• Senior speeches this week: Ben Carlsson, Michael Forsgren and Kaia Larsen

  • The US Winter One Acts will take place on Jan. 25 at 7 p.m. in Huss.

  • Assembly honoring MLK to take place in the Huss center on Jan. 24

The Rubicon

The history of Converse All Stars

The history of Converse All Stars

Nitya Thakkar, Aureus EIC

January 22, 2019


Filed under ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT

Converses have been around for over 100 years and have a long history that has resulted in their popularity.

Year in review: best songs of 2018

Year in review: best songs of 2018

Bobby Verhey, RubicOnline Editor

January 20, 2019


Filed under ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT

2018 had many hits throughout the year, but what were the best?

Winter student art gallery displays mid-year work

Winter student art gallery displays mid-year work

Tristan Hitchens-Brookins, RubicOnline Editor

January 17, 2019


Filed under ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT

Students display a wide variety of art pieces in the Winter Art Exhibition.

[TV REVIEW] Bandernsatch experiments with new storytelling forms

[TV REVIEW] Bandernsatch experiments with new storytelling forms

Michael Forsgren, Arts Critic

January 12, 2019


Filed under ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT, REVIEWS

Set in the early 1980’s, a time of huge development in video games, Bandersnatch tells the tale of a computer programmer, Stefan, delving into the creation of the perfect game. Only, the perfect game consists of deception, multiple realities, and real life murder.

Exploring the scientific benefits of gratitude with apps

Exploring the scientific benefits of gratitude with apps

Andrew Johnson, Staff Trainer

December 27, 2018


Filed under ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT

Being actively aware of how grateful you are for the things and those that are meaningful to you is essential to maximizing happiness.

Student bands create their own sound outside of school

Student bands create their own sound outside of school

Josh Harrison, Staff Writer

December 25, 2018


Filed under ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT

Meet 9th graders Jayden Jones, Henry Burkhardt, and Olivia Fenlon, who are in bands outside of school curriculum.

Girl on Fire: Bold colors, bright hues… and why we dye our hair

Girl on Fire: Bold colors, bright hues… and why we dye our hair

Annie Bottern, RubicOnline Editor

December 23, 2018


Filed under ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT

Students share why they dye their hair, and give advice to anyone looking to do the same.

[PHOTO GALLERY] A look into student art work

[PHOTO GALLERY] A look into student art work

Tristan Hitchens-Brookins, Interactive Storytelling Team Lead

December 21, 2018


Filed under ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT

Students talked about what they have been working on throughout the first semester.

[Q&A] The poet’s mind: Inside the writing process

[Q&A] The poet’s mind: Inside the writing process

Sam Hanson, RubicOnline Editor

December 19, 2018


Filed under ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT

A Q&A with Upper school English teacher and poet Dr. Claire Wahmanholm.

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

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

Meagan Massie, Feature editor

December 17, 2018


Filed under ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT, REVIEWS

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

[QUIZ] Are you prepared for exams?

[QUIZ] Are you prepared for exams?

Koji Gutzmann, RubicOnline Editor

December 17, 2018


Filed under ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT

Are you ready for winter exams? Take this quiz to find out.

[STREET STYLE] Bright colors carry students through end of semester

[STREET STYLE] Bright colors carry students through end of semester

Quinn Christensen, Chief Visual Editor

December 15, 2018


Filed under ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT

Even on cloudy days, students fight the winter doldrums with bright hues.