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The Student News Site of Rock Bridge High School

Bearing News

on the government shutdown

on the government shutdown

Multiple Authors January 22, 2018

Yesterday, Jan. 21, the U.S. government officially shut down five years after the last shutdown that lasted 16 days in Oct. 2013. While millions of “non essential” federal employees are subject to...

FCC to vote on net neutrality

FCC to vote on net neutrality

Elad Gov-Ari December 15, 2017

[Update: The FCC voted 3:2, in favor of ending net neutrality.]   [dropcap style="simple" size="4"]W[/dropcap]ith the rise of the internet's many functions, the legality of pricing and service has...

The national sequester could result in education funding cuts. These would most directly affect the Title I preschool and special education programs. Photo by Maddy Jones

Sequester threatens Title I, special ed

Nomin-Erdene Jagdagdorj April 18, 2013

For months, automatic across-the-board cuts were a looming threat, but now they are reality. Congress must come up with a new budget to reduce the impact of sequestration, which started March 1, 2013. This...

Student View: Gun Control Background Checks

Student View: Gun Control Background Checks

Raj Satpathy April 11, 2013

April 10,  U.S. senators Pat Toomey (R-PA) and Joe Manchin (D-WV) reached a deal on the controversial background check bill regarding gun control. Though not quite as restrictive as President Obama's...

CISPA will trade security for privacy

CISPA will trade security for privacy

John Gillis May 5, 2012

Earlier this year the knowledge and hatred of SOPA (Stop Online Piracy Act) went viral because it would give the government too much power over what could be done on the Internet. Then came along CISPA...

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