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The Student News Site of Rock Bridge High School

Bearing News

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Words on words: Nanny knows best

Alice Yu March 17, 2016

With a dash of supercalifragilisticexpialidocious magic and a farewell complete with a flying umbrella, who could ever forget the classic Mary Poppins? The beloved Disney nanny Mary Poppins, portrayed...

photo illustration by Alice Yu

Words on words: Wrestling time the tyrant

Alice Yu March 3, 2016

Deacon Winton DeRosia serves as a deacon at Christ the King Parish, located in Concord, New Hampshire. DeRosia wrote the homily, “First Sunday in Advent” as a reminder of the illusion and threat hidden...

Words on words: Traveling with Thoreaus teachings

Words on words: Traveling with Thoreau’s teachings

Alice Yu February 18, 2016

Born in 1817, a time when the United States was testing out life as an independent country, Henry David Thoreau lived to become a teacher, a businessman at his father’s pencil factory, and most notably,...

Words on words: changing for better or for worse

Words on words: changing for better or for worse

Alice Yu January 7, 2016

Franklin Delano Roosevelt was born Jan. 30, 1882 and ranks as one of my favorite U.S. presidents. He was elected to office four times, serving from 1933 to 1945. The most notable successes of his presidency...

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Words on words: Doctor’s orders — Dr. Seuss, that is

Alice Yu December 17, 2015

[dropcap]T[/dropcap]heodor Seuss Geisel, more commonly known by his pen name Dr. Seuss, was born on March 2, 1904 in Springfield, Massachusetts to Theodor Robert and Henrietta Seuss Geisel, two German...

Words on words: understanding the two faces of courage

Words on words: understanding the two faces of courage

Alice Yu December 3, 2015

[dropcap style="light" size="5" class="A"]F[/dropcap]amous for his peace-keeping efforts as Great Britain’s prime minister during World War II, Winston Churchill was born on November 30, 1874 and died...

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Words on Words: finding the root of growth

Alice Yu November 12, 2015

A french novelist, Marcel Proust authored a seven-volume novel named À la recherche du temps perdu (In Search of Lost Time). Proust based this series off his own personal life, exploring homosexuality,...

Words on Words: Fusing present and future

Words on Words: Fusing present and future

Alice Yu October 1, 2015

[dropcap style="light" size="5" class="A"]F[/dropcap]amous for leading the Indian independence movement starting in 1914, Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi was born on Oct. 2, 1869 and studied law in London,...

art by Maddy Mueller

A thousand sights to see

Alice Yu May 7, 2015

A patron of brewers, Saint Augustine of Hippo converted to Catholicism from a life of partying and entertainment. He serves as an inspiration and guiding figure to those who wish to break away from vices...

After anger

After anger

Alice Yu April 23, 2015

An influential Chinese philosopher, teacher and political figure, Confucius was born in 551 B.C. in the Lu state of China. Many of his aphorisms have been passed down throughout the years and his teachings...

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Fate’s funny ways

Alice Yu December 18, 2014

Born as Aubrey Drake Graham in Toronto, Ontario, Drake was raised by his mother in Toronto after his parents divorced when he was five. Although Drake dropped out of Forest Hill Collegiate Institute,...

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Doubt’s misunderstood stand-in

Alice Yu November 6, 2014

An accomplished film director, philosopher, author and poet, Suzy Kassem was born in Toledo, Ohio. Influenced by her Egyptian heritage, Kassem is known to draw parallels between Eastern and Western civilizations...

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