• Midterm Exams Dec. 19: Per 7 (9-10:30 a.m.) and 8 (1-2:30 p.m.)
  • Midterm Exams Dec. 18: Per 3 (9-10:30 a.m.) and 4 (1-2:30 p.m.)
  • Midterm Exams Dec. 17: Per 5 (9-10:30 a.m.) and 6 (1-2:30 p.m.)

The Rubicon

People need to walk the walk and not just talk

People need to walk the walk and not just talk

Ellie Findell, Production Manager

January 11, 2018

People must follow through with actions after their words. If not, nothing will ever get done and no real change can be made.

These gendered halls (pt. 2): female voices minimized at Harkness tables and more

These gendered halls (pt. 2): female voices minimized at Harkness tables and more

Melissa Nie, Illustrator

December 27, 2017

Three female underclassmen discuss the school's attitude toward women. This is the second in a 3-part series on the school experience seen through the lens of gender.

STAFF EDITORIAL: Curb complaints and appreciate SPA’s merits

STAFF EDITORIAL: Curb complaints and appreciate SPA’s merits

The Rubicon Staff, Editorial

December 12, 2017

SPA is always looking to improve itself, but sometimes its best to recognize all the reasons SPA is great.

STAFF EDITORIAL: Opposing opinions should be shared more openly and accepted more readily

STAFF EDITORIAL: Opposing opinions should be shared more openly and accepted more readily

The RubicOnline Staff

February 25, 2017

SPA students should take a risk and share their opposing opinions more often.

Basis from a conglomerate of elements necessary to further discussion

Diane Huang, Online Editor and Chief

March 12, 2015

It’s that kid again, the one that didn't do the reading yet insists on participating during the class discussion. Few will take this student seriously because they lack knowledge to form an opinion off of. Yet somehow the student manages to speak more than any other participant who actually read the...

“Transformative Art” with Ben Bollinger Danielson

“Transformative Art” with Ben Bollinger Danielson

Boraan Abdulkarim, Chief Visual Editor

October 24, 2014

Apart from the canvas of a notorious blank, college ruled paper, where do we doodle? Where do our pens and pencils itch to write in curly cursive, etch a geometric pattern, or create wan elaborate sketch? One of the most common (granted, unpredictable) locations is none other than the large Harkness tables designed to facilitate class discussions. Upper School history teacher Ben Bollinger Danielson likes to transform these doodles from something inappropriate into something positive, by way of what he calls “transformative art”.