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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.
Seniors Celebrating homecoming in 2019.

Passing the gauntlet: seniors give advice on their favorite classes

Tana Ososki, RubicOnline March 17, 2021
Each Senior has taken over 30 classes in their high school career so they have a pretty good idea of what they like and dislike. Here are some of their all-time favorites.
Senior Rashmi Raveendran completes a crucial part of her experiment.

ASR overcomes unexpected obstacles on path to Minnesota Science Fair

Tommy Verhey, RubicOnline November 19, 2020
Following the COVID-19 pandemic, ASR has transitioned to a model in which students can still conduct experiments.
Juniors Adam Holod, Jonas Bray, and Julia Baron share a Bunsen burner.

[PHOTO GALLERY] Marshmallow roasting brings s’more fun to third quarter

Lynn Reynolds, Production Manager February 24, 2020
During tutorial, science teachers hosted a s'more activity with Bunsen burners.
Sophomores Esther Allen, Sarina Charpentier, and Judah Thomas work together to piece together the last hint.

School-wide scavenger hunt leaves advisories craving for annual tricks and treats

Elle Chen, RubicOnline November 7, 2019
The Lockwood advisory scavenger hunt turned into a school-wide event as twenty-four advisories participated.
Ms. Yost-Dubrow teaches environmental science. Aside from her teachings on crickets, Yost-Dubrow focuses on methods to combat climate change as well as historical examples of environmental disasters.

McBuggets are Yost-Dubrow’s newest diet recommendation

Martha Sanchez, RubicOnline October 30, 2019
Upper School science teacher Rachel Yost-Dubrow is a strong advocate for environmental responsibility. Perhaps her most notable idea - eating crickets. 
Retired science teacher Beth Seibel-Hunt listens to juniors Izzy Medrano and Pilar Saavedra-Weis' findings from Costa Rica.

Costa Rica fosters love for scientific research

Sharee Roman, The Rubicon October 3, 2019
On Wednesday, Sept 25, students from the summer biology research trip presented their findings.
Mr. Heckman and his beloved advisory during their last meeting together

Heckman looks forward, even as he says goodbye

Lara Cayci, RubicOnline Editor June 1, 2019
Heckman will leave for a job at a boarding school in Connecticut at the end of the school year.

Juniors and sophomores contemplate science electives

Martha Sanchez, RubicOnline Editor April 17, 2019
With the end of the school year approaching, students have begun to discuss science electives to add to their schedules next year.
Lower School Science Night inspires scientific curiosity

Lower School Science Night inspires scientific curiosity

Melissa Nie, RubicOnline Editor April 6, 2019
The Lower School Science Night engaged children in science through fun activities like making slime and paper airplanes.

SPA THINKS: Do aliens exist?

Kelby Wittenberg, RubicOnline Editor March 17, 2019
Students were asked if they believe aliens exist and why.
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.
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