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Self care needs an update

Self care needs an update

Isabel Gisser, Production Manager

February 20, 2019

The signature Finnish mindset known as "sisu" offers a new outlook on self care.

U.S. food education needs to shape up

U.S. food education needs to shape up

Ellie Nowakowski, RubicOnline Editor

February 20, 2019

Obesity rates are high in the U.S., but rates in other countries prove that there are beneficial changes that could be made.

Uyghur genocide violates human rights

Uyghur genocide violates human rights

Chloe Morse, The Rubicon Editor

February 19, 2019

After the Holocaust, the world said “never again.” Yet, very few people are talking about the genocide of the Uyghurs.

Twin Cities mayors tackle entrenched social problems

Twin Cities mayors tackle entrenched social problems

Sam Hanson, RubicOnline Editor

February 19, 2019

Both Frey and Carter embody new voices that challenge the status quo and inspire youth participation in politics.

[STAFF EDITORIAL] Verifying news sources vital to combating misinformation

[STAFF EDITORIAL] Verifying news sources vital to combating misinformation

The Rubicon Staff

February 14, 2019

In an age where the internet dictates news feeds, it is vital that students check facts while casually reading news with the same vigilance as when conducting research.

The Current (Events): You can handle the truth

The Current (Events): You can handle the truth

Jack Benson, Editor in Chief

February 14, 2019

Through algorithms and the intrinsic property of the internet to create space for echo chambers, one can too easily have to struggle to find the truth.

[THE THIRD WAY] El Paso magnifies Trump’s anti-democratic impulses

[THE THIRD WAY] El Paso magnifies Trump’s anti-democratic impulses

Kieran Singh, Columnist

February 13, 2019

Columnist Kieran Singh writes about Trump's false border wall claims and mob mentalities.

Protests not enough to enact real progress

Protests not enough to enact real progress

Sharee Roman, Sci-tech editor

February 12, 2019

For real change to take place in America, people must do more than minimize complex issues onto poster boards.

[STAFF EDITORIAL] Blackface will always be an act of racism

[STAFF EDITORIAL] Blackface will always be an act of racism

RubicOnline Staff

February 9, 2019

After numerous blackface cases, we must condemn and call attention to racist behavior.

Streaming services increase piracy

Streaming services increase piracy

Martha Sanchez, RubicOnline Editor

February 9, 2019

While streaming services lead to an increase in piracy, it's important to take initiative towards creating a legal community of content.

The shortcomings of grind culture

The shortcomings of grind culture

Mimi Geller, Director of RubicOnline

February 6, 2019

Although the hype is alluring, grind culture is nothing short of burnout culture.

Collaboration between religion classes and affinity groups brings diverse angles

Collaboration between religion classes and affinity groups brings diverse angles

Melissa Nie, RubicOnline Editor

February 1, 2019

Collaboration between affinity groups and students in a World Religions class could spark interfaith dialogue and help students explore religion from both a personal and intellectual angle.