• German exchange students arrive Sept. 22 and depart Oct. 7 and a special assembly will be held in The Huss Auditorium Sept. 23
  • Spanish exchange students arrived Sept. 14 and depart Sept. 25.
  • Senior speeches on 10/1: Henry Vlietstra, Jack Guinan, Ryan Strobel, and Quinn Appert

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Thrifting has momentum as sustainable trend

Thrifting has momentum as sustainable trend

Sam Hanson, RubicOnline Editor

May 7, 2019

With a consensus around the labor abuses and pollution of the fast-fashion industry, however, a new sustainable consumption is growing: thrifting.   

Tech Trends: Will Facebook disappear?

Tech Trends: Will Facebook disappear?

Emma Sampson, RubicOnline Editor

March 5, 2019

Students question the extinction of Facebook in place of Instagram.

Students discomforted by personalized advertisements

Students discomforted by personalized advertisements

Martha Sanchez, RubicOnline Editor

February 19, 2019

In the age of Instagram, personalized ads have become a source of discomfort for some students.

Bottern pursues passion via APB Designed

Bottern pursues passion via APB Designed

Emma Sampson, RubicOnline Editor

February 5, 2019

SPA Alumni Lexi Bottern takes to instagram to launch her new business APB Designed.

Instagram copies Snapchat, users think it’s old news

Instagram copies Snapchat, users think it’s old news

Emma Sampson, RubicOnline Editor

December 7, 2018

Instagram recently came out with another new update copying elements of snapchat and users think it's old news.

Instagram commercializes youth life

Instagram commercializes youth life

Mimi Geller and Isabel Saavedra-Weis

November 20, 2018

Instagram has skyrocketed as a marketing goldmine. What are the potential dangers or drawbacks?

[TECH TRENDS] Instagram pulls Snapchat users with similar features

[TECH TRENDS] Instagram pulls Snapchat users with similar features

Emma Sampson, RubicOnline Editor

October 7, 2018

The quick add concept, a well known Snapchat feature, has now been uploaded to the top bar of Instagram profiles.

When self-care turns careless: Instagrams

When self-care turns careless: Instagrams

Lucy Sandeen, The Rubicon Editor

September 27, 2018

As society becomes ever more aware of the importance of mental health, we have also devoted our attention to the importance of self-care. Relatively self-explanatory, “self-care” is the act of consciously and deliberately focusing on one’s well-being to support one’s mental health. It originated as...

No longer outlets for fun: finstas are sources of negativity

No longer outlets for fun: finstas are sources of negativity

Flannery Enneking-Norton, RubicOnline Editor

April 26, 2018

Fake Instagrams, or "finstas," are increasingly misused as a social media platform and have transformed into sources of negativity and toxicity.

Team Instagramers: Social media keeps fans connected

Team Instagramers: Social media keeps fans connected

Emma Sampson, RubicOnline Editor

April 5, 2018

Team Instagram accounts have recently been a way for students to follow their favorite school teams and clubs.

[APP REVIEW] HUJI Cam offers blast from the past with photo effects

[APP REVIEW] HUJI Cam offers blast from the past with photo effects

Flannery Enneking-Norton, RubicOnline Editor

March 30, 2018

The app HUJI Cam allows users to take retro-style pictures. Not the most convenient to use, but definitely worth it for Instagrammable shots.

Q&A with Tim who runs the Instagram “pi” meme page

Q&A with Tim who runs the Instagram “pi” meme page

Iya Abdulkarim, The Rubicon Editor

January 26, 2017

Read an Exclusive Q&A with the owner of an Instagram meme account with over 2.5 million followers.