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[DANCE MOVES] TikTok recreates memories

Annika Rock, RubicOnline

February 24, 2020

Students used TikTok to make dances to musicals and recreate dances, like the Renegade.

Tik Tok’s exaggerations follow societal trends

Like many other teens, senior Pia Schultz also hops on the trend- making a Tik Tok in the empty hallways at school.

Martha Sanchez, RubicOnline

January 15, 2020

Tik Tok, a trending app that follows in the footsteps of Vine and, features highly exaggerated dance videos and clickbait headlines. But what exactly motivates users to exaggerate? 

[DANCE MOVES] TikTok continues to thrive

Annika Rock, RubicOnline

November 5, 2019

Students around the school continue to dance to songs on the ever so popular app TikTok.

TikTok: the app that’s been connecting and influencing Gen Z

Popular trends on TikTok transcend the app. One recent trend is to imitate a video of popular influencer Danielle Cohn dancing.

Zekiah Juliusson, RubicOnline

October 30, 2019

Students should continue this and not discriminate or hate on people but rather enjoy the app for what it can offer. 

[ALBUM REVIEW] mxmtoon captures nostalgic view of love and adolescence

Armed with melancholy but catchy tunes about love, moving on, and loneliness, mxmtoon draws in listeners and is rising through the charts.

Melissa Nie, Director of RubicOnline

September 18, 2019

19-year-old Oakland artist mxmtoon is making waves in the pop sphere.