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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 William Hormann and senior Mai Gagnon decorate cookies at the Gay-Straight Alliance Valentines Day party after school Tuesday, Feb. 10. Photo by Ana Manzano.

GSA hosts second annual Valentine’s Day party; members express need for increased, positive LGBTQ representation

Bailey Stover February 14, 2020

After school Tuesday, Feb. 11, RBHS’ Gay-Straight Alliance (GSA) hosted its second annual RBHS Valentine’s Day party with students from three Columbia Public Schools (CPS) high schools and some middle...

Photo by Sarah Mosteller

Social pressures delegitimize bisexuality

Turner DeArmond January 22, 2020

In seventh grade, I told one of my closest friends that I was starting to experience attraction to the same gender. This was an unbelievably important moment for me, as it was the first time I had told...

From the streets to the screen

Amira McKee October 3, 2019

The evolution of activism, protest culture in American society While scrolling through Instagram feeds, tapping through Snapchat stories or fumbling through Facebook profiles, one can’t help but stumble...

Consciousness by Moy Zhong

Jobs lost to machines provide space for new opportunities

Isaac Parrish April 26, 2019

Factory workers. Switchboard operators. Bowling alley pinsetters. Robots have already taken over countless jobs once run by people. With recent advancements in artificial intelligence (AI), people are...

Photos by Allie Pigg, Camryn DeVore, Sophie Eaton, Bailey Stover. Illustrated by Sarah Kuhlmann.

The good, the bad and the ugly

Bailey Stover March 26, 2019

Social media use affects adolescent happiness, self-esteem Although today’s adolescents grew up in the age of the internet, the era of social media is more recent than teenagers may realize. Social media...

Art by Joy Park

Social media strengthens relationships

Emily Oba February 24, 2017

[dropcap style="light" size="4"]S [/dropcap]tudents walk down the school halls looking at their phones, constantly checking Twitter, Instagram and Snapchatting their classmates. Some like pictures of couples...

Only child defies stereotypes

Only child defies stereotypes

John Flanegin April 29, 2015

We’ve traveled more than 4,000 light years and have finally docked on our desired destination, albeit a crash landing our mission has concluded. Surrounded by new sights and smells, I glance over and...

art by Maddy Mueller

Face it: facebook may be dead

Sophie Whyte December 19, 2013

The integration of social media into the daily lives of Americans is second nature by now. Social networking sites allow for the instant connection to millions of people internationally in an efficient...

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