The Rubicon

Fear: The psychology behind the scream

Fear is an enjoyable experience for students in controlled, safe situations.

Amodhya Samarakoon, Health & Wellness Editor

December 13, 2015

Students explore the reasons behind their love of being scared - on and off the screen.

Turn revulsion into respect for Earth’s amphibians and reptiles

The fairy tale princess of the Frog Prince leans in to kiss the Panamanian golden frog, one of Earth’s many endangered amphibian species. In the story, the initially skeptical girl falls for the frog. Humans should show a little love to amphibians too.

Diane Huang, Online Editor-in-Chief

November 9, 2015

Amphibians and reptiles should not incite disgust in humans; these can have immense importance in the world’s biodiversity and ecosystems.