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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

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“Dune” captures audiences’ anticipation, brilliant filmography

Josiah Anderson November 8, 2021

Adapted from Frank Herbert’s 1965 novel series, Dune (2021), directed by Denis Villeneuve, follows the life of teenager Paul Atreides (Timothee Chalamet) as he grows from an ambitious adolescent to a...

Photo by Desmond Kisida.

Student inflicted vandalism leads to bathroom closures and supervision

Josiah Anderson October 6, 2021

Students vandalized several bathrooms in RBHS following a trend from the social media app TikTok that’s sweeping the nation, promoting vandalism and theft, resulting in the closing of multiple restrooms....

Sophomore quarterback Louie Scardina returning to the sidelines amid a change of possession. Photo by Desmond Kisida.

Bruins football beats Smith-Cotton in one-sided game

Josiah Anderson September 9, 2021

In the first home game of the 2021 football season, the Bruins handed Smith-Cotton High School (SCHS) a 50-0 loss, demonstrating a home field advantage. Coming off a tough loss to Staley High School (SHS)...

Photo by Desmond Kisida.

Girls’ basketball dominates against Capital City despite midgame position adjustments

Anjali Noel Ramesh January 15, 2021

The RBHS girls’ basketball team took on Capital City high school on Thursday, Jan.14. After making several adjustments to their playing strategy during the game to adapt to the other team’s plays,...

Photo by Desmond Kisida.

Virtual debate, argumentation through screens

Sarah Ding January 3, 2021

Instead of loading onto a school bus and making the long drive to a tournament’s host school in cities such as St. Louis or Springfield, the RBHS Speech and Debate team has stayed right at home to compete....

Art by Lorelei Dohm, Photos by Ana Manzano.

Birthdays on the web, isolation brings families together

Anjali Noel Ramesh December 30, 2020

Ihave never been one to host extravagant birthday parties. The last one I can remember involved a massive, carefully constructed Barbie cake I devoured with my other five-year-old friends. I almost never...

School shootings and gun violence lead to discourse and policies

School shootings and gun violence lead to discourse and policies

Shruti Gautam December 14, 2020

The United States faced a great loss after the Sandy Hook shooting eight years ago, on Dec. 14, 2012. But, the country has faced such incidents before and after that day, including the 1999 Columbine shooting...

Wearing number 1929, senior Matthew Hauser celebrates his Missouri State High School Activities Association (MSHAA) state championship victory with his teammates and classmates in the crowd. Hausers point contribution pushed the RBHS boys team to first place in a tense meet.

Boys take home cross country title, girls get fourth in state championship

Shruti Gautam November 10, 2020

[penci_text_block block_title_align="style-title-left" custom_markup_1=""]as the runners lined up on the grass, family members stood in marked boxes six feet apart in the grass, holding their place next...

Bruin bear had a great fall

Devin Hall November 2, 2020

In the first Bruin Bear comic of the school year, Barnky enjoys the fall season with their partner by carving pumpkins, watching movies, and spending time outdoors. Just because covid has made it harder...

City Council discusses COVID-19, community stakeholders, chokeholds

City Council discusses COVID-19, community stakeholders, chokeholds

Shruti Gautam October 31, 2020

The City Council held a regular meeting in the Council Chamber at City Hall on Oct. 19. The session required social distancing and other accommodations in order to be compliant with COVID-19 restrictions,...

January 18, Womens March Columbia. Photo by Sarah Mosteller. Art by Rachel Stevens.

Hypocrisy in advocacy

Shruti Gautam October 19, 2020

The emcee gestured toward me, as I stood near the banners behind them. Drowning in a too-bulky navy coat and a violet hat protecting my ears from the chilly January air, I made my way to the center of...

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District initiates CPS Prime Delivery Service

Shruti Gautam October 11, 2020

Columbia Public Schools (CPS) started a new initiative to connect schools with students called CPS Prime Delivery Service on Sept. 28. The program uses buses to ship supplies such as textbooks to students’...

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