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The Student News Site of Rock Bridge High School

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The Student News Site of Rock Bridge High School

Bearing News

Breaking a bad habit: cell phone use hinders quality of life

Breaking a bad habit: cell phone use hinders quality of life

Emily Oba April 30, 2019

once scoffed at the idea of phone addiction. Hard drugs like heroin and cocaine easily drag people into its clutches, but when adults would talk about how teenagers invest too much of their day in their...

Feature photo by Rachael Erickson.

Fixing fights over phones isn’t effective

Rachael Erickson May 9, 2018

Around mid-February, I got into a fight with one of my closest friends. It all happened over Snapchat, after a disappointment-fueled spiral on a bus full of debate kids, illuminated only by red emergency...

Maya Bell

Need for comfort from phones brings depression alongside

Katie Whaley September 29, 2017

Sophomore Harper Dailey stands in line at the cash register, waiting for the customer in front of her to finish checking out. Dailey pulls her phone out from her back pocket, happy to find a text from...

Breaks in class allow students to thrive

Breaks in class allow students to thrive

Emily Oba February 19, 2017

With the long periods of sitting for 90 minutes in each class, school can be difficult to get through without a break. Although the purpose of school is to learn, certain students feel the need to take...

Photo Illustration by Moy Zhong

Continuous work breaks interrupt obligations

Ann Fitzmaurice December 29, 2016

Arriving home from school around 6:15 p.m., sophomore Piper Page sits down and takes out her homework. Immediately she fights the desire to set her homework aside and call it a night, she flips through...

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