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Lower tuition, increase diversity

Lower tuition, increase diversity

Adrienne Gaylord, Staff Writer

March 18, 2019


Filed under OPINION

If you are reading this it’s very likely you go to Saint Paul Academy and Summit School.  If you go to Saint Paul Academy and Summit School it’s very likely you are a student, and if you’re a student at SPA your base tuition this year was $30,030. If we lowered that outrageously high number a...

[STAFF EDITORIAL] Blackface will always be an act of racism

[STAFF EDITORIAL] Blackface will always be an act of racism

RubicOnline Staff

February 9, 2019


Filed under EDITORIAL, OPINION, TOP STORIES

After numerous blackface cases, we must condemn and call attention to racist behavior.

[BOOK REVIEW] Michelle Obama opens up about hardships she faces in Becoming

[BOOK REVIEW] Michelle Obama opens up about hardships she faces in Becoming

Meagan Massie, Feature editor

December 17, 2018


Filed under ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT, REVIEWS

Michelle Obama shares her hardships and love to her husband, Barack Obama, in her biography "Becoming."

Students attend Student Diversity Leadership Conference

Students attend Student Diversity Leadership Conference

Annika Rock, The Rubicon Editor

December 12, 2018


Filed under NEWS

Six students attended the Student Diversity Leadership conference in Nashville, Tennessee.

Despite apparent progress, Hollywood still has diversity gaps

Despite apparent progress, Hollywood still has diversity gaps

Isabel Saavedra-Weis, RubicOnline Editor

September 11, 2018


Filed under ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT

Movies with exciting and new representation are headlining the entertainment industry. These breakthroughs should be celebrated, but not upheld as the best Hollywood can do.

Minority representation topic of MLK assembly panel

Minority representation topic of MLK assembly panel

Ellie Findell, Production Manager

January 9, 2018


Filed under NEWS

The annual MLK day Jan. 11 brings four speakers invited to discuss minority representation in the Twin Cities.

Grammy nominations represent diversity

Grammy nominations represent diversity

Breandan Gibbons, Rubicon TV: Executive Producer

December 11, 2017


Filed under ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT

The grammy nominations for 2018 finally represent changing taste and diversity in music.

Redefine diversity: school climate fosters inclusivity

Redefine diversity: school climate fosters inclusivity

Kat St. Martin-Norburg, The Rubicon Editor

June 6, 2017


Filed under OPINION

At SPA, students of all different backgrounds actually get to know each other.

Journey of the immigrant ban: where it began and where it is now

Journey of the immigrant ban: where it began and where it is now

Noor Qureishy, Managing Editor

March 10, 2017


Filed under FEATURE, TOP STORIES

The controversy over who can and cannot travel to the U.S. sparks protest and debate.

Dye prepares students for a multicultural world

Dye prepares students for a multicultural world

Jenny Sogin, The Rubicon Editor

December 16, 2016


Filed under FEATURE

Dean of Diversity Karen Dye works to prepare SPA students for a very diverse and multicultural world.

February Diversity Forum Series training focuses on conversations about presidential election

February Diversity Forum Series training focuses on conversations about presidential election

Noor Qureishy, Managing Editor

December 6, 2016


Filed under NEWS, TOP STORIES

Upper School Diversity Dean Karen Dye has focused this year's faculty Diversity Forum Series on having difficult conversations with students around the election.

Looking forward to the Student Diversity Leadership Conference, teachers and students travel to Atlanta

Looking forward to the Student Diversity Leadership Conference, teachers and students travel to Atlanta

Clare Tipler, Online Production Manager

December 6, 2016


Filed under NEWS

Students and teacher chaperones look forward to attending the SDLC in Atlanta, Georgia Dec. 8-10.