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Take the momentum of holiday giving into the new year

Take the momentum of holiday giving into the new year

Martha Sanchez, RubicOnline Editor

December 18, 2018

While holiday giving is beneficial, it should occur year round.

Mars Rover landing raises ethical colonization questions

Mars Rover landing raises ethical colonization questions

Chloe Morse, Managing Editor

December 14, 2018

Terraforming Mars is unethical and illogical.

Class leadership council should start in 9th grade

Class leadership council should start in 9th grade

Isabel Gisser, Production Manager

December 14, 2018

Class leadership councils make the community more inclusive. Why wouldn't that also apply to 9th graders?

[STAFF EDITORIAL] Let’s connect the dots

[STAFF EDITORIAL] Let’s connect the dots

RubicOnline Staff

December 13, 2018

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

Are SPA planners really worth it?

Are SPA planners really worth it?

Tana Ososki, Interactive Storytelling Team

December 13, 2018

With the availability of assignments on Veracross or other electronic planning tools, do students need printed planners anymore?

[THE THIRD WAY] Exit from Brexit

[THE THIRD WAY] Exit from Brexit

Kieran Singh, Columnist

December 13, 2018

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

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

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

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

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

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

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