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The Rubicon

[SPARTAN ON THE STREET] How do you prepare for games?

Salah Abdulkarim, The Rubicon

September 21, 2019

Spartan on the Street is a monthly video series where several people respond to a single question.

[ALBUM REVIEW] mxmtoon captures nostalgic view of love and adolescence

[ALBUM REVIEW] mxmtoon captures nostalgic view of love and adolescence

Melissa Nie, Director of RubicOnline

September 18, 2019

19-year-old Oakland artist mxmtoon is making waves in the pop sphere.

[ALBUM REVIEW] Post Malone shows vulnerable side on Hollywood’s Bleeding

[ALBUM REVIEW] Post Malone shows vulnerable side on <em> Hollywood’s Bleeding </em>

Will Schavee, RubicOnline

September 9, 2019

Post Malone's third album includes spring's popular single, "Sunflowers" but offers so much more.

[PODCAST] Combining senses: Sih talks synesthesia and violin

[PODCAST] Combining senses: Sih talks synesthesia and violin

Harper Lux, Staff Writer

May 8, 2019

9th grader Kai Sih spends hours with his violin playing with a traveling orchestra in addition to SPA's orchestra.

[SONG REVIEW] Taylor Swift Makes Her Reappearance with ME!

[SONG REVIEW] Taylor Swift Makes Her Reappearance with ME!

Harper Lux, RubicOnline Editor

May 2, 2019

Taylor Swift's new song ME! boasts a colorful image of having fun as an adult

[PODCAST] Quinn Williams reminisces on his time playing music

[PODCAST] Quinn Williams reminisces on his time playing music

Mason Brooks, Staff Writer

May 2, 2019

Quinn Williams talks about his experiences and memories playing the violin.

[ALBUM REVIEW] Canadian born rapper Nav’s “Bad Habits” disappoints

[ALBUM REVIEW] Canadian born rapper Nav’s “Bad Habits” disappoints

Charlie Johnson, Staff Writer

April 24, 2019

Coming off two not very successful albums you would think that it would be Navs time to drop a good album, but this one is a let down.

[MUSIC REVIEW] Eilish’s new album shows noticeable shift from 2016

[MUSIC REVIEW] Eilish’s new album shows noticeable shift from 2016

Clara Garner, Staff Writer

April 19, 2019

Even if you haven't liked Billie Eilish's previous music, or aren't sure if you will like the new album, give it a chance.

[ALBUM REVIEW] Anderson .Paak’s new album is a classic

[ALBUM REVIEW] Anderson .Paak’s new album is a classic

Lynn Reynolds, RubicOnline Editor

April 15, 2019

Anderson Paak's fifth album was released on Apr. 12.

[PLAYLIST]: Black artists for your queue

[PLAYLIST]: Black artists for your queue

Tana Ososki, RubicOnline Editor

February 22, 2019

Black History Month is a time for honoring a number of the people who are key figures in influencing the art world. Check out a rubi-curated list of songs key in doing so.

[SPOTIFY PLAYLIST] Nordic bonds through American classics

[SPOTIFY PLAYLIST] Nordic bonds through American classics

Lynn Reynolds, RubicOnline Editor

February 4, 2019

You can count of SPA's Nordic team to know all of the words to songs from the 80's to the 00's!

Student bands create their own sound outside of school

Student bands create their own sound outside of school

Josh Harrison, Staff Writer

December 25, 2018

Meet 9th graders Jayden Jones, Henry Burkhardt, and Olivia Fenlon, who are in bands outside of school curriculum.