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Making the Emotional Robot: the future of Artificial Intelligence

Making the Emotional Robot: the future of Artificial Intelligence

Tommy Stolpestad, The Rubicon Editor

December 25, 2018

Members of the community explore the question of whether or not AI can replace jobs that require emotions.

2 Side, 1 Issues: The merits of memorization

2 Side, 1 Issues: The merits of memorization

October 26, 2018

Is memorization a productive form of learning, or an unfair expectation of students?

Chemical health assembly good start, but more conversation is necessary

Chemical health assembly good start, but more conversation is necessary

Kelby Wittenberg, Chief Visual Editor

January 23, 2018

The talk about drug and alcohol misuse and addiction needs to continue.

Delgado to succeed Hughes as US principal

Delgado to succeed Hughes as US principal

Tana Ososki, Staff Writer

December 6, 2017

After an internal search, Dean of Students Max Delgado has been appointed US Principal. He will promote to his new position on July 1.

SADD assembly delivers powerful message about the importance of consent

SADD assembly delivers powerful message about the importance of consent

Kelby Wittenberg, Chief Visual Editor

October 12, 2017

The student group SADD hosted two speakers from the Aurora Center for Advocacy and Education on Oct. 12, Malik Mitchell and Tipheret Peña, in order to educate the community about consent.

Nervous? Say “I’m excited!”

Mimi Geller, RubicOnline Editor

March 7, 2017

US counselor Susanna Short and students offer their insight on beneficial stress management.

Nervous? Say “I’m Excited!”

Nervous? Say “I’m Excited!”

Amodhya Samarakoon, RubicOnline Creative Design Manager

February 16, 2017

Upper School Counselor Susanna Short and students give their perspective on effective stress management with the new method "anxiety-reappraisal" in mind.

Class Retreats facilitate transition

Class Retreats facilitate transition

Eva Perez-Greene, InDepth Editor

May 1, 2014

As seniors prepare to depart on Senior Project and juniors plan to rise to privileges, retreats help guide them on the path to their next step. Plans for junior retreat are underway and as the much anticipated tradition approaches, juniors, who’ve heard a wide variety of stories from their older...

Students need to take responsibility for their personal caffeine intake

Students need to take responsibility for their personal caffeine intake

Amodhya Samarkoon, Staff Writer

March 28, 2014

Students walk around with it on their minds. Their bodies crave the caffeine, cream and sugar that fills every cup of this delicious beverage, available to all teachers and students. Everyone could benefit from a midday pick-up, and a cup of tea or coffee, which students are free to take advantage of...

Short shares disordered eating facts

Short shares disordered eating facts

Laura Slade, A&E Editor

February 20, 2014

“We have a lot of students who are perfectionistic,” Upper School counselor Susanna Short said. “I don’t want to say that the [St. Paul Academy and Summit School culture] promotes [eating disorders], but maybe it is an environment where at times they can thrive,” she said. At SPA, eating...