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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

The Prison in Twelve Landscapes impresses with rich, powerful narratives

‘The Prison in Twelve Landscapes’ impresses with rich, powerful narratives

Jenna Liu March 6, 2016

An ex-convict dominates the New York City chess park scene. Residents of a small, Eastern Kentucky town place their hope for economic recovery in the return of a local prison. The disembodied voice of...

The Last Days of Winter gives unique look past prison walls

‘The Last Days of Winter’ gives unique look past prison walls

Kat Sarafianos March 6, 2016

The Last Days of Winter,’ directed by Mehrdad Osoukei, offers a rare look into the walls of a Tehranian youth detention center with a special wing for offenders younger than 15 years old. The wing held...

art by Maddy Mueller

White ≠ better

Abdul-Rahman Abdul-Kafi December 15, 2014

White privilege shows prejudice alive and well While visiting my father in a federal prison camp in Fort Leavenworth, Kansas, about a month ago, my mother, brother and I had an unfortunate experience...

Death penalty is unfair retribution

Death penalty is unfair retribution

Urmilla Kuttikad February 12, 2013

It’s easy in the United States to watch the world around us and judge it. We look at conflicts such as the ongoing genocide in Syria and feel proud that we’re not like that, that our hands aren't blood-stained,...

#21901-045: Story of my hero

#21901-045: Story of my hero

Abdul-Rahman Abdul-Kafi January 18, 2013

In front of our destination, I see big, hunchbacked brown buffalo roaming freely in the bare grassland between them and the outer road. We take the slightly curved exit and then make a right turn;...

‘Herman’s House’ rivets audience, provides insight

Kira Lubahn March 3, 2012

“Herman’s House” told a poignant story about two lives in conjunction combined by friendship. Herman Wallace has been in solitary confinement for 40 years as of 2012. Jackie Sumell begins sending...

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