• The Upper School exchange students from France arrived on 2/15

  • The senior speeches for the week of 2/17 are Jeffrey Huang, Peter Moore, Jenny Sogin, and Will Swanson

The Rubicon

Exhibit brings youth and joy to Drake Gallery

Exhibit brings youth and joy to Drake Gallery

Hannah Johnson, Sports Editor/Broadcast

September 25, 2012


Filed under ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT

These days, walking into the Harry M. Drake Gallery is like walking into Willy Wonka’s candy factory. The walls are decorated with bright, multicolored pieces of art. The exuberant and youthful energy in the gallery makes it hard to focus on only one piece of work. It becomes immediately apparent that thes...

Rhys Conlon’s colorful, abstract work arrives next at the Drake Gallery

Rhys Conlon’s colorful, abstract work arrives next at the Drake Gallery

Ibad Jafri, Managing Editor and Online Editor in Chief

September 25, 2012


Filed under ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT

Rhys Conlon’s Absence swells with shades of yellow and brown. As the eye moves across the canvas, it comes into contact with an expanse of dark blues and greens. A few dashes of red complete a painting as intellectually diverse as the woman who created it. From Sept. 27 to Oct. 26, Conlon will display her exhib...

Seniors mold together to form art club

Lucy Li, Cover Story Editor

September 18, 2012


Filed under ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT, NEWS

Seniors Sophia Myers-Kelley, Maddie Graham, and Liz Rossman are organizing an art club to meet during X-period on Thursdays. “Liz came up with the idea,” Myers-Kelly said. “She told me that she had never heard of an art club at SPA and had always thought that it was missing.” They decided to ...

Saifocles: Thank you for your inconvenience

Saifocles: Thank you for your inconvenience

Saif Ahmed, Columnist

September 17, 2012


Filed under ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT

If you are one of the people mentioned on this list, congratulations! You help make my day by allowing me to express some emotion. 1. The swerving driver in front of me: you help me to maintain my agility and short-response reflexes while sharpening my multi-tasking skills of expressing myself through...

Saifocles: Running away from exercise

Saif Ahmed, Columnist

September 12, 2012


Filed under ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT

A few days ago, I decided it was time for me to get my “summer body” back. Seeing as I have no knowledge or experience in the world of health and fitness, I figured that I’d need to do at least five hours of exercise a week to achieve this. I don’t quite remember my rationale which led me to...