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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?

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.

Science proves that typing notes is killing your grade

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

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 be. Scientific studies and surveys prove that there is a magical thing about writing notes down ...

Exam study tips

Anna Gaudio studying for exams. 
Photo Credits: Kendra Christ

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 to do their best during exams. Number 1: Start early. Waiting and procrastinating till the ...

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

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

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?

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

Junior Nik Elsaesser showcases his

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.

Concussions pose additional risk as finals approach

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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.

Staff Editorial: Indifference threatens students’ well-being

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.

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 include disinterest in classes and disrespect for school faculty. The origin is unknown, but...