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Your unnecessary comments are hurting those around you

Your unnecessary comments are hurting those around you

Lucia Granja, RubicOnline Editor

May 23, 2019


Filed under OPINION

It’s very damaging to receive feedback about something that you can’t change.

College denial letters show everyone is human

College denial letters show everyone is human

Martha Sanchez, RubicOnline Editor

May 22, 2019


Filed under OPINION

Leaving a lasting legacy, seniors have displayed their college rejection letters on the opinion board. For juniors especially, the letters show that disappointment is inevitable in the college admissions process.

Trumps corruption qualifies him for impeachment

Trumps corruption qualifies him for impeachment

Maren Ostrem, The Rubicon Editor

May 20, 2019


Filed under OPINION

With the Mueller report findings and a Republican call for impeachment this weekend, it's hard to argue that Trump should remain president.

[Mini-Ed] Students should be aware of those celebrating Ramadan

[Mini-Ed] Students should be aware of those celebrating Ramadan

Lynn Reynolds, Production Manager

May 20, 2019


Filed under OPINION

Students should take time to learn what Ramadan actually is in order to strengthen the SPA community.

[STAFF EDITORIAL] “Hey, RubicOnline: I like this Editorial.”

[STAFF EDITORIAL] “Hey, RubicOnline: I like this Editorial.”

RubicOnline Staff

May 17, 2019


Filed under EDITORIAL, OPINION, TOP STORIES

Praise from one’s peers can seem more authentic than recognition in front of the entire school.

Science proves that typing notes is killing your grade

Science proves that typing notes is killing your grade

Elizabeth Trevathan, RubicOnline Editor

May 10, 2019


Filed under OPINION

Classes often begin with students opening their laptop, but typing notes aren’t as beneficial as the students think they are. In fact, typing notes makes preparing for tests much tougher than it should be. Scientific studies and surveys prove that there is a magical thing about writing notes down ...

[THE THIRD WAY] Biden the bulldozer

[THE THIRD WAY] Biden the bulldozer

Kieran Singh, Columnist

May 9, 2019


Filed under COLUMNS, OPINION

It would be highly misguided for people to assume that Biden won’t win simply because he’s not as popular as Sanders, Buttigeig, or Warren on the internet.

Thrifting has momentum as sustainable trend

Thrifting has momentum as sustainable trend

Sam Hanson, RubicOnline Editor

May 7, 2019


Filed under OPINION

With a consensus around the labor abuses and pollution of the fast-fashion industry, however, a new sustainable consumption is growing: thrifting.   

Longer campaigns would give students more insights

Longer campaigns would give students more insights

Tana Ososki and Melissa Nie

May 7, 2019


Filed under OPINION

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

Save our planet, not Notre Dame

Save our planet, not Notre Dame

Zekiah Juliusson, Staff Writer

May 4, 2019


Filed under OPINION

There is nothing against people donating their money to a cause they believe in, but the world population needs to come together to convince those who can to donate to a greater cause: saving our earth.

Student club takeover of self-defense is ultimately positive

Student club takeover of self-defense is ultimately positive

Liv Larsen, RubicOnline Editor

April 29, 2019


Filed under OPINION

Students had the opportunity to take a self-defense course led by a representative of Not Me! This was the first year where the class was open to all grades.

New assembly format is more effective

New assembly format is more effective

Martha Sanchez, RubicOnline Editor

April 27, 2019


Filed under OPINION

The recently adapted new assembly format is better for the community because it allows students being recognized the full attention of their peers.