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[REVIEW] The hype behind the top apps

[REVIEW] The hype behind the top apps

Bobby Verhey, RubicOnline Editor

October 23, 2018


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As highly rated apps on the Apple App Store, the top five free games are obsessively played by many. But, do they truly deserve their ranking on the charts?

[MUSIC REVIEW] Gunna and Lil Baby dominate October music with Drip Harder

[MUSIC REVIEW] Gunna and Lil Baby dominate October music with Drip Harder

Michael Forsgren, Arts Critic

October 17, 2018


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Gunna and Lil Baby's first collab album serves as a testament to the duo's ability on a track together.

A Spy in the Desert is a weird and wonderful night to remember

A Spy in the Desert is a weird and wonderful night to remember

Rylan Hefner, Interactive Storytelling Team

October 11, 2018


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A live tour of the science fiction podcast Welcome to the Night Vale appeals to science fiction fans.

[TECH TRENDS] Instagram pulls Snapchat users with similar features

[TECH TRENDS] Instagram pulls Snapchat users with similar features

Emma Sampson, RubicOnline Editor

October 7, 2018


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The quick add concept, a well known Snapchat feature, has now been uploaded to the top bar of Instagram profiles.

[MOVIE REVIEW] The House with a Clock in its Walls turns an underwhelming children’s book into an entertaining film

[MOVIE REVIEW] The House with a Clock in its Walls turns an underwhelming children’s book into an entertaining film

Rylan Hefner, Interactive Storytelling Team

October 5, 2018


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Family-friendly movie "The House with a Clock in its Walls" tells a brilliant story, contrary to the original novel, published in 1973, which is nowhere near as entertaining.

Rose Street Patisserie hosts decadence in new location

Rose Street Patisserie hosts decadence in new location

Jenny Ries, The Rubicon Editor

October 1, 2018


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The Rose Street Patisserie located on Snelling Avenue in St. Paul caters to any food type students are looking for.

[ALBUM REVIEW] iridescence by BROCKHAMPTON

[ALBUM REVIEW] iridescence by BROCKHAMPTON

Liv Larsen, Interactive Storytelling Team

September 25, 2018


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BROCKHAMPTON's fifth album proves they are still capable of making good music despite losing core member Ameer Vann.

[MOVIE REVIEW] The Children Act is a moving film and faithful adaptation

[MOVIE REVIEW] The Children Act is a moving film and faithful adaptation

Rylan Hefner, Interactive Storytelling Team

September 20, 2018


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The Children Act, first published in 2014, is a heart-wrenching story of a judge determining the fate of a young patient refusing to get the life-saving treatment he needs based on his religious views, while also struggling with a marriage in crisis. The film of the same name, which was released on Amazon Prime on Friday, September 14, is equally beautiful and touching in its own way.

[ALBUM REVIEW] Mendes makes album of the summer

[ALBUM REVIEW] Mendes makes album of the summer

Bobby Verhey, Staff Writer

May 31, 2018


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With a third album, Shawn Mendes's style does not differ from that of his previous album, but he does not disappoint.

[TV REVIEW] HBO’s Barry is a hit

[TV REVIEW] HBO’s Barry is a hit

Rylan Hefner, Staff Writer

May 15, 2018


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Barry on HBO is a comedic take on the story of a hit-man who takes up acting and attempts to distance himself from his old life.

[BOOK REVIEW] Things That Make White People Uncomfortable

[BOOK REVIEW] Things That Make White People Uncomfortable

Breandan Gibbons, The Rubicon TV: Executive Producer

May 3, 2018


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In his book, Things That Make White People Uncomfortable, Philadelphia Eagles defensive end Michael Bennett challenges fears and tries to start a conversation for change.

[ALBUM REVIEW] The Weeknd utilizes all his artistic talents to perfect “My Dear Melancholy,”

[ALBUM REVIEW] The Weeknd utilizes all his artistic talents to perfect “My Dear Melancholy,”

Michael Forsgren, Social Media Manager

April 11, 2018


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The popular Canadian artist, The Weeknd, has released another chart topper. This time he focuses on emotion rather stardom.