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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

Find Your Passion: George

Find Your Passion: George

George Frey March 1, 2019

Composer Leonard Bernstein once said, “Music can be the unnamable, and communicate the unknowable.” Both musicians and listeners use music to not only entertain, but also communicate. With street musicians,...

The flute playing Santa, aka Lamar Roberts, plays his flute under the magic tree to an adoring crowd. Photo by George Frey / Bearing News

Behind the Flute

George Frey December 9, 2018

Living Windows has been a holiday tradition in Columbia for years. The celebration invites the old, young, students and tourists alike to sample local businesses and their products through their intricate...

The 2018 Turkey Trax helped support the Central MO American Red Cross.  Runners from around the area raced the 5k before beginning traditional celebrations.

Community members participate in annual Turkey Trax

Jared Geyer November 23, 2018

Thanksgiving is a day of appreciation spent with family, friends and food. But before the holiday meals are eaten, hundreds of runners in Columbia race the Turkey Trax 5k. The race began at 8:30 a.m. Thanksgiving...

Homeless Columbian James Allen sits on the corner of Broadway and 10th street in downtown Columbia asking for money. Photo by George Frey.

Columbia Public Schools opens eyes on homelessness

George Frey October 5, 2018

ALONE: Homeless senior citizen James Allan sits under the beating sun on the corner of 10th Street and Broadway, holding a sign which reads, ‘homeless please help,’ with a small plastic cup by his...

Veteran and street performer Nathan Hardesty preforms on the corner of 9th St. & Broadway. He plays the guitar, and came to Columbia from St. Louis in search of a new audience. Hardesty says that happiness is wherever we can find it, but sometimes you can just find it where you are standing, if you choose to.
Photo by George Frey / Bearing News

A diverse downtown

George Frey September 20, 2018

The city of Columbia was ranked in 2013 as the number four out of 10 best college towns, according to livability.com, “[Columbia] retains an artsy vibe that is equal parts to college quirk, Midwestern...

Photo by Saly Seye

Fall musical auditions to commence soon

Saly Seye September 16, 2018

This afternoon marks the beginning of week-long auditions for the fall musical. Titled ‘Anything Goes,’ this production incorporates tap dancing into its tumultuous story set on ocean liner S. S. American....

A glimpse under the sea

A glimpse under the sea

Ann Fitzmaurice November 9, 2017

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Bonfire, car smash to celebrate homecoming, help hurricane victims

Bonfire, car smash to celebrate homecoming, help hurricane victims

Saly Seye October 2, 2017

Tonight the sounds of shattering glass and blaring music will fill the parking lot. With plenty of flyers advertising music, free s’mores and food trucks, Student Council members hope this bonfire-car-smash...

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