• 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

“Transform the jangling discords… into a beautiful symphony of brotherhood.”

“Transform the jangling discords… into a beautiful symphony of brotherhood.”

Kelby Wittenberg, RubicOnline Editor

January 19, 2019


Filed under OPINION

Students should feel obliged to do something to further improve their community on MLK Day.

Fight for gender inclusivity in superhero films

Fight for gender inclusivity in superhero films

Isabel Gisser, Production Manager

January 17, 2019


Filed under OPINION

Female representation can’t be just a trend, it must become a fixed piece of the film industry.

[THE THIRD WAY] Emergency or farce?

[THE THIRD WAY] Emergency or farce?

Kieran Singh, Columnist

January 13, 2019


Filed under COLUMNS, OPINION

Columnist Kieran Singh discusses his thoughts on the federal government shutdown.

Brain damage from football calls for the sport to be benched

Brain damage from football calls for the sport to be benched

Rylan Hefner, Interactive Storytelling Team

January 11, 2019


Filed under OPINION

There is no denying that concussions are an inevitable part of football. Unfortunately, they are as much a staple of the game as fans cheering on the sidelines.

Dress code needs to be updated to allow more freedom of expression

Dress code needs to be updated to allow more freedom of expression

Eloise Duncan, The Rubicon Editor

January 10, 2019


Filed under OPINION

The dress code was last updated in 2015, and already it is out of date. It's time to revise it again.

Opinion Board should remain a space for written conversations

Opinion Board should remain a space for written conversations

Melissa Nie, RubicOnline Editor

January 9, 2019


Filed under OPINION

The Opinion Board desperately needs to be revamped, but external discussions are not the answer.

What’s all the hype?

What’s all the hype?

Sam Hanson, RubicOnline Editor

December 21, 2018


Filed under OPINION

Hype brands allow students to cultivate their aesthetic values, but can all too easily lead to obsession.

Increased grammar focus would make for more polished writing

Increased grammar focus would make for more polished writing

Rylan Hefner, Interactive Storytelling Team

December 19, 2018


Filed under OPINION

While many SPA students have lots of experience and skill writing good content, many struggle with grammar, and don’t have a chance in regular english classes to learn it correctly.

Take the momentum of holiday giving into the new year

Take the momentum of holiday giving into the new year

Martha Sanchez, RubicOnline Editor

December 18, 2018


Filed under OPINION

While holiday giving is beneficial, it should occur year round.

Mars Rover landing raises ethical colonization questions

Mars Rover landing raises ethical colonization questions

Chloe Morse, Managing Editor

December 14, 2018


Filed under OPINION

Terraforming Mars is unethical and illogical.

Class leadership council should start in 9th grade

Class leadership council should start in 9th grade

Isabel Gisser, Production Manager

December 14, 2018


Filed under OPINION

Class leadership councils make the community more inclusive. Why wouldn't that also apply to 9th graders?

[STAFF EDITORIAL] Let’s connect the dots

[STAFF EDITORIAL] Let’s connect the dots

RubicOnline Staff

December 13, 2018


Filed under EDITORIAL, OPINION

Confusion surrounds the Connect the Dots activity, but the inclusive intentions are what really matter.