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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.

[PHOTO GALLERY] Stay at home order essentials

Here's what the print staff needs to get through this long period of social distancing in the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic.

The Rubicon Staff

April 30, 2020

Here's what the print staff needs to get through this long period of social distancing in the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic.

American Red Cross comforts first-time blood donors

Junior Adeline DeHarpporte accompanies her friend junior Anja Trierweiler who getting  her blood drawn for the first time.

Elle Chen, RubicOnline

February 11, 2020

Although the process of drawing blood only takes 10-20 minutes, the entire process of donating blood takes about an hour total.

It’s not the time for hibernation: get active

One of the main excuses is the lack of time to exercise. Coming up with a routine can solve this problem; make a habit out of being active regularly.

Hazel Waltenbaugh, Staff Writer

February 11, 2020

Maintaining a lifestyle that incorporates regular physical activity may significantly decrease stress and improve overall happiness and mood. 

Give the toxic sleep talk a rest

Staying up late is normalized at SPA.

Mimi Huelster, Staff Writer

February 3, 2020

When students humble brag about their poor sleeping habits and justify them by blaming the need to study, it justifies and encourages poor habits.

[GOOD FOR YOU] Are AirPods a threat to our well-being?

Many people believe that AirPods can cause cancer, because of the constant EMF (Electromagnetic Field) radiation.

Lynn Reynolds, Production Manager

January 13, 2020

In this week's GOOD FOR YOU, Lynn talks with junior Theo Moen about the potential risks of AirPods. Will it be as easy as losing an AirPod to ditch them completely?

[GOOD FOR YOU] Lucking out at Potluck: Chickpea

Chickpea's hummus bowls look good and are quite healthy. You will most likely have to bring it home for leftovers (quite a good leftover as well).

Lynn Reynolds, Production Manager

December 9, 2019

Chickpea is a new restaurant at the Rosedale Mall's food court.

Eat your veggies: Boese brings variety to school lunches

These bowls are ideal for vegetarians and vegans as they provide all the necessary nutrients.

Zekiah Juliusson, RubicOnline

November 14, 2019

All the changes to the lunch room allow more choice for students to have a healthier, and well balanced diet. 

[GOOD FOR YOU] Is dessert hummus dessert-worthy?

Despite its savory ancestor, dessert hummus is a great sweet treat. If you want to become

Lynn Reynolds, Production Manager

September 11, 2019

Dessert hummus is something you are now bound to see at a local grocery store. Is it actually worth the buy?

Dangers of vaping: speaker debunks the trend

O'Brien shows students ways vape companies market to a younger audience: fun and crazy flavored juices are just one of these methods.

Adrienne Gaylord, The Rubicon

September 9, 2019

Pediatrician Dr. Janna Gewirtz O'Brien showed students the facts.

Your unnecessary comments are hurting those around you

Illustration by Lucia Granja

Lucia Granja, RubicOnline Editor

May 23, 2019

It’s very damaging to receive feedback about something that you can’t change.

How to maximize the morning for energy all day

Waking up can be hard, but it doesn't have to be.

Eloise Duncan, The Rubicon Editor

April 20, 2019

Mornings can be rough for high school students. However, changing a few things about your morning has the ability to change the whole day.