The Rubicon

Every(man) examines the themes of life

US Theater director stands in an illustration from Every(man), the play he will direct this fall.

Kat St. Martin-Norburg, The Rubicon Editor

September 25, 2018

Theater Department Director Eric Severson has anounced that the fall play for 2018 is Everyman. It incorporates characters as metaphors for life themes, which will hopefully cause the audience and actors to reflect on the world and people's roles. The play will be on Nov. 16 and 17 in the Huss Center.

[PEOPLE AND PETS] Loud but lovable: Yopp talks about her dogs

Junior Savita Yopp pets her dog, Lily. “Lily is such a lemon. Anything and everything will make her sick. It is ridiculous. I totally love her though,” Yopp says.

Melissa Nie, RubicOnline Editor

September 12, 2018

Junior Savita Yopp has cared for her two dogs, Jake and Lily, since elementary school.

Reading across continents

Sophomore Savita Asvathi-Yopp recommends books that expand one's cultural perspectives.

Melissa Nie, The Rubicon Editor

March 9, 2018

Two students offer book recommendations that have expanded their worldview and cultural understanding.

These gendered halls (pt. 2): female voices minimized at Harkness tables and more

Ninth graders Julia Scott and Gabriella Thompson, as well as sophomore Savita Yopp explain their experiences as female-identifying students at school. “The fact is, we still live in a society that’s very biased against women,” Yopp said.

Melissa Nie, Illustrator

December 27, 2017

Three female underclassmen discuss the school's attitude toward women. This is the second in a 3-part series on the school experience seen through the lens of gender.

US Student Clubs Fair informs new students, offers opportunities

Seniors Numi Katz and Lillian Pettigrew inform 9th graders about their club, HerSpace.

Mimi Geller, Director of RubicOnline

September 11, 2017

The Student Clubs Fair was held on Sept. 11 in Briggs Gymnasium where 9th graders gathered to learn about every student club in the SPA community.