The Rubicon

WWIII? A look back at the events that nearly led to war with Iran

Despite a long history of tensions between the US and Iran building up and dissipating, the conflict nearly spiraled into war at the turn of the New Year.

Bobby Verhey, Social Media Manager

January 21, 2020

With tensions subsiding, look back at the historical events that led the U.S. and Iran to the brink of war, and the actions that prevented it.

[BOOK REVIEW] Michelle Obama opens up about hardships she faces in Becoming

Becoming by Michelle Obama is a memoir of the hardships she has faced during her life before, during, and after her time as the First Lady of the United States.

Meagan Massie, Feature editor

December 17, 2018

Michelle Obama shares her hardships and love to her husband, Barack Obama, in her biography "Becoming."

Cuban Revolutionary Fidel Castro dies at 90

Cuban revolutionary, Fidel Castro has died but his legacy and charisma will be forever remembered
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Ellie Findell, RubicOnline Editor

November 29, 2016

Cuban revolutionary Fidel Castro has died however his impact on Cuba and the rest of the world will remain forever ingrained in it's history

Recent U.S.-China climate change accords look towards a long term solution

Recent U.S.-China climate change accords look towards a long term solution

Thomas Toghramadjian, Columns Editor

February 26, 2015

In order to effectively combat global climate change, all countries must set aside short-term thinking.

Opinion: Nuclear program could have catastrophic financial consequences

Opinion: Nuclear program could have catastrophic financial consequences

Nick Cohen, Columnist

February 28, 2013

With all the hoopla lately regarding the fiscal cliff, sequestration, the debt ceiling, and the economic shortcomings of the United States, it is truly a question why there hasn’t been more of a public outcry against the nuclear program. There are currently 1,700 strategic nuclear warheads circulating...