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Sophomores seek service opportunities amidst pandemic

Hazel Waltenbaugh, The Rubicon February 5, 2021
The sophomore service requirements have been altered, giving students more time to find volunteering opportunities amidst the challenges presented by the pandemic.
CAS will be collaborating with JCLC to host a food drive starting later this month.

[COMMUNITY SERVICE SPOTLIGHT] Service first: CAS partners with USC and JCLC for upcoming projects

Ivy Raya, RubicOnline November 16, 2020
The food drive will benefit Hallie Q. Brown, Neighborhood House, and the Department of Indian Work.
Colbert mans a booth at her mini-state fair and gives out tickets as a reward.

[COMMUNITY SERVICE SPOTLIGHT] COVID-19 can’t stop Colbert from doing the service she loves

Ivy Raya, RubicOnline October 21, 2020
The education of children is a top priority. Sophomore Julia Colbert takes this matter into her own hands by having a weekly story time session with her neighborhood kids.
Sophomore Judah Thomas has been volunteering at a soup kitchen since this summer

[COMMUNITY SERVICE SPOTLIGHT] Soup-er summer: Thomas volunteers at a soup kitchen

Lucia Granja, RubicOnline March 30, 2020
Sophomore Judah Thomas has been volunteering at a soup kitchen since this summer
Sonia Ross in the Ten Thousand Villages shop, where she spends every Saturday.

[COMMUNITY SERVICE SPOTLIGHT] Ross trades free time for free trade

Lucia Granja, RubicOnline December 7, 2019
Sophomore Sonia Ross has gotten very involved in free trade work at organization Ten Thousand Villages since this summer.
The storefront of All Square on Hiawatha Avenue where Mia Hofmann spent for summer is warm and inviting.

[COMMUNITY SERVICE SPOTLIGHT] Hofmann squares up to service

Lucia Granja, RubicOnline November 14, 2019
Sophomore Mia Hofmann volunteers at a non-profit grilled cheese shop to help the formerly incarcerated reenter society.
Community Actions and Service met Oct. 24 to count and fold the shirts.

Community Action and Service collects shirts for Haiti

Anna Nowakowski , Staff Writer October 24, 2019
Community Action and Service's first event of the year was a t-shirt drive to help children in Haiti.
Sophomore Kai Sih just outside the SPA tennis courts, where he plays during the spring.

[COMMUNITY SERVICE SPOTLIGHT] Summer instructing heightens Sih’s passion for tennis

Lucia Granja, RubicOnline October 22, 2019
This summer, sophomore Kai Sih coached kids' tennis lessons.
End of a tradition: Julian Duffy reflects on service in Nicaragua

End of a tradition: Julian Duffy reflects on service in Nicaragua

Clara Garner, RubicOnline October 15, 2019
Sophomore Julian Duffy talks about his experience of giving in Nicaragua.
The the Martin Luther King, Jr. memorial in Washington, D.C.

“Transform the jangling discords… into a beautiful symphony of brotherhood.”

Kelby Wittenberg, RubicOnline Editor January 19, 2019
Students should feel obliged to do something to further improve their community on MLK Day.
Seniors Ellie Nowakowski and Annie Bottern organized the We Scare Hunger Event for Halloween

Students collect cans for the community with CAS

Liv Larsen, Interactive Storytelling Team November 2, 2018
On Halloween, members of Community Action and Service participated in a can drive and collected five bags of food.
Mini-Ed: Service must be a priority not an obligation

Mini-Ed: Service must be a priority not an obligation

Lynn Reynolds, Staff Writer February 14, 2018
SPA students should put service at the forefront of their minds.
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