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STAFF EDITORIAL: It’s time to get political

STAFF EDITORIAL:  It’s time to get political

The Rubicon Staff
June 8, 2017
Filed under Editorial, Opinion

By being politicaly involved, students are advocating for circumstances that build diversity in voting bodies.

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Redefine diversity: school climate fosters inclusivity

Redefine diversity: school climate fosters inclusivity

Kat St. Martin-Norburg, The Rubicon Editor
June 6, 2017
Filed under Opinion

At SPA, students of all different backgrounds actually get to know each other.

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With finals coming up, quiet study spaces will be essential

With finals coming up, quiet study spaces will be essential

Eli Goldman, Staff Writer
June 1, 2017
Filed under Opinion

Moving some of the 4 person tables into the upper library would help create spaces for quiet collaboration.

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SPA should offer classes for physical education after freshman year

SPA should offer classes for physical education after freshman year

Eli Goldman, Staff Writer
May 30, 2017
Filed under Opinion

SPA should offer classes to students on physical education beyond freshman year.

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Let’s keep the Senior Speech intro tradition honorable and fun

Let’s keep the Senior Speech intro tradition honorable and fun

Tristan Hitchens-Brookins, Staff Writer
May 26, 2017
Filed under Opinion

Thanks to the Class of 2017 for turning around the early roasts and modeling intros that respect the speakers.

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Two Sides, One Issue: Should students wear uniforms in the middle and upper school?

Two Sides, One Issue: Should students wear uniforms in the middle and upper school?

May 24, 2017
Filed under Opinion

Two opinions on whether SPA should institute an uniform policy in the upper school.

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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

The 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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