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

Cambridge Analytica seems to have destroyed Facebook users' sense of

Noah Raaum, Videographer

April 2, 2018

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

Recount unlikely to make a difference in 2016 election

Key swing states where the numbers were especially close, like Wisconsin, Michigan, and Pennsylvania are all organizing recounts.

Lauren Boettcher, Rubiconline Chief Story Editor

December 15, 2016

A recount for the 2016 election is unlikely to make a difference in the election results and people need to accept that.

Senior Maya Edstrom shares photography project after election

Edstrom works on her prodject. Photo Credit: Enneking-Norton.

Flannnery Enneking-Norton, Staff Writer

December 6, 2016

Senior Maya Edstrom created a photography project to express the feelings of women in the community after the election.

February Diversity Forum Series training focuses on conversations about presidential election

Upper School Diversity Dean Karen Dye looks over the August Diversity Forum Series training handouts in her office. The upcoming February training aims to give faculty and staff “more specific tools and strategies about having conversations with students,” Dye said.

Noor Qureishy, Managing Editor

December 6, 2016

Upper School Diversity Dean Karen Dye has focused this year's faculty Diversity Forum Series on having difficult conversations with students around the election.

Candidates need to focus on long-term issues in campaigns

Candidates need to focus on long-term issues in campaigns

Stephanie Li, The Rubicon Photography Manager

October 18, 2016

The presidential candidates as well as the media are too focused on each others individual scandals and virtually disregarding real political and economic issues that the campaign should be surrounding.

Senior debaters visit MPR studio to comment on first presidential debate night

Senior debaters Raffi Togrhamadjian, Shefali Bijwadia, Noor Qureishy, Sarah Wheaton, Henry Ziemer, Coleman Thompson give a live analysis of the Sept. 26 presidential debate at MPR headquarters.

Amodhya Samarakoon, Creative Design Manager

September 29, 2016

Raffi Togrhamadjian, Shefali Bijwadia, Noor Qureishy, Sarah Wheaton, Henry Ziemer, Coleman Thompson participate in a live analysis of the Sept. 26 debate night at MPR headquarters.

Policy or Personality? Students deliberate over candidates for the presidential election

Students selected the candidates they identified with most at this point in the election.

Sophie Jaro, Opinions Editor

December 29, 2015

When deciding which candidate to support for the upcoming presidential elections, students consider both the policies that candidate advocates for (or don't) and their personality. Their decision making process is influenced by party affiliation and social media presence.