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The Student News Site of Rock Bridge High School

Bearing News

The Student News Site of Rock Bridge High School

Bearing News

Day 112

Day 112

Bailey Stover July 7, 2020

Golden hour is especially beautiful in the summer. Today is July 7. My dreams are getting progressively stranger and harder to remember. I am certain I had a two part dream last night, but all I can recall...

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,...

Plan leading strategy of successful business competition concept. Hand of player chess board game putting white pawn, copy space

Fast food, environment meet strategic analysis

James Glaser November 4, 2019

Afast food restaurant is designed to be an extremely efficient place to buy a meal. We arrive in our cars, order, move forward, pay, move forward, get food and leave. Of course, the bulk of the journey...

Feature photo by eastmanphoto

Counseling department opens Missouri Girls State applications

Ji-Sung Lee January 19, 2019

F or the 79th year, the American Legion Auxiliary will hold Missouri Girls State, a week-long camp that creates “a mythical state that the citizens will govern at the city, county and state level,”...

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...

New law adjusts learning curriculum

New law adjusts learning curriculum

Jenna Liu January 29, 2016

inographic by Joy Park After President Obama signed the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA) in December, state governments are now preparing for the long process of implementing the law, expected to take...

Girls State deadline approaches

Girls State deadline approaches

Jenna Liu February 11, 2015

There is now just a week left for junior girls at RBHS to submit their names for Missouri Girls State. According to guidance counselor Dr. Jordan Alexander, the deadline to apply is Wed., Feb. 18 and...

Students attend a youth advisory council Saturday, Oct. 4. Photo by Abby Kempf

Youth advisory council takes root in Columbia

Abby Kempf October 6, 2014

Junior BHS student Sloane Scott's dream of youth involvement in government is finally materializing as Columbia is gaining a Youth Advisory Council. On Saturday, Oct. 4 she held a youth summit at the Activity...

art by Yasmeen El-Jayyousi

Immigration mindset outdated, needs reform

Abdul-Rahman Abdul-Kafi April 27, 2014

When discussing the issue of immigration, it is fairly common to hear an argument spring up comparing America to a house; if someone enters a house, wouldn't the owners want them out? In other words,...

Societal stereotypes misconstrue homelessness

Societal stereotypes misconstrue homelessness

San Diego resident Deborah Bilkovic lives her life day to day. Being homeless, however, this wasn’t a lifestyle decision she had the leisure to make, but rather one she had to make. Bilkovic has a heart...

Poverty, economic inequality poses problem

Poverty, economic inequality poses problem

Jay Whang February 12, 2014

In 1964, after the death of John F. Kennedy, President Lyndon B. Johnson stood up on the capitol and declared war on poverty in the hopes of increasing the welfare state of Americans. According to the...

Art by Maddy Mueller

NSA purpose seems noble, agency’s aims may contain flaws

Ross Parks December 13, 2013

  The recent scandals within the United States government and the National Security Agency and those circling around Edward Snowden have led to the revelation that the U.S. government is spying on...

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