The Rubicon

[MAKEUP TUTORIAL] Create a winter formal look with tips from Arie Walker

Mimi Geller, Director of RubicOnline

February 7, 2019

Junior Arie Walker gives a tutorial on how to do a smokey eye look for winter formals and events on Director of RubicOnline Mimi Geller

Tutorial should be converted into social time

Tutorial should be converted into social time

Jenny Ries, Staff Writer

March 26, 2018

For 9th graders trying to work in the library, the social nature of Tutorial for everyone else makes the task impossible.

Yu-Gi-Oh! games invigorate Tutorials

Seniors Ned Laird-Raylor, Turab Naqvi and Arib Rahman play Yu-Gi-Oh! cards in the senior lounge as  spectators look on. Laird-Raylor relies on three things for his competitions:“First, building the deck: what cards are in the deck. Second is how I play with those cards, because a good player with a bad deck can still beat a bad player with a good deck. Lastly: the belief of the heart of the cards.”

Breandan Gibbons, Executive Producer

December 6, 2017

Seniors Arib Rahman and Ned Laird-Raylor play Yu-Gi-Oh! cards during tutorial to rejuvenate their focus for the remaining academic day.

Tutorial fails to facilitate collaboration

With strict rules about talking and making noise in the library, many students spend time in the Dining Hall and other spaces to relax and work with friends during tutorial. “My understanding
was that tutorial was made to be a time where students could collaborate with each other, but this is not happening because we are too loud in the library and in turn have
nowhere to go,” junior Haris Hussain said.

Zeeshawn Abid, Staff Writer

March 24, 2014

It’s only 35 minutes of the day, but students at St. Paul Academy and Summit School witnessed a major change in their schedules. Students have been gifted 35 minutes of time every day, four days a week, to work with other students and meet with teachers. This time is called tutorial. Originally...

Tutoring program needs amendment

The math area sits, devoid of tutors or students seeking assistance, during a Thursday tutorial
period. This illustrates two problems with the current situation: lack of participation by tutors, and lack of demand for their services.

Lucy Li, Online Editor-in-Chief and Managing Editor

December 23, 2013

The language hallway is empty and quiet during Monday tutorial as I sit at a long table scattered with German and Spanish magazines, waiting for students to come for help. So far, nobody has. The move from the Upper Library hasn’t made any difference, aside from more loneliness now that the other...

Staff Editorial: No shame in asking for help

Students should not be afraid or stigmatized when consulting  with teachers.

Staff Editorial

October 23, 2013

With one class left in the day, some students get a start on homework in advisories or in the hall. Some do puzzles, listen to music, or talk to their friends. Others meet to work on a group project, and still others meet with teachers. Tutorial offers a time for students to do what they need to, whether...