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The Rubicon

[STAFF EDITORIAL] Big words mask true meaning

[STAFF EDITORIAL] Big words mask true meaning

RubicOnline Staff

September 21, 2018


Filed under EDITORIAL, OPINION, TOP STORIES

In the classroom, jargon is a way of skirting around uncomfortable topics such as race or gender. Resorting to euphemistic and vague words to discuss, for example, slavery and the American Civil War, is appealing, but harmful to objective learning.

The Schilling Center walls are a blank canvas

The Schilling Center walls are a blank canvas

Rylan Hefner, Interactive Storytelling Team

September 21, 2018


Filed under OPINION

The majority of the school is filled with art, club notice boards, and other student media, which give the spaces personality, and we now have the privilege to give Schilling some personality  as well.

Reuse textbooks, save money

Reuse textbooks, save money

Nitya Thakkar, Aureus EIC

September 16, 2018


Filed under OPINION

With the rise of textbook prices and the number of books each student must buy, creative solutions to re-use books are needed.

2 Sides, 1 Issue: Do students need lockers?

2 Sides, 1 Issue: Do students need lockers?

Tristan Hitchens-Brookens and Kelby Wittenberg

September 14, 2018


Filed under OPINION

In this 2 Sides, 1 Issue story, editors debate the necessity of student lockers throughout the school.

The Third Way: Second district midterm profile

The Third Way: Second district midterm profile

Kieran Singh, Columnist

September 12, 2018


Filed under OPINION

In his first column of the 2018-19 school year, Columnist Kieran Singh gives an introductory profile of the second district midterm election.

[OVERTIME] Sports participation will climb if current athletes take the lead

[OVERTIME] Sports participation will climb if current athletes take the lead

Andrew Johnson, The Rubicon Editor

September 9, 2018


Filed under COLUMNS, OPINION

Current athletes need to show potential players that a sport is fun and invite them in. Students who are curious need to get involved.

Infographic of the Week: Trust in website and internet use varies

Infographic of the Week: Trust in website and internet use varies

Izzy Brooks, Staff Writer

June 8, 2018


Filed under OPINION

Teens worry more about the monitoring of their internet searches than their social media privacy.

Activism needs to continue into summer

Activism needs to continue into summer

Eloise Duncan, The Rubicon Editor

June 8, 2018


Filed under OPINION

Students need to continue taking action on important issues even when its not convenient.

Standardized tests don’t measure college readiness, so why do we take them?

Standardized tests don’t measure college readiness, so why do we take them?

Jenny Sogin, The Rubicon Editor

June 4, 2018


Filed under OPINION

There are a plethora of reasons why a student gets the score they get, but none of these correlate with their intelligence or ability to succeed.

Infographic of the Week: Cut the Coca Cola

Infographic of the Week: Cut the Coca Cola

Maren Ostrem, The Rubicon Editor

June 1, 2018


Filed under OPINION

Research shows that students who drink less soda perform better academically.

Students need to better mitigate exam stress

Students need to better mitigate exam stress

Kelby Wittenberg, RubicOnline Editor

May 30, 2018


Filed under OPINION

It is the duty of not only students but the administration as well to mitigate the stress of exams.

The Third Way: Cory Booker for President?

The Third Way: Cory Booker for President?

Kieran Singh, Columnist

May 28, 2018


Filed under OPINION

Columnist Kieran Singh speaks about his recent experience watching New Jersey Senator Cory Booker deliver a speech.