The Rubicon

Do seniors know the 9th graders?

Mimi Geller, Director of RubicOnline

April 22, 2019

We asked seniors to name five 9th graders in 15 seconds and asked 9th graders to name five seniors in 15 seconds.

Collaboration between religion classes and affinity groups brings diverse angles

Conversations and activities between affinity groups and classes creates new dialogue and better perspectives.

Melissa Nie, RubicOnline Editor

February 1, 2019

Collaboration between affinity groups and students in a World Religions class could spark interfaith dialogue and help students explore religion from both a personal and intellectual angle.

[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.

[PHOTO GALLERY] Rising seniors don new t-shirts

[PHOTO GALLERY] Rising seniors don new t-shirts

Emma Sampson

May 7, 2018

The junior class wore their senior t-shirts to school on May 7 and explained what it means to be a senior now.

[Platonic] love is in the air: Galentine’s day celebrates friendship

Senior Tess Hick hosted her annual Galentine's day celebration for the senior class on Feb. 10 to honor female friendships and bonds.

Nitya Thakkar, RubicOnline Editor

February 12, 2018

In addition to celebrating Valentine's day, some students also celebrate Galentine's day on Feb. 13 to honor their friendships.

MSA hosts third annual Hijab Day

US history teacher Molly Ward and junior Elea Besse go over her history agenda in a hijab. This is the third annual Hijab Day organized by the Muslim Student Alliance.

Tristan Hitchens-Brookins, Staff Writer

February 1, 2018

MSA planned the third annual hijab day in the SPA community; they handed out hijabs and sticks for students to show their support.

A giggle or guffaw: laughter soothes stress and bonds students

Laughter is scientifically shown to improve health, reduce stress, and improve one's mood. Although the end benefits are the same, different things make different students laugh. “[I laugh at] mostly any dumb jokes, puns, memes, stories other people say, funny moments,” sophomore Fremont Forsberg said.

Claire Hallaway, The Rubicon Editor

December 29, 2017

Explore the science behind laughter as students share the moments that make them laugh out loud.

MSA raises support and awareness through bake sale

MSA hosted a bake sale on Oct. 26 to support Muslims outside of the community.

Tristan Hitchens-Brookins, Staff Writer

October 26, 2017

The MSA hosted their first bake sale of the year on Oct. 26 to support Muslims outside of the community.

QUIZ: How much do you know about Eid al-Adha?

Senior Sarah Murad decorates her hand with henna on Eid al-Adha.

Amodhya Samarakoon, RubicOnline Creative Design Manager

September 12, 2016

Eid al-Adha, the holiest Islam holiday, begins at the first sighting of the new moon.