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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

Thats debatable: Should the Electoral College be abolished?

That’s debatable: Should the Electoral College be abolished?

Multiple Authors November 7, 2020

Electoral College violates popular sovereignty, suppresses voters Amira McKee The significant divergence between the results of the popular vote and the Electoral College within recent presidential...

Day 74

Day 74

Bailey Stover May 30, 2020

Mind over matter. Today is May 30. My dad woke me up with a soft knock on my door this morning saying breakfast was ready. I was in the middle of a dream involving annoying, complaining cheerleaders,...

Obamacare

Obamacare

Sarah Ding January 17, 2020

Definition & Purpose The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, nicknamed Obamacare, is a United States federal statute signed into law by President Barack Obama on March 23, 2010. The Act's primary...

ECONOMICS: Businessman holding money in his hands. Photo from Envato Elements.

Free College

Elliot Bachrach January 10, 2020

Definition and Purpose From the 1989-1990 school year to the 2018-2019 school year, average tuition doubled at public two-year and private non-profit four-year institutions after accounting for inflation....

“First of all, they can’t impeach him because they don’t have anything on him. They’ve investigated him four times, they haven’t found anything but if he were to be impeached. It obviously wouldn’t be good, all the stuff with china wouldn’t work out you know because if the foriegn leaders see the trump is gonna be impeached there gonna pull out of the deals the economy will most likely crash. You know October is probably the most volatile month for their market, so no I don’t think he’ll be impeached.” -Nick Clervi, Sophomore

on possible impeachment of president

Olivia Peters October 4, 2019

Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi began formal impeachment proceedings Tuesday in light of the recent Ukraine scandal. Over the years of President Donald Trump's time in office, the Democratic Party has...

Successful snapshot strengthens self-confidence

Successful snapshot strengthens self-confidence

Ana Manzano September 17, 2019

During the summer my friends and I went to Capen Park, partially to hang out, but mainly so that I could learn how to photograph portraits. After hiking to the spot where I wanted to take the photos, I...

Art by Valeria Velasquez

Absent voters neglect duties

Ann Fitzmaurice November 12, 2018

At 6 a.m. the polls open on voting day. More than 100 precincts scatter across Columbia. In August, 99,934 people registered to vote, yet only 37,305 casted their ballot. With polling places open for 13...

Senior Drew Morris, a politics fanatic, worked for Josh Hawley’s campaign for U.S. Senator this 2018 Midterm Election. In addition to seeing the campaign to its victory, this election was Morris’ first time exercising his civic right to vote.

Brightened by the ballot

Allie Pigg November 9, 2018

On the evening of Tuesday, Nov. 6, as the rest of America had eyes glued to their screens at home, patiently awaiting the results from the 2018 Midterm Election, senior Drew Morris sat in a hotel conference...

Cross country athletes gather before a meet. Photo by Eléa-Marie Gilles.

Cross country finishes regular season at Border Wars meet

Jared Geyer October 15, 2018

On Oct 12, the RBHS cross country team traveled to McNair Park in Saint Charles, Missouri to compete in the Border Wars race. This was the last meet of the regular season before districts, where the boys...

Voter fraud compromises court

Voter fraud compromises court

Grace Vance February 5, 2017

Student Council determined on Monday that the original list of courtwarming candidates had to be amended because of suspected fraudulent voting. Although Student Council announced the names of 11 boys...

Donald Trump will push America in the right direction

Donald Trump will push America in the right direction

Ji-Ho Lee November 21, 2016

[dropcap]D[/dropcap]onald Trump is not someone you tell your kids to look up to. His speech is often degrading, his past actions are disgusting and his policies appear outrageous. He is also the next...

Art by Shelby Yount.

Don’t vote a liar into the White House

Ji-Ho Lee November 10, 2015

The search for a capable leader to guide the nation from the oval office has been an ongoing, unsuccessful expedition for the American people. Ridden by scandal and unsuccessful policy, each election,...

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