The Rubicon

A myriad of mediums demonstrate artistic talent in the Drake Gallery

A photo of sophomore Gray Whitaker-Casteneda playing the guitar. The photographer experimented with black, white, and red colors.

Henry Burkhardt, RubicOnline

February 11, 2020

Semester I artwork is displayed in the Drake Gallery.

Final exams vs projects: which is better?

Final exams vs projects: which is better?

Kelby Wittenberg, RubicOnline Editor

December 10, 2018

Depending on the class, students will either have projects or exams as the penultimate assignment of the semester.

Hype Man hypes up American Literature class

Sophomores stand outside Mixed Blood theater before watching Hype Man on an American Literature field trip.

Lynn Reynolds, RubicOnline Editor

December 1, 2018

"Hype Man," a play the sophomore English class saw on Nov. 29 and written by playwright Idris Goodwin and directed by Director Shawn LaCount looks at hip-hop through the lens of age, race, and police brutality.

Power eating: how food can help, or harm, brain power

Dark chocolate contains antioxidants and caffeine which protects the brain and improves mood.

Lizzie Kristal, The Rubicon Editor

November 9, 2018

Brain power is important when it comes to studying. Which foods are useful for focusing and functioning during the school day?

Students give advice on minimizing stress during exams

With lots to do this week and next, it's important for students to balance their studying with quality breaks and stay off technology distractions.

Maren Ostrem and Aman Rahman

May 30, 2018

Optimize study time effectiveness and succeed on finals by taking a few tips.

Home/school: faculty children and teachers balance dual roles

Senior Dorienne Hoven and her dad US English teacher Mathew Hoven pose during one of homecoming week's dress up days. “I get to hang out with teachers outside of school because of him... In a way, I have a closer relationship with all of the teachers and I know them on a different level,” Hoven said.

Ellie Nowakowski, Illustrator/Infographics

February 27, 2018

The children of SPA teachers reflect on what it's like having a parent work at school.

A giggle or guffaw: laughter soothes stress and bonds students

Laughter is scientifically shown to improve health, reduce stress, and improve one's mood. Although the end benefits are the same, different things make different students laugh. “[I laugh at] mostly any dumb jokes, puns, memes, stories other people say, funny moments,” sophomore Fremont Forsberg said.

Claire Hallaway, The Rubicon Editor

December 29, 2017

Explore the science behind laughter as students share the moments that make them laugh out loud.