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New USC representative Hartfeldt on environmentalism, sustainability, and leadership

New USC representative Hartfeldt on environmentalism, sustainability, and leadership

Julia Baron, The Rubicon

December 4, 2019

The mid-fall elections gave the sophomore class a new student body representative: Maura Hartfeldt.

Upper School Council collaborates to create a new snack schedule

Upper School Council collaborates to create a new snack schedule

Martha Sanchez, RubicOnline

November 6, 2019

USC's new snack schedule aims to keep snack less chaotic and more contained in the cafeteria.

USC changes blood drive’s location and information systems to increase participation

USC changes blood drive’s location and information systems to increase participation

Lara Cayci, RubicOnline

November 5, 2019

USC has been working tirelessly to make changes in order to increase participation.

Fewer mentors is a long-awaited change

Fewer mentors is a long-awaited change

Noah Raaum, Creative Design Manager

September 15, 2019

The mentor-mentee program will benefit sizably from a tighter selection process.

When the Opinion Board returns, students determine its value

When the Opinion Board returns, students determine its value

Lucia Granja, RubicOnline

September 5, 2019

The opinion board will stay, but that choice will prove meaningless if students don't use it.

PEP plants for pollinators

PEP plants for pollinators

Elizabeth Trevathan, RubicOnline Editor

May 8, 2019

People for Environmental Protection planted a pollinator garden on May 7, with the help of student volunteers.

Longer campaigns would give students more insights

Longer campaigns would give students more insights

Tana Ososki and Melissa Nie

May 7, 2019

The campaign period for school officer elections is just two days. Students need longer than that to make informed decisions.

Speaker Day educates students about ethics in science

Speaker Day educates students about ethics in science

Melissa Nie, RubicOnline Editor

April 24, 2019

Students learned about issues from digital redlining to the debate over including pregnant women in scientific research during Speaker Day.

$1.2 million gets you into Yale? Students aren’t surprised

$1.2 million gets you into Yale? Students aren’t surprised

Noah Raaum, Creative Design Manager

March 13, 2019

There's a foolproof way of getting kids into big-name schools like Yale, Stanford and USC: bribery.

Blood Drive draws teachers, students

Blood Drive draws teachers, students

Tana Ososki, Interactive Storytelling Team

February 19, 2019

The yearly SPA blood drive experienced some minor setbacks because of a late start due to snow, but USC ensured everything went smoothly.