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Bearing News

Day 136

Day 136

Bailey Stover July 31, 2020

High school never ends! Today is July 31. Last night I dreamed about the pandemic. I was sitting around other people, but none of us had masks on. I got trapped between two groups, so I excused myself...

Day 133

Day 133

Bailey Stover July 28, 2020

Moments of calm and chaos happen back to back. Today is July 28. I felt quite proud of myself for waking up early, at least until I realized my dad and brother had already gotten up and played tennis...

Day 131

Day 131

Bailey Stover July 26, 2020

And the world spins madly on. Today is July 26. I feel the need to disclose my heading for the day comes from The Weepies song “Word Spins Madly On.” I’d like to claim the clever line as my own,...

58 percent of girls between the ages of eight and 18 wear makeup, and 65 percent of these started wearing makeup between the ages of eight and 13. Photo by Sophie Eaton.

Pretty is as pretty does

Bailey Stover October 1, 2019

[vc_text_separator title="Skincare benefits adolescent health" title_align="separator_align_left"]Unlike other substances in the United States, such as bottled water and livestock feeds, state and federal...

Clubs, sports create additional school absences

Clubs, sports create additional school absences

Ji-Sung Lee October 23, 2018

When sophomore Avery Samuel is in softball season, she is absent for nearly every other fourth hour class. For tournaments, it could be a day and a half of material she misses. This constant cycle of playing...

“I have been getting the back of my head shaved and colored for the last year. This is the first time I’ve ever done more than two colors. I have a lot of fun with it because you can hide it, show it or do whatever with it depending on the mood you’re in. It’s an easy way to be fun and funky. Fashion at True/False showcases different people from across the world, and for people here in Missouri its an opportunity for them to express themselves. That’s the fun thing about the weekend; getting to showcase yourself and your style.” -- Pass Holder outside Missouri United Methodist Church

Fashion of True/False

George Frey March 5, 2018

True/False, a celebration filled with colorful, eclectic people to say the least. It's a showcase of Columbia’s self-expression. Part film festival, part concert, part public art exhibition and, of course,...

Too much too soon? Social media affects beauty trends

Too much too soon? Social media affects beauty trends

Ann Fitzmaurice February 25, 2018

[dropcap]I[/dropcap]nside the YouTube search bar lies an endless selection of videos ranging from movie reviews all the way to controversial challenges. Among these genres stands a constant that outstands...

Photo by Eléa-Marie Gilles

Social media inspires new trends in makeup

Skyler Froese February 16, 2017

Everyone has something to say about makeup. From a sixth grader asking her mom to let her abuse eyeliner for the first time, to the old woman powdering her face, and all the way up to the highest echelons...

At first blush: Show Choir makeup tutorial

At first blush: Show Choir makeup tutorial

Madison Wright February 3, 2017

Wondering about the method behind the makeup? Here's a one stop guide on how RBHS Show Choirs put on their makeup, and how it enhances their performance onstage.

Foundation now, wrinkle cream later

Nikol Slatinska February 14, 2015

Research shows sleeping with makeup on has damaging effects on skin Most people wear makeup to conceal their flaws, but keeping it on for too long can lead to more blemishes than you started out with....

art by Alex Carranza

Toxic beauty products pose potentially dangerous risks

Sophie Whyte May 5, 2014

Health is often thought of in terms of what you put into one’s body, but equally important is what one is putting on their skin. More than 10,500 chemicals are in usage for beauty products within the...

Show Choir Up Close & Personal

Show Choir Up Close & Personal

Morgan Berk January 28, 2014

Earlier this month, the RBHS show choirs had their premiere performance. Prior to that, they had two rehearsals in full costume and makeup. As an individual on the tech crew, I took the opportunity to...

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