The Rubicon

Iya Abdulkarim
Senior Iya Abdulkarim is a driven writer, photographer, designer, and The Rubicon's Editor-in-Chief. Over the past four years, an interest in storytelling drove her down the path of journalism and thereafter blossomed into an appreciation for publication. Previously, she has served on The Rubicon as a staff writer, Feature Editor, and In-Depth Editor. After 3:00 PM, she can be found taking portraits of friends in parks, conversing in a coffee shops, or scribbling spontaneous poems. She is a member of the Girls' Basketball Team, the Senior Class Leadership Council, and the Science Olympiad club. Additionally, she serves as President of the Muslim Student Alliance at SPA. She anticipates a year full of laughter, learning, and accomplishment with The Rubicon staff. She can be reached at rubicon.spa@gmail.com.

Iya Abdulkarim, Editor-in-Chief

Apr 16, 2018
Voting outreach specialist encourages and informs seniors (Story/Media)
Mar 06, 2018
Illness epidemic hits classrooms (Story)
Jan 29, 2018
One Act performances spotlight senior directors, MSHSL show (Story)
Dec 15, 2017
If faced with failure, fight temptations and find motivation (Story/Media)
Nov 22, 2017
[FOOD REVIEW] Spyhouse Coffee shop serves St. Paul community (Story/Media)
Oct 30, 2017
Exclusive interview: MN legislator Ilhan Omar (Media)
Oct 22, 2017
Super Bowl construction creates conflict for commutes (Media)
Oct 11, 2017
Roberts calls for respectful and receptive conversations (Story)
Jan 25, 2017
Senior Speech Illustrations: Week 15 (Story/Media)
Mar 07, 2017
Senior Speech Illustrations: Week 24 (Story/Media)
Feb 28, 2017
Senior Speech Illustrations: Week 23 (Story/Media)
Apr 21, 2017
Senior Speech Illustrations: Week 29 (Story)
Feb 26, 2017
Senior Speech Illustrations: Week 22 (Story/Media)
Apr 15, 2017
Senior Speech Illustrations: Week 28 (Story)
Apr 08, 2017
Senior Speech Illustrations: Week 27 (Story)
Apr 03, 2017
Senior Speech Illustrations: Week 26 (Story)
Mar 12, 2017
Senior Speech Illustrations: Week 25 (Story)
Feb 12, 2017
Senior Speech Illustrations: Week 20 (Story/Media)
Jan 30, 2017
Senior Speech Illustrations: Week 16 (Story/Media)
Dec 16, 2016
Senior Speech Illustrations: Week 13 (Story/Media)
Nov 30, 2016
Senior Speech Illustrations: Week 12 (Story/Media)
Feb 16, 2017
Senior Speech Illustrations: Week 21 (Story)
Feb 09, 2017
Senior Speech Illustrations: Week 19 (Story)
Feb 07, 2017
Early Decision lifts weight of college off seniors’ shoulders (Story)
Feb 04, 2017
Senior Speech Illustrations: Week 18 (Story)
Jan 26, 2017
Q&A with Tim who runs the Instagram “pi” meme page (Story)
Jan 20, 2017
Senior Speech Illustrations: Week 14 (Story)
Jan 25, 2017
Putting the me in memes: Students share experiences with memes (Media)
Nov 29, 2016
Senior Speech Illustrations: Week 11 (Story/Media)
Nov 21, 2016
Senior Speech Illustrations: Week 10 (Story/Media)
Nov 17, 2016
Senior Speech Illustrations: Week 9 (Story/Media)
Dec 15, 2016
Sharing genes and jeans (Story)
Dec 08, 2016
Students share their literary influences (Media)
Nov 11, 2016
Senior Speech Illustrations: Week 8 (Story/Media)
Nov 11, 2016
Senior Speech Illustrations: Week 7 (Story/Media)
Oct 28, 2016
Senior Speech Illustrations: Week 6 (Story/Media)
Oct 19, 2016
Senior Speech Illustrations: Week 5 (Story/Media)
Oct 14, 2016
Senior Speech Illustrations: Week 4 (Story/Media)
Oct 06, 2016
Senior Speech Illustrations: Week 3 (Story/Media)
Sep 30, 2016
Governor’s Mansion vigils define much of summer (Story)
Sep 26, 2016
Senior Speech Illustrations: Week 2 (Story/Media)
Sep 15, 2016
Senior Speech Illustrations: Week 1 (Story/Media)
Jun 04, 2016
Hoven returns to biking during recovery (Story)
May 27, 2016
A year in review: Huss Center has set the stage as a heart of academics, arts, and community (Media)
May 15, 2016
What does diversity look like in the TC and SPA communities? (Story/Media)
Apr 28, 2016
“New Work” features Brooks photography and Paulus paintings (Story/Media)
Mar 12, 2016
Captain’s practices spring into action (Story)
Feb 15, 2016
Playing cards packed with strategy and repartee (Story/Media)
Feb 14, 2016
Science Alliance club competes in Science Bowl, qualifies for State in Science Olympiad (Story)
Jan 22, 2016
Beginning Sculpture sticks to its task, creates temporary tape statues (Media)
Dec 28, 2015
Black Lives Matter protests mark end of 2015 (Story)
Dec 16, 2015
Beyond black belts and boxing; martial arts today (Story)
Dec 13, 2015
Students for Social Justice organizes Winter Clothing Drive (Story/Media)
Nov 22, 2015
Community Service Spotlight: Sirek and Hart volunteer at Conway Recreation Center (Media)
Nov 22, 2015
P.L.A.Y. student group hosts dodge ball tournament amidst long week (Story/Media)
Dec 30, 2015
Web Lehmann expresses creativity through art (Media)
Oct 31, 2015
Halloween in the halls: Students and clubs prepare for celebration (Story/Media)
Oct 08, 2015
Young Conservatives Club created to facilitate exploration of conservative policy (Story)
Sep 30, 2015
What’s your learning style? (Story/Media)
Sep 14, 2015
Cari Jo Anderson builds new physical education programs (Media)
May 28, 2015
Music helps retain learning, but only with the right study playlist (Story/Media)
May 27, 2015
Quixotic Coffee offers caffeinated concoctions and study space (Story/Media)
May 05, 2015
The new TargetExpress will hurt local businesses (Story)
Apr 13, 2015
Bibbitty, boppitty, box office (Story)
Dec 05, 2014
Students disappointed with We Day event (Media)