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SPA THINKS: Do aliens exist?

SPA THINKS: Do aliens exist?

Kelby Wittenberg, RubicOnline Editor

March 17, 2019


Filed under FEATURE

Students were asked if they believe aliens exist and why.

Gut bacteria linked to mental health

Gut bacteria linked to mental health

Lucy Benson, The Rubicon Editor

March 11, 2019


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New studies show that the health of gut bacteria in the intestines may be linked to mental health.

Advanced Science Research encourages variety in experiments

Advanced Science Research encourages variety in experiments

Martha Sanchez, RubicOnline Editor

February 24, 2019


Filed under FEATURE

Advanced Science Research students have begun a variety of experiments that seek to discover new ideas.

Racing into the future: Self-driving cars

Racing into the future: Self-driving cars

Lizzie Kristal and Lucy Benson

February 20, 2019


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Self-driving cars are developing rapidly, already becoming a reality.

[PHOTO GALLERY] Science Alliance places 7th in sections, advances to state

[PHOTO GALLERY] Science Alliance places 7th in sections, advances to state

Kelby Wittenberg, RubicOnline Editor

February 3, 2019


Filed under NEWS

SPA's Science Alliance posted impressive finishes on Saturday, moving them on to the state competition.

Community evaluates value of science in current world

Community evaluates value of science in current world

Martha Sanchez, RubicOnline Editor

January 26, 2019


Filed under FEATURE

Students and teachers evaluate what science means to them.

Science Alliance offers socialization while pursuing independent projects

Science Alliance offers socialization while pursuing independent projects

Maren Ostrem, The Rubicon Editor

January 19, 2019


Filed under FEATURE, TOP STORIES

Science Alliance provides a place for students to experiment with many different types of science. They hope to keep their first-place streak going this winter in Science Olympiad.

What we inherit: Heckman teaches epigenetic craze

What we inherit: Heckman teaches epigenetic craze

Mimi Geller, Director of RubicOnline

January 17, 2019


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Upper School Science teacher Ned Heckman shares with his biology and genetics classes the power of epigenetics.

Exploring the scientific benefits of gratitude with apps

Exploring the scientific benefits of gratitude with apps

Andrew Johnson, Staff Trainer

December 27, 2018


Filed under ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT

Being actively aware of how grateful you are for the things and those that are meaningful to you is essential to maximizing happiness.

Students strategize for math and science exams

Students strategize for math and science exams

Martha Sanchez, RubicOnline Editor

November 28, 2018


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With math and science exams approaching, students share concerns and study tips.

SPA Thinks: Math vs. Science

SPA Thinks: Math vs. Science

Martha Sanchez, RubicOnline Editor

October 25, 2018


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The addition of the Hugh K. Schilling Center has sparked debate within students: which is better, math or science?

[PHOTO GALLERY] Students enjoy glimpse of change at Schilling viewing

[PHOTO GALLERY] Students enjoy glimpse of change at Schilling viewing

Mimi Geller, Director of RubicOnline

May 29, 2018


Filed under NEWS, TOP STORIES

Students and faculty meandered through the almost finished Schilling Center in an open house on May 29 during X-period.