The Rubicon

Address racial profiling, white privilege in the pandemic

Address racial profiling, white privilege in the pandemic

Jenny Ries, The Rubicon

May 23, 2020

Many forms of privilege have been highlighted by the pandemic, such as class, economic and job stability, access to healthcare, and technological availability for at-home work.

[STAFF EDITORIAL] Social distancing is essential to combating COVID-19

In the midst of the COVID-19 outbreak, social distancing is an act of love.

The Rubicon and RubicOnline Staffs

March 17, 2020

As cases of COVID-19 continue to rise in Minnesota, reducing social interaction is the only sure way to flatten the curve.

[STAFF EDITORIAL] Stop the coronavirus jokes and stay informed

With the fear of COVID-19 increasing, the stereotype of Chinese people having the virus is being unrightfully perpetuated.

RubicOnline Staff

February 26, 2020

Jokes about the novel coronavirus, COVID-19, have made its way into the hallways. But people need to stop laughing.

[STAFF EDITORIAL] Whose land are we on?

The naming is a problem. It’s a form of erasure. But, it’s not the only one.

RubicOnline Staff

November 20, 2019

Making inclusive choices that build awareness of the past is a good decision, but don't stop there.

[STAFF EDITORIAL] Stereotypes discourage connection

YOUR CLASSMATE: STEREOTYPE EDITION. Even when stereotypes are occasionally accurate, they are limited, and they can lead to unfair judgments made on appearances alone.

The Rubicon Staff

November 18, 2019

Challenge first impressions, know each other more deeply.

[STAFF EDITORIAL] The trash and recycling system is simple. Use it.

Students must become more proactive about their waste habits and be aware of their impact on the environment.

RubicOnline Staff

September 25, 2019

Waste bins encourage sorting of compostables, recyclables, and trash but it's essential to understand the system to use it well.

[STAFF EDITORIAL] Inter-grade mixing vital for senior legacies

Unlike The Brady Bunch, SPA students need to bunch together and reach out to everyone, not just students in their grades.

RubicOnline Staff

April 24, 2019

Students must make an effort to reach out to students in all grades, not just their own.

[STAFF EDITORIAL] Let’s connect the dots

Connect the Dots serves as an easy way for students and teachers to sync their views of the community.

RubicOnline Staff

December 13, 2018

Confusion surrounds the Connect the Dots activity, but the inclusive intentions are what really matter.

[STAFF EDITORIAL] Inclusive communities start with recognizing members’ stories

We know security team members by their badges and neon vests - but do we know their names? Do we know their story?

RubicOnline Staff

November 30, 2018

The student ignorance of the community members that do not inherently interact with us has gone on too long.

[STAFF EDITORIAL] Students need to show appreciation of teachers through respect

[STAFF EDITORIAL] Students need to show appreciation of teachers through respect

The Rubicon Staff, Editorial

November 20, 2018

Although gender and veteran status impact the degree of respect teachers are given, it shouldn't.

[STAFF EDITORIAL] Big words mask true meaning

In the classroom, jargon is a way of skirting around uncomfortable topics such as race or gender. Resorting to euphemistic and vague words to discuss, for example, slavery and the American Civil War, is appealing, but harmful to objective learning.

RubicOnline Staff

September 21, 2018

In the classroom, jargon is a way of skirting around uncomfortable topics such as race or gender. Resorting to euphemistic and vague words to discuss, for example, slavery and the American Civil War, is appealing, but harmful to objective learning.