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[STAFF EDITORIAL] Social distancing is essential to combating COVID-19

[STAFF EDITORIAL] Social distancing is essential to combating COVID-19

The Rubicon and RubicOnline Staffs

March 17, 2020

As cases of COVID-19 continue to rise in Minnesota, reducing social interaction is the only sure way to flatten the curve.

Personal integrity is worth more than grades altered by cheating

Personal integrity is worth more than grades altered by cheating

Julia Baron, The Rubicon

March 10, 2020

Although there are different levels of cheating, all forms of cheating are academic dishonesty, and students should be more sensitive to the effects of them.

Appreciate the book raffles by reading more

Appreciate the book raffles by reading more

Zekiah Juliusson, RubicOnline

March 1, 2020

Reading has many health benefits including reducing stress and it should be encouraged.

Stay involved in the primary races even if you can’t vote in March

Stay involved in the primary races even if you can’t vote in March

Martha Sanchez, RubicOnline

February 28, 2020

Many younger students within the community - even seniors who are able to vote - remain uninformed of the state of the race or the positions of the candidates.

Know how to be safe before calling Uber or Lyft

Know how to be safe before calling Uber or Lyft

Ivy Raya, Staff Writer

February 28, 2020

People aren’t taking enough safety precautions, which can lead to the rider being put in danger.

Let’s be more than ADA compliant; let’s be ability inclusive

Let’s be more than ADA compliant; let’s be ability inclusive

Johnna Melk-Johnson, Staff Writer

February 26, 2020

People with varying physical abilities might not only thrive in the highly challenging academic environment of the upper school, in particular, but would also contribute their own knowledge and experiences of the world, just as any student would.

[STAFF EDITORIAL] Stop the coronavirus jokes and stay informed

[STAFF EDITORIAL] Stop the coronavirus jokes and stay informed

RubicOnline Staff

February 26, 2020

Jokes about the novel coronavirus, COVID-19, have made its way into the hallways. But people need to stop laughing.

Fire and lockdown drills save lives

Fire and lockdown drills save lives

Aryun Nemani, Staff Writer

February 24, 2020

Whether encouraged or forced by law, it is crucial for schools to perform more drills in the interest of preventing deaths and injuries. 

Prominence of teen vaping can topple a life

Prominence of teen vaping can topple a life

John Becker, Staff Writer

February 21, 2020

Advocate for change by contacting the FDA. Clear the air with action.

It doesn’t add up: TI-84 isn’t the only option

It doesn’t add up: TI-84 isn’t the only option

Elizabeth Trevathan, RubicOnline

February 20, 2020

TI's monopoly on graphing calculators makes for unnecessary challenges for students to succeed despite their access to money, but the change starts with the syllabus. 

Every animal deserves a home

Every animal deserves a home

Anna Nowakowski, Staff Writer

February 20, 2020

There are so many stray and homeless animals that need a home that adopting animals instead of getting them from a breeder could make a real change.

It’s not the time for hibernation: get active

It’s not the time for hibernation: get active

Hazel Waltenbaugh, Staff Writer

February 11, 2020

Maintaining a lifestyle that incorporates regular physical activity may significantly decrease stress and improve overall happiness and mood.