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Quiz Bowl ends season with national showing

Junior Peter Blanchfield and seniors Bailey Troth, Coleman Thompson, Phoebe Pannier, and Paul Watkins competed at Quiz Bowl Nationals over Memorial Day weekend.  The team finished 142 out of approximately 340 teams.

Peter Blanchfield, RubicOnline Editor

June 1, 2017

The Quizbowl team went to nationals in Atlanta and finished with a 5-5 record, and 142nd overall.

Senior Speech Illustrations: Week 28

Iya Abdulkarim, The Rubicon Editor

April 15, 2017

View the illustrations of the lines from senior speeches delivered on Thursday, April 13.

Senior debaters visit MPR studio to comment on first presidential debate night

Senior debaters Raffi Togrhamadjian, Shefali Bijwadia, Noor Qureishy, Sarah Wheaton, Henry Ziemer, Coleman Thompson give a live analysis of the Sept. 26 presidential debate at MPR headquarters.

Amodhya Samarakoon, Creative Design Manager

September 29, 2016

Raffi Togrhamadjian, Shefali Bijwadia, Noor Qureishy, Sarah Wheaton, Henry Ziemer, Coleman Thompson participate in a live analysis of the Sept. 26 debate night at MPR headquarters.

Rising seniors meet with college admission director to learn about college essays

Rising seniors meet with college admission director to learn about college essays

Clare Tipler, RubicOnline Production Manager

May 20, 2016

A Carleton College admissions officer came to speak to the junior class about college essays.

Pops 2015: first Huss concert takes audience to the Star (War)s

SUMMIT SINGERS AND ACADEMY CHORALE perform Dec. 4 in the Huss Center.

Krista Schlinger, Staff Writer

December 18, 2015

The first Pops concert in the Huss Center took place Dec. 4 and 5. Students and faculty express their thoughts and opinions on how the concert went and the big changes that took place this year.

The Power of Makeup

Junior Heba Sandozi models for a #powerofmakeup picture, where half of her face has makeup and the other half is completely bare. “There’s this strange, but really cool phenomenon where wearing makeup can make you feel more confident,” Sandozi said.

Amodhya Samarakoon, Heath & Wellness Editor

December 13, 2015

Makeup empowers, but does not define students in their daily lives.

Supermoon exceeds expectations

Senior Tessa Rauch, sophomore Tess Hicks, and sophomore Mira Zelle enjoy the sight of the supermoon. The supermoon occured on Sept. 29 2015.

Gitanjali Raman, Online Managing Editor

October 4, 2015

The next supermoon will not be seen until 2033.

Purple ribbons display support for suicide prevention

Juniors Justin Jallen and David Nicholson proudly display their purple ribbons in support of World Suicide Prevention Day. Many Upper School students and faculty have decided to wear the ribbons, which were created and dispersed by GSA.

Netta Kaplan, Managing Editor

September 10, 2014

Purple ribbons seem to be everywhere: pinned to clothing and backpacks, tied around wrists and ponytails. Distributed by the Gender & Sexuality Acceptance student group for World Suicide Prevention Day, an overwhelming number of Upper School students and faculty have chosen to wear the ribbons to...