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Bearing News

on favorite ornaments

on favorite ornaments

Olivia Peters December 20, 2019

Students share their favorite ornaments from their Christmas trees and tell the story behind why they are important.

Both foot and car traffic whizzes through the streets of downtown Columbia during the two hours of the festival.
Photo by George Frey / Bearing News

Living Windows 2018 kick starts holiday season

George Frey December 9, 2018

Every year on Dec. 7, downtown Columbia brings in thousands of locals and tourists for the Living Windows celebration. Where the various merchants on  9th Street and Broadway showcase their quirky styles...

The flute playing Santa, aka Lamar Roberts, plays his flute under the magic tree to an adoring crowd. Photo by George Frey / Bearing News

Behind the Flute

George Frey December 9, 2018

Living Windows has been a holiday tradition in Columbia for years. The celebration invites the old, young, students and tourists alike to sample local businesses and their products through their intricate...

Friends deserve more appreciation

Friends deserve more appreciation

Katie Whaley January 24, 2018

One usually experiences feelings of guilt after failing to accomplish a task or foiling future plans, ideas such as not going to the gym or not sticking to a healthy eating plan. Looking back on this past...

Christmas celebrations dont apply to everyone

Christmas celebrations don’t apply to everyone

Ryan Choe January 21, 2018

When I came back to RBHS after winter break, I was hardly enthusiastic about starting a fresh semester of school. The beginning of the new year meant more days of working into the late nights, something...

No time like the present: Capitalism threatens holiday traditions

No time like the present: Capitalism threatens holiday traditions

Allie Pigg December 24, 2017

I remember the Christmas of 2008 when my little brother got his classic red and yellow Little Tikes Cozy Coupe. He had been waiting for the kid-sized plastic car all year and shot out of his room on Christmas...

Guidance office provides opportunity to give back

Guidance office provides opportunity to give back

Ji-Ho Lee December 6, 2016

[dropcap]W[/dropcap]hen students walk into the guidance office looking for assistance with scheduling classes or college applications, they may be surprised to find that they themselves are able to contribute...

Downtown businesses celebrate annual Living Windows Festival

Downtown businesses celebrate annual Living Windows Festival

Skyler Froese December 5, 2016

While first Fridays always bring excitement to downtown Columbia, Friday Dec. 2 was especially vibrant. The city celebrated the annual Living Windows displays, in which stores’ employees act out scenes...

CACC horticulture classes hold annual Holiday Sale

CACC horticulture classes hold annual Holiday Sale

Cassidy Viox December 2, 2016

[dropcap size="2"]I[/dropcap]n the midst of the Christmas season, the Columbia Area Career Center (CACC) will host their Holiday Sale Dec. 12-13. CACC classes of Advanced Horticulture, Greenhouse Production...

photo by Marco Rea

Bruin Girls hope preparations pan out for Breakfast with Santa

Grace Dorsey December 2, 2016

On Dec. 3 the Bruin Girls will host Breakfast with Santa for the second year in a row. The event, which will take place from 9:30 am to noon, serves as both a fundraiser for the dance team’s competition...

Discovering Thanksgiving, and the first Christmas decorations

Discovering Thanksgiving, and the first Christmas decorations

Eléa-Marie Gilles November 29, 2016

Thanksgiving is an American celebration that is very different from any French holidays. This event became a national day under Abraham Lincoln's presidency during the Civil War (1861-1865) because...

Trans-Siberian Orchestra doesnt meet expectations

Trans-Siberian Orchestra doesn’t meet expectations

Nicole Schroeder December 27, 2015

The atmosphere was electric as Trans-Siberian Orchestra took the stage in Kansas City in front of a crowd of more than 8,000 people Saturday, Dec. 26. Of course, I expected nothing less from a group of...

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