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[SPA THINKS] How do you reduce stress in your life?

[SPA THINKS] How do you reduce stress in your life?

Jenny Ries , The Rubicon December 12, 2019
As exams are just one week away, students are turning to stress-relieving activities more than ever.

QUIZ: Which study tip should you try this Midterm?

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.
9th grader Alex Moore looks reading notes for French class.

Science proves that typing notes is killing your grade

Elizabeth Trevathan, RubicOnline Editor May 10, 2019

Classes often begin with students opening their laptop, but typing notes aren’t as beneficial as the students think they are. In fact, typing notes makes preparing for tests much tougher than it should...

Anna Gaudio studying for exams. 
Photo Credits: Kendra Christ

Exam study tips

Tana Ososki December 9, 2018

As exams are quickly approaching, the students stress levels are at a high. Students think of countless new ideas to memorize and learn for the big test. Here are some efficient and helpful ways for students...

Dark chocolate contains antioxidants and caffeine which protects the brain and improves mood.

Power eating: how food can help, or harm, brain power

Lizzie Kristal, The Rubicon Editor November 9, 2018
Brain power is important when it comes to studying. Which foods are useful for focusing and functioning during the school day?
Junior Nik Elsaesser showcases his

Study, sleep, or watch anime: students prepare for exams in different ways

Peter Blanchfield, RubicOnline Editor May 18, 2017
Students buckle down as finals approach, but not always to study. Many students stick to unique rituals that they believe will help them succeed on exams.
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Concussions pose additional risk as finals approach

Sophie Jaro, Opinions Editor May 26, 2015
Although all students' brains are tired at the end of the school year, those with concussions need unique rest going into finals.
For students afflicted with chronic disinterest, well-meant advice to apply oneself often falls on deaf ears. Nonetheless, we all have an obligation to actively participate in our own education.

Staff Editorial: Indifference threatens students’ well-being

The Rubicon Staff March 25, 2014

As cold and flu season wraps up, there’s a new illness in the air at St. Paul Academy and Summit School, one that is more common than a stomach bug and more contagious than mononucleosis. The major symptoms...

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