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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

RBHS and HCHS huddle with their teammates after RBHS scores a point during the fourth set. Photo by Bailey Blackburn.

RBHS volleyball loses 1-3 against Helias Catholic High School, addresses team vulnerabilities

Shubha Gautam, News Editor September 29, 2022

After a quick two-set junior varsity win, the varsity RBHS volleyball team played against the Helias Catholic High School (HCHS) volleyball team Wednesday, Sept. 28. RBHS lost 1-3, losing the first set,...

Religion provides reason for the unexplainable in post-World War II science fiction

Religion provides reason for the unexplainable in post-World War II science fiction

Shubha Gautam, News Editor September 27, 2022

The defeated pylon stood disarmed in the vast, charred desert of the frontier planet. The Vault hidden underneath it had sent exigent beams of radioactivity toward the spaceship, unabashedly leading it...

Photo courtesy of inteGIRLS STL/MO.

inteGIRLS STL/MO chapter hosts first Winter Contest

Shubha Gautam, News Editor December 7, 2021

The inteGIRLS STL/Missouri chapter hosted their Winter 2021 Math Contest for girls and non-binary individuals comfortable with being placed with girls Saturday, Dec. 4. The student-led group hosted the...

The 27 Club glorifies premature death in the music industry

The 27 Club glorifies premature death in the music industry

Shubha Gautam, News Editor December 3, 2021

Jim Morrison, the charismatic lead singer and songwriter for the ‘60s rock band The Doors, was a detached, extremely intelligent loner as a kid who would spend his time agitating reserved peers and devouring...

Americans’ obsessive indulgence in true crime media desensitizes the tragedy of real world events

Americans’ obsessive indulgence in true crime media desensitizes the tragedy of real world events

Shubha Gautam November 9, 2021

“Squid Game,” a dystopian Korean drama on Netflix fixated on individuals fighting to the death over a sum of $38 million, is filled with emotion, violence and crime—it is also set to be the most...

Photo by Desmond Kisida.

Zachary Willmore becoming homecoming queen indicates growing inclusion in RBHS

Shubha Gautam November 8, 2021

Dressed in a long, sparkling golden gown, Zachary Willmore walked to the center of the football field with his escort, senior Eliana Snyder, and the rest of the homecoming court. Nervous and excited for...

Art by Lorelei Dohm.

Sea level rise caused by world powers leave South Pacific islands vulnerable

Shubha Gautam November 3, 2021

Sandwiched halfway between Hawaii and Australia, Kiribati is a Southern Pacific island nation with 33 islands, the most famous being Kiritimati, sporting the title of one of the largest atolls in the world....

Photo by Andrew Kinslow.

Second phase of brown-headed nuthatch reintroduction to the Missouri Ozarks begins

Shubha Gautam November 2, 2021

 In total, 56 Brown-headed Nuthatches were translocated to Missouri’s Mark Twain National Forest from the Ouachita National Forest in Arkansas between August and September of this year as part of the...

Photo from envato elements.

Religious perceptions on abortion contradict America’s founding principle of autonomy

Shubha Gautam October 12, 2021

California passed the Therapeutic Abortion Act on June 14, 1967, becoming the third state that year to drastically revise its abortion legislation after continued pressure from the second wave feminist...

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