• First quarter wraps up: no school Oct. 18-19.
  • Oct. 11 Senior Speeches: Sam Steinhacker, Tommy Stolpestad, Tom Kuriscak, Sam Hanson
  • The Upper School Grand Opening is tomorrow at 6:30 p.m.

The Rubicon

“Save the turtles” and the plastic straw phenomenon

“Save the turtles” and the plastic straw phenomenon

Elizabeth Trevathan, RubicOnline

September 24, 2019

Sure, there are more options than plastic straws, but are they worth it?

Amy Klobuchar 2020: Celebration. Controversy. Confusion.

Amy Klobuchar 2020: Celebration. Controversy. Confusion.

Clara Garner, Staff Writer

May 24, 2019

Amy Klobuchar's announcement to run for president was met with enthusiasm, a little sexism, and brings up the question of values.

[THE THIRD WAY] Goodbye. Here are a few of my wishes for the next few years.

[THE THIRD WAY] Goodbye. Here are a few of my wishes for the next few years.

Kieran Singh, Columnist

May 23, 2019

As The Third Way comes to a close, columnist Kieran Singh looks to 2021.

Recycling? Maybe. Reduce, reuse, rot instead.

Recycling? Maybe. Reduce, reuse, rot instead.

Elizabeth Trevathan, Staff Writer

March 22, 2019

With China's 2018 import ban in effect, reusing and composting -- not recycling -- offer the environmental solution.

[THE THIRD WAY] The Green New Deal

[THE THIRD WAY] The Green New Deal

Kieran Singh, Columnist

February 27, 2019

Columnist Kieran Singh discusses The Green New Deal and its feasibility.

Community evaluates value of science in current world

Community evaluates value of science in current world

Martha Sanchez, RubicOnline Editor

January 26, 2019

Students and teachers evaluate what science means to them.

The Current (Events): Why does Donald Trump hate giraffes?

The Current (Events): Why does Donald Trump hate giraffes?

Jack Benson, Editor in Chief

January 12, 2019

At the G20 meeting, 19 of the 20 world leaders have pledged to fight climate change. We all know who that lone hold out was.

[SPA Thinks] Students respond to climate change report

[SPA Thinks] Students respond to climate change report

Kat St. Martin-Norburg, The Rubicon Editor

December 5, 2018

On Black Friday, Nov. 23, the United States Global Change Research Program released Volume II of the Fourth National Climate Change Assessment. The report was scheduled to be released a month later, and the timing of the release has caused some environmental advocates to question the priorities of the...

California wildfires leave devastation in their wake

California wildfires leave devastation in their wake

Isabel Gisser and Nitya Thakkar

November 29, 2018

After the wildfire's destruction, California communities set off on a path to rebuild.

Environmental forecast predicts increased climate change

Environmental forecast predicts increased climate change

Noah Rice, Staff Writer

June 2, 2017

As President Trump withdraws from the Paris Climate agreement, scientists verify how climate change is real and students validate why to act now.