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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

Featured image  by Eléa-Marie Gilles.

Women renounce catcalling

Grace Dorsey May 11, 2018
Catcalling, as with other types of harassment, is difficult to stop in the moment, as the perpetrators use intimidation as a tool to retain power.
The second hour A-day Personal Finance class awaits class to begin.

Practical arts credit should not be necessary for CPS students

Grace Dorsey May 7, 2018
RBHS students must have enough practical arts credits to graduate. This requirement, however, is unfortunate, outdated and must be reformed.
Glass of water fully of ice.

Hydration promises health

Grace Dorsey April 30, 2018
It seems that drinking water is a cure-all. Name a problem: acne, dry skin, excess weight, tiredness, cellulite. Chances are, hydration will help.
Senior Emily Wright running in the early mornings. Photo by Muhammad Al-Rawi.

Intense exercise gains momentum

Grace Dorsey April 30, 2018
In recent years, HIIT, or high intensity interval training, has gained a cult following. Boasting an efficient fat-burning effect, this type of exercise usually consists of burpees, squat jumps, sprints and other similar movement patterns.
Womens healthcare improves despite negligent past

Women’s healthcare improves despite negligent past

Grace Dorsey April 5, 2018
Historically, there’s been a severe lack of respect and priority given to women’s healthcare. Through the years, this trend has taken many forms. From diagnosing any distressed woman with “wandering womb disease,” to ignoring a patient because “she’s just being dramatic,” the atrocity is the same.
Three Identical Strangers provides multifaceted, masterful storytelling

‘Three Identical Strangers’ provides multifaceted, masterful storytelling

Grace Dorsey March 4, 2018
Starting as a light-hearted retelling of a impossibly amazing coincidence, “Three Identical Strangers” soon turns into an intriguing investigation that digs into the darker realities of adopted triplets rediscovering each other at the age of 19.
The Next Guardian Q&A

‘The Next Guardian’ Q&A

Grace Dorsey March 4, 2018
Over the course of 75 minutes, directors Dorottya Zurbó and Arun Bhattarai draw one into the world of siblings Gyembo and Tashi, two young teenagers whose lives are a mixture of traditional and modern Bhutanese culture.
Boys basketball wins districts after victory against Blue Springs South

Boys’ basketball wins districts after victory against Blue Springs South

Grace Dorsey March 2, 2018
With a final score of (79-71), the victory secured the district championship for RBHS and improved their season record to [25-1].
Wellness trends take world by storm

Wellness trends take world by storm

Grace Dorsey March 1, 2018
Today, wellness (at least in western countries) means waking up with bulletproof coffee and collagen, catching an early-morning yoga session, staying hydrated with kombucha and/or detox water, renouncing dairy and subscribing to natural beauty products.
Celebrating Zora Neale Hurston

Celebrating Zora Neale Hurston

Grace Dorsey February 24, 2018
Born in 1891, Zora Neale Hurston’s talent for writing has secured her a spot as one of the Harlem Renaissance icons.
Photo by Devesh Kumar

Valentine’s Day should be about opulence

Grace Dorsey February 14, 2018
While it’s true that teenagers can never quite capture those magical childhood experiences, that’s no reason to give up trying to make Valentine’s Day as special as it can be.
We tried Jazzercise

We tried Jazzercise

Grace Dorsey February 13, 2018
As a dance-based exercise form, it uses a combination of strength and cardio to target a multitude of muscle groups: upper body, abs and legs, and one gets to dance to top radio hits.
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