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

  • The winter student art reception will take place this Friday, January 11, from 3-4:30 PM

  • The first part of senior retreat will take place on Friday, January 11, from 8:00-11:25 AM

The Rubicon

New bathrooms progress towards gender inclusion

New bathrooms progress towards gender inclusion

Maren Ostrem, The Rubicon Editor

November 20, 2018


Filed under OPINION

The new Gender Diversity Guidelines manifest in single stall, gender-inclusive bathrooms.

The press is not the enemy of the people

The press is not the enemy of the people

Martha Sanchez, RubicOnline Editor

November 20, 2018


Filed under OPINION

The phrase "enemy of the people" threatens the First Amendment and democracy.

[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.

The Current (Events): Fighting change does not work

The Current (Events): Fighting change does not work

Jack Benson, Editor-in-Chief

November 19, 2018


Filed under COLUMNS, OPINION

History provides that those on the side of change triumph in the end.

Why you should cry more: the dangers of suppressing emotions

Why you should cry more: the dangers of suppressing emotions

Melissa Nie, RubicOnline Editor

November 16, 2018


Filed under OPINION

Letting your feelings out through tears has undeniable benefits.

Opinion Board up and running, but students can not forget the requirements

Opinion Board up and running, but students can not forget the requirements

Tana Ososki, Writer

November 15, 2018


Filed under OPINION

Now that the opinion board is up and running the student body needs a reminder of how to use it respectfully. First off what is the opinion board? The board that is run by the Upper School Council. It’s intent is for students to use it and write down there opinions about concerns or ideas that t...

Refrain from packing up early

Refrain from packing up early

Mimi Geller, Director of RubicOnline

November 13, 2018


Filed under OPINION

Packing up books and bags before class officially ends shows disrespect to teachers, and students who struggle to focus.

Offer in-depth technology courses for teachers, too

Offer in-depth technology courses for teachers, too

Kelby Wittenberg, RubicOnline Editor

November 10, 2018


Filed under OPINION

In order to streamline class and enhance learning experiences, teachers should have the option to take courses that teach them now to use new technologies effectively.

Take proactive measures to change homelessness

Take proactive measures to change homelessness

Jenny Ries, The Rubicon Editor

November 9, 2018


Filed under OPINION

In terms of working to minimize homelessness, there are two options: taking reactive measures and taking proactive measures.

Mini-Ed: All-class days generate stress for both students and faculty

Mini-Ed: All-class days generate stress for both students and faculty

Eloise Duncan, The Rubicon Editor

November 8, 2018


Filed under OPINION

When activities call for a change in the day, let's find ways to keep the block schedule intact.

[THE THIRD WAY] a plea for justice before the midterms

[THE THIRD WAY] a plea for justice before the midterms

Kieran Singh, Columnist

November 5, 2018


Filed under COLUMNS, OPINION

My head hurts. It feels as if every day we are stricken with a white-supremacist terror attack, and then another, and then another. It’s been 2 years since Donald Trump was elected and I can finally see the tears, the cracks, the unraveling of peace, justice, and the rule of law. The man in office ...

Students need more outdoor social spaces

Students need more outdoor social spaces

Nitya Thakkar, Aureus EIC

October 30, 2018


Filed under OPINION

Students need more outdoor social spaces, since the outdoors can provide numerous benefits such as lower stress and improve focus.