The Rubicon

Trump’s response worsened the COVID-19 outbreak

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Lucia Granja, RubicOnline

April 22, 2020

The administration has been working against the virus, but Trump’s actions have cost U.S. lives.

What no one knows about the 2020 Census

What no one knows about the 2020 Census

Will Schavee, RubicOnline

February 28, 2020

The census could never identify everyone, but counting gives the government the information necessary to make decisions ranging from federal funding to drawing congressional district lines.

What matters in Israel matters here, too

The lack of attention (on all levels) to Israel’s current situation is worrying.

Noa Ní Aoláin Gross, Staff Writer

February 4, 2020

There has been little to no mention about Israel’s current political crises by major U.S. news outlets or political conversations at school. 

Australia battles making decisions about bushfires

The majority of the bushfires are located around the coast of Australia.

Will Schavee, RubicOnline

January 21, 2020

Australian bushfires led to anger towards the government since indigenous people had a plan in place for fires before colonization.

4 ways youth can fight climate change besides protesting

Immy Lucas began the low-waste movement as a way to educate others on how to be more environmentally friendly. She shares tips on how to reduce your waste, especially plastic waste, and become more connected to the environment.

Elizabeth Trevathan, RubicOnline

December 14, 2019

There's more to do besides protesting to improve the environment. Here are four things that teenagers can do.

U.S. will officially withdraw from Paris Climate Agreement

Elizabeth Trevathan, RubicOnline

November 13, 2019

President Trump officially began the year-long process of removing the United States from the agreement on Nov. 4.

Students march to Capitol

SPA students whon walked our hold their signs at the Capitol and wait for the rally to begin.

Marlee Baron, Managing Editor

April 23, 2018

“Protect students, not guns” “We are enraged” “Thoughts and prayers are not bulletproof.” These are just some of the messages that were plastered on signs in the Huss Center on Apr. 20 as students gathered to walk to the capitol to rally against gun violence This particular walkout, althou...

Column: Lack of cooperation between Democrats and Republicans leads to government shutdown

Column: Lack of cooperation between Democrats and Republicans leads to government shutdown

Nick Cohen, Columnist

September 30, 2013

If the United States House of Representatives and the Senate do not reach an agreement on how to properly fund government programs for the following year by Monday, Sept. 30, the federal government will shut down indefinitely. For those in high-end government jobs, this will have a minimal impact, but...