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Appreciate the book raffles by reading more

The book raffles are free for students and therefore getting free books should be covered by students.

Zekiah Juliusson, RubicOnline

March 1, 2020

Reading has many health benefits including reducing stress and it should be encouraged.

[APP REVIEW] Daylio provides easy journaling for busy students

Daylio separates daily moods into categories of awful, bad, meh, good, or rad.

Hazel Waltenbaugh, Staff Writer

February 18, 2020

Keeping track of personal moods and how certain things make you feel is quick, easy, and simple to do on The Daylio journaling app. 

Responsible self care includes productivity

Self care is more about hard work paying off than luxurious relaxation.

Lizzie Kristal, The Rubicon

January 23, 2020

Sometimes the best form of self-care is to sit down and get stuff done.

[Movie Review] Joker stuns audiences by showing villain’s vulnerability

The film dives deep into many topics ranging from mental health to financial differences and how that impacts everyone living in the society.

Will Schavee, RubicOnline

October 9, 2019

The Joker reveals shoking backstory of a famous villain, showing the man behind the mask.

Conquering the stigma: Lehtinen’s journey of mental health

Lehtinen and his father, who learned to share personal experiences about their mental illness struggles with each other.

Isabel Saavedra-Weis, RubicOnline Editor

April 9, 2019

Lehtinen shares personal mental health experience to make others feel less alone.

[SPORTS OPINION] Student athletics lacks proper emphasis on mental health

While many student athletes have opportunities to flex their muscles, they rarely are given time to think about their mental health - which is proving to need more attention than most think.

Isabel Saavedra-Weis, RubicOnline Editor

December 13, 2018

Mental health is going under the radar in the world of student sports, and it's resulting in serious issues.

Romans aims to nurture with mental health initiatives

Asst. Head of School Jill Romans

Martha Sanchez, News Editor

October 11, 2018

New mental health initiatives aim to build a community of support.

Science museum tackles mental health with “Mind Matters” exhibit

Interactive games about expression and emotion make

Isabel Gisser, RubicOnline Editor

June 13, 2018

Personal narratives are essential to Mind Matters. Audiences listen to other's experience and have opportunities to share their own. 

Support falls short for both students and counselor

Upper School Counselor Susanna Short juggles her many responsibilities while maintaining a soothing demeanor. Her many arms can only reach so many students. The school should hire an additional counselor to spread the workload and increase access  for students.

Editorial, The Rubicon Staff

March 13, 2016

The time has long passed to add at least one additional counselor for the 419 students enrolled in the Upper School.