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American Red Cross comforts first-time blood donors

American Red Cross comforts first-time blood donors

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

It’s not the time for hibernation: get active

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

Give the toxic sleep talk a rest

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?

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

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

[GOOD FOR YOU] Lucking out at Potluck: Chickpea

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

Eat your veggies: Boese brings variety to school lunches

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?

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

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

Dangers of vaping: speaker debunks the trend

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

Your unnecessary comments are hurting those around you

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

How to maximize the morning for energy all day

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.

Gut bacteria linked to mental health

Gut bacteria linked to mental health

Lucy Benson, The Rubicon Editor

March 11, 2019

New studies show that the health of gut bacteria in the intestines may be linked to mental health.

New health office offers a vital resource to community

New health office offers a vital resource to community

Emma Sampson, RubicOnline Editor

February 22, 2019

On Feb. 19, the new health office became available to students, offering a new and much needed resource to the upper school.