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

  • The winter student art reception will take place this Friday, January 11, from 3-4:30 PM

  • The first part of senior retreat will take place on Friday, January 11, from 8:00-11:25 AM

The Rubicon

[STAFF EDITORIAL] SPA needs to create a clearer, more detailed sexual assault policy

[STAFF EDITORIAL] SPA needs to create a clearer, more detailed sexual assault policy

The Rubicon Staff

October 28, 2018


Filed under EDITORIAL, OPINION

To ensure that students understand affirmative consent beginning at a young age, this new policy must span kindergarten through twelfth grade, laying an expectation of consent and building a culture set to dismantle rape culture from the moment students enter our community.

2 Side, 1 Issues: The merits of memorization

2 Side, 1 Issues: The merits of memorization

October 26, 2018


Filed under OPINION

Is memorization a productive form of learning, or an unfair expectation of students?

Take initiative: attend college visits

Take initiative: attend college visits

Melissa Nie, RubicOnline Editor

October 24, 2018


Filed under OPINION

There is more to the search for colleges than admissions websites. So many representatives come here, so make time to talk to them.

[STAFF EDITORIAL] Easy changes promote more current events conversation

[STAFF EDITORIAL] Easy changes promote more current events conversation

RubicOnline Staff

October 17, 2018


Filed under EDITORIAL, OPINION

It only makes sense that if the community wants more conversation about current events, it would start with utilizing spaces dedicated to student socializing.

Financial assistance should extend to certain sports equipment

Financial assistance should extend to certain sports equipment

Kelby Wittenberg, RubicOnline Editor

October 17, 2018


Filed under OPINION

Students that receive financial assistance should also be entitled to sports gear bought through the school.

SPA THINKS: Is a hot dog a sandwich?

SPA THINKS: Is a hot dog a sandwich?

Kelby Wittenberg, RubicOnline Editor

October 16, 2018


Filed under OPINION

Students were asked if they thought hot dogs were sandwiches in response to Tuesday's blue sheet question.

[THE THIRD WAY] Third district profile

[THE THIRD WAY] Third district profile

Kieran Singh, Columnist

October 16, 2018


Filed under COLUMNS, OPINION

Columnist Kieran Singh shares his knowledge of the third district candidates and his work with Dean Phillips.

Affinity group language in handbook needs revisiting

Affinity group language in handbook needs revisiting

Mimi Geller, Director of RubicOnline

October 13, 2018


Filed under OPINION

The new section in the SPA handbook shines light on affinity groups. However, the language describing what an affinity group should do is unclear.

The Current (Events): Lawn signs offer more than decoration

The Current (Events): Lawn signs offer more than decoration

Jack Benson, Editor in Chief

October 12, 2018


Filed under COLUMNS, OPINION

Bike through the Twin Cities and you'll see front lawns littered with community struggles and personal values.

[OVERTIME] Increase school spirit by being a sports fan

[OVERTIME] Increase school spirit by being a sports fan

Andrew Johnson, The Rubicon Editor

October 8, 2018


Filed under COLUMNS, SPORTS

It only takes one person to start changing the culture, and there is no better time than now.

[SPA Thinks] Students respond to Kavanaugh accusations and hearing

[SPA Thinks] Students respond to Kavanaugh accusations and hearing

Kat St. Martin-Norburg, The Rubicon Editor

October 5, 2018


Filed under OPINION

With the FBI investigation wrapping up and a scheduled vote, students share opinions on the possibility of a Kavanaugh appointment.

SmartBoard restriction reflects lack of trust in student body

SmartBoard restriction reflects lack of trust in student body

Bobby Verhey, RubicOnline Editor

October 4, 2018


Filed under OPINION

After having many features taken away, the smartboards in the Schilling Center have become glorified whiteboards.