• 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

[THE THIRD WAY] On Kavanaugh

[THE THIRD WAY] On Kavanaugh

Kieran Singh, Columnist

October 3, 2018


Filed under COLUMNS, OPINION

In this column post Kieran Singh explores reasons, other than alleged sexual assault, why Kavanaugh is unfit for the US Supreme Court.

Civic duties must be accessible to students

Civic duties must be accessible to students

Lucy Sandeen, The Rubicon Editor

October 1, 2018


Filed under OPINION

An effective democracy relies on its citizens’ civic participation, especially that of its young population. Voter participation primarily relies on registration rates. On Aug. 8, the St. Paul City Council confirmed 5-1 an ordinance that requires landlords to supply information to their tenants about how to register to vote at the time of lease signing or occupancy.

[STAFF EDITORIAL] Schilling Center guidelines lack clarity

[STAFF EDITORIAL] Schilling Center guidelines lack clarity

The Rubicon Staff

September 30, 2018


Filed under EDITORIAL, OPINION, Uncategorized

SMART Board use with align with expectations when guidelines are clear.

If rooftop garden isn’t feasible, other green options are

If rooftop garden isn’t feasible, other green options are

Sharee Roman, The Rubicon Staff

September 28, 2018


Filed under OPINION

The Schilling Center has a beautiful roof space that is currently unused. A garden on top would be an improvement.

Semi-formal or forever casual? Homecoming dance dress requires a conclusion

Semi-formal or forever casual? Homecoming dance dress requires a conclusion

Meagan Massie, The Rubicon Editor

September 27, 2018


Filed under OPINION

The homecoming dance has always wavered on casual or formal. Will it stay forever casual?

Cosby sentencing sends strong message of accountability

Cosby sentencing sends strong message of accountability

Ellie Nowakowski, Rubicon TV Producer

September 27, 2018


Filed under OPINION

60 allegations and found guilty on three accounts, once beloved actor Bill Cosby has been sentenced to 3-10 years in state prison without bail. The ruling seems completely inadequate for Cosby's offences, both proven and not.

Trump’s threats to ban protests contradicts fundamental rights

Trump’s threats to ban protests contradicts fundamental rights

Rylan Hefner, Interactive Storytelling Team

September 26, 2018


Filed under OPINION

The mere fact that our president could be threatening to take the right to protest away is a terrifying concept and one that Americans need to take action to defend.

Two Sides, One Issue: The straw debate

Two Sides, One Issue: The straw debate

Julia Baron, The Rubicon Editor

September 21, 2018


Filed under OPINION

Plastic straws have sparked much controversy in recent months because of the amount of waste that they are bring into the environment especially the ocean. Many brands and even some cities have decided to ban plastic straws: Seattle is currently the largest city that has banned plastic straws and co...

[STAFF EDITORIAL] Big words mask true meaning

[STAFF EDITORIAL] Big words mask true meaning

RubicOnline Staff

September 21, 2018


Filed under EDITORIAL, OPINION

In the classroom, jargon is a way of skirting around uncomfortable topics such as race or gender. Resorting to euphemistic and vague words to discuss, for example, slavery and the American Civil War, is appealing, but harmful to objective learning.

The Schilling Center walls are a blank canvas

The Schilling Center walls are a blank canvas

Rylan Hefner, Interactive Storytelling Team

September 21, 2018


Filed under OPINION

The majority of the school is filled with art, club notice boards, and other student media, which give the spaces personality, and we now have the privilege to give Schilling some personality  as well.

Reuse textbooks, save money

Reuse textbooks, save money

Nitya Thakkar, Aureus EIC

September 16, 2018


Filed under OPINION

With the rise of textbook prices and the number of books each student must buy, creative solutions to re-use books are needed.

2 Sides, 1 Issue: Do students need lockers?

2 Sides, 1 Issue: Do students need lockers?

Tristan Hitchens-Brookens and Kelby Wittenberg

September 14, 2018


Filed under OPINION

In this 2 Sides, 1 Issue story, editors debate the necessity of student lockers throughout the school.