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[GOOD FOR YOU] Are AirPods a threat to our well-being?

[GOOD FOR YOU] Are AirPods a threat to our well-being?

Lynn Reynolds, Production Manager

January 13, 2020

In this week's GOOD FOR YOU, Lynn talks with junior Theo Moen about the potential risks of AirPods. Will it be as easy as losing an AirPod to ditch them completely?

Cohen uses her “teknowledge” to serve

Cohen uses her “teknowledge” to serve

Martha Sanchez, RubicOnline Editor

October 4, 2019

Senior Libby Cohen works to assist those who need technology troubleshooting.

Science proves that typing notes is killing your grade

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

Offer in-depth technology courses for teachers, too

Offer in-depth technology courses for teachers, too

Kelby Wittenberg, RubicOnline Editor

November 10, 2018

In order to streamline class and enhance learning experiences, teachers should have the option to take courses that teach them now to use new technologies effectively.

The Current (Events): Senators need a lesson in tech-literacy

The Current (Events): Senators need a lesson in tech-literacy

Jack Benson, The Rubicon Editor

May 1, 2018

As the role technology plays in American life continues to grow, it will become more and more important for our policy makers to be caught up.

Women’s science award recognizes Rucker’s passion for computer science

Women’s science award recognizes Rucker’s passion for computer science

Flannery Enneking-Norton, RubicOnline Editor

February 9, 2018

Senior Sabrina Rucker recently received honorable mention for Aspirations in Computing, an award given by the National Center for Women and Information Technology (NCWIT).

Keep Hapara Highlights dark

Keep Hapara Highlights dark

Michael Bagnoli, Staff Writer

February 2, 2018

Testing Hapara Highlights illuminated reasons this program shouldn't be used at school.

Vinholi provides senior citizens with an “Eye Opening Experience” using virtual reality

Vinholi provides senior citizens with an “Eye Opening Experience” using virtual reality

Mari Knudson, Graphics Manager

March 15, 2017

Vinholi's grandmother becomes the inspiration for a nonprofit that brings experience to senior citizens through virtual reality.

THE VENT: What’s next? Innovation in self-driving cars foreshadows new tech milestone

THE VENT:  What’s next? Innovation in self-driving cars foreshadows new tech milestone

Spencer Allen, Columnist

October 20, 2016

While automakers are still ironing out the kinks, self-driving cars will soon be here to stay and for the better.

Jelly shows potential as a new social app

Jelly shows potential as a new social app

Catherine Braman, Sports Editor

February 3, 2014

There is a new app in town; it is not peanut butter. It’s Jelly! The Jelly app connects with your Facebook and/or Twitter accounts. According to the Wall Street Journal, “Jelly is a new social Q & A app." Twitter’s co-founder, Biz Stone created the free app. With the slogan “Let’s help...

Candy Crush Saga addiction grows among students

Candy Crush Saga addiction grows among students

Catherine Braman, Sports Editor

November 1, 2013

There might not be Snickers, Laffy Taffy, or Tootsie Pops in the game Candy Crush Saga, but that does not matter to the estimated 100 million users. This app, first released in April 2012, is the most popular app on Facebook. And, it is free. Also available for the iPhone and Android, Candy Crush Saga ...