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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

Bearing News

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Roundup herbicide found in oat products

Ji-Sung Lee September 17, 2018

lyphosate, a chemical compound that targets weeds, has low toxicity level for humans, according to the Environmental Protection Agency.  But when granola bars, cereals and other oat products began to...

Is Drug Addiction Glorified?

Is Drug Addiction Glorified?

XXXXX XXXXX May 21, 2018

We had just gotten back from Puerto Vallarta, Mexico after spring break. It was a clear, warm Wednesday afternoon, and my mom had picked me up after Civics class. While we drove home, we discussed our...

Age restrictions guide youth

Age restrictions guide youth

Rochita Ghosh February 23, 2018

Lights run low in the hot room, full of dancing teenagers at a house devoid of parental supervision. The partiers pass red cups from person to person, seemingly filled with whatever alcohol the kid with...

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Organization aims to place marijuana legalization on ballot

Ji-Ho Lee December 23, 2016

[dropcap style="light" size="4"]U[/dropcap]sers and supporters of marijuana have long been condemned for their approval of a drug that is labeled as taboo by society. Dan Viets, the coordinator for the...

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Marijuana legalization debate comes to Missouri

Urmilla Kuttikad February 25, 2014

If Rep. Chris Kelly, D-Columbia, has his way, Missouri could join the ranks of Colorado and Washington in allowing recreational marijuana sales. Kelly’s bill, which he introduced one week ago, provides...

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Lack of solid opposing claims necessitates legalization of marijuana in Missouri

The Rock and Bearing News Staff February 17, 2014

When Chris Kelly introduced a bill in the Missouri legislature last week, it opened the door to make Missouri the third state to legalize marijuana for recreational use. If legislatures pass the bill...

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Taboo

The Rock and Bearing News Staff December 13, 2012

There are chains that bind us, invisible cords stronger than the densest metal, to which only our minds are impervious. We think unmentionable thoughts, yet remain silent. The stories that follow aim to...

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