• Ibid distribution and signing will take place in Lilly Courtyard on May 31 @ 3:00 p.m.

  • Film Club is rescheduled to May 23. Come see the adaption of the Stephen King short story, "Stand By Me." 6:00 p.m. Lecture Room.

  • Demolition of the Orway wing begins in earnest on May 17.

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Feeling burned out? Ignite your inner self with a road trip

Feeling burned out?  Ignite your inner self with a road trip

Sam Hanson, Staff Writer
May 18, 2017
Filed under Opinion

Embrace the road trip and resist confining emotions.

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STAFF EDITORIAL: Don’t forget that AP testing is a choice

STAFF EDITORIAL: Don’t forget that AP testing is a choice

RubicOnline Staff
May 11, 2017
Filed under Editorial, Opinion

SPA students take more than the national average of APs, but that doesn't mean everyone should.

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Choose AP exams, not SAT Subject Tests

Choose AP exams, not SAT Subject Tests

Flannery Enneking-Norton, RubicOnline Editor
May 10, 2017
Filed under Opinion

Students looking to show their proficiency in a subject area should choose to take the AP exams rather than the SAT subject test.

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THE VENT: Regarding the Senior Slump

THE VENT: Regarding the Senior Slump

Spencer Allen, Columnist
May 1, 2017
Filed under Columns, Opinion

Columnist Spencer Allen gives insight on senior slump and bids his farewell in his final column

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Museums provide a new way to learn

Museums provide a new way to learn

Jack Benson, The Rubicon Editor
April 29, 2017
Filed under Opinion

In a way that schools struggle, museums reignite a person’s curiosity, help them see the world in a new way, and still be an entertaining.

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Home economics curriculum would benefit students

Home economics curriculum would benefit students

Javier Whitaker-Castañeda, Editor-in-Chief
April 28, 2017
Filed under Opinion

Besides the obvious benefit of teaching students valuable life skills, home ec classes could be designed to reflect SPA’s mission and have potential to propel education to the contemporary age of technology.

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SPA Thinks: How active should you be on social media?

SPA Thinks: How active should you be on social media?

Michael Forsgren, Sports Editor
April 27, 2017
Filed under Opinion

Students talk about social media use regarding the bill passed by the House of Representatives allowing browser history to be sold by internet providers.

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Let down time be down time

Let down time be down time

Isabel Saavedra-Weis, RubicOnline Editor
April 19, 2017
Filed under Opinion

Students are so used to working hard and constantly, that down time can feel like a guilty pleasure.

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The unfortunate future of privacy on the internet

Jack Benson, The Rubicon Editor
April 14, 2017
Filed under Opinion

The recent legislation passsed by congress is a huge loss toward the future of internet privacy

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STAFF EDITORIAL: Increase appreciation towards temporary classrooms

STAFF EDITORIAL: Increase appreciation towards temporary classrooms

The RubicOnline Staff
April 11, 2017
Filed under Editorial, Opinion

Students must reframe their mindset towards the portable classrooms and view them as a new experience and not an inconvenience.

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Cherish senior legacies, build community

Cherish senior legacies, build community

Isabel Saavedra-Weis, RubicOnline Editor
April 7, 2017
Filed under Opinion

Because seniors leaving the school is one of the many changes in the school during Spring, the graduating class' legacies are not reflected upon until too late.

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First Amendment rights should not justify insensitivity

First Amendment rights should not justify insensitivity

Amodhya Samarakoon, RubicOnline Creative Design Manager
April 6, 2017
Filed under Opinion

Students should rise to meet the expectations of respect by thinking about not only the actual language they use and ideas they express, but how those words impact their peers and the larger community.

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