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

  • The next senior speeches will take place on January 18, with speakers Preston Fares and Annie Kristal

The Rubicon

[THE THIRD WAY] Exit from Brexit

[THE THIRD WAY] Exit from Brexit

Kieran Singh, Columnist

December 13, 2018


Filed under COLUMNS, OPINION

In this column of The Third Way, Kieran Singh discusses the political and economic impact of a "soft Brexit" versus a "hard Brexit."

Final exams vs projects: which is better?

Final exams vs projects: which is better?

Kelby Wittenberg, RubicOnline Editor

December 10, 2018


Filed under OPINION

Depending on the class, students will either have projects or exams as the penultimate assignment of the semester.

[SPA Thinks] Students respond to climate change report

[SPA Thinks] Students respond to climate change report

Kat St. Martin-Norburg, The Rubicon Editor

December 5, 2018


Filed under OPINION

On Black Friday, Nov. 23, the United States Global Change Research Program released Volume II of the Fourth National Climate Change Assessment. The report was scheduled to be released a month later, and the timing of the release has caused some environmental advocates to question the priorities of the...

Corruption in the U.S. starts in the highest office

Corruption in the U.S. starts in the highest office

Kat St. Martin-Norburg, The Rubicon Editor

December 5, 2018


Filed under OPINION

The election of Donald Trump, who campaigned on the platform of “draining the swamp” in Washington D.C., has spurred on a national conversation questioning his intentions and integrity.

Hollywood, we are ready for realistic portrayals of race

Hollywood, we are ready for realistic portrayals of race

Sam Hanson, RubicOnline Editor

December 2, 2018


Filed under OPINION

Though recent "social justice" movies end with uplifting messages, movie-viewers should not be fooled by Hollywood idealism.

[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.

Students should use their phones less

Students should use their phones less

Tristan Hitchens-Brookins, Interactive Storytelling Team Lead

November 30, 2018


Filed under OPINION

Phone use should be limited to a certain degree for lots of reasons.

Movies can be an effective method to teach dangers of substance abuse

Movies can be an effective method to teach dangers of substance abuse

Tana Ososki, Interactive Storytelling Team

November 29, 2018


Filed under OPINION

The new film, Beautiful Boy could serve as impactful education about addiction.

Students should take electives and language classes more seriously

Students should take electives and language classes more seriously

Bobby Verhey, RubicOnline Editor

November 25, 2018


Filed under OPINION

Students should take electives and language classes more seriously because they can become an important factor in their daily life.

Students need more communication from administration

Students need more communication from administration

Nitya Thakkar, Aureus EIC

November 23, 2018


Filed under OPINION

Many students feel frustrated with the administration's lack of communication regarding recent changes.

The commercialization of our genome

The commercialization of our genome

Lucy Sandeen, The Rubicon Editor

November 22, 2018


Filed under OPINION

If one does not experience all of the multifaceted advantages and disadvantages that a race, culture, or identity carry with them, a DNA test does not give them permission to claim that identity.

[THE THIRD WAY] Democrats should have a pro-democracy message

[THE THIRD WAY] Democrats should have a pro-democracy message

Kieran Singh, Columnist

November 22, 2018


Filed under COLUMNS, OPINION

Columnist Kieran Singh discusses the importance of pro-democracy rhetoric from the Democratic party.