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[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


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"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


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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


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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.

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

[ADAPTATIONS] 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


Filed under ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT, REVIEWS

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.

Grande empowers women with new music

Meagan Massie, Feature Editor

September 27, 2018


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She is an icon for women all over the world. “Sweetener” is a prime example for how she carries herself and gives inspiration to her fans because of the intimacy and relatability of the lyrics.