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[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.

STAFF EDITORIAL: Shed the shadow and find some spirit

STAFF EDITORIAL: Shed the shadow and find some spirit

RubicOnline Staff

February 26, 2018


Filed under EDITORIAL, TOP STORIES

The time between Winter Break and Spring Break can feel like a bleak void--unless it's filled with community and meaning.

STAFF EDITORIAL: We need to change how SPA talks about race

STAFF EDITORIAL: We need to change how SPA talks about race

The Rubicon Staff, Editorial

February 17, 2018


Filed under EDITORIAL, OPINION

Teachers, the administration, and students are all contributing to the current state of how we talk about race. To support a better system, these three groups need to work together.

STAFF EDITORIAL: Increase appreciation towards temporary classrooms

STAFF EDITORIAL: Increase appreciation towards temporary classrooms

The RubicOnline Staff

April 11, 2017


Filed under EDITORIAL, OPINION

Students must reframe their mindset towards the portable classrooms and view them as a new experience and not an inconvenience.

STAFF EDITORIAL: Opposing opinions should be shared more openly and accepted more readily

STAFF EDITORIAL: Opposing opinions should be shared more openly and accepted more readily

The RubicOnline Staff

February 25, 2017


Filed under EDITORIAL, OPINION, TOP STORIES

SPA students should take a risk and share their opposing opinions more often.

STAFF EDITORIAL: Numbers should not define self worth

STAFF EDITORIAL: Numbers should not define self worth

The RubicOnline Staff

December 6, 2016


Filed under EDITORIAL, OPINION

With numbers from GPA's to ACT scores so prominent in students lives, it is important to remember that these numbers do not define self worth.

STAFF EDITORIAL: Students must take action on issues they feel passionately about

STAFF EDITORIAL: Students must take action on issues they feel passionately about

The RubicOnline Staff

November 15, 2016


Filed under EDITORIAL, OPINION

Students must try to not only discuss issues they care about, but also take action to make a concrete difference.

Summer break provides time to explore new, personal creativity

Summer break provides time to explore new, personal creativity

Rubicon Staff, Editorial

June 2, 2015


Filed under EDITORIAL, OPINION, TOP STORIES

New activities potentially allow the discovery of hidden talents and passions and in the process, there's a chance to fall over, get embarrassed, and experience failure.

Staff Editorial: Indifference threatens students’ well-being

Staff Editorial: Indifference threatens students’ well-being

The Rubicon Staff

March 25, 2014


Filed under EDITORIAL, OPINION

As cold and flu season wraps up, there’s a new illness in the air at St. Paul Academy and Summit School, one that is more common than a stomach bug and more contagious than mononucleosis. The major symptoms include disinterest in classes and disrespect for school faculty. The origin is unknown, but...