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[STAFF EDITORIAL] Verifying news sources vital to combating misinformation

[STAFF EDITORIAL] Verifying news sources vital to combating misinformation

The Rubicon Staff

February 14, 2019

In an age where the internet dictates news feeds, it is vital that students check facts while casually reading news with the same vigilance as when conducting research.

The Current (Events): You can handle the truth

The Current (Events): You can handle the truth

Jack Benson, Editor in Chief

February 14, 2019

Through algorithms and the intrinsic property of the internet to create space for echo chambers, one can too easily have to struggle to find the truth.

THE VENT: Readers should expand media choices to holistically inform personal opinions

THE VENT: Readers should expand media choices to holistically inform personal opinions

Spencer Allen, Columnist

November 17, 2016

The narrowing of information and opinion sources for individuals has led to a deep political divide.

Students and teachers march against Islamaphobia

Students and teachers march against Islamaphobia

Isabel Saavedra-Weis, RubicOnline Editor

September 26, 2016

"No Trump, no KKK, no racist USA!" Anyone between May Day Books and the Republican Headquarters on Saturday the 17th would have most likely heard coming from the streets. Muslim Students Alliance, or MSA, a school club made last year took part in the march this year, and opened the opportunity to...

Finalized dress code published in 2015-16 student planner

Finalized dress code published in 2015-16 student planner

Clare Tipler, Sports Editor

September 11, 2015

The new dress code has been published in the Student Planner.

Wickstrum hired as new Athletic Director

Emily Thissen, News Editor

May 5, 2015

New female Athletic Director appointed by student and staff Search Committee.

Day of Silence: Quiet makes noise

Day of Silence: Quiet makes noise

Meghan Joyce, Chief Visual Editor

May 5, 2015

Students take part in National Day of Silence in order to draw attention to the lives of LGBTQA teenagers which were silenced by bullying.

Infographic: Current events need to be a regular focus

Infographic: Current events need to be a regular focus

Nina Zietlow, Feature Editor

March 13, 2015

When news of the three students shot near UNC Chapel Hill broke, students were asked to take a moment of silence in assembly on Feb. 10 to recognize the loss. Students encouraged the community to deepen discussion of the news and of Islamophobia.