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The Student News Site of Rock Bridge High School

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K-Pop industry abuses capitalist practices

Julia Kim, Staff Writer March 7, 2022
Korean pop (K-Pop) has seen a steady rise in popularity, becoming a recognized global phenomenon in the past five to ten years and breaking into the Billboard Hot 100 chart at least eight times since the Wonder Girls became the first K-Pop group to enter the chart in 2009 with the English version of their hit song “Nobody.”
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Music shapes individualism, personal style changed

Laís Campos March 7, 2022

Music can influence behavior and personal style in many different ways. Not only can it shape our sense of self by providing immediate sensory impressions of physique, time and sociability, but music also...

What song are you listening to?

Joan Kwon, Multimedia Editor December 17, 2021

  Student council president Haeam Lee and Op/Ed editor Allison Kim go around RBHS interviewing students on what songs they are listening to. What song are you listening to? Let us know in the...

The 27 Club glorifies premature death in the music industry

The 27 Club glorifies premature death in the music industry

Shubha Gautam, News Editor December 3, 2021

Jim Morrison, the charismatic lead singer and songwriter for the ‘60s rock band The Doors, was a detached, extremely intelligent loner as a kid who would spend his time agitating reserved peers and devouring...

Goodbye, Bearing News!

Day 150

Bailey Stover August 14, 2020

What is the best way to say goodbye? Today is August 14. Since I started writing these posts 150 days ago, I’ve given a lot of thought to how I want to end them. At first I thought I’d stop on day...

Photo by Audrey Novinger

Creative coping: students, teachers use music, art, movement to relax during COVID-19 pandemic

Audrey Novinger May 3, 2020

A brown paper bag from Schnucks. A handful of markers. A stack of Crayola scrapbook paper in a rainbow of colors.  While these may seem like simple supplies, they are exactly the materials freshman Julie...

Quinn Spear practices percussion in a band practice room. Photo by Audrey Novinger

Students reflect on solo, small ensemble preparation amidst postponed district festival

Audrey Novinger March 16, 2020

For the past few months, students from the Northeast District of Missouri had been preparing music for the district solo and small ensemble festival which would have occurred March 21 at Mexico High School....

Senior Kanchan Hans describes festivities, food, family in India

Senior Kanchan Hans describes festivities, food, family in India

Bailey Stover March 13, 2020

As the third installment in an ongoing series featuring students from multicultural backgrounds, senior Kanchan Hans describes India's unique and diverse culture, specifically in her birth city of Punjab,...

People of T/F: McKinely Dixon

People of T/F: McKinely Dixon

Amira McKee March 9, 2020

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Trophies stand proudly in room 404, the band practice room. As one walks through the band hallway, its easy to see at least hundred trophies displayed, representing Rock Bridge High Schools impressive musical history. Photo by Ana Manzano

Concert and fall symphonic band to perform first concert of year

Audrey Novinger October 21, 2019

As the days grow shorter and pumpkins bedeck front porches, concert and fall symphonic band, two non-competitive performing groups, get ready for their first concert of the year to begin at  7 p.m. Oct....

All four soloists from advanced treble choir sing their highlighted part of O-Yo-Yo. Behind the soloists, Amya Carson, Ellen Schaezler, Elsa Kelley-Marcum, and Kate Lopez, members of tenor/bass chorus play percussion: Luke Milyo, Zach Simpson, and Jake Doherty.
Photo by Audrey Snyder

Fall choral concert delights crowds

Multiple Authors October 19, 2019

Emily Dearing, story; Audrey Snyder, photos The south parking lot filled last night as fans and family poured into the school to support kids from all across Columbia. Along with a middle school football...

Photo by Jadyn Lisenby

High school musicians reflect on journey, plans for future

Multiple Authors October 16, 2019

ALL FOR WHAT? High school musicians reflect on their journey and plans for the future Without mobs of students and backpacks clogging the halls, RBHS appears simple and void of life. The bare walls...

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