The Rubicon

[PHOTO STORY] Student clubs collaborate for self defense training

HerSpace co-presidents Adelia Bergner and Nitya Thakkar practice the

Isabel Gisser, Production Manager

April 18, 2019

Her Space, Peer Helpers, Intercultural Club, Muslim Students Alliance, and Rainbow Connection co-hosted Not Me! on April 17.

Día de Los Muertos honors Latin American tradition

Senior Isabel Saavedra-Weis and Sophomores Pilar Saavedra-Weis and Aman Rahman put the final touches on the offrenda.

Evelyn Lillemoe, The Rubicon Editor

October 30, 2018

The members of Latinos Unidos bring Día de Los Muertos traditions to the Upper School.

[PHOTO STORY] Students leave stress behind through Latinos Unidos dance party

Seniors Mashal Naqvi, Rachael Johnson, and Izzy Dieperink enjoy tutorial at the Oct. 4 Latin Dance Party.

Isabel Gisser, Production Manager

October 6, 2018

Students celebrated at a dance party hosted by Latinos Unidos on Oct. 4.

Students dance and party during Cinco de Mayo celebration

US Spanish teacher Pam Starkey readies an overhead blow on the piñata.

Kelby Wittenberg, Chief Visual Editor

May 2, 2018

Latin dancing and the destruction of a piñata were highlights of the Cinco de Mayo celebration on May 1.

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.

PHOTO GALLERY: Lip Sync performances celebrate retro music

The senior girls teamed up to dance to

Isabel Gisser, RubicOnline Editor

October 6, 2017

Lip Sync performers rocked the crowd Oct. 5, with the winner announced at the Oct. 6 Pep Fest.

Letter campaign protests DACA repeal

CIVICALLY ENGAGED. US English teacher Molly Olguin signs a letter addressed to President Trump defending DACA. Junior Isabel Saavedra-Weis, and seniors Eva Garcia and Amina Smaller sit behind the table while Olivia Williams Ridge encourages participation.

Lucy Sandeen, The Rubicon Editor

September 16, 2017

Intercultural Club, Black and Brown Girls, and Common Ground partnered in a letter writing campaign on Sept. 15-16 to protest the DACA repeal.

Students and teachers march against Islamaphobia

MSA members, teachers and other SPA students march and hold signs to protest  against Islamophobia.

Isabel Saavedra-Weis, RubicOnline Editor

September 26, 2016

"No Trump, no KKK, no racist USA!" Anyone between May Day Books and the Republican Headquarters on Saturday the 17th would have most likely heard coming from the streets. Muslim Students Alliance, or MSA, a school club made last year took part in the march this year, and opened the opportunity to...