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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

Art by Valeria Velasquez

Say no to fines, yes to education

Ben Kimchi May 7, 2019

Distracted driving is indisputably dangerous. Sending or reading a text for five seconds at 55 mph is the equivalent of driving the length of a football field blindfolded, according to the U.S. Department...

Art by Isabel Thoroughman

The price is right: Will pay to play for my children

Katie Whaley May 7, 2019

Why is everyone mad at Lori Laughlin? She was doing what every parent should for his or her children. What is criminal is not her behavior; rather, that she might go to prison for paving the way for Olivia...

Art by Valeria Velasquez

Safe driving calls for mirror on service road

Ann Fitzmaurice April 26, 2019

Pulling out of RBHS’ south parking lot and onto the service road, a driver has three options: left, right and an accident. The third choice becomes available with either direction the driver decides...

Art by Reece Furkin

With change in principal comes worries, advice

Katie Whaley April 2, 2019

Every time a change happens there is cause for concern. The principal in many ways is the face of a school. In the many decades RBHS has existed, continuity in principals has been standard, with only seven...

Photo by George Frey

Anonymity levels the playing field of college admissions

Bailey Stover March 21, 2019

Fifty mothers and fathers. Fifty men and women with net worths in the tens of millions. Fifty American citizens subject to the laws of the United States arrested in the recent college admissions scandal...

Photo by George Frey

Anonymity levels playing field of college admissions

Bailey Stover March 21, 2019

Fifty mothers and fathers. Fifty men and women with net worths in the tens of millions. Fifty American citizens subject to the laws of the United States arrested in the recent college admissions scandal...

Personal finance needs a follow up course

Personal finance needs a follow up course

Ethan Hayes March 3, 2019

Monetary responsibility is more than putting five out of your $20 monthly allowance, at least that’s what I learned in summer school when I took Personal Finance. It’s one of the few things I remember...

Art by Isabel Thoroughman

Red, white, flu: dangerous vaccines are ruining America

Katie Whaley February 26, 2019

America, please stop hurting children. As a nation that proudly stands for freedom — that fights for it — you sure do brutalize kids and jeopardize the future of life itself so much. Children receive...

Art by Moy Zhong

‘Weather’ or not you agree, climate change is a hoax

Katie Whaley December 20, 2018

All scientists are shams. Between their lengthy words and outlandish hypotheses, they have crafted deceitful fantasies to oppress and blind us from the truth. They contend the earth is round when it is...

Art by Moy Zhong

State fund formula requires restructuring

Ben Kimchi December 19, 2018

A strong public education system is the backbone of equal opportunity for Americans, but when that system grants lower funding to poor schools despite their students’ increased need, it fails to uphold...

Art by Valeria Velasquez

Food surplus leads to excess waste

George Frey December 18, 2018

With the world’s population being 7.5 billion and rising, human beings will endlessly continue to pollute. There currently isn’t a total and complete way to stop pollution; we rely on driving cars,...

Art by Moy Zhong

Monopolies limit opportunity

George Frey December 14, 2018

Capitalism runs the United States, and arguably, since WWII it has managed to at least somewhat provide for Americans; however, capitalism isn’t necessarily just an economic system. It is also a system...

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