• Senior speeches this week: Ben Carlsson, Michael Forsgren and Kaia Larsen

  • The US Winter One Acts will take place on Jan. 25 at 7 p.m. in Huss.

  • Assembly honoring MLK to take place in the Huss center on Jan. 24

The Rubicon

[TV REVIEW] Bandernsatch experiments with new storytelling forms

[TV REVIEW] Bandernsatch experiments with new storytelling forms

Michael Forsgren, Arts Critic

January 12, 2019


Filed under ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT, REVIEWS

Set in the early 1980’s, a time of huge development in video games, Bandersnatch tells the tale of a computer programmer, Stefan, delving into the creation of the perfect game. Only, the perfect game consists of deception, multiple realities, and real life murder.

[BOOK REVIEW] Michelle Obama opens up about hardships she faces in Becoming

[BOOK REVIEW] Michelle Obama opens up about hardships she faces in Becoming

Meagan Massie, Feature editor

December 17, 2018


Filed under ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT, REVIEWS

Michelle Obama shares her hardships and love to her husband, Barack Obama, in her biography "Becoming."

The Nutcracker travels to Wonderland

The Nutcracker travels to Wonderland

Lynn Reynolds, RubicOnline Editor

December 15, 2018


Filed under ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT, REVIEWS, TOP STORIES

On Dec. 14, Ballet Co.Laboratory, a new ballet company, had its opening showing of /Nutcracker in Wonderland/ at St. Paul Academy and Summit School.

All Square promotes forgiveness while serving up grilled cheese

All Square promotes forgiveness while serving up grilled cheese

Kelby Wittenberg, RubicOnline Editor

December 13, 2018


Filed under ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT, REVIEWS

All Square serves exceptional grilled cheese cooked up by former convicts, in an attempt to give people with criminal history a second chance.

Lively Travis Scott concert leaves fans wanting more

Lively Travis Scott concert leaves fans wanting more

Annie Bottern, RubicOnline Editor

December 11, 2018


Filed under ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT, REVIEWS

Grammy nominee Travis Scott performed for a sold-out show Dec. 8 in Minneapolis' Target Center.

[TRACK BREAKDOWN] The 1975’s new album: a modern masterpiece

[TRACK BREAKDOWN] The 1975’s new album: a modern masterpiece

Liv Larsen, Interactive Storytelling Team

December 10, 2018


Filed under ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT, REVIEWS

Two years after their sophomore album, I like it when you sleep for you are so beautiful yet so unaware of it, The 1975 have released a new album titled A Brief Inquiry Into Online Relationships.

[FILM REVIEW] Boy Erased is important, relevant, and beautiful

[FILM REVIEW] Boy Erased is important, relevant, and beautiful

Rylan Hefner, Interactive Storytelling Team

December 7, 2018


Filed under ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT, REVIEWS

If you are ready for an emotional and tough-to-get-through film, by all means see this movie. It is important, relevant, and beautiful.

[ADAPTATIONS] The Grinch is a heartwarming film, but offers nothing new

[ADAPTATIONS] The Grinch is a heartwarming film, but offers nothing new

Rylan Hefner, Interactive Storytelling Team

December 5, 2018


Filed under ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT, REVIEWS

Overall, the film is quite well done, although somewhat unnecessary. However, it is a fun, heartwarming, and well-made film that would be a fun outing for the whole family.

Hype Man hypes up American Literature class

Hype Man hypes up American Literature class

Lynn Reynolds, RubicOnline Editor

December 1, 2018


Filed under ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT, REVIEWS

"Hype Man," a play the sophomore English class saw on Nov. 29 and written by playwright Idris Goodwin and directed by Director Shawn LaCount looks at hip-hop through the lens of age, race, and police brutality.

[GAME REVIEW] Pokemon Go(es) modern

[GAME REVIEW] Pokemon Go(es) modern

Koji Gutzmann, RubicOnline Editor

November 28, 2018


Filed under ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT, REVIEWS

Read this review by RubicOnline Editor Koji Gutzmann, a Pokemon fanatic, about the newly released Pokemon Let's Go game.

[ADAPTATIONS] The Hate U Give is a heartbreaking novel and an equally emotional film

[ADAPTATIONS] The Hate U Give is a heartbreaking novel and an equally emotional film

Rylan Hefner, Interactive Storytelling Team

November 5, 2018


Filed under ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT, REVIEWS

Whether you read the novel or watch the film, The Hate U Give is a heartbreaking and emotionally relevant story that will be completely worth your time.

[REVIEW] The hype behind the top apps

[REVIEW] The hype behind the top apps

Bobby Verhey, RubicOnline Editor

October 23, 2018


Filed under ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT, REVIEWS

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?