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Day 66

Bailey Stover
Senior Bailey Stover spent her 66th day of social distancing baking banana bread and writing nice notes to her fellow RBHS journalism staff members....

Day 62

Bailey Stover
Senior Bailey Stover spent her 62nd day of social distancing taking her Advanced Placement Biology test and spending time with her parents and brother....

Basketball

Bailey Stover
Junior Desirae Manning shares her mixed emotions about her decision to quit playing basketball and reflects on what ultimately influenced her choice....

FIRST Robotics regional, district competition canceled because COVID-19 health concerns

Bailey Stover
Because of COVID-19 health concerns, FIRST Robotics canceled its regional and district competitions, resulting in the Army Ants not competing this year....

Global Village week kicks off with henna, international art

Bailey Stover
To begin this year's annual Global Village celebration, students were able to participate in henna and international artwork in the main commons during A and...

Housing reparations necessary to counteract redlining, institutionalized racism

Will Cover
Housing has been the most egregious instance of discrimination in America's economy, with a 32.5% gap in homeownership between black and white Americans. This in...

Science Olympiad takes second at Regionals

Will Cover
RBHS Science Olympiad competed at the Regional Competition Feb. 22 at Missouri University of Science and Technology in Rolla, Mo. To accomodate a large number...

US meddling in the Middle East increases instability, terrorism

Will Cover
Although the aim to stop global terrorism must inarguably be a goal of the U.S., the War on Terror and U.S. engagement in the Middle...

In Venezuela, economic sanctions bring human suffering

Will Cover
Although the goal of sanctions is to remove Maduro from office for his human rights abuses, they tragically only increase the suffering of the Venezuelan...

Rising student loan debt places undue burden on low-income, minority Americans

Will Cover
To truly provide equal opportunity to Americans as they enter adulthood, the U.S. federal government should provide scholarships to make college free for all low-income...

MSU educates students on Islam through annual Fast-a-thon

Will Cover
The RBHS Muslim Student Union (MSU) held their annual Fast-a-thon after school Jan. 28. Although not required, the club encouraged students to fast from dawn...

Online classes allow for procrastination, cheating

Bearing News Staff
Online classes provide a one-size fits all approach that does not cater to students. Companies such as Edgenuity and the University of Missouri K-12 use...

Anti-bullying fails to solve issue

Brandon Kim
Years of anti-bullying lessons have caused an oversaturation that ultimately does nothing to solve the problem. Bullying is a serious issue, but we should question...