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Vulnerability is a double edged sword. But does it bring more pain or happiness?

[2 SIDES 1 ISSUE] Does vulnerability bring more pain or happiness?

Ivy Raya and Alexandra Cardwell May 24, 2021
When expressing vulnerablity, does it bring more pain or happiness based on others reactions.
The only way to find a solution Amazon workers want without unnecessary risk, is something between unionization and corporate control.

With union talks ending, what will the future of work look like?

Arden Lillemoe, The Rubicon May 13, 2021
What the workers want isn’t full union power or full corporate power.
“It’s important to act upon DEI work, because improving inclusivity and creating equal rights for everyone will help us advance our community,” said USC and CAS member Audrey Senaratna.

Reflecting on Speaker Day: Continue DEI work

Eliana Mann, Staff Writer May 11, 2021
Even though some actions may feel small or insignificant, rest assured that any contribution to the cause will help.
Being alone is one of the most amazing experiences a person can have.

Being alone is underrated

Tana Ososki, RubicOnline May 9, 2021
Dream for a while. Think of what you want to do. Have a picnic. Pick wild flowers. Scream in a field. Read a book. Climb a tree. Go on a hike. Look for worms. Build a mini house. Run around. Go thrift shopping. Build something. Make something. Do anything. But do it alone.
[WHERE I STAND] Not afraid of monsters: Monster review 2 Electric Boogaloo

[WHERE I STAND] Not afraid of monsters: Monster review 2 Electric Boogaloo

Adrienne Gaylord, The Rubicon May 6, 2021
For the day’s tasting pleasure I selected a collection of drinks that would bring us on a riveting flavor journey, and once again seek to answer the question, What is the superior flavor of Monster Energy?
Is there a secret to getting rid of loneliness? Everyone experiences being lonely on different levels and requires different things to relieve it. We need sincerity.

Loneliness: an endemic that needs to be known

Kevin Chen, Staff Writer May 2, 2021
Most people aren't aware of how lonely they really are.
For years, Native Americans have been pushing for the Washington Football Team to change their name.

[SPORTS OPINION] Professional sports teams take advantage of indigenous peoples for profit

Lynn Reynolds, RubicOnline April 29, 2021
Professional sports teams have taken advantage of indigenous peoples for too long.
On the internet, information spreads like wildfire. It's important to be careful and genuine with what you post, and not think about posting about important issues as part of a checklist. Post because you care.

[STAFF EDITORIAL] Inform and educate before posting

RubicOnline Staff April 24, 2021
When posting on social media, it is important to stay informed and educated before posting to stop the spread of misinformation.
If an internal voice is constantly sending messages of perfectionism, use spring break to step back and find a healthier inner voice.

[STAFF EDITORIAL] Spring into a break from perfectionism

RubicOnline Staff March 22, 2021
Perfectionism plagues both the academic and social worlds. Take spring break as a chance to step back from the overwhelming need to be perfect in your life.
COVID-19 vaccinations are currently underway with over 1.2 million Minnesotans who have received at least one dose and 750,000 people with a completed vaccine series.

[SUSTAINABILITY & ETHICS] Prioritizing vaccinations for elders? It’s not as simple as it seems

Elizabeth Trevathan, Director of RubicOnline March 18, 2021

COVID-19 vaccinations are currently underway with over 1.2 million Minnesotans who have received at least one dose and 750,000 people with a completed vaccine series. The state's decision to focus on age...

It was incredibly tone deaf to flex her “simple luxury” of comfortably traveling with family and friends to a mystical private island and pretend like COVID-19 doesn’t exist, where many people have had family members die and cannot afford that same luxury.

[A&E OPINION] COVID-19 shows how celebrities cannot slow down their glamourous lifestyle for society’s wellbeing

Lara Cayci, RubicOnline March 15, 2021
One of the most heartbreaking things about these actions is how these celebrities are broadcasting their actions—not caring about restriction guidelines—to their young naive audience.
It's easy to get lost in the endless scrolling of TikTok.

Tiktok is corrupting the minds of the youth

Thomas Reinhart, RubicOnline March 13, 2021
Think twice before consuming.
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