• The senior speeches this week are Aidan McVea, Zeke Lam, Phillip Bragg, and Claire Hallaway

  • The USC blood drive will be taking place this Tuesday, Feb 12, from 7am-3:30pm

The Rubicon

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.

[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.

Manifested patriarchy: weight room lacks female representation

Manifested patriarchy: weight room 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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Seek meaningful volunteer opportunities, don’t fall victim to voluntourism

Seek meaningful volunteer opportunities, don’t fall victim to voluntourism

Andrew Johnson, The Rubicon Editor

March 7, 2018


Filed under OPINION

Before volunteering abroad, reflect on and understand whether you are contributing to voluntourism.

Engaged learning comes to life on field trips

Engaged learning comes to life on field trips

Chloe Morse, The Rubicon Editor

March 2, 2018


Filed under OPINION

Out of classroom learning needs to be incorporated into the curriculum for the benefit of class development, and students.

STAFF EDITORIAL: Seek discomfort to expand your horizons

STAFF EDITORIAL: Seek discomfort to expand your horizons

The Rubicon Staff, Editorial

March 2, 2018


Filed under EDITORIAL, OPINION

Routine is a comforting phenomenon to many people. A daily schedule helps keep people on track with their day to day lives and can serve to help people feel more comfortable and in control. During the school year, it’s easy to fall into a normal routine. We love to do the same things over and over...