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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

Junior Angel Montie holds up a sign while standing in front of the Boone County Courthouse Sept. 10. Montie was at a rally protesting Trump’s plans to cut DACA. “We will be there with them, and that is what we all have to do,” Montie said.

Plans to cut DACA are unacceptable

Rochita Ghosh October 5, 2017
President Donald Trump has recently decided to take down DACA, a program which provides benefit to the children of illegal immigrants. Editor-in-chief Rochita Ghosh
New law adjusts learning curriculum

New law adjusts learning curriculum

Jenna Liu January 29, 2016
The 'No Child Left Behind' Act provoked harsh criticism from both students and educators. Its successor, the 'Every Student Succeeds Act,' hopes to offer more positive impacts.
Keystone XL Pipeline

Keystone XL Pipeline

Abdul-Rahman Abdul-Kafi March 5, 2015

Veto of pipeline bill puts it to rest — for now Imagine if green energy was the sole type of energy running the world, with houses powered by the Sun and cars powered by electricity gathered from the...

Corporate political contributions should be stopped

Corporate political contributions should be stopped

Jay Whang April 21, 2014

Idealists used to believe that candidates play fair and idealistically in every presidential election. Senator John McCain (R) made a public-finance option in his failed 2008 Presidential campaign, while...

Redbox Reviews: The Butler

Redbox Reviews: ‘The Butler’

Ashleigh Atasoy February 23, 2014

In recent years, Hollywood’s taken a new turn down the path less traveled. Turning away from the traditional narrative perspectives, the industry has begun to highlight a new side to history, and it’s...

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Obamacare debate too heated

Luke Chval January 2, 2014

Debates become too heated when it comes to politics. Especially when it comes to amateur debates of misinformed citizens spewing words out of their party leaders’ mouths. One of the topics among laborious...

Art by Maddy Mueller

NSA purpose seems noble, agency’s aims may contain flaws

Ross Parks December 13, 2013

  The recent scandals within the United States government and the National Security Agency and those circling around Edward Snowden have led to the revelation that the U.S. government is spying on...

Supreme Court building in Washington, DC. source: Public Domain from

‘Redskin’ controversy hits high school halls

Trisha Chaudhary November 16, 2013

Redskin. Once a name used in upmost respect, some now view this term as a racial slur towards Native Americans, launching a hotbed of elevated dialogue. Controversy exploded over the name Redskins when...

Shakir Hamoodi in a family photo. Taken by Carole Patterson.

Shakir Hamoodi completes one year in prison, family fights for release

Abdul-Rahman Abdul-Kafi August 30, 2013

Around 300 years ago, millions of buffalo roamed the United States freely and without limitation. When the land they lived on was needed, they were killed by the hundreds of thousands with only a few...

Four Years from Today

Four Years from Today

John Gillis November 16, 2012
The debates leading up to the presidential election were heated, to say the least. Now that President Barack Obama has won, that hot air is not just going to float away. To let off some steam, residents of at least 20 different states, including Missouri, have signed petitions to secede from the United States because President Obama was reelected. Rock Bridge senior Adam Schoelz thinks such petitions will neither help to resolve the divide in between the Republican and Democrat parties or the broader split ripping across the United States.. He said the notion of secession is preposterous.
RBHS PAC serves as one of the citys voting areas. Photo by Muhammad Al-RAwi.

First-time voting underscores responsibility

Maria Kalaitzandonakes November 6, 2012

I have been waiting years for the moment when I would finally vote. I used to go with my mom to the polls early in the morning and beg the lady at the desk to give me an “I Voted” sticker. I would...

The spectrum of recent presidents on the political scale. Art by Hyelee Won

Election 2012: A Mind Divided

Anna Wright October 30, 2012

As Election Day, Nov. 6, 2012, drew closer and closer, The ROCK investigated how different factors impacted students’ political views. Upon receiving his first paycheck in the mail, excitement overwhelmed...

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