The Rubicon

[STAFF EDITORIAL] Honor social distancing protocols this summer

Keep looking for alternative options for social time. Set up a Netflix party and watch something together; go to a park with masks and stay six feet apart.

The Rubicon Staff

May 26, 2020

Although regulations have been made less restrictive it is important to continue social distancing and limit exposure to others as there is still a long road ahead.

Captains impart wisdom on their spring teams

The Spartan Ultimate team rallies around captain Sydney Therien

Annika Rock, News Editor

May 16, 2020

With spring sports being cancelled, captains express their disappointment and hopes for next years' teams.

Golf courses opened at a safe distance

Many golfers are getting back on the courses

Zekiah Juliusson, RubicOnline

May 16, 2020

Under state orders activities such as golf, boating and biking have been allowed to resume during quarantine.

[INFOGRAPHIC] Top sports for teen concussions

While some sports require helmets or other gear to minimize the risk of injury, these sports still carry a high ratio of player concussions. (Created in Canva)

Sarah Oppenheim, Ibid Yearbook

April 30, 2020

Sports concussions can impact student life in unexpected ways. These are the top 6 sports for head injury in the U.S.

Bishop is a Spartan, a Tiger and now an Athena

Senior Kathleen Bishop's exemplary actions have allowed her to become a 2020 Athena Awards winner.

Elle Chen, RubicOnline

April 22, 2020

Senior Kathleen Bishop shares her thoughts on receiving the 2020 Athena Award.

Future of stadium sports remains uncertain

Target field was packed with fans in 2016.

Henry Burkhardt, RubicOnline

April 20, 2020

Stadiums would be hubs of virus transmission, leaving the sports industry to re-imagine their future.

[10 QUESTIONS] Biggs’ big love for soccer

Jack Biggs looks for his team mates to make a pass after making a save on his club team.

Will Schavee, RubicOnline

April 1, 2020

On this month's 10 QUESTIONS, junior Jack Biggs talks about his experience playing soccer, a sport that takes up most of his life.

Bishop claims her throne at Princeton

Senior Kathleen Bishop signs the official document to play D1 volleyball at Princeton University.

Lynn Reynolds, Production Manager

February 29, 2020

On Friday, the official volleyball signing ceremony for senior Kathleen Bishop was held.

Concussions impact athletes in game and in school

An average of 2.5 million high schoolers are concussed while playing sports or being physically active.

Elle Chen, RubicOnline

February 26, 2020

It is extremely important to be careful and properly equipped while participating in any physical activity. Although being careful won’t prevent all concussions, it will definitely lower the chances of getting one.

It’s not the time for hibernation: get active

One of the main excuses is the lack of time to exercise. Coming up with a routine can solve this problem; make a habit out of being active regularly.

Hazel Waltenbaugh, Staff Writer

February 11, 2020

Maintaining a lifestyle that incorporates regular physical activity may significantly decrease stress and improve overall happiness and mood. 

Does the Lower School really need uniforms?

Does the Lower School really need uniforms?

Tommy Verhey, Staff Writer

February 2, 2020

Uniforms are one of the many controversial topics revolving around school as a whole. Some students, teachers, and parents seem to like them, but at the same time, some don’t.