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Senior Jake Adams signs his commitment form to play college sports.

Future college athletes celebrated in final senior class meeting

Tristan Hitchens-Brookins, RubicOnline Editor May 15, 2018
Seniors that plan on playing sports in college were recognized during their last senior class meeting.

Spartan on the Street: Ep. 5

Noah Raaum, Videographer April 5, 2018
If you could eat one food for the rest of your life, what would it be?
Senior Ned Laird-Raylor shows off his pair of flamingo socks, worn with a pair of Birkenstocks.

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

Flannery Enneking-Norton, RubicOnline Editor March 8, 2018
Students weigh in on the trend of pairing socks with sandals.
The dance was held in the Skyline room of the Walker Art Center.

Winter Dance excites with new venue

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...

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

Outdoors Club sleds into new semester

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.
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.”

Yu-Gi-Oh! games invigorate Tutorials

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.
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.

Studying for finals? For some, that means video editing

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

Snapchat filters happiness

Gitanjali Raman, Online Managing Editor December 8, 2015
Snapchat added two new features: trophies and filters.
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