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Why the Opinion Board matters

Why the Opinion Board matters

Will Rinkoff, Staff Writer

March 11, 2019


Filed under OPINION

There are plenty of reasons to keep it, and I mean besides just freedom of speech.

Opinion Board should remain a space for written conversations

Opinion Board should remain a space for written conversations

Melissa Nie, RubicOnline Editor

January 9, 2019


Filed under OPINION

The Opinion Board desperately needs to be revamped, but external discussions are not the answer.

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...

People need to walk the walk and not just talk

People need to walk the walk and not just talk

Ellie Findell, Production Manager

January 11, 2018


Filed under OPINION

People must follow through with actions after their words. If not, nothing will ever get done and no real change can be made.

STAFF EDITORIAL: Curb complaints and appreciate SPA’s merits

STAFF EDITORIAL: Curb complaints and appreciate SPA’s merits

The Rubicon Staff, Editorial

December 12, 2017


Filed under EDITORIAL, OPINION

SPA is always looking to improve itself, but sometimes its best to recognize all the reasons SPA is great.

Letter to the Editor: Let’s be constructive not destructive

Letter to the Editor: Let’s be constructive not destructive

Ethan Asis

December 12, 2017


Filed under OPINION

We should work on being more constructive as a community, especially when it comes to politics.

Revise opinion board posts to build positive environment

Revise opinion board posts to build positive environment

Quinn Christensen, Staff Writer

February 17, 2017


Filed under OPINION

Emotion and empathy are crucial in tough discussions.

New post-its make the opinion board a more colorful, but less peaceful space

New post-its make the opinion board a more colorful, but less peaceful space

Peter Blanchfield, RubicOnline Editor

December 5, 2016


Filed under OPINION

USC's new post-it responses for the Opinion Board need to be refined to make sure everyone is treated fairly.

Administration calls for inclusion of all political views, warns against hate speech

Administration calls for inclusion of all political views, warns against hate speech

Diane Huang, Director of RubicOnline

November 28, 2016


Filed under NEWS

Principal Chris Hughes addressed the entire upper school in a morning assembly on Nov. 22.

Opinion Board should feature only signed opinions

Opinion Board should feature only signed opinions

Mini Editorial

November 8, 2016


Filed under OPINION

All opinions on the Opinion Board including "plus 1" and "minus 1" comments should require a signature to create accountability for student opinions and expand the conversation about an issue.

Debates about tampons normalize menstruation

Debates about tampons normalize menstruation

Mari Knudson, A&E Editor

May 16, 2016


Filed under OPINION

Opinion Board posts addressing the need for replenishing of the feminine products in restrooms help normalize monthly cycles.

Opinion Board repurposed as Thank You Board for final weeks

Opinion Board repurposed as Thank You Board for final weeks

Netta Kaplan, Staff Writer

May 25, 2015


Filed under NEWS, TOP STORIES

The board serves as a vessel to show public gratitude during the final weeks of school before heading off on summer break.