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Feet-ured: socks and sandals promote fashionable self-expression

Senior Ned Laird-Raylor shows off his pair of flamingo socks, worn with a pair of Birkenstocks.

Flannery Enneking-Norton, RubicOnline Editor

March 8, 2018

Students weigh in on the trend of pairing socks with sandals.

Winter Dance excites with new venue

The dance was held in the Skyline room of the Walker Art Center.

Melissa Nie, The Rubicon Editor

February 2, 2018

As the temperature dropped even lower, excitement for the Upper School winter dance rose. Known as the Valentine’s dance in previous years, a new venue and an earlier date have reshaped the dance into its current form. Student Activities Committee Co-Presidents seniors Ned Laird-Raylor and Turab Naqv...

Outdoors Club sleds into new semester

Students gathered at the upper field to sled during X-period on Jan. 4. Outdoors Club hosted the event.

Flannery Enneking-Norton, RubicOnline Editor

January 4, 2018

Outdoors Club gathered students to celebrate the first day back from winter break with sledding and hot cocoa.

Yu-Gi-Oh! games invigorate Tutorials

Seniors Ned Laird-Raylor, Turab Naqvi and Arib Rahman play Yu-Gi-Oh! cards in the senior lounge as  spectators look on. Laird-Raylor relies on three things for his competitions:“First, building the deck: what cards are in the deck. Second is how I play with those cards, because a good player with a bad deck can still beat a bad player with a good deck. Lastly: the belief of the heart of the cards.”

Breandan Gibbons, Executive Producer

December 6, 2017

Seniors Arib Rahman and Ned Laird-Raylor play Yu-Gi-Oh! cards during tutorial to rejuvenate their focus for the remaining academic day.

Studying for finals? For some, that means video editing

Senior Tommy Dicke works the iPhone video as Ian Scott, Tabeer Naqvi, and Peter Michel ready for a scene (that Ned Laird-Raylor will rush into).  “We’re doing one of the more traditional [horror films]: fear of death, fear of being trapped in the face of something that you can’t beat. [They’re] fairly stereotypical horror movie tropes but they’re pretty fun,” Scott said.

Stephanie Li, The Rubicon Editor

December 11, 2016

Instead of an exam, the test for Literature of Monstrosity students will be whether they can produce, direct, act, and edit.

Snapchat filters happiness

Senior Karsten Runquist uses the Thanksgiving turkey filter. Snapchat recently added face filters.

Gitanjali Raman, Online Managing Editor

December 8, 2015

Snapchat added two new features: trophies and filters.