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On display: the stories behind the US science hallway glass cases

On display: the stories behind the US science hallway glass cases

Isabel Gisser, RubicOnline Editor

December 9, 2017


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The glass display cases along the US science hallways house both scientific and historic artifacts, and recent student work.

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“Secret Spartan” brings junior class together before break

“Secret Spartan” brings junior class together before break

Annie Bottern, RubicOnline Editor

December 8, 2017


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Juniors had the option to participate in a gift exchange before midterms, brightening up exam season and spreading cheer.

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PHOTO GALLERY: Students share tips for stressful relaxing exam season

PHOTO GALLERY: Students share tips for <strike>stressful</strike> <i>relaxing</i> exam season

Mimi Geller, Director of RubicOnline

December 7, 2017


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As semester exams approach, students reflect on what forms of self-care keep them from getting too stressed.

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Yu-Gi-Oh! games invigorate Tutorials

Yu-Gi-Oh! games invigorate Tutorials

Breandan Gibbons, Executive Producer

December 6, 2017


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

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Lunch staff makes great food and atmosphere

Lunch staff makes great food and atmosphere

Evelyn Lillemoe, Staff Writer

December 4, 2017


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Lunch can be an underappreciated part of a student's day, but the lunch staff is working very hard behind-the-scenes to cater to every students' needs.

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Community Service Spotlight: Simon Says “Give,” Citron gives

Community Service Spotlight: Simon Says “Give,” Citron gives

Nitya Thakkar, RubicOnline Editor

December 1, 2017


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Senior Jessica Citron helps run the organization "Simon says Give," a local, youth-based charity helping other kids in need.

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Crash Course for Rock climbers: Tying In

Crash Course for Rock climbers: Tying In

Sharee Roman, Photographer

November 30, 2017


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Want to learn a bit about climbing? Follow this photo story to learn how to tie in for climbing lead and top rope routes.

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These gendered halls (pt. 1): Datta feels responsibility to educate others

These gendered halls (pt. 1): Datta feels responsibility to educate others

Melissa Nie, Illustrator

November 29, 2017


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Senior Aaron Datta reflects on their bi-gender identity and how they interact with the SPA community. It is the first in a 3-part series on the school experience seen through the lens of gender.

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Amity teacher Ramajo explores American education

Amity teacher Ramajo explores American education

Lucy Sandeen, The Rubicon Editor

November 27, 2017


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Amity teacher Maria Ramajo will be working in SPA for the 2017-18 academic year to learn how to teach Spanish, and expand her future career.

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Atmore pursues academics and art at Ox-Bow School

Atmore pursues academics and art at Ox-Bow School

Lilly Ramalingam, Staff Writer

November 26, 2017


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Junior Benjamin Atmore connects and enhances his artistic side during his semester away at the Ox-Bow School of Art.

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INFOGRAPHIC: Contraceptives

INFOGRAPHIC: Contraceptives

Ellie Nowakowski, Illustrations/Infographics

November 24, 2017


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Learn about different forms of contraception and their effectiveness.

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The birth control pill: fighting assumptions against medical prescriptions

The birth control pill: fighting assumptions against medical prescriptions

Jack Benson, The Rubicon Editor

November 24, 2017


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Students respond to the Trump administration's rollback on the birth control mandate by sharing their personal experience with birth control.

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