• Middle and Upper School Jazz concert on April 29 in Huss

  • US Spring Concert on April 28 in Huss

  • US Service Assembly will be held on Monday, April 23 during X-Period

The Rubicon

Now is the time to re-envision service opportunities

Now is the time to re-envision service opportunities

Lynn Reynolds, Staff Writer

April 22, 2018


Filed under Opinion

With the Service Assembly today, now is the perfect time to think about the role of service at SPA.

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Stop worrying about college; start doing things you love

Stop worrying about college; start doing things you love

Jenny Sogin, The Rubicon Editor

April 20, 2018


Filed under Opinion

Take electives and extracurriculars that truly interest you and not just to add them to a college application.

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Activists must demand change for all lives, not just white ones

Activists must demand change for all lives, not just white ones

Ellie Findell, Production Manager

April 19, 2018


Filed under Opinion, Top Stories

The success of the March for our Lives thrives on the skin of its organizers and students of color need to be represented in the fight against gun violence.

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Remington filing for bankruptcy signals trouble for NRA

Remington filing for bankruptcy signals trouble for NRA

Breandon Gibbons, RubicOnline Editor

April 13, 2018


Filed under Opinion

Remington filed for bankruptcy after two centuries of gun production, this may signal bad times ahead for their ally the NRA.

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[STAFF EDITORIAL] Group discussion improves sexual assault conversation

[STAFF EDITORIAL] Group discussion improves sexual assault conversation

RubicOnline Staff

April 12, 2018


Filed under Editorial, Opinion, Top Stories

Sexual Violence is a societal issue that needs to be addressed early and often, SPA has a good start but there is still work to do.

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Manifested patriarchy: weightroom lacks female representation

Manifested patriarchy: weightroom lacks female representation

Flannery Enneking-Norton and Mimi Geller

April 11, 2018


Filed under Opinion, Top Stories

The SPA weightroom represents a serious social problem: the disparity between girl and boy weightroom users.

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Anticipation of new science electives ignites passion

Anticipation of new science electives ignites passion

Tristan Hitchens-Brookins, Staff Writer

April 9, 2018


Filed under Opinion

Science teachers express their anticipation and excitement for the upcoming science electives.

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Gender split retreat fails to empower all seniors

Gender split retreat fails to empower all seniors

Ellie Findell, Production Manager

April 8, 2018


Filed under Opinion, Top Stories

The Senior Retreat left female-identifying students feeling scared and less than empowered for the potential sexual assault they could face after high school.

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Facebook “data breach” may be a turning point in internet privacy

Facebook “data breach” may be a turning point in internet privacy

Noah Raaum, Videographer

April 2, 2018


Filed under Opinion

Recently, internet privacy issues have gotten more traction in the media than ever before.

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W4P EDITORIAL: Fitness tests negatively impact gym classes

W4P EDITORIAL: Fitness tests negatively impact gym classes

Staff Writers

March 30, 2018


Filed under Editorial, Opinion

Fitness tests in gym class are pointless, they create unnecessary stress and make the class less enjoyable overall.

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Tutorial should be converted into social time

Tutorial should be converted into social time

Jenny Ries, Staff Writer

March 26, 2018


Filed under Opinion

For 9th graders trying to work in the library, the social nature of Tutorial for everyone else makes the task impossible.

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Violence touches everyone; everyone must respond

Violence touches everyone; everyone must respond

Nitya Thakkar, Rubiconline Editor

March 7, 2018


Filed under Opinion

The Parkland shooting prompted activism; we can't let it dissipate.

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