The Rubicon

Seniors say goodbye as they look ahead

Lifers at SPA have spent their K-12 learning experience at the LS, MS, and US. This year's senior class has 21 lifers.

Nitya Thakkar, RubicOnline Editor

April 30, 2018

As the Class of 2018 finishes their final week of classes, many seniors reflect on their high school careers, and look ahead to new beginnings.

Common Ground intimately calls for social change

RAISE YOUR HAND. On April 17, Common Ground members spoke about their experiences of racism within and outside of SPA to educate the community. “Say who you want to be not who others tell you to be,” the group said. On April 24, Common Ground will be handing out ribbons to promote intersectionality and to echo the messages of their presentation.

Emma Sampson, RubicOnline Editor

April 17, 2018

On April 17, Common Ground members spoke about their experiences of racism within and outside of SPA to educate the community.

Film Club hosts annual movie marathon

By midday, viewers settled in with blankets and snacks at the annual movie marathon:

Kelby Wittenberg, Chief Visual Editor

February 27, 2018

Students flocked to Bigelow Commons to participate in an all-day movie marathon.

Students express their thoughts after Florida school shooting

Nitya Thakkar, RubicOnline Editor

February 20, 2018

Many SPA students felt the strong and saddening impact of the recent Florida school. “I felt really bad when I heard about the [Florida] shooting, but also empowered because a lot of teenagers were taking action which I think is a really good step in the right direction,” junior Janie Brunell ...

Film Club co-presidents reveal the facets of great film

Film Club co-presidents reveal the facets of great film

Jack Benson, The Rubicon Editor

February 19, 2018

A Q&A with Film Club co-presidents Drew Fawcett and Noa Carlson touches on what makes powerful cinema.

Sick of driving to school? Consider a carpool.

It's hard to find a parking space on campus, especially when street parking is closed for snow removal. Carpooling could solve this problem.

Tristan Hitchens-Brookins, Staff Writer

January 17, 2018

Carpooling to school and for activities can be fun.

Service Fair brings 16 organizations to students

Organizations with interests ranging local to international tabled in Briggs Gymnasium on Nov. 30 for the first ever Service Fair.  “The hope of the service fair is to combat against the idea that service is just for sophomores, and to help engage students in all grades in service,’’ Community Action and Service advisor Mollie Ward said.

Nitya Thakkar, Staff Writer

December 3, 2016

Community Action and Service groups coordinates with 16 organizations in the Twin Cities to introduce students to service options.

Lack of specific groups leaves students with an incomplete picture of the Twin Cities

SPA students pose for a photo illustrating the underrepresentation of certain groups at SPA. The black and grey silhouettes represent ethnic groups that are missing from the school, including Somali, Hmong, Mexican, and Native American.

Amodhya Samarakoon, Health and Wellness Editor

May 15, 2016

Demographics of SPA do not align with that of the Twin Cities.

Bibbitty, boppitty, box office

Many Disney fans are looking forward to the remake of the 65 year-old film and are excited to see what Disney has and hasn't changed. “It doesn’t hurt to have a remake,” freshman Jessica Citron said.

Iya Abdulkarim

April 13, 2015

Keeping the glass slippers and pumpkin carriage as the icons of the story, the trailers for Disney’s new Cinderella movie gives viewers a glance at the actors, costumes, and set of the upcoming movie.