• Senior speeches this week: Ben Carlsson, Michael Forsgren and Kaia Larsen

  • The US Winter One Acts will take place on Jan. 25 at 7 p.m. in Huss.

  • Assembly honoring MLK to take place in the Huss center on Jan. 24

The Rubicon

[STAFF EDITORIAL] Let’s connect the dots

[STAFF EDITORIAL] Let’s connect the dots

RubicOnline Staff

December 13, 2018


Filed under EDITORIAL, OPINION

Confusion surrounds the Connect the Dots activity, but the inclusive intentions are what really matter.

[STAFF EDITORIAL] Inclusive communities start with recognizing members’ stories

[STAFF EDITORIAL] Inclusive communities start with recognizing members’ stories

RubicOnline Staff

November 30, 2018


Filed under EDITORIAL, OPINION

The student ignorance of the community members that do not inherently interact with us has gone on too long.

[STAFF EDITORIAL] Students need to show appreciation of teachers through respect

[STAFF EDITORIAL] Students need to show appreciation of teachers through respect

The Rubicon Staff, Editorial

November 20, 2018


Filed under EDITORIAL, OPINION

Although gender and veteran status impact the degree of respect teachers are given, it shouldn't.

[STAFF EDITORIAL] SPA needs to create a clearer, more detailed sexual assault policy

[STAFF EDITORIAL] SPA needs to create a clearer, more detailed sexual assault policy

The Rubicon Staff

October 28, 2018


Filed under EDITORIAL, OPINION

To ensure that students understand affirmative consent beginning at a young age, this new policy must span kindergarten through twelfth grade, laying an expectation of consent and building a culture set to dismantle rape culture from the moment students enter our community.

[STAFF EDITORIAL] Easy changes promote more current events conversation

[STAFF EDITORIAL] Easy changes promote more current events conversation

RubicOnline Staff

October 17, 2018


Filed under EDITORIAL, OPINION

It only makes sense that if the community wants more conversation about current events, it would start with utilizing spaces dedicated to student socializing.

[STAFF EDITORIAL] Schilling Center guidelines lack clarity

[STAFF EDITORIAL] Schilling Center guidelines lack clarity

The Rubicon Staff

September 30, 2018


Filed under EDITORIAL, OPINION, Uncategorized

SMART Board use with align with expectations when guidelines are clear.

[STAFF EDITORIAL] Big words mask true meaning

[STAFF EDITORIAL] Big words mask true meaning

RubicOnline Staff

September 21, 2018


Filed under EDITORIAL, OPINION

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...