The Rubicon

Teachers share same name, but different experiences

History of names. Both US English teacher Emily Anderson, and US Physical Education teacher Cari Jo Anderson have interesting stories surrounding the similarity of their names. “[Anderson as a last name is] kind of nice because people know how to pronounce it easily but the common question is is it -son or -sen. I don’t know, it kind of takes away the feeling of individuality but people usually call me by my first name outside of school,” Anderson said.

Stephanie Li, The Rubicon Editor

February 8, 2017

Teachers with the same name create connections and contrast their experiences.

Slang: Shortened language expands casual vocabulary

LIT AF FAM. Common slang terms used by students ranked in order from most frequently used to least frequently used according to a poll of 11% of the student body. With every passing month, new terms or acronyms make their way around via messages, Tumblr, Twitter, Instagram, and day-to-day conversations. 
Infographic: Mari Knudson and Iya Abdulkarim

Quinn Christensen, Staff Writer

January 22, 2017

Is your vocabulary up to date? Read about some of the most recent slang terms and the perspectives of students and teachers towards them.