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Club to host transgender education conference

Jenna Liu April 22, 2016

From 5-6:30 tonight, the RBHS United Feminists Association (UFA) will host the first annual Transgender Education Conference in the Performing Arts Center. The club has invited speakers to give introductory...

Track and field prepares to hit ground running

Track and field prepares to hit ground running

Jenna Liu March 5, 2016

Junior Ojurere Shonekan took home a first place medal last year in the long jump and has been a vital part of RBHS’ track team. Shonekan and the team begin their season at the Columbia Kick-Off at Hickman...

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...

Student Council-purchased projector and screen begin installation

Student Council-purchased projector and screen begin installation

Jenna Liu January 30, 2016

Yesterday morning, maintenance workers began installing a screen measuring several feet across in the hallway in front of the Activities Office. Student Council senior representative Ronni Farid said...

Let girls play with Legos

Let girls play with Legos

Jenna Liu December 19, 2015

art by Erin Barchet On Christmas morning, millions of children across the world will race to the tree in search of gift-wrapped toys. A few decades ago, a little girl might have received a pretty doll,...

Triggering the conversation

Triggering the conversation

Jenna Liu December 16, 2015

[vc_tta_tabs][vc_tta_section title="Tab 1" tab_id="1450294228279-0b7ba370-dd48"][heading size="17" margin="10"]Legislation needed to curb number of mass shootings[/heading][dropcap style="simple" size="5"...

Simulation aims to save lives

Jenna Liu November 19, 2015

Representatives from the U.S. Army ran a distracted driving simulator outside of the Columbia Area Career Center yesterday. The simulator was designed to help students understand the dangers of distracted...

Big fish in a big pond

Jenna Liu November 19, 2015

Junior Bryce Cordry walks with purpose, his lanky legs propelling him forward in powerful strides. This quality serves him well; as a student worker in the guidance office and the copy center, Cordry spends...

Controversy over Melissa Click video misses key issues

Controversy over ‘Melissa Click’ video misses key issues

Jenna Liu November 13, 2015

These past few days have been a time of reflection. As a high school student living in Columbia, Missouri whose parents both work on the University of Missouri-Columbia campus, I have a personal connection...

Twitter joins ranks of banned apps, sites

Twitter joins ranks of banned apps, sites

Jenna Liu October 20, 2015

Yesterday marked the first day Columbia Public School students would not be able to access Twitter on district Wi-Fi, through any medium. Previously, Twitter was one of the few social media sites and apps...

Despite disorder, Stamps keeps running

Despite disorder, Stamps keeps running

Jenna Liu October 1, 2015

On a hot day in September of her sophomore year, senior Marilise Stamps was in the midst of a routine run with a group of chattering cross country girls. As conversation filled the air, the others began...

Nine RBHS seniors named National Merit Semifinalists

Nine RBHS seniors named National Merit Semifinalists

Jenna Liu September 9, 2015

This morning, nine RBHS seniors were named National Merit Semifinalists, Interim Principal Cathy Ritter confirmed. Seniors who received this honor took the PSAT in October of their junior year and scored...

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