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The Student News Site of Rock Bridge High School

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The Student News Site of Rock Bridge High School

Bearing News

Day 85

Day 85

Bailey Stover June 10, 2020

Some days feel too long. Today is June 10. After staying up until 12:30 a.m. watching Born on the Fourth of July, a movie based on the life of Vietnam War veteran Ron Kovic starring Tom Cruise, I slept...

Day 66

Day 66

Bailey Stover May 22, 2020

Hello monotony, old friend. Today is May 22. Unlike yesterday, I woke up at the completely reasonable time of 9:30 a.m. I felt a little disoriented at first but once I got out of bed and tossed on some...

Steven Garza in the documentary Boys State.

‘Boys State’ focuses on the leaders of younger generations

Jared Geyer March 9, 2020

Boys State is a camp run in each state that gives selected students in the rising senior class an opportunity to get better educated and interactive with politics. There are cities, elections, laws, debates,...

Times tells the story of Sibil Richardson, a wife fighting for her husbands release.

‘Time’ leaves viewers unsatisfied with poor pacing

Isaac Yontz March 9, 2020

Time drives a compelling message, which unfortunately was subdued by its disjointed plot and overtly politically charged stance. With a story spanning over two decades, Director Garret Bradley highlights...

High school students create short documentary film at DIY Day 2018

High school students create short documentary film at DIY Day 2018

Maya Bell March 2, 2018

High school students from across the country gathered in downtown Columbia, Mo. March 2 to take part in the True/False Film Fest DIY Day 2018. Participants chose from a variety of workshops on industries...

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‘Born in China’ offers fresh take on life, death

Nikol Slatinska April 22, 2017

The idea of a documentary about the lives of pandas, snow leopards and golden monkeys seems simple and straightforward: watch as these cute creatures survive in the mountains and forests of China and care...

Rats take over the big screen with this newest documentary

Rats take over the big screen with this newest documentary

Cam Fuller March 3, 2017

It's not often that a film tries to create a main character out of rats. Ratatouille gave the furry rodents the Pixar treatment and made them into lovable, misunderstood creatures while Black Plague made...

As the ever present excitement of True/False rises, local shops like Maude Vintage, a clothing store, advertise and prepare attendees for the film festival.

What a day at the True/False Film Fest looks like

Grace Vance March 5, 2016

  [TS-VCSC-Vimeo content_vimeo="https://vimeo.com/157876142" el_file=""] To see the rest of Alizadeh's performance see the 12:30 p.m. showing of "Sonita" at Jesse Auditorium on Sunday,...

Sherpa stuns with impactful storytelling, visual excellence

‘Sherpa’ stuns with impactful storytelling, visual excellence

Jenna Liu March 5, 2016

The Sherpa's harsh breaths punctuate the silence as the audience is treated to a view of the rocky terrain from the GoPro camera strapped to his head. The next shot, in stark contrast to the jarring bumpiness...

Sonita director screens film, speaks to students

‘Sonita’ director screens film, speaks to students

Jenna Liu March 4, 2016

Yesterday morning, students spilled into the Performing Arts Center to watch snippets of the documentary “Sonita,” which was chosen as the recipient of this year’s True Life Fund, and ask questions...

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‘Drone’ promotes clear agenda

Brett Stover March 6, 2015

140-Character Review: Provocative & biased, but entertaining. Leads you from strikes in Pakistan to scary sci-fi. Watch if you like solid geopolitical docs. 3.5/5 "Drone," a documentary directed by...

Approaching the Elephant illuminates free school effort with charm and grace

‘Approaching the Elephant’ illuminates free school effort with charm and grace

Urmilla Kuttikad March 3, 2014

Approaching the Elephant was the rare film I went into without any preconceived notions — I had no idea what to expect because I wasn’t familiar with the concept of free schools. As the movie explains,...

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