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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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Arts enthusiasts commentate Oscars live

Arts enthusiasts commentate Oscars live

Daphne Yu February 25, 2012

Bearing News will be hosting a live chat on Sunday, Feb. 26 at 7:30 p.m to discuss the Oscars!  Share your thoughts on the wins and woes of the 84th annual Academy Awards. Hosted by Sami Pathan, Lauren...

Interns discover jobs, careers

Sami Pathan February 23, 2012

Senior Riaz Helfer spent his summer poring over hundreds of PDFs. The documents were tedious at best, but he trudged on, looking for papers that would meet the criteria of the professor he was interning...

School board approves vote for tax increases

Sami Pathan January 18, 2012

Having already cut 260 jobs in the last four years and facing increasing financial strains due to the opening of a new high school, the Columbia Board of Education voted unanimously Jan. 9 to approve...

Computer hobbyists break past code, cause havoc

Sami Pathan December 31, 2011

The year was 1988. The Los Angeles Dodgers had just won the World Series, Ronald Reagan was about to exit the White House as president and a shy programmer named Robert Morris was set to unleash a digital...

School board discusses Battle consequences

School board discusses Battle consequences

Sami Pathan December 13, 2011

Columbia Public Schools board members met Tuesday in part to sort through the more than 1,000 comments they received concerning the changes in boundary lines for Battle High School. Though the board did...

World leaders meet to solve European debt

Sami Pathan December 12, 2011

French President Nicolas Sarkozy and German Chancellor Angela Merkel met Monday in Paris as the European Union considers a drastic overhaul of its powers in an attempt to keep their currency afloat. The...

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Elections in Egypt show changing allegiances

Sami Pathan December 12, 2011

Through the first week of voting, Egypt’s new parliament features a majority of the Muslim Brotherhood movement, reflecting the growing embrace of religious-oriented sentiment across the turbulent North...

4 arrests made in shooting near RBHS

4 arrests made in shooting near RBHS

Avantika Khatri November 22, 2011

A RBHS student's car was hit as a result of the shooting on Monday. The student said the shots sounded like firecrackers going off or bricks being dropped. The license plate has been altered to protect...

Shots fired near north parking lot

Shots fired near north parking lot

Sami Pathan November 21, 2011

Administrators placed Rock Bridge High School and Columbia Area Career Center on an external lock down during fourth hour today as a result of shots fired from a car near the north parking lot at 1:15...

Shabab threatens retaliation after Kenyan military action

Sami Pathan October 28, 2011

Kenya is facing increasing criticism from neighboring Somalia for recent military offensives into that nation in an attempt to oust Islamic rebels. Somalia’s president, Sheik Sharif Ahmed, condemned...

Teachers search for equal voice

Sami Pathan October 28, 2011

The Columbia School Board is searching for a new collective bargaining agreement, which would permit teachers to negotiate terms of employment, such as giving teachers say in the number of hours they work,...

Major earthquake in Turkey responsible for many deaths

Sami Pathan October 28, 2011

Citizens in the northeastern Turkish city of Van experienced a 7.2 magnitude earthquake Oct. 23. The earthquake destroyed more than a hundred buildings in Van and the nearby city of Ercis. The confirmed...

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