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Jet lag from too much sleep is a thing too

Sleeping too much can cause

Elizabeth Trevathan, RubicOnline

March 11, 2020

The most effective way to "catch-up on sleep" is slow and steady, and spring break provides that perfect opportunity.  

Give the toxic sleep talk a rest

Staying up late is normalized at SPA.

Mimi Huelster, Staff Writer

February 3, 2020

When students humble brag about their poor sleeping habits and justify them by blaming the need to study, it justifies and encourages poor habits.

From sophomores to 9th graders- Midterm advice

Sophmores Emily Gisser, Jack Bogdan, Mason Brooks share their midterm tips with 9th graders.

Elizabeth Trevathan, RubicOnline

December 10, 2019

As exams roll around, the current sophomore class remembers their feelings in the weeks leading up to their first set of midterms. But no longer rookies in the exam world, the sophomores are now offering their expertise to the 9th graders who are about to begin their first exam week.

Later start times would be a dream come true

Later start times would be a dream come true

Lara Cayci, Staff Writer

March 17, 2019

Late starts caused by snow days reveals beneficial sleep time.

Weighted blankets reduce stress, improve sleep

Sharee Roman, The Rubicon Editor

February 12, 2019

Adults with insomnia, anxiety, or a desire for better sleep are reigniting a feeling of security in the form of weighted blankets.

Sleep tracking apps gain popularity, benefits outweigh drawbacks

There are currently many sleep tracking apps available for free or purchase. Additionally, certain smartwatch brands, such as Fitbit and Apple Watch offer sleep tracking features.

Nitya Thakkar, Aureus EIC

January 30, 2019

Many sleep tracking apps, a new and popular technology feature, offer users the opportunity to see how well they sleep at night.

How much do you know about sleep?

How much do you know about sleep?

Amodhya Samarakoon, RubicOnline Creative Design Manager

September 18, 2016

Test how much you know about sleep and how to sleep well with this quiz.

Sleep Cycle Alarm Clock app helps build healthy sleep habits

Sleep Cycle Alarm Clock is easy to use. Just set the phone on the floor or a table near bed, so that the vibration analysis can add data throughout the night.

Claire Hallaway, Staff Writer

March 11, 2016

This app is best for those who have the luxury of choosing when they can wake up and go to sleep, but may still work well for high school students.

Sleep deprivation should be condemned, not championed

Teens should be getting over 8 hours of sleep to stay healthy.

Riley Wheaton, Columnist

December 1, 2015

Not only does sleep deprivation reduce the quality of life, it also puts teenagers at risk of far more detrimental side effects.