The Rubicon

Senior speeches begin today: here’s the first speaker’s story

Senior Sydney Therien holds the final copy of her senior speech.

Lara Cayci, RubicOnline

September 13, 2019

Senior Sydney Therien explains her senior speech writing process.

Intercultural Club diversifies assemblies with music choice

Sophomores Karla Garcia and Tana Ososki introduce the songs played at each Blue & Gold Assembly.

Liv Larsen, Interactive Storytelling Team

October 31, 2018

Every week, the music gurus of SPA's Intercultural Club choose songs to play at each assembly

Blue/Gold assemblies hold unknown significance

In an issue of The Rubicon from 1987, an editorial was written from the staff about how students should direct complaints about Blue/Gold assemblies to administration and not to themselves.

Mimi Geller, RubicOnline Editor

April 29, 2017

With the class of 2017 being finished with speeches, taking a glimpse into the history of speeches offers insight on how they have changed.

Behaviors spread like the common cold

Contagious behaviors are an unavoidable part of the human experience, but even some control over negative emotions can lead others to have a better and more positive day.

Sam Hanson, Staff Writer

March 9, 2017

Understanding how behaviors influence and infect others lessens the spread of negativity.

Senior Speech Illustrations: Week 1

Senior Speech Illustrations: Week 1

Iya Abdulkarim, The Rubicon Editor

September 15, 2016

The first four senior speech illustrations of the Class of 2017

December’s senior speeches stress the importance of family and overcoming fears

I am. I am. I am my own flower.   But I am also one of three, blooming from the same earth as two others. Blooming with a thousand green sensations, we differ and are similar. We are each our own self.   We are. We are. We are.   We are three of three.

Gitanjali Raman, Online Managing Editor

December 13, 2015

These senior speeches were delivered on Dec. 4 and Dec. 11.  

November’s seniors describe important life experiences in speeches

Gitanjali Raman, Online Managing Editor

December 13, 2015

Senior speeches were delivered on Nov. 6, Nov. 13, and Nov. 20.

Senior speakers begin with humor, end with passionate calls for change

Gitanjali Raman, Online Managing Editor

October 11, 2015

The speakers were seniors Caswell Burr, Lia Orey, Michelle Heilig, and Sabrina Brown.

Second week of senior speakers talk about who they are today

Senior Gitanjali Raman's speech discussed her journey of trying to rediscover her adventerous spirit that she possessed as a child.

Javier Whitaker-Castañeda, Print Managing Editor

September 30, 2015

Speakers on Sept. 25 talked about who they are as a person today, as influenced by their past experiences.

First three Senior Speeches take the stage

 Bukingolts's speech revolved around the idea of victimization and self help.

Gitanjali Raman, Online Managing Editor

September 22, 2015

This is the first part in a weekly series highlighting moments from the Class of 2016 senior speeches.