• The US Winter One Acts will take place on Jan. 25 at 7 p.m. in Huss.

  • The next senior speeches will take place on January 18, with speakers Preston Fares and Annie Kristal

The Rubicon

Student bands create their own sound outside of school

Student bands create their own sound outside of school

Josh Harrison, Staff Writer

December 25, 2018


Filed under ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT

Meet 9th graders Jayden Jones, Henry Burkhardt, and Olivia Fenlon, who are in bands outside of school curriculum.

[SPOTIFY PLAYLIST] Girls Basketball uses music to motivate, concentrate

[SPOTIFY PLAYLIST] Girls Basketball uses music to motivate, concentrate

Lynn Reynolds, RubicOnline Editor

December 14, 2018


Filed under SPORTS, WINTER SPORTS

The Girls Basketball Team takes music seriously, especially as their pre-game ritual that helps them bring their 'A' game.

Hype Man hypes up American Literature class

Hype Man hypes up American Literature class

Lynn Reynolds, RubicOnline Editor

December 1, 2018


Filed under ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT, REVIEWS

"Hype Man," a play the sophomore English class saw on Nov. 29 and written by playwright Idris Goodwin and directed by Director Shawn LaCount looks at hip-hop through the lens of age, race, and police brutality.

[REVIEW] Raveena Aurora sings of love and community

[REVIEW] Raveena Aurora sings of love and community

Melissa Nie, RubicOnline Editor

November 30, 2018


Filed under ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT, TOP STORIES

Indian-American musician Raveena Aurora's songs provide a doorway into a brighter world.

SPOTIFY PLAYLIST: The bridge between hip-hop and basketball

SPOTIFY PLAYLIST: The bridge between hip-hop and basketball

Lynn Reynolds, RubicOnline Editor

November 15, 2018


Filed under SPORTS, WINTER SPORTS

The Boys Basketball team is a place where the gap between sports and hip-hop is small. It will be very effective in hyping players up as the dark winter season approaches.

Intercultural Club diversifies assemblies with music choice

Intercultural Club diversifies assemblies with music choice

Liv Larsen, Interactive Storytelling Team

October 31, 2018


Filed under ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT

Every week, the music gurus of SPA's Intercultural Club choose songs to play at each assembly

Girls Swim Team uses Disney throwbacks to celebrate

Girls Swim Team uses Disney throwbacks to celebrate

Lynn Reynolds, RubicOnline Editor

October 19, 2018


Filed under FALL SPORTS, SPORTS

SPARKS Swim and Dive listen to a lot of throwback pop and Disney songs to celebrate a long meet.

Grande empowers women with new music

Meagan Massie, Feature Editor

September 27, 2018


Filed under ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT, REVIEWS

She is an icon for women all over the world. “Sweetener” is a prime example for how she carries herself and gives inspiration to her fans because of the intimacy and relatability of the lyrics.

[ALBUM REVIEW] Mendes makes album of the summer

[ALBUM REVIEW] Mendes makes album of the summer

Bobby Verhey, Staff Writer

May 31, 2018


Filed under ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT, REVIEWS

With a third album, Shawn Mendes's style does not differ from that of his previous album, but he does not disappoint.

Dyar strengthens passion through All-State orchestra

Dyar strengthens passion through All-State orchestra

Quinn Christensen, The Rubicon Editor

March 19, 2018


Filed under ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT

Sophomore Zach Dyar traveled to Argentina with his Orchestra and continued to find passion in his music.

Migos Trio: Who is the best Migos?

Migos Trio: Who is the best Migos?

Breandan Gibbons, Tristan Hitchens-Brookins, and Michael Forsgren

March 9, 2018


Filed under ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT

The talented rap group Migos has had incredible success since their debut album in 2008. Offset, Quavo, and Takeoff all bring different talents to the group.

[MUSIC REVIEW] Nathan Zed weaves playlists into narrative

[MUSIC REVIEW] Nathan Zed weaves playlists into narrative

Annie Bottern, RubicOnline Editor

January 24, 2018


Filed under ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT

YouTuber Nathan Zed spreads mind and body positivity along with a complied musical playlist that tells a story.