The Rubicon

Melissa Nie
Sophomore Melissa Nie is an illustrator for The Rubicon. She served as a Staff Writer last year. When she isn't gushing about her cat Coffee, she is drawing galaxies in the margins of her notes or reading any book she can get her hands on. Melissa was born in Vancouver, Canada, and she moved to America when she was five years old. She is on the fencing team and her blade of choice is foil. An avid fan of the hit web series Buzzfeed Unsolved, she can talk for hours on end about conspiracy theories and haunted sites around the world. She can be reached at

Melissa Nie, Illustrations/Infographics

May 18, 2018
STAFF EDITORIAL: Student elections lack representation and integrity (Media)
May 08, 2018
The Third Way: Zoning damages American cities (Media)
May 07, 2018
STAFF EDITORIAL: Truth in advertising: prioritize student clubs (Media)
Mar 30, 2018
Polley and Huang advance to national Chemistry Olympiad exam (Story/Media)
Mar 09, 2018
Reading across continents (Story/Media)
Feb 05, 2018
These gendered halls (pt. 3): the male perspective sees social divides (Story/Media)
Feb 02, 2018
Winter Dance excites with new venue (Story/Media)
Jan 18, 2018
McCauley’s perseverance paid off at debate National Qualifiers (Story/Media)
Dec 27, 2017
These gendered halls (pt. 2): female voices minimized at Harkness tables and more (Story/Media)
Dec 12, 2017
STAFF EDITORIAL: Curb complaints and appreciate SPA’s merits (Media)
Nov 29, 2017
These gendered halls (pt. 1): Datta feels responsibility to educate others (Story)
Nov 22, 2017
STAFF EDITORIAL: Mentor program needs attention (Media)
Nov 26, 2017
Ries publishes a sweet tale of individuality (Story/Media)
Oct 25, 2017
Lifers revisit their pumpkin carving experiences (Story)
Sep 28, 2017
STAFF EDITORIAL: Step toward a brighter future with green choices (Media)
Sep 27, 2017
Students shouldn’t let stereotypes affect their decision to attend clubs (Media)
Sep 20, 2017
Dev opens tutoring club to provide academic resource (Story/Media)
May 26, 2017
Let’s keep the Senior Speech intro tradition honorable and fun (Media)
May 11, 2017
STAFF EDITORIAL: Don’t forget that AP testing is a choice (Media)
May 09, 2017
Infographic: Does SPA have more cat or dog people? (Story/Media)
Apr 21, 2017
Take an inside look at the track and field team (Story)
Mar 08, 2017
Two Sides, One Issue: Caffeine helps students achieve success (Story/Media)
Jan 31, 2017
Need a gift? Consider shopping here (Story/Media)
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