The Rubicon

Senior Speech Illustrations: Week 25

Iya Abdulkarim, The Rubicon Editor

March 12, 2017

View the illustrations of the lines from senior speeches delivered on Thursday, March 9.

Street Style: Unexpected pops of color punctuate the sea of fall fashion neutrals

Senior Mary Grant selected her outfit she wore to her Senior Speech with care.

Mari Knudson, The Rubicon Editor

October 21, 2016

While most students don on neutral colors to match the grey fall weather, pops of bright colors can still be seen in the mix.

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.

USC creates new social spaces

USC creates new social spaces

A.M. Roberts, Staff Writer

May 27, 2016

Students now have more seating near the athletic entrance and Huss Center entrance.

Masculinity does not define male high school athletics

Aggression, physical prowess, and hyper competitiveness all characterize the expectation of masculinity.

Noor Qureishy, InDepth Editor

March 1, 2016

Masculinity is associated with high school sports and prove mostly harmful.

Fall fashion flies into students’ wardrobes

Junior A.M. Roberts has her fall wardrobe ready.

Dianne Caravela, Feature Editor

October 25, 2015

Students look forward to warmer clothes and new styles as the weather cools

Color blindness both impairs and empowers: it’s all perspective

Color blindness both impairs and empowers: it’s all perspective

Stephanie Li, Staff Writer

December 5, 2014

Everyday, people around the world have to deal with color blindness - their perception of shades and intensities is altered. Imagine standing in the middle of Times Square and seeing a green and white Coca-Cola advertisement - this form of color blindness is called protanomaly and deuteranomaly (most...

Heckendorn consults to keep campus secure

Sophomore isabelle Bukovsan signs in to the building in Davern Commons.  Students who arrive at school before 7:30 or who stay after hours and on weekends must utilize the sign-in sheet.

Shaymus O'Brien, Staff Writer

October 28, 2014

Columbine, Sandy Hook, Virginia Tech. These names are seared into history and school safety becomes a topic in need of planning and action. However, the families of St. Paul Academy and Summit School can rest easy knowing their children are safe and protected under a security team headed by Miles Heckendorn, a Safety and Security Consultant...

Students offer tips to stay organized

Students offer tips and advice to help stay organized.

Boraan Abdulkarim, Chief Visual Editor

September 29, 2014

With the school year well underway, students' clutter and stress have a tendency to pile up.  Binders, notebooks, lockers, and computer files all slowly fall into disrepair. It is important to take the time to get organized. Students share their personal advice on how to make everyday school life...

Students Explore Creativity at SPA

Noor Quresihy, Student Life Editor

June 4, 2014

A group of high school students wander around the art gallery, tracing the edges of glossy, vibrant pots and rough canvases bursting with color. In a corner of the library, a girl finalizes her lab report with details that paint a vivid picture of the experiment she performed in class. Voices discussing...

Check out an “A+” playlist for exams

Laura Slade, Director of Social Media

May 30, 2014

Hey Spartans! Still have some studying to do this weekend? Needless to say, exams are stressful for everyone. Some people deal with their stress by taking short breaks or meditating, and some people listen to music. Below is a collection of student recommended songs to make study sessions more relaxing. “Valentine”...