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Bearing News

Junior Blake Bodendieck, a Unity project volunteer, works with Coreina and Camryn Fullerton Saturday, Sept. 28 at the Roots N Blues festival. Photo by Bailey Stover.

People of Roots N Blues – Blake Bodendieck

Bailey Stover September 29, 2019

RBHS junior Blake Bodendieck moved to Columbia this summer and quickly became involved with Roots N Blues through the Unity project as a way to experience what the city is all about.  How did you...

Feature photo by Prostock-studio

WIN for Columbia to award female athletes

Ji-Sung Lee January 31, 2019

The Women’s Intersport Network (WIN) for Columbia will host its annual awards luncheon Feb. 5 at Southwell Complex at Columbia College. The luncheon will run from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. At the luncheon,...

Caitlin Cunningham volunteering at R n B n BBQ. Photo by Bailey Stover.

People of Roots n Blues n BBQ – Caitlin Cunningham, Paul Rowden

Bailey Stover October 2, 2018

On Saturday afternoon, Roots n Blues n Barbecue volunteers Caitlin Cunningham and Paul Rowden walked around selling cold beverages to festival goers. Both Cunningham and Rowden appreciate the community...

Caitlin Cunningham volunteering at R n B n BBQ. Photo by Bailey Stover.

People of Roots n Blues – Caitlin Cunningham, Paul Rowden

Bailey Stover September 29, 2018

On Saturday afternoon, Roots n Blues n Barbecue volunteers Caitlin Cunningham and Paul Rowden walked around selling cold beverages to festival goers. Both Cunningham and Rowden appreciate the community...

Free feminine hygiene products in bathrooms

Free feminine hygiene products in bathrooms

Amanda Kurukulasuriya September 20, 2018

It started with a civics project and a sneaky period. Freshman Shruti Gautam was going about her day when her menstrual cycle caught her unprepared and she had to borrow a pad from a friend. She found...

UNIQUE dance team offers tryouts

‘UNIQUE’ dance team offers tryouts

Amanda Kurukulasuriya August 28, 2018

Tryouts for Unique dance team are Wednesday, Aug. 29. Unique began three years ago at RBHS. The group offers inclusivity for everyone, especially African Americans, Coach Erica Wade said. This is her...

Feature photo by Maya Bell

Local teens to participate in poetry slam competition

Ji-Sung Lee February 4, 2018

[dropcap]I[/dropcap]nspired by the documentary, “Louder Than a Bomb,” as well as by the poets, coaches and organizers of the event, Columbia’s first Louder than a Bomb Poetry Slam will take place...

Senior Kevin Kiehne passes the aid station approximately two and half miles into the Turkey Trax Run on Nov. 23. Kiehne finished tenth overall out of the 1,282 participants this year. Photo by Yousuf El-Jayyousi

Turkey Trax 5K becomes Thanksgiving tradition for RBXC runners

Jacob Sykuta November 25, 2017

Most people think of Thanksgiving as a day of food and family, however, for many people in Columbia, Mo. the holiday has also become a day of running. According to Runner’s World, in 2011, Thanksgiving...

Tawnya Rivers

Tawnya Rivers

Grace Vance March 5, 2017

"I love True False. This is my third year volunteering. It's my favorite time of year in Columbia. I got here at 7:45 a.m. this morning and I'm supposed to be off at 2:30 p.m., but I stay a little later...

Feature Photo by Cassidy Viox

Holiday season inspires compassion for less fortunate

Skyler Froese December 23, 2016

The day after Thanksgiving freshman Riley Kerns rose at dawn. She did not get up for Black Friday deals but to decorate her entire home with Christmas furnishings. Kerns loves Christmas. The music, the...

Christmas specials to watch this season

Christmas specials to watch this season

Kat Sarafianos December 5, 2016

Christmas is more than a holiday; for television shows, it's an institution. Since the beginning of television, directors and writers have taken advantage of the holiday spirit and have reeled viewers...

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...

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