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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

Photo by Maya Bell.

Whistle in the dark

Bailey Stover April 30, 2019
An American is sexually assaulted every 92 seconds, according to the Rape, Abuse & Incest National Network (RAINN). Every nine minutes, the victim is a child.
Technology by Moy Zhong

Artificial intelligence possesses controversial potential

Bailey Stover April 26, 2019
As with a flipped coin spinning in mid-air, the issue of artificial intelligence (AI) is still undecided as to which way it will land: benefit or harm.
Consciousness by Moy Zhong

Jobs lost to machines provide space for new opportunities

Isaac Parrish April 26, 2019
With recent advancements in artificial intelligence, people are starting to worry about what this might mean for the current job market.
Photos by Allie Pigg, Camryn DeVore, Sophie Eaton, Bailey Stover. Illustrated by Sarah Kuhlmann.

Social media increase accountability, responsibility

Katie Whaley March 26, 2019
In the age of the internet, instances of inappropriate behaviors hindering reputations are almost instantaneous and can have serious consequences.
Sleep Talking Ep. 6

Sleep Talking Ep. 6

Isaac Parrish February 27, 2019

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Illustrated by Moy Zhong

Waiting to change the world

Bailey Stover February 27, 2019
Technology has long generated scientific discovery, innovation and exploration, yet the true purpose of medicine stems from humanity’s innate desire to help others and alleviate suffering.
Atlas - Art by Moy Zhong.

Tested by time

Ann Fitzmaurice October 15, 2018
Psychologist Angela Duckworth’s TED talk instilled in her audience that hard work leads to achievement more than luck, talent or good fortune.
Free feminine hygiene products in bathrooms

Free feminine hygiene products in bathrooms

Amanda Kurukulasuriya September 20, 2018

It started with a civics project and a sneaky period. Freshman Shruti Gautam was going about her day when her menstrual cycle caught her unprepared and she had to borrow a pad from a friend. She found...

Getting active for a cause

Getting active for a cause

Katie Topouria May 14, 2015

The city of Columbia pushed an initiative recently, but not for any legal matter. The local government was encouraging residents to use alternative means of transport from May 3-9. The initiative is a...

Lauded department chair reflects on coming retirement

Shannon Freese February 28, 2012

A teacher that’s taught for two decades would have always wanted to be a teacher, right? Wrong. For 29-year veteran Mary Dix, she began teaching only out of necessity and not because of interest. Although...

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