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The Rubicon

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.

Students march to Capitol

Students march to Capitol

Marlee Baron, Managing Editor

April 23, 2018

“Protect students, not guns” “We are enraged” “Thoughts and prayers are not bulletproof.” These are just some of the messages that were plastered on signs in the Huss Center on Apr. 20 as students gathered to walk to the capitol to rally against gun violence This particular walkout, althou...

While many walk out, some stay in school

While many walk out, some stay in school

Sharee Roman, Photographer

April 21, 2018

  On National Walk Out day, students marched to the Capitol to emphasize the need for increased gun control in response to the recent school shootings. Although plenty of students participated in the walkout, students who did not march remained at school. 9th grader Allison Audette did...

Columbine shooting anniversary inspires student organized walk out

Columbine shooting anniversary inspires student organized walk out

Marlee Baron, Mimi Geller, and Sharee Roman

April 21, 2018

On the anniversary of the Columbine shooting students participated in a nationwide school walkout to protest for stricter gun control.

Walk out: school safety, gun control, and grief

Walk out: school safety, gun control, and grief

Noah Raaum, Videographer

March 7, 2018

Dozens of students participated in the Saint Paul high school walkout to protest gun control and school safety.

Violence touches everyone; everyone must respond

Violence touches everyone; everyone must respond

Nitya Thakkar, Rubiconline Editor

March 7, 2018

The Parkland shooting prompted activism; we can't let it dissipate.

Social Media becomes the platform for change

Annie Bottern, RubicOnline Editor

February 20, 2018

In the aftermath of Feb. 14, students extend condolences to the Marjory Stoneman Douglas community and plan for action.

Mourning not the time for politics

Mourning not the time for politics

Webster Lehmann, Creative Design Manager

October 7, 2017

Gun violence is obviously a large problem in the U.S., but this is a time to find unity, process trauma and feel grief, not change policies.

Obama’s simple gun law grasps control of an unwieldy debate

Obama’s simple gun law grasps control of an unwieldy debate

Lucas Johnson, Sports Editor

February 5, 2016

The simplicity of the executive action limiting gun ownership allows the gun control discussion to progress, and the government to address other equally important issues.

San Bernardino shootings reemphasize discussions on gun control

San Bernardino shootings reemphasize discussions on gun control

Clare Tipler, Sports Editor

December 9, 2015

The shootings happened on Dec. 2 during a Christmas party and was the most deadly shooting since Sandy Hook in 2012.

Umpqua shooting raises questions about gun control

Umpqua shooting raises questions about gun control

Mari Knudson, Cover Story Editor

October 14, 2015

Student Political Union examines gun control and encourages the broader community to reflect as well.

Opinion: United States Senate should not have refused to pass gun control reforms

Opinion: United States Senate should not have refused to pass gun control reforms

Nick Cohen, Columnist

May 9, 2013

The Senate recently put down all gun control reforms proposed by President Obama, including the Manchin-Toomey background check amendment. Despite the devastating attacks that have been issued all throughout the country this past year, the Senate denied to reform legislation to help prevent future trage...