the parking lots will overflow, the ticket box in the Performing Art Center lobby will be nearly sold out, and the auditorium will be overflowing with students, teachers...

Teaching with dry ice

Teaching with dry ice

Aniqa Rahman April 10, 2013

Students in Mrs. Kathryn Weaver's EEE class prepared a science project to do with RBHS' community skills class' students. They made a mixture of soap, water and dry ice ... and quite a mess, but the resulting...

Photo illustration by Aniqa Rahman

Budgeting fosters money management skills in teens

Manal Salim March 17, 2013

As author Rita Davenport once said, “money isn’t everything ... but it ranks right up there with oxygen,” according to And indeed, consumers from age 12-18 have become a spending...

The intrigue of pointless photography

The intrigue of pointless photography

Aniqa Rahman March 16, 2013

Some photography has a purpose -- to portray truth, the beautiful along with the not-so-beautiful. Some photography tells stories, delving into the depths of human emotion and memory... and then there's...

Inside Booches lies a nostalgic atmosphere of a bygone time unaffected by the contemporary style of modern day restauraunts.The sound of billiards echoes in the background while silent sports games are played out across the bar’s TVs.
Photo by Aniqa Rahman

Booches preserves local identity

Blake Becker March 11, 2013

Nestled in the middle of 9th Street Columbia lies a burger joint-pool hall acclaimed by locals and magazines as one of the best restaurants in the United States. Booches’ first owner, Paul Blucher Venable,...

Pianist balances musicality with academics

Pianist balances musicality with academics

Nomin-Erdene Jagdagdorj March 9, 2013

Junior Esther Liu has a lot to boast about — her memory, which produced the first 100 digits of pi last year at the EEE Pi Day contest; her course load, which included Calculus III at the University...

Nature fragile as glass

Nature fragile as glass

Aniqa Rahman March 6, 2013

The snow and resulting snow-days this past week offered an excellent opportunity to explore through my camera lens. My subject was beautifully lit, yet a world blanketed in white doesn't offer the most...

The Columbia Public Schools Title I preschool, located in the RBHS basement, serves snacks to its students. The United States Department of Agriculture recently released a new proposal which may change the influence school districts have over snack foods, possibly resulting in healthier snacks next year, including trail mix, diet soda, baked chips and iced tea. Photo by Aniqa Rahman

Lunch proposal expected to establish limits

Alyssa Sykuta March 5, 2013

[heading style="2"]Department of Agriculture aims to replace vending machines, à la carte[/heading] [dropcap style="2" size="3"]S[/dropcap]Six months ago, Columbia Public Schools joined thousands of school...

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