The Rubicon

Cooking and calculus can be equally helpful; life skills should be taught in school

Cooking and calculus can be equally helpful; life skills should be taught in school

Catherine Hooley, Staff Writer

February 1, 2020

If students are taught how to deal with ordinary things an adult has to go through at a younger age, it could lead to more financially successful and less stressed out young adults.

Add humanities into economics courses

SPA's economics course should strike a balance between history and mathematics: two highly applicable subjects in this field.

Noah Raaum, Creative Design Manager

February 23, 2019

Economics is the ideal STEM-humanities course for its relevance, usefulness and uniqueness.

English Department continues electives conversation during MEA professional day

US English teacher Randall Findlay presents modes of writing in Writing Seminar. English teachers are always talking about how to modernize their classes and open them up to many points of view.

Evelyn Lillemoe, The Rubicon Editor

October 18, 2018

English department looks to the future with a reimagining of their course offerings.

Home economics curriculum would benefit students

Infographic by Javier Whitaker-Castañeda

Javier Whitaker-Castañeda, Editor-in-Chief

April 28, 2017

Besides the obvious benefit of teaching students valuable life skills, home ec classes could be designed to reflect SPA’s mission and have potential to propel education to the contemporary age of technology.