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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

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What to know about the U.S. retreat from Afghanistan, expectations for the future

Anjali Noel Ramesh October 28, 2021

As of Aug. 30, 2021, President Joe Biden successfully removed all United States (U.S.) armed forces from Afghan soil, following former President Donald Trump’s deal with the Taliban, an Islamist political...

This 20 by 20 sculpture titled andimgonnamisseverybody was created by Christopher Paul Jordan for the AIDS Memorial Pathway located in Seattle, Washington. Jordan produced the piece to explore the intersections of race and class within the epidemics history. Photo courtesy of the AIDS Memorial Pathway.

Looking at the AIDS epidemic through art

Julia Kim October 14, 2021

In 1981, the Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) reported the first case of AIDS, a sexually transmitted blood-borne disease, which had affected five previously healthy gay men living in New...

Art by Lorelei Dohm.

A letter to Gen Z ahead of the upcoming election

Nora Crutcher-McGowan October 27, 2020

When I was days away from turning thirteen, my mom dutifully took me down to our nearest polling station at Lela Raney Wood Hall on the Stephen’s College campus. I remember how I shyly stood behind my...

Day 123

Day 123

Bailey Stover July 18, 2020

Summer is full of long days and longer nights. Today is July 18. I felt so proud of myself this morning because I woke up before my first alarm went off at 8:30. I’d had a little trouble falling asleep,...

Day 107

Day 107

Bailey Stover July 2, 2020

A life where every day looks almost the same can get boring fast.  Today is July 2. Going to sleep early actually worked for once because by 9:30 a.m. I was awake and ready to start my day. I knew the...

Political action, youth involvement necessary to protect environment

Political action, youth involvement necessary to protect environment

Bailey Stover April 10, 2020

[penci_text_block block_title_align="style-title-left"]In 1892, Scottish-American preservationist John Muir founded the Sierra Club. The environmental protection organization now has roughly 750,000 members...

Art, photo by Lorelei Dohm, Sophie Eaton

Modern-day suffragettes continue historical legacy

Maddie Orr March 24, 2020

[vc_text_separator title="Celebrating 100 years of women's suffrage" title_align="separator_align_left"]In July of 1848, more than 300 women and men from across the country organized in Seneca Falls, New...

Youth vote, media comprehension impact Missouri Primary

Youth vote, media comprehension impact Missouri Primary

Anna Xu March 23, 2020

With the Democratic candidate pooled narrowed, the Missouri Primary Elections were March 10, and former Vice President Joe Biden and Seb Bernie Sanders debated March 15. Counseling secretary Jennifer Sonnenberg...

Steven Garza in the documentary Boys State.

‘Boys State’ focuses on the leaders of younger generations

Jared Geyer March 9, 2020

Boys State is a camp run in each state that gives selected students in the rising senior class an opportunity to get better educated and interactive with politics. There are cities, elections, laws, debates,...

ECONOMICS: Businessman holding money in his hands. Photo from Envato Elements.

Understanding the freedom dividend

Isaac Yontz May 24, 2019

A defining problem for 18 year olds within the United States is an increasing amount of college debt. Andrew Yang, former member of the Obama administration and entrepreneur, plans to change that. Yang...

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...

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