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Day 137

Day 137

Bailey Stover August 1, 2020

Goodbye childhood. Today is August 1. I was so energized from my graduation and family dinner last night I wasn’t able to get to sleep until 1 a.m. Nevertheless, my body decided I had to be up at 8:45...

RBHS counseling put up popular college t-shirts in the science wing. (Photo by Will Cover)

Affirmative action proves vital for diversity

The Rock and Bearing News Staff November 4, 2019

During the Civil Rights Movement, President John F. Kennedy signed an executive order in 1961 mandating the government to “take affirmative action to ensure that applicants are employed and that employees...

Students discuss band culture while preparing for the pre-festival concert

Students discuss band culture while preparing for the pre-festival concert

Matthew Burns March 19, 2019

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Photo by Prostock-studio / Envato Element

on Women’s History Month

Ji-Sung Lee March 8, 2019

Women's History Month (WHM) runs from March 1 through March 31. WHM celebrates the contributions of women throughout history. Vote below on the female role model in your own life.

Photo by Lisa Holt

Junior class of AVID tours Maryville University

Atiyah Lane March 6, 2019

Tuesday, March 5, the junior class of RBHS’s Advanced Via Individual Determination (AVID) took a trip to tour Maryville University in Saint Louis, Mo. Students received the opportunity to visit the campus...

on the True/False Film Fest

on the True/False Film Fest

Ji-Sung Lee March 2, 2019

The True/False Film Fest is Columbia’s biggest film festival, drawing in filmmakers and lovers of movies from all around the world. Follow along to read film...

Photo by Cassi Viox.

The Name Game: How Universities play prospective students

George Frey October 18, 2018

Aug. 19, 2015: That was the first day I entered the doors of RBHS as an optimistic, motivated ninth grader. Being a freshman, upperclassmen dismissed me whenever I told them my post-high school plans;...

College provides unique experience for all

College provides unique experience for all

Faaris Khan April 30, 2018

[dropcap]P[/dropcap]op culture displays college as an amazing time for young adults. From movies such as Legally Blonde to the attention surrounding college applications, there is no doubt that for many...

Graduation paths differ

Graduation paths differ

Jordan Rogers February 28, 2018

High school graduation day is filled with celebration, shared memories and relatives asking what the future holds. Parents and adults push the idea of going to a University for four years to get a degree...

Flags wave at a Missouri Tigers tailgate. Photo by Cassidy Viox

Welcome to the Zou

Cassidy Viox October 15, 2016

Dating back to 1926, the University of Missouri- Columbia's (MU) Faurot Field has been an icon for MU athletics since the first football game ever played in the stadium. After years and millions of dollars...

Photo by Devesh Kumar

College journalists censored by courts

Ji-Ho Lee February 2, 2016

It is both unfortunate and tragic that the First Amendment no longer holds the influence it once did. When the Founding Fathers penned the Constitution 300 years ago, they would not have expected that...

District weighs merits of weighted grades

Ashley Tanner November 2, 2015

Students from the Advancement Via Individual Determination (AVID) program at Battle High School proposed the installment of a weighted GPA system for high schools in a meeting with the Columbia Public...

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