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Bearing News

The Student News Site of Rock Bridge High School

Bearing News

This 20 by 20 sculpture titled andimgonnamisseverybody was created by Christopher Paul Jordan for the AIDS Memorial Pathway located in Seattle, Washington. Jordan produced the piece to explore the intersections of race and class within the epidemics history. Photo courtesy of the AIDS Memorial Pathway.

Looking at the AIDS epidemic through art

Julia Kim October 14, 2021

In 1981, the Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) reported the first case of AIDS, a sexually transmitted blood-borne disease, which had affected five previously healthy gay men living in New...

Photo by Audrey Novinger

Creative coping: students, teachers use music, art, movement to relax during COVID-19 pandemic

Audrey Novinger May 3, 2020

A brown paper bag from Schnucks. A handful of markers. A stack of Crayola scrapbook paper in a rainbow of colors.  While these may seem like simple supplies, they are exactly the materials freshman Julie...

Day 19

Day 19

Snowy Li April 5, 2020

I woke up naturally today as my parents had already fed Daisy. It’s April 5, and since I finished most of my homework yesterday, I hoped to relax. As I drudged into the living room, I suddenly remembered...

Day 17

Day 17

Snowy Li April 3, 2020

Greeted by a loud “meow,” I woke up today at around 8 a.m. with my cat, Daisy, standing in front of my face as she begged for breakfast. Today is April 3, but I barely noticed the date as time seems...

Art by Devin Hall

Discovering passions proves essential for well-being

Sarah Ding April 1, 2020

All throughout elementary school, my older sister, my mother and I made frequent trips to arts and crafts stores. We picked up Apple Barrel acrylic paints in all the possible colors and brought home creamy...

Creations under quarantine

Creations under quarantine

Snowy Li March 24, 2020

Spring break means people wish to go hang out with friends and family; however, under the quarantine and travel bans because of COVID-19, the Center for Disease Control and the president urge citizens...

Photo by Will Cover

Deadline for FOLIO magazine submissions nears

Will Cover February 11, 2020

The deadline for FOLIO, a fine arts magazine produced annually by RBHS, is Feb. 13. Submissions can include any creative work, such as digital artwork or poetry, and are reviewed and selected for publication...

Personalities in people tie to pet preferences 

Personalities in people tie to pet preferences 

Snowy Li December 27, 2019

It’s a common stereotype — dog people hate cats, and cat people (and their kitties) hate everything and everybody. To love a sweet pup must lead to a healthy life full of exercise, generosity and extroversion;...

Simple ways to spice up holiday sweaters

Simple ways to spice up holiday sweaters

sophie froese December 22, 2019

The holiday season is full of festive gatherings, the ideal time for you to break out your favorite winter finery. The perfect look is sure to impress all of your Christmas crews, Chanukah chums, Kwanza...

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 21, 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...

Commonplace items hold potential to be repurposed.

That’s trash: hidden potential in everyday garbage

Audrey Novinger November 25, 2019

Opinion Newspapers, cereal boxes and empty peanut butter jars may be commonplace to the ordinary eye, but they are treasures to my artistic eye. From discarded containers to wrinkled magazines, the...

Columbia feels the Burn(ey)

Columbia feels the Burn(ey)

Devin Hall November 4, 2019

The Burney Sisters are a local band that plays folk music. Despite their skill, these two young women aren’t even high school students yet. Only 11 years old, Emma Burney says she plays several instruments,...

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