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Tibbetts’ playlist crosses generations and genres

Junior Miriam Tibbetts' playlists come straight from emotional influence:

Paul Watkins, Staff Writer

May 15, 2015

Junior Miriam Tibbetts listens to eclectic music. She shares twelve of her favorites with The Rubicon.

Day of Silence: Quiet makes noise

Junior Miriam Tibbetts poses for the National Day of Silence on Apr. 17 with a finger over her mouth. This action symbolizes the quiet that is used to make a bigger sound. The face paint shows support for the LGBTQ+ community. “It’s important to use Day of Silence to pay tribute to those who have been silenced, to help show people they aren’t alone in feeling silenced, and encourage change to help people regain their voices,” senior GSA Co-President Maggie Clark said.

Meghan Joyce, Chief Visual Editor

May 5, 2015

Students take part in National Day of Silence in order to draw attention to the lives of LGBTQA teenagers which were silenced by bullying.

Faces act as canvases for Tibbetts’ artistic expression

JUNIOR MIRIAM TIBBETTS demonstrates her own makeup technique. “Try doing makeup for a show sometime because you get a lot of credit for what you do and [it] is completely necessary for the show. Just remember to have fun,” Tibbetts said.

Gitanjali Raman, Copy Editor

November 1, 2014

With the swish of a brush, some touches of blush, and a stroke of eyeliner, a face is magically transformed into a stunning work of art. At St. Paul Academy and Summit School, junior Miriam Tibbetts explores art by using faces as her canvas for self expression and working as one of the key makeup artists...

Theater traditions carry on

The cast of The Caucasian Chalk Circle warms up onstage by dancing to music. “Warm ups, for what we do, is to get everyone pumped up and energized,” junior Sophia Harrison said. “It gets us kind of in the mode. It’s kind of like a wake-up call, like ‘it’s show time!”’ she added.

Netta Kaplan, Copy Editor

December 17, 2013

With the fall play over and winter one-act plays just getting started, it’s easy to see how the ball keeps on rolling with St. Paul Academy and Summit School theater. But no matter the show, cast, or mood, some things never change. The Rubicon takes a look inside some of the traditions of SPA theater. T...

Harry Potter spin-off movie causes stir among Potterheads

Freshmen Andrew Michel and Phoebe Pannier enjoy the Harry Potter book series in the Upper School Library. “I don’t think [Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them] will be as good as the other movies, but anything that J.K Rowling is writing will be great,” Pannier said. “Commercially, I think the movie will be a success since lots of people will go to the premeire. It will be beautiful. “

Sarah Murad, Staff Writer

November 25, 2013

Bestselling author J.K Rowling has reawakened the magical world of Harry Potter with the production of her latest movie Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them, although the release date is yet to be announced. The series of fantasy novels follows the adventures of wizard Harry Potter as he struggle...

Film Club features originals of well-known movie remakes as this year’s theme

This year's Film Club movie series will showcase several originals of movies that have been remade. “We have a great lineup of movies,” co-president of Film Club senior Christian Koch said.

John Wilhelm, Staff Writer

September 30, 2013

What do a disfigured and murderous Tom Cruise, a Beyonce Knowles that flirts with Steve Martin, and an gigantic mutant dinosaur that has been reincarnated an innumerable amount of times all have in common? They all belong in movie remakes! But the suave antics of George Clooney, Matt Damon, or Brad Pitt...