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Courtwarming King Candidates compete during A Lunch games

Courtwarming King Candidates compete during A Lunch games

Bailey Stover February 25, 2020

During A Lunch Tuesday, Feb. 25, Courtwarming King Candidates competed against one another. Team A included seniors Grant Hajicek, Will Norris, Keegan Adkins, Jared Geyer and Kellen Clowe. Team B included...

Art by Valeria Velasquez

Say no to fines, yes to education

Ben Kimchi May 7, 2019

Distracted driving is indisputably dangerous. Sending or reading a text for five seconds at 55 mph is the equivalent of driving the length of a football field blindfolded, according to the U.S. Department...

Midnight Traveler preview screens for True Life Fund at RBHS

‘Midnight Traveler’ preview screens for True Life Fund at RBHS

Ben Kimchi February 28, 2019

xcerpts from “Midnight Traveler,” a documentary of an Afghan family fleeing the Taliban, played for RBHS students first block yesterday for the True Life Fund, an effort by the True/False Film Festival...

Behind the Scenes: Inside look with True/False staff

Behind the Scenes: Inside look with True/False staff

Ji-Sung Lee February 28, 2019

Newspaper staff member Ji-Sung Lee spoke to True/False employees to get a behind the scenes look on how the festival is run. Read below to get information on volunteering, history, goals of the event and...

Illustrated by Moy Zhong.

Worth a shot

Ben Kimchi February 27, 2019

HPV vaccine prevents cervical cancer Cancer claimed 9.6 million lives worldwide in 2018; the disease was responsible for one in every six deaths globally, according to the World Health Organization (WHO)....

Sophomore Genney Zheng smiles joyfully while participating in a traditional Chinese dance that took place during the eighth grade visit to RBHS Friday, Jan. 25. The group consists of students in various levels of Chinese classes. Students often practiced in the east atrium during class time in anticipation for their performance for Global Village happening today.  Photo by Allie Pigg

Global Village celebrates RBHS cultures

Multiple Authors February 22, 2019

Columbia Public Schools ranks fifth in diversity out of all Missouri school districts, according to niche.com. In celebration of the district’s cultures, RBHS hosts an annual Global Village week. Starting...

Black History in Columbia, MO - Black History Month

Black History in Columbia, MO – Black History Month

Multiple Authors February 13, 2019

Ben Kimchi explains some of the black history of Columbia. Video by Isaac Parrish. Script by Emily Oba and Bailey Stover. Special thanks to Ann Fitzmaurice.

Bill Thompson talks about the history of Douglas High School - Black History Month

Bill Thompson talks about the history of Douglas High School – Black History Month

Isaac Parrish February 13, 2019

Bill Thompson, local historian and member of the Boone County Historical Society's Historic Sites Committee, talks about the history of Douglas High School, back when it originally went by the name of...

Art by Moy Zhong

State fund formula requires restructuring

Ben Kimchi December 19, 2018

A strong public education system is the backbone of equal opportunity for Americans, but when that system grants lower funding to poor schools despite their students’ increased need, it fails to uphold...

Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse is a dazzling work of art

Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse is a dazzling work of art

Ben Kimchi December 16, 2018

“Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse” is an artful masterpiece, animated with a beautiful and bright comic-style that is unprecedented in the genre. The concept of the movie presents concerns for moviegoers,...

Marykate Grossman sings during rehearsals for Anything Goes. Grossman, a junior, played Reno and had nine costume changes in the musical. Photo by George Frey

‘Anything Goes’ musical debuts tonight

Multiple Authors November 8, 2018

RBHS annual musical debuts tonight The RBHS annual musical will take place from Thursday to Sunday, showtimes each day from 7-9 pm except on Sunday from 3-5pm. “Anything Goes” is a 1934 musical composed...

INFECTED: After school on Oct. 16, Senior Jocelyn Heimsoth works on the yearbook after losing time when the virus locked her out of the yearbook drive. In the aftermath of the virus, her computer needed to redownload essential files such as fonts.

Staff loses admin rights after email virus

Ben Kimchi October 31, 2018

A computer virus that infected Columbia Public Schools (CPS) devices, discovered Oct. 3, caused teachers and staff to lose access to their application files. The virus was device-specific and did not affect...

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