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Columbia, MO
Wednesday, May 24, 2017
Schools with 4-day weeks in Missouri. Photo courtesy by Eléa Gilles.

Four-day school weeks pose potential rewards

Friday. Just this one word excites students for the weekend, but for some Missouri students this “Friday feeling” comes earlier. Community R-VI, a small school...

Loved teachers to retire

First there was Wales, then Puerto Rico, next Japan and finally two school districts in Minnesota. All of these lead to Columbia, Missouri, and...

Speech, debate students head to nationals

Speech and Debate has a history of performing well at competitions such as districts and state and this year is no exception. Their hard...

AP Tests Need Varied Prep

For Advanced Placement (AP) .students, these past two weeks have marked the culmination of their year-long efforts as they have begun to take AP...

Mud volleyball 2017 photos

Before the tournament, physics teacher and referee, Malcom Smith, waters down the courts to ensure extra filth Team Dirt Devils prepares for...
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Violence takes effect on teens

When a person thinks of violence they don't always necessarily think about the depth of how it can impact a single person. Each year...

Guns taking over lives

Athletes sport new team colors

After four years, the transition from high school athletics to a collegiate setting could have been overwhelming, but Truman State University freshman Emily Harl...
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Mud Volleyball 2017
03:34
Behind the performances: Senior Maggie Victor reflects on her time in cheer
03:46
Rock Bridge Roundtable: 4/30
09:30
Senior Ian Koopman reflects on his final art show
03:14
RBHS Students reflect on internet privacy and regulation
02:16
RBHS Capers 2017
01:29:51
Jazz Night 2017: Luke Milyo Trombone Solo
00:38
Get to know Dalton Nunamaker, a candidate for STUCO president
01:32
Get to know Macy Knorr, a candidate for STUCO president
01:41
Get to know Kathleen Twaddle, a candidate for STUCO vice-president
01:12
Get to know Parker Brummett, a candidate for STUCO vice-president
01:45
RBHS Girls' Basketball highlights of double overtime loss to Kirkwood
03:56
True False provides culinary students valuable career experience
03:15
March March parade showcases joy and imagination
01:31
Black History Month: Looking at BHM through the lens of progress
02:13
RBHS celebrates cultural awareness through henna artwork
01:06
Black History Month: How should we communicate about black history?
02:31
RBHS Basketball vs. Hickman Highlights
02:16
Black History Month: RBHS athletes talk about why BHM matters
01:35
"No to DeVos": CPS teachers protest Roy Blunt's support of DeVos
02:00
Pick up your grades with Skylar Froese
03:47
Black History Month 2017: Should there be more time for BHM remembrance in school?
05:11
Full Show Choir makeup tutorial
05:42
A glance into whimsical Yellow Dog Bookshop
00:59
A Preview of 'Once Upon A Mattress"
03:41
Lessons from TigerPlace: "My political belief is to be free"
07:31
Illuminati confirmed?: RBHS students share conspiracy theories
01:00
Students weigh in on potential dress code changes
01:00
Columbia, now and then
05:47
Diversity at RBHS
01:00
Band Concert Highlights
10:15

Opinion

Failing friendships lead to opportunity

Losing friends isn't easy, but it can help one realize that not everything is for forever and moving on is okay.

Immigration broadens horizons and borders

Even with such tools as the internet, face to face interaction with a variety of people helps open up one’s outlook, especially if that encounter takes place during one’s youth.

Complex simplicity, PearFleur

This installment of Drawing the Lines features an artist who combines a wide range of subject matter with waves of soothing watercolor. PearFleur is...

Never ending color, Reid Fagerquist

In this installment of Drawing the Lines, things take a colorful twist with our featured artist: Reid Fagerquist, or known by her online handle...

Rookie band recruits shine

Most everyone in band would agree that coming into the band program for the first time as a freshman can be frightening. The scariest...

CARE program to guide employees

Na’Quavea Grant, a 15-year-old Battle High School student, joined the Career Awareness Related Experience (CARE) Program last summer working as a daycare teacher assistant...

Teens receive income, save money

Senseless. That is the word senior Abby Blitz uses to describe how teens spend their money. Whether they are freshmen or seniors, finances aren’t...

Long distances hurt relationships

Between panicked 2 a.m. texts asking what the chemistry homework was and high tailing it out of A lunch to grab Shakespeare’s pizza, friends...

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