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A meaningless apology: “I’m sorry”

A meaningless apology: “I’m sorry”

Sharee Roman, Photographer

October 17, 2017


Filed under Cartoons, Opinion, Top Stories

Let's slow down, stop, and ask ourselves, "why are we apologizing". The use of the word "sorry" has been rendered meaningless through polite inquiries and events no one has control over.

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SPA THINKS: Should seniority be respected?

SPA THINKS: Should seniority be respected?

Noah Raaum, Videographer

October 11, 2017


Filed under Opinion

Is seniority an earned privilege or an annoying expectation?

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With the Huss and Schilling Center, SPA remodels for the 21st century

With the Huss and Schilling Center, SPA remodels for the 21st century

Jake Adams, RubicOnline Editor

October 10, 2017


Filed under Opinion

The Upper School renovation should reflect some of the ecological and stylistic choices made in the new building additions.

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Mourning not the time for politics

Mourning not the time for politics

Webster Lehmann, Creative Design Manager

October 7, 2017


Filed under Opinion

Gun violence is obviously a large problem in the U.S., but this is a time to find unity, process trauma and feel grief, not change policies.

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Three weeks is all it takes

Three weeks is all it takes

Tristan Hitchens-Brookins, Staff Writer

October 5, 2017


Filed under Opinion

The first three weeks of school provide freshman and club leaders the opportunity to meet each other and learn from each other.

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STAFF EDITORIAL: Step toward a brighter future with green choices

STAFF EDITORIAL: Step toward a brighter future with green choices

The Rubicon Staff

September 28, 2017


Filed under Editorial, Opinion

SPA students need to recognize their role in climate change and take part in helping the environment.

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Students shouldn’t let stereotypes affect their decision to attend clubs

Students shouldn’t let stereotypes affect their decision to attend clubs

Sharee Roman, Photographer

September 27, 2017


Filed under Cartoons, Opinion, Top Stories

While affinity groups function as a safe space for a specific group of people, alliances are open to everybody.

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2 SIDES: Did the mug / water bottle sales improve sustainability?

2 SIDES: Did the mug / water bottle sales improve sustainability?

Flannery Enneking Norton and Lucy Sandeen

September 26, 2017


Filed under Opinion

Upper School Council sold water bottles and coffee mugs to raise funds and reduce waste.

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Quit dropping a penny a swear word

Quit dropping a penny a swear word

Sharee Roman, Photojournalist

September 26, 2017


Filed under Opinion

Swearing has become an epidemic at SPA. There needs to be an effort on the students part to remedy this issue.

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STAFF EDITORIAL: Turn hopes into action with community service opportunity

STAFF EDITORIAL: Turn hopes into action with community service opportunity

RubicOnline, Editorial

September 20, 2017


Filed under Editorial, Opinion, Top Stories

With time and funding allocated, it's time for clubs and students to be creative as community service becomes part of the school schedule.

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SPA THINKS: When should students start thinking about college?

SPA THINKS: When should students start thinking about college?

Noah Raaum, Videographer

September 17, 2017


Filed under Opinion

Four students share their opinions on when its best for students to start thinking about college.

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Removal of senior lounge in 2018 is long overdue

Removal of senior lounge in 2018 is long overdue

Webster Lehmann, Creative Design Manager, Aureus Editor In Chief

September 9, 2017


Filed under Opinion

Unclean and misused, the senior lounge should not be missed by underclassmen who won't have it during their senior year.

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