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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

Still warm jars of homemade rock candy. Photo by Audrey Novinger

Candy land legacy in my grandparents’ kitchen

Audrey Novinger December 20, 2019

I watched as gooey spirals of corn syrup trickled down upon a glittering mountain of sugar and water. Grandma’s metal spoon clinked against the glass measuring cup as she corralled the final globs of...

Commonplace items hold potential to be repurposed.

That’s trash: hidden potential in everyday garbage

Audrey Novinger November 25, 2019

Opinion Newspapers, cereal boxes and empty peanut butter jars may be commonplace to the ordinary eye, but they are treasures to my artistic eye. From discarded containers to wrinkled magazines, the...

Smoke rising from a city filled with smokestacks. Animation by Jared Geyer.

Modern mindsets aim to prevent history from repeating

Audrey Novinger November 22, 2019

Changes in global phenomena have long played a role in shaping Earth’s climate. During the intensely cold Neoproterozoic period, 600 to 800 million years ago, glacial giants and vast expanses of ice...

Art by Riley Kerns

Unplugged: taking breaks improves health

Audrey Novinger November 19, 2019

A stack of papers. An empty coffee mug. The flourescent light of a computer screen at 10:30 p.m. That half-completed to-do list sitting on the edge of a desk.  While it can be difficult to squeeze...

Art by Riley Kerns

Consumers should take into account companies’ political practices

Audrey Novinger October 4, 2019

As a minor who has yet to gain her right to vote in elections and on issues of interest, I often feel powerless to generate change in the face of situations with which I disagree. Fortunately, the ballot...

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