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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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Analytical Arrangements: “The Last Night”

Rochita Ghosh April 30, 2018

Trigger warning: Suicidal thoughts and ideation are mentioned in this article. [dropcap style="flat" size="4"]S[/dropcap]oon, I will graduate high school, and writing that still feels so weird. Allow this...

Analytical Arrangements: Mars

Analytical Arrangements: “Mars”

Rochita Ghosh April 25, 2018

[dropcap style="flat" size="4"]M[/dropcap]y favorite characteristic about Sleeping at Last are his lyrics; he’s able to weave words together to create a story that’s alive, rich with the feelings we...

Darkness serves as guiding light

Darkness serves as guiding light

Rochita Ghosh April 7, 2018

While writing this essay, I have the words and voice of Chester Bennington flowing through my ears. I used to listen to the songs of his band, Linkin Park, on repeat during a time of darkness in my life,...

Analytical Arrangements: Breaking the Habit

Analytical Arrangements: ‘Breaking the Habit’

Rochita Ghosh March 20, 2018

Trigger warning: this post has contents relating to addiction, self-harm and suicide. [dropcap style="flat" size="4"]I[/dropcap]t has been seven months, to the day, since Linkin Park lead singer’s Chester...

Analytical Arrangements: Arise

Analytical Arrangements: ‘Arise’

Rochita Ghosh March 11, 2018

[dropcap style="flat" size="4"]I[/dropcap] have no use for songs that like to dwell in sorrow and don’t have something hopeful behind them. It isn’t healthy and indicative of healing to listen to things...

‘Flight of a Bullet’ bores with lack of direction

‘Flight of a Bullet’ bores with lack of direction

Rochita Ghosh March 4, 2018

[dropcap style="flat" size="4"]I[/dropcap]f you want to feel crushing disappointment for an hour, look no further than “Flight of a Bullet.” The film, consisting of one single shot, holds little more...

‘The Next Guardian’ tiptoes between tradition and desire

‘The Next Guardian’ tiptoes between tradition and desire

Rochita Ghosh March 3, 2018

[dropcap style="flat" size="4"]P[/dropcap]erhaps there is something in every human that hungers for adventure, that drives you to follow your heart and do what you love. And then there’s what’s expected...

‘Lovers of the Night’ explores mortality, destroys stereotypes

‘Lovers of the Night’ explores mortality, destroys stereotypes

Rochita Ghosh March 3, 2018

[dropcap style="flat" size="4"]T[/dropcap]he thought of monks in a monastery usually stir up images of humble, old men in brown robes in elegant chapels isolated in the wilderness. “Lovers of the Night”...

Photo by Yousuf El-Jayyousi

Lighting fear on fire

Rochita Ghosh March 1, 2018

After watching countless videos on how to flick a lighter, I sat on the floor of my bathroom — one of the only rooms in the house without a fire alarm — and held a red lighter in my trembling hand,...

Analytical Arrangements: How Many Walls

Analytical Arrangements: ‘How Many Walls’

Rochita Ghosh February 27, 2018

[dropcap style="flat" size="4"]A[/dropcap] band combining punk rock and typical alternative sounds, Rise Against is one of the most well-known names in the punk rock scene. The genre is stylized by fast...

Police cars drove around RBHS parking lots today to provide additional safety comfort, Dr. Baker said. Photo by Maya Bell

Social media bot targets CPS schools: ‘no viable threat’

Rochita Ghosh February 23, 2018

[dropcap style="flat" size="4"]Y[/dropcap]esterday, Feb. 22, a screenshot circulated around the social media platform Snapchat that said a person may bring guns to one of the Columbia Public Schools (CPS)...

Age restrictions guide youth

Age restrictions guide youth

Rochita Ghosh February 23, 2018

Lights run low in the hot room, full of dancing teenagers at a house devoid of parental supervision. The partiers pass red cups from person to person, seemingly filled with whatever alcohol the kid with...

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