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Amity teacher Jian explores passion for teaching in new country

Amity teacher Jian explores passion for teaching in new country

Nitya Thakkar, Aureus EIC

November 16, 2018


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For the 2018-19 school year, Amity teacher Xiao Jun Jian will be helping teach Chinese classes to determine if she wants to pursue teaching.

Brooks seeks to inspire by completing Ph.D.

Brooks seeks to inspire by completing Ph.D.

Ellie Nowakowski, Rubicon TV Producer

November 15, 2018


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US librarian Kate Brooks shares her journey through grad school and what she did last year.

Snider shows fondness for animals through numbers

Snider shows fondness for animals through numbers

Melissa Nie, RubicOnline Editor

November 15, 2018


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Most people have around one to five pets. Junior Anna Snider has eight: one bunny, two dogs, and five cats.

Klus reflects on the growth of the choir

Klus reflects on the growth of the choir

Evelyn Lillemoe, The Rubicon Editor

November 14, 2018


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In her 30 years as director of the choir, US music teacher Anne Klus has seen the choir expand and grow.

PLAY serves as outlet for everyday stress

PLAY serves as outlet for everyday stress

Maren Ostrem, The Rubicon Editor

November 12, 2018


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Since 2014, PLAY has provided a space for students to be active.

Sobotka aids in blood pressure research

Sobotka aids in blood pressure research

Will Rinkoff, RubicOnline Editor

November 10, 2018


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Junior Nathan Sobotka goes beyond traditional high-school science with medical research.

[WHAT’S ON MY DESK?] Hoven displays a variety of decorations

[WHAT’S ON MY DESK?] Hoven displays a variety of decorations

Eloise Duncan, The Rubicon Editor

November 9, 2018


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US English teacher Matt Hoven shares his various trinkets, although they're much more easily seen. "My desk is typically a little cleaner than normal, because of conferences, sometimes its piled up," Hoven shares.

Personality tests allow for self-awareness in behavior

Personality tests allow for self-awareness in behavior

Maren Ostrem, Rubicon Editor

November 5, 2018


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While many students are familiar with the The Myers Briggs test, many other options exist in psychology.

[MORE TO ME] Spencer’s interest in disassembling things turns to automotives

[MORE TO ME] Spencer’s interest in disassembling things turns to automotives

Tristan Hitchens-Brookins, Interactive Storytelling Team Lead

October 31, 2018


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Senior Jonah Spencer elaborates on a lesser known aspect of his life: fixing cars.

Sophomores: your time is running out

Sophomores: your time is running out

Tana Ososki, Interactive Storytelling Team

October 30, 2018


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Volunteer hours are due in just a few weeks, and with a goal of 3,000 hours, there isn't a minute to lose.

Make your voice heard in midterms

Make your voice heard in midterms

Isabel Gisser, Production Manager

October 30, 2018


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Government and Citizenship teacher Aaron Shulow provides input on how to approach the 2018 midterms.

Conforming to a status quo

Conforming to a status quo

Chloe Morse, Managing Editor

October 29, 2018


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Humans inherently want to fit in with a group and be liked—it’s basic instinct. How does it impact our lives?