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[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.

STAFF EDITORIAL: Student elections lack representation and integrity

STAFF EDITORIAL: Student elections lack representation and integrity

RubicOnline Staff

May 18, 2018


Filed under EDITORIAL, OPINION, TOP STORIES

Student officer elections must reflect the diversity within the student body and better mimic democracy.

STAFF EDITORIAL: Truth in advertising: prioritize student clubs

STAFF EDITORIAL: Truth in advertising: prioritize student clubs

The Rubicon Staff

May 7, 2018


Filed under EDITORIAL

Student clubs met only once on Thursdays in April without other events scheduled. Clubs need to be prioritized.

[STAFF EDITORIAL] Group discussion improves sexual assault conversation

[STAFF EDITORIAL] Group discussion improves sexual assault conversation

RubicOnline Staff

April 12, 2018


Filed under EDITORIAL, OPINION, TOP STORIES

Sexual Violence is a societal issue that needs to be addressed early and often, SPA has a good start but there is still work to do.

W4P EDITORIAL: Fitness tests negatively impact gym classes

W4P EDITORIAL: Fitness tests negatively impact gym classes

Staff Writers

March 30, 2018


Filed under EDITORIAL, OPINION

Fitness tests in gym class are pointless, they create unnecessary stress and make the class less enjoyable overall.

STAFF EDITORIAL: Seek discomfort to expand your horizons

STAFF EDITORIAL: Seek discomfort to expand your horizons

The Rubicon Staff, Editorial

March 2, 2018


Filed under EDITORIAL, OPINION

Routine is a comforting phenomenon to many people. A daily schedule helps keep people on track with their day to day lives and can serve to help people feel more comfortable and in control. During the school year, it’s easy to fall into a normal routine. We love to do the same things over and over...

STAFF EDITORIAL: Shed the shadow and find some spirit

STAFF EDITORIAL: Shed the shadow and find some spirit

RubicOnline Staff

February 26, 2018


Filed under EDITORIAL, TOP STORIES

The time between Winter Break and Spring Break can feel like a bleak void--unless it's filled with community and meaning.

STAFF EDITORIAL: We need to change how SPA talks about race

STAFF EDITORIAL: We need to change how SPA talks about race

The Rubicon Staff, Editorial

February 17, 2018


Filed under EDITORIAL, OPINION

Teachers, the administration, and students are all contributing to the current state of how we talk about race. To support a better system, these three groups need to work together.

STAFF EDITORIAL: Vaping does not have a place on campus

STAFF EDITORIAL: Vaping does not have a place on campus

RubicOnline Staff, Editorial

January 18, 2018


Filed under EDITORIAL, OPINION

Vaping should not occur on school grounds whether it is during or after school.

STAFF EDITORIAL: Curb complaints and appreciate SPA’s merits

STAFF EDITORIAL: Curb complaints and appreciate SPA’s merits

The Rubicon Staff, Editorial

December 12, 2017


Filed under EDITORIAL, OPINION

SPA is always looking to improve itself, but sometimes its best to recognize all the reasons SPA is great.

STAFF EDITORIAL: Detention needs to include accountability

STAFF EDITORIAL: Detention needs to include accountability

RubicOnline Staff, Editorial

December 6, 2017


Filed under EDITORIAL, OPINION

The SPA detention system is broken. We need to change the system to put a larger consequence for skipping class.

STAFF EDITORIAL: Students must take responsibility for their work

STAFF EDITORIAL: Students must take responsibility for their work

RubicOnline Staff, Editorial

November 29, 2017


Filed under EDITORIAL, OPINION

SPA students are abusing the school's leniency towards late work, and it harms everyone.