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Girls speech workshop promotes gender balance for future officer positions

Co-presidents of USC Numi Katz and Emilia Topp-Johnson led a female-identifying speechwriting workshop on May 14 in the Lecture Room for girls interested in running for an officer position.

Mimi Geller, Director of RubicOnline

May 15, 2018

USC Co-presidents Numi Katz and Emilia Topp-Johnson hosted a female-identifying speechwriting workshop to encourage female representation in elected officer positions.

Ultimate prepares for new season and vision

Captain Numi Katz lawnmowing with a dumbell for strength training.

Tristan Hitchens-Brookins, Staff Writer

March 5, 2018

Captains Numi Katz and Ezra Cohen talk training and ultimate frisbee team expansion.

USC supports Red Cross through annual blood drive

Junior Reuben Vizelman, donates blood at the annual drive.

Peter Blanchfield, Opinions Editor

February 22, 2018

USC hosted its annual Red Cross Blood drive on Feb. 22, with over 30 people participating.

Mishpacha, stronger through consolidation, hosts Hanukkah

Senior Numi Katz and junior Ethan Less watch as the group shares some food.

Peter Blanchfield, RubicOnline

December 5, 2017

Israel Club and Mishpacha, a Jewish affinity group, combined to form a stronger, more united group.

Her Space plans events for Internationalsectional Women’s Day

Last year, several advisories competed in a poster making on International Women's Day. This year, advisories will compete in a sticker making contest.

Jenny Sogin, The Rubicon Editor

March 1, 2017

Her Space plans events for International Women's Day that celebrate intersectionality with film, poster contests, and discussion.

Debaters prep for home tournament for national qualification

Juniors Ben Konstan, Numi Katz and Adnan Askari, along with senior Sarah Wheaton practice cross fire before the National Qualifiers on Dec. 10.

Sophie Jaro, The Rubicon Chief Visual Editor

December 9, 2016

Debaters from SPA aim to qualify for the national tournament in Birmingham, Alabama after competing in their home tournament.

History department, clubs organize mock election

History department, clubs organize mock election

Quinn Christensen, Staff Writer

October 29, 2016

Students cast their vote, with results shared on Oct. 26 at school and the state mock-vote results shared on Nov. 1.

Girls Tennis values senior leadership

RUN AND HIT. Junior Isabel Brandtjen runs across the tennis court.

Jonah Harrison, The Rubicon Editor

October 6, 2016

Girls varsity tennis is very dedicated and working hard to improve. Their current record is 4-7-0.

New Speaker Series spotlights professional application of academics

Senior Co-President of USC Cait Gibbons, and sophmore USC members Breandan Gibbons and Numi Katz discuss the new speaker series. “We hope to give students an idea of what their lives could be like outside of SPA through education on social issues, career paths, and other topics that extend beyond the classroom,” Gibbons said.

Lucas Johnson and Boraan Abdulkarim

January 4, 2016

This year's theme: Empowering Individuals to Better the Greater Community.

Umpqua shooting raises questions about gun control

Lower Columbia College take a moment of silence in honor of the victims of the Umpqua Community College shooting on Oct. 1. SPA's Student Political Union has been discussing the event and the nation's response. “We [SPU] should definitely continue to discuss it and try our best to inform people on what is going on,” sophomore Numi Katz said.

Mari Knudson, Cover Story Editor

October 14, 2015

Student Political Union examines gun control and encourages the broader community to reflect as well.