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America the Beautiful

  By Najeebah Hussain

Mindless traffic

Directions: This test contains one passage, followed by several questions. After reading the passage, select the best answer to each question and mentally fill in the corresponding oval. You are allowed to refer to the passage while answering the questions. You fire up the engine, but your car’s hum is not alone, but only a single […]

Tips to ease, satisfy shoppers

Tips to ease, satisfy shoppers

Sometimes shopping can seem overwhelming when being just thrown into it. There’s an art to saving the most money while still getting what you need. I, like any other shopper, have developed a few routines when out spending money to ensure that I will be pleased with every purchase. Here are my top 7 tips […]

DIY gold-striped mug

DIY gold-striped mug

I’ll admit, I may possibly have a slight addiction for collecting mugs. Something about the unique, attractive designs lures me into purchasing as many as possible every time go shopping. Though I have an overwhelming amount, I must say I do put them to good use, as I am a devoted tea drinker and an […]

Coming of Age

  By Najeebah Hussain

The center of Media

The center of Media

For the third, untimely installment of this blog, I would like to turn the attention to yet another area of school that baffles me in more than one way. It’s whatever you want to call it: the Media Center, the Library, the room of endless chatter, the huge obstruction in the middle of the school […]

Love is in the Air

By Najeebah Hussain

Famous directors in movies

Directors are the masterminds, the people who allot a year or two or ten of their entire lives working on a series of images, one that lasts two hours. These are the people who are rolled out onto the red carpet and, in all of their grandeur, receive much-deserved credits for their films of masterpiece, […]

Career choices often go underappreciated

Career choices often go underappreciated

As acceptance letters from colleges are slowly trickling into the hands of eager applicants, a common question among high school seniors, including myself, is what we actually want to do with our lives. The opportunities seem endless; each college majors seems to stem into countless potential career paths. Whenever I think of what major to […]

Springtime’s a comin’

By Najeebah Hussain  

Show Choir Festival Preparation

Show Choir Festival Preparation

Rock Bridge’s show choir season begins full force once the time comes. The week before the Annual Festival, City Lights and Satin N’ Lace face a brutal week of constant practice, use of creativity and aching legs. But, how does all this work pay off? It all begins with the Thursday premiere, the first chance […]

DIY cake in a mug

DIY cake in a mug

Following a busy, stress-filled day at school, I find it difficult to unwind and immediately get started on homework. I typically end up browsing through Pinterest, which ultimately leads to my discovering of a new craft that I am bound to try out. This week’s regular scroll through pins led me to a delicious looking […]

Golden Globes: Fashion Recap

Golden Globes: Fashion Recap

The 2014 Golden Globes disappointed me immensely when it came to red carpet fashion. I was looking forward to seeing all of the beautiful dresses and accessories, as I always do, but found myself clicking out of the Red Carpet coverage. Picking out the five best dressed,were only ‘best’ because every other dress was just […]

Let it snow

Let it snow

Back in elementary school, snow used to be the best thing ever to happen. No matter what time of the year it was, my friends and I considered any form of wintry weather to be a blessing. In our young minds, snow meant no school and a day full of sledding, snowball fights and snowmen. […]

Famous villains in movies

Famous villains in movies

Whether it’s anti-heroes who are the main focus of the film, or villains who are counterpart to a hero, every film needs a villain. This is mainly caused by the conflict of a movie. Every movie has a conflict, and every conflict must have a person or force to cause that conflict, which is the […]

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