• 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

Streaming services increase piracy

Streaming services increase piracy

Martha Sanchez, RubicOnline Editor

February 9, 2019


Filed under OPINION

While streaming services lead to an increase in piracy, it's important to take initiative towards creating a legal community of content.

Twitter memes draws followers to Netflix’s Bird Box

Twitter memes draws followers to Netflix’s Bird Box

Emma Sampson, RubicOnline Editor

January 24, 2019


Filed under ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT

Memes as advertising? It seems to be working for Netflix's Bird Box.

[TV REVIEW] Bandernsatch experiments with new storytelling forms

[TV REVIEW] Bandernsatch experiments with new storytelling forms

Michael Forsgren, Arts Critic

January 12, 2019


Filed under ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT, REVIEWS, TOP STORIES

Set in the early 1980’s, a time of huge development in video games, Bandersnatch tells the tale of a computer programmer, Stefan, delving into the creation of the perfect game. Only, the perfect game consists of deception, multiple realities, and real life murder.

[TV REVIEW] On My Block captures an audience of all ages

[TV REVIEW] On My Block captures an audience of all ages

Annie Bottern, RubicOnline Editor

May 12, 2018


Filed under ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT

"On My Block" is one of the many new Netflix originals to come to Netflix in 2018.

[TV REVIEW] Black Mirror season four lives up to expectations

[TV REVIEW] Black Mirror season four lives up to expectations

Webster Lehmann, Creative Design Manager

January 19, 2018


Filed under ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT, REVIEWS

The fourth season of Netflix's Black Mirror lives up to expectations despite some missteps.

REVIEW: “13 Reasons Why” emphasizes severity of bullying in school

REVIEW: “13 Reasons Why” emphasizes severity of bullying in school

Stephanie Li, The Rubicon Editor

April 11, 2017


Filed under ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT, REVIEWS

"13 Reasons Why" (TV-MA) is Netflix's hottest new television series, based off of Jay Asher's YA novel Thirteen Reasons Why. It portrays and discusses topics that everyone should be aware of.

REVIEW: A series of unfortunate episodes

REVIEW: A series of unfortunate episodes

Andrew Johnson, The Rubicon Editor

February 5, 2017


Filed under ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT, REVIEWS

Netflix's Series of Unfortunate Events falls flat compared to original book series.

Alumna interacts with fans, produces content for Netflix

Alumna interacts with fans, produces content for Netflix

Amodhya Samarakoon, Creative Design Manager

December 12, 2016


Filed under ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT

SPA alumna Nisita works as Netflix's Social Media Manager. Read about how she got the job and her experience here.

REVIEW: Netflix monarchy series balances history with drama

REVIEW: Netflix monarchy series balances history with drama

Clare Tipler, Production Manager

November 29, 2016


Filed under ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT, REVIEWS

Netflix brings personality to history with original show "The Crown."

Netflix throws back to a “Fuller House”

Netflix throws back to a “Fuller House”

Krista Schlinger, Staff Writer

March 8, 2016


Filed under ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT, RECENT STORIES, REVIEWS

Netflix Original "Fuller House" is a fun remembrance of the original show, but fails to build its own appeal.

Netflix blocked at school, internet running smoothly

Netflix blocked at school, internet running smoothly

Javier Whitaker-Castañeda, Cover Story Editor

January 23, 2015


Filed under NEWS, TOP STORIES

Starting this semester, students may have noticed that one of their favorite pastimes is no longer accessible. Over the break, SPA decided to block Netflix at school.