Bearing News

Ryan Choe

Day 69

Bailey Stover
Senior Bailey Stover spent her 69th day of social distancing passing out and reading nice notes with her fellow journalism newspaper staff members....

Day 59

Bailey Stover
Senior Bailey Stover spent her 59th day of social distancing saying goodbye to high school by creating Instagram posts for her fellow senior staff members....

Local places of worship cancel, adjust services

Ryan Choe
At least 25 places of worship in Columbia, MO announced on their online websites that they postponed services due to the health and safety concerns...

COVID-19 halts multiple sports seasons

Ryan Choe
The Missouri State High School Activities Association canceled the remainder of the Class 4 and Class 5 state basketball tournaments and suspended the spring sports...

Courtwarming King Candidates compete during A Lunch games

Bailey Stover
During A Lunch Tuesday, Feb. 25, Courtwarming King Candidates competed against one another. Team A beat Team B with a final score of 10-8....

LGBTQ athletes find community within athletics

Bailey Stover
LGBTQ athletes share their coming out stories and discuss how the athletic community accepted and alienated them during their lives....

Wrestlers’ diets, training impact weight classes

Ryan Choe
In wrestling, making a weight can be the difference between facing a physically larger and more imposing opponent or being that opponent....

Mispronunciation causes insecurity, cultural names often take the blame

Ryan Choe
When people come across senior Yousef Binalsheikh’s (pronounced bin-al-shake) name, it can appear as an impossible tongue-twister. In Binalsheikh’s eyes, cases of other people butchering...

Girls’ tennis takes top five finishes in individual state tournaments

Ryan Choe
After losing a closely contested team match in the state quarterfinals against St. Teresa’s Academy, 4-5, Oct. 19, the girls’ tennis team hoped to capture...