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Use social media to support action, not to perform

Use social media to support action, not to perform

Mimi Huelster, Illustrator

July 3, 2020

Your social media platform should be just the beginning -- not the end -- of your work for social justice.

Poetry class uses English commons to read poems about activism

Junior Gabriella Thompson reads

Evelyn Sampsell-Jones, Staff Writer

October 24, 2019

Students read poems about topics ranging from the assassination of Harvey Milk to changing the world and the importance of acting on an issue versus talking about it.

It’s okay to feel exhausted by social issues — take some time to reset

It’s okay to feel exhausted by social issues — take some time to reset

Melissa Nie, The Rubicon

December 6, 2017

In the event of an oxygen shortage, masks are dropped from above. Flight attendants instruct passengers to put on their own masks first, then to help others.

The Women’s March is not enough: students must do more work to make a change

Women's Marches took place globally on Jan. 21. Although they are a step towards change, much more work must be done.

Breandan Gibbons, RubicOnline Editor

February 3, 2017

While the Women's March is a step in the right direction, one march is not enough. Students must continue to work towards change.

Women’s March inspires students, teachers to join the Washington protest

And estimated 500,000 people, many wearing pink hats with cat ears, march the streets of Washing D.C. as part of the Women's March on Washington.

Isa Saaveda-Weis, RubicOnline Editor

January 26, 2017

Senior Ella Matticks marched with her mom; US science teacher Beth Seibel-Hunt marched with her family.

STAFF EDITORIAL: Students must take action on issues they feel passionately about

Students at St. Paul Academy and Summit School must take action rather than just discussing a topic.

The RubicOnline Staff

November 15, 2016

Students must try to not only discuss issues they care about, but also take action to make a concrete difference.

Global Rights for Women strives to remove violence against women through legislation and training

Founding Director of Global Rights for Women Cheryl Thomas speaks about her organizations's work with violence against women.

Noor Qureishy, InDepth Editor

April 7, 2016

Cheryl Thomas, founding director of Global Rights for Women came to speak to students during x-period on April 6 about her organization's work, and how they can help.

Students Use Art as a Form of Activism

Juniors Nora Kempainen and Maya Edstrom share their photography with the community.

Amodhya Samarakoon, Heath and Wellness Editor

October 9, 2015

Students use their art to raise awareness about rape culture.

Online activism enables new generation to take action

Sophomore Hannah Stanley uses social media for activism.

Noor Qureishy, In Depth Editor

May 7, 2015

Students use social media as a tool for activism. While it comes with its own set of benefits and detriments, is has still become a force to be reckoned with in recent years.