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It’s a pandemic; don’t worry about grades

Everyone seems to be handling the challenges of this pandemic differently. And that’s okay.

Colin Will, Opinions Editor

May 27, 2020

Everyone seems to be handling the challenges of this pandemic differently. And that’s okay.

A piece of cake: McKoy’s sweet stress reliever

Junior Stella McKoy started baking after getting multiple concussions.

Salah Abdulkarim, The Rubicon

March 10, 2020

Whether it’s reading or playing sports, everyone has their own hobbies. For junior Stella McKoy it’s baking.

SoCLC’s surprise gift to sophomores lifts spirits and boosts motivation

A large group of sophomores enter classroom 6110 to grab a gift. They are happy yo see their  surprise.

Elle Chen, RubicOnline

December 12, 2019

Upon hearing the growing concerns and complaints of fellow sophomore classmates, the members of the Sophomore Class Leadership Council felt obliged to help plan a small surprise for their class, attempting to lift spirits and boost motivation. 

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.

QUIZ: Which study tip should you try this Midterm?

Take this quiz to see some study tips just for you.

Elle Chen, RubicOnline

December 9, 2019

Midterms are right around the corner. Take this quiz to see what kind of study tips you could try.

[SPA THINKS] What makes you nervous about school?

Junior Olivia Lagos studies during a free block in Old Main.

Jenny Ries, The Rubicon

September 13, 2019

No longer on the flexible schedule of summer, homework and time management move into student mindset.

Hidden handbook policy could improve student life

Teachers stack tests, projects, and papers onto students.

Lucia Granja, Staff Writer

March 19, 2019

Overlapping scheduling of tests and projects due to bad communication causes stress.

Students give advice on minimizing stress during exams

With lots to do this week and next, it's important for students to balance their studying with quality breaks and stay off technology distractions.

Maren Ostrem and Aman Rahman

May 30, 2018

Optimize study time effectiveness and succeed on finals by taking a few tips.

No longer for studying: Huss lacks student maturity

Recently, in Huss, students take naps, leave a mess and do not clean up after themselves.

Mimi Geller, Director of RubicOnline

May 23, 2018

More often than not, the Huss Center manifests crumbs, wrappers, and student immaturity that is shed during free periods.

If faced with failure, fight temptations and find motivation

We can't let failure define who we are as people.

Iya Abdulkarim, Rubicon Editor-in-Chief

December 15, 2017

Failure is a part of everybody's journey, it should be taken on and used as motivation the next challenge.

Peer Helpers prep community for semester exams

Peer helpers meet every Tuesday during x-period with the goal of keeping the school community healthy, both mentally and physically.

Martha Sanchez, Staff Writer

December 7, 2017

With exam season approaching fast, Peer Helpers aims to lower stress levels.

PHOTO GALLERY: Students share tips for stressful relaxing exam season

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Mimi Geller, Director of RubicOnline

December 7, 2017

As semester exams approach, students reflect on what forms of self-care keep them from getting too stressed.