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

  • The next senior speeches will take place on January 18, with speakers Preston Fares and Annie Kristal

The Rubicon

The “Loneliest Generation” and the rise of technological life

The “Loneliest Generation” and the rise of technological life

Kat St. Martin-Norburg, Lucy Sandeen, and Quinn Christensen

December 16, 2018


Filed under FEATURE, IN DEPTH

While loneliness has no specific cause, some wonder if the rise of social media has contributed to our generation’s loneliness.

Hla talks growing up as a second-generation immigrant

Hla talks growing up as a second-generation immigrant

Jasper Green, The Rubicon Editor

March 6, 2018


Filed under IN DEPTH

Junior Justin Hla reflects on his family's values and what it means to be a young second-generation immigrant, particularly in terms of education.

SPA through the eyes of a lifer, legacy, new kid, and younger sibling

SPA through the eyes of a lifer, legacy, new kid, and younger sibling

Chloe Morse and Kat St. Martin-Norburg, The Rubicon Print Editors

May 30, 2017


Filed under IN DEPTH, Uncategorized

How does family history affect students' views of SPA?

Typing proves convenient alternative for some, but not all, types of assignments

Typing proves convenient alternative for some, but not all, types of assignments

Krista Schlinger, The Rubicon Editor

May 8, 2017


Filed under FEATURE, IN DEPTH

Read more about how students balance touch typing and handwriting in and outside of the classroom.

Cursive increasingly serves as an art form as daily use diminshes

Cursive increasingly serves as an art form as daily use diminshes

Jonah Harrison, The Rubicon Editor

May 5, 2017


Filed under FEATURE, IN DEPTH

Students elaborate on their opinions towards cursive.

Goals: Their motivations, development and acheivement

Goals: Their motivations, development and acheivement

Noor Qureishy, Managing Editor

October 2, 2016


Filed under FEATURE, IN DEPTH, TOP STORIES

From intrinsic to extrinsic motivation, students discuss their methods and experiences with goal setting and achievement.

A year in review: Huss Center has set the stage as a heart of academics, arts, and community

A year in review: Huss Center has set the stage as a heart of academics, arts, and community

Stephanie Li, The Rubicon Editor

May 27, 2016


Filed under IN DEPTH, TOP STORIES

The Huss Center has offered plenty to student life, ranging from theater and musical performances to guest speakers to college information sessions.

Seeing Green: Students and faculty strive to decrease school’s adverse impact on Earth

Seeing Green: Students and faculty strive to decrease school’s adverse impact on Earth

Stephanie Li, Arts & Entertainment Editor

May 22, 2016


Filed under FEATURE, IN DEPTH

America's schools spend more than $7.5 billion annually on energy which is more than they spend on textbooks and computers combined. SPA students discuss the role environmentalism plays in the community and what the school should do to be more green.

People for Environmental Protection spreads “green” awareness, practices

People for Environmental Protection spreads “green” awareness, practices

Emily Thissen, Sports Editor

December 18, 2014


Filed under IN DEPTH, TOP STORIES

Climate change, climate change, climate change. Everyone has heard about the negative impact that humans are having on our earth, so the United States, Minnesota, and especially St. Paul Academy and Summit School take those warnings to heart.

Lurking in the lunchroom: students cope with food allergies at SPA

Lurking in the lunchroom: students cope with food allergies at SPA

Amodhya Samarakoon, Opinions Editor

October 7, 2014


Filed under IN DEPTH

Food allergies are ubiquitous and don’t discriminate. People of all ages, genders, and races can experience allergy symptoms ranging from mild stomach aches and faint rashes to severe, life-threatening throat constrictions and anaphylactic shock. Dr. Kari Nadeau, who directs the Stanford Alliance...