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Are we becoming numb to school shootings?

Are we becoming numb to school shootings?

Sam Hanson, RubicOnline Editor

May 28, 2019

Policy changes at SPA also mirror the national conversation, which is evident in the new discussions around lockdown drills.

Amy Klobuchar 2020: Celebration. Controversy. Confusion.

Amy Klobuchar 2020: Celebration. Controversy. Confusion.

Clara Garner, Staff Writer

May 24, 2019

Amy Klobuchar's announcement to run for president was met with enthusiasm, a little sexism, and brings up the question of values.

[THE THIRD WAY] Goodbye. Here are a few of my wishes for the next few years.

[THE THIRD WAY] Goodbye. Here are a few of my wishes for the next few years.

Kieran Singh, Columnist

May 23, 2019

As The Third Way comes to a close, columnist Kieran Singh looks to 2021.

Your unnecessary comments are hurting those around you

Your unnecessary comments are hurting those around you

Lucia Granja, RubicOnline Editor

May 23, 2019

It’s very damaging to receive feedback about something that you can’t change.

College denial letters show everyone is human

College denial letters show everyone is human

Martha Sanchez, RubicOnline Editor

May 22, 2019

Leaving a lasting legacy, seniors have displayed their college rejection letters on the opinion board. For juniors especially, the letters show that disappointment is inevitable in the college admissions process.

Trumps corruption qualifies him for impeachment

Trumps corruption qualifies him for impeachment

Maren Ostrem, The Rubicon Editor

May 20, 2019

With the Mueller report findings and a Republican call for impeachment this weekend, it's hard to argue that Trump should remain president.

[Mini-Ed] Students should be aware of those celebrating Ramadan

[Mini-Ed] Students should be aware of those celebrating Ramadan

Lynn Reynolds, Production Manager

May 20, 2019

Students should take time to learn what Ramadan actually is in order to strengthen the SPA community.

[STAFF EDITORIAL] “Hey, RubicOnline: I like this Editorial.”

[STAFF EDITORIAL] “Hey, RubicOnline: I like this Editorial.”

RubicOnline Staff

May 17, 2019

Praise from one’s peers can seem more authentic than recognition in front of the entire school.

Science proves that typing notes is killing your grade

Science proves that typing notes is killing your grade

Elizabeth Trevathan, RubicOnline Editor

May 10, 2019

Classes often begin with students opening their laptop, but typing notes aren’t as beneficial as the students think they are. In fact, typing notes makes preparing for tests much tougher than it should be. Scientific studies and surveys prove that there is a magical thing about writing notes down ...

[THE THIRD WAY] Biden the bulldozer

[THE THIRD WAY] Biden the bulldozer

Kieran Singh, Columnist

May 9, 2019

It would be highly misguided for people to assume that Biden won’t win simply because he’s not as popular as Sanders, Buttigeig, or Warren on the internet.

Thrifting has momentum as sustainable trend

Thrifting has momentum as sustainable trend

Sam Hanson, RubicOnline Editor

May 7, 2019

With a consensus around the labor abuses and pollution of the fast-fashion industry, however, a new sustainable consumption is growing: thrifting.   

Longer campaigns would give students more insights

Longer campaigns would give students more insights

Tana Ososki and Melissa Nie

May 7, 2019

The campaign period for school officer elections is just two days. Students need longer than that to make informed decisions.