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[INFOGRAPHIC] Top sports for teen concussions

While some sports require helmets or other gear to minimize the risk of injury, these sports still carry a high ratio of player concussions. (Created in Canva)

Sarah Oppenheim, Ibid Yearbook

April 30, 2020

Sports concussions can impact student life in unexpected ways. These are the top 6 sports for head injury in the U.S.

Concussions impact athletes in game and in school

An average of 2.5 million high schoolers are concussed while playing sports or being physically active.

Elle Chen, RubicOnline

February 26, 2020

It is extremely important to be careful and properly equipped while participating in any physical activity. Although being careful won’t prevent all concussions, it will definitely lower the chances of getting one.

[BOOK REVIEW] Things That Make White People Uncomfortable

[BOOK REVIEW] Things That Make White People Uncomfortable

Breandan Gibbons, The Rubicon TV: Executive Producer

May 3, 2018

In his book, Things That Make White People Uncomfortable, Philadelphia Eagles defensive end Michael Bennett challenges fears and tries to start a conversation for change.

ImPACT testing provides valuable information to athletes and coaches

Freshmen Freddy Keillor and Oscar Millerhaller sit down to take their ImPACT baseline test in 

the Dining Hall on Oct. 23. “It’s good that we take this test and I’m glad they make us because it 

is more safe,” freshman Freddy Keillor said.

Clare Tipler, News Editor

October 28, 2014

Every new sports season, St.Paul Academy and Summit School student athletes get announcements about taking the ImPACT test. What exactly is this test and why do students need to take it? Four to 5 million concussions occur annually according to ImPACT, and with more than a dozen high school sport...