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[TV REVIEW] You portrays toxic relationships in the digital age

[TV REVIEW] You portrays toxic relationships in the digital age

Lizzie Kristal, The Rubicon Editor

March 15, 2019

The TV series, You, gained popularity on Netflix and depicts the dangers of public social media.

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.

Infographic of the Week: Trust in website and internet use varies

Infographic of the Week: Trust in website and internet use varies

Izzy Brooks, Staff Writer

June 8, 2018

Teens worry more about the monitoring of their internet searches than their social media privacy.

What can social media companies do with your information?

What can social media companies do with your information?

Nitya Thakkar, RubicOnline Editor

May 23, 2018

We agree to terms of use when we download and use social media apps, but what are we really agreeing to?

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.

QUIZ: Emojis or exclamation points?

QUIZ: Emojis or exclamation points?

Isabel Gisser, RubicOnline Editor

April 18, 2018

The advent of social media has changed the way people communicate online. Take the quiz to test your knowledge of traditional versus texting grammar, and see which to brush up on.

Facebook “data breach” may be a turning point in internet privacy

Facebook “data breach” may be a turning point in internet privacy

Noah Raaum, Videographer

April 2, 2018

Recently, internet privacy issues have gotten more traction in the media than ever before.

Infographic: How do students use social media?

Infographic: How do students use social media?

Diane Huang, Director of RubicOnline

April 17, 2017

Students in grades 9-12 were asked: what is your go to social media platform? What social media apps do you use?

Spanish VI reminds students relevance of internet safety

Spanish VI reminds students relevance of internet safety

Mimi Geller, RubicOnline Editor

April 12, 2017

Spanish VI students will be giving presentations to the middle school Spanish students regarding social media safety and internet hazards.

STAFF EDITORIAL: Numbers should not define self worth

STAFF EDITORIAL: Numbers should not define self worth

The RubicOnline Staff

December 6, 2016

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.

Online activism enables new generation to take action

Online activism enables new generation to take action

Noor Qureishy, In Depth Editor

May 7, 2015

Students use social media as a tool for activism. While it comes with its own set of benefits and detriments, is has still become a force to be reckoned with in recent years.