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COLUMN: The Current (Events)

COLUMN: The Current (Events)

Jack Benson, The Rubicon Copy Editor

November 5, 2017


Filed under Columns, Opinion

As a school we need to become more involved in activism and stop sitting on our hands.

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THE VENT: Regarding the Senior Slump

THE VENT: Regarding the Senior Slump

Spencer Allen, Columnist

May 1, 2017


Filed under Columns, Opinion

Columnist Spencer Allen gives insight on senior slump and bids his farewell in his final column

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THE VENT: What the president means for the United States

THE VENT: What the president means for the United States

Spencer Allen, Columnist

March 1, 2017


Filed under Columns

Columnist Spencer Allen reminisces on the previous presidency.

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THE VENT: English curriculum should incorporate more essay alternatives

THE VENT: English curriculum should incorporate more essay alternatives

Spencer Allen, Columnist

February 23, 2017


Filed under Columns

Incorporating more alternatives such as book reviews, multigenre projects, and creative writing in the English curriculum will deepen the understanding of literature.

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THE VENT: Readers should expand media choices to holistically inform personal opinions

THE VENT: Readers should expand media choices to holistically inform personal opinions

Spencer Allen, Columnist

November 17, 2016


Filed under Columns

The narrowing of information and opinion sources for individuals has led to a deep political divide.

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THE VENT: What’s next? Innovation in self-driving cars foreshadows new tech milestone

THE VENT:  What’s next? Innovation in self-driving cars foreshadows new tech milestone

Spencer Allen, Columnist

October 20, 2016


Filed under Columns

While automakers are still ironing out the kinks, self-driving cars will soon be here to stay and for the better.

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THE VENT: The Boogeyman of the American Left

THE VENT: The Boogeyman of the American Left

Spencer Allen, Columnist

September 29, 2016


Filed under Columns

Debate over the morality of political correctness has misconstrued its definition.

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The Legacy of a Moment: Wheaton bids farewell

The Legacy of a Moment: Wheaton bids farewell

Riley Wheaton, Columnist

June 6, 2016


Filed under Columns

Columnist Riley Wheaton explores the legacy of a moment in his final column for The Observatory.

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Anthology of Answers IV (The Mic Drop): We close the book box on suggestions

Anthology of Answers IV (The Mic Drop): We close the <strike>book</strike> box on suggestions

Riley Wheaton, Columnist

June 1, 2016


Filed under Columns

Columnist Riley Wheaton's last installment of answers to the suggestion box.

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Anthology of Answers III: We do not shy away

Anthology of Answers III: We do not shy away

Riley Wheaton, Columnist

June 1, 2016


Filed under Columns

Columnist Riley Wheaton tackles the most difficult questions readers asked in the third installment of answers.

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The Responsibility to Do Good: How far would you go to make the world a better place?

The Responsibility to Do Good: How far would you go to make the world a better place?

Riley Wheaton, Columnist

May 17, 2016


Filed under Columns, Top Stories

Columnist Riley Wheaton explores the trolley problem and absolutism vs. utilitarianism.

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The Courage to Pray: National Day of Prayer is an opportunity for open-mindedness

The Courage to Pray: National Day of Prayer is an opportunity for open-mindedness

Riley Wheaton, Columnist

May 4, 2016


Filed under Columns, Opinion, Top Stories

A national holiday devoted to faith: how do we handle National Prayer Day in a sensitive way?

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