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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.

What you wear: Elsaesser reflects on the culture surrounding basketball shoes

What you wear: Elsaesser reflects on the culture surrounding basketball shoes

Stephanie Li, The Rubicon Editor

October 27, 2016

This is part 3 of a three-part story on athletes and their footwear.

What you wear: Qureishy breaks away from popular sports brands

Sophomore Husaam Qureishy said that he stays away from trendy brands of soccer cleats.  He recently came across an Italian brand, Pantofola D’Oro, that makes leather cleats that are “good-looking and non-flashy,” Qureishy said.

Stephanie Li, The Rubicon Editor

October 26, 2016

This is part 2 of a three-part story on athletes and their footwear.

What you wear: Hoppe discusses unique nature of dance shoes

Ninth grader Ellie Hoppe and the dance team have to wear specific shoes in competition or the team gets docked points. “Our shoes let us point our feet to avoid straining or tearing muscles and also they let us spin with enough traction that we don't fall over but not too much so we can't spin,” Hoppe said.

Stephanie Li, The Rubicon Editor

October 25, 2016

This is part 1 in a three-part series about athletes and their footwear.

Students dare to wear white converse in slushy spring

Senior Ellie Klein sports white converse. “I was in New York and I saw a lot of people wearing platform sneakers. White looked good,” she said.

Boraan Abdulkarim, Cover Story Editor

April 10, 2014

A daring choice to make with muddy slush to avoid when outdoors, some SPA students wear trendy snow-white converse shoes as made popular by celebrities the likes of actresses Kristen Stewart and Sarah Jessica Parker. While the the color choice is an audacious one for the weather, this new twist on classic...