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Get active: join Weightlifting Club

Get active: join Weightlifting Club

Charlie Keillor, Staff Writer

April 3, 2019


Filed under OPINION

It may be the last quarter of the year, but there's nothing that says you can't join a new club and get fit for summer.

Snow days: a time to relax and unwind

Snow days: a time to relax and unwind

Tessah Green, Staff Writer

March 11, 2019


Filed under OPINION

Snow days are a welcomed mental break.

MN joins 15 other states in lawsuit against Trump administration

MN joins 15 other states in lawsuit against Trump administration

Tristan Hitchens-Brookins, RubicOnline Editor

February 23, 2019


Filed under NEWS

Minnesota and 15 other states are suing the Trump administration for the proposed plan of building a southern border wall using government funds.

Minnesota could be the next state to legalize weed

Minnesota could be the next state to legalize weed

Isabel Saavedra-Weis, RubicOnline Editor

January 23, 2019


Filed under NEWS

With growing support for pro-marijuana parties, legalized weed could be on Minnesota's horizon.

INFOGRAPHIC: Students predict the midterm elections

INFOGRAPHIC: Students predict the midterm elections

Maren Ostrem, The Rubicon Editor

October 27, 2018


Filed under NEWS

Students were given the opportunity to predict the outcome of midterm elections. Here are the results.

Larsen’s passion for local politics renewed by MN page program

Larsen’s passion for local politics renewed by MN page program

Ellie Nowakowski, Rubicon TV Producer

May 30, 2018


Filed under FEATURE

The application process was long but the experience was more than worth it.

Sex trafficking diligence a must in Minnesota

Sex trafficking diligence a must in Minnesota

Quinn Christensen, The Rubicon Editor

February 3, 2018


Filed under OPINION

The Super Bowl may bring increased awareness, but this is always a concern.

Rucker spices up fall tradition with homemade cider

Rucker spices up fall tradition with homemade cider

Sharee Roman, Photographer

October 19, 2017


Filed under FEATURE

Senior Sabrina Rucker and her family go apple picking annually, but this season, they experimented with home brewed cider--and discovered the perfect recipe.

INFOGRAPHIC: What makes Minnesota happy

INFOGRAPHIC: What makes Minnesota happy

Ellie Nowakowski, Illustrations/Infographics

October 1, 2017


Filed under FEATURE

Minnesota was named the happiest state by a national WalletHub survey. Read this infographic to learn what brings SPA students joy.

REVIEW: Thrilling novel set in Minnesota breaks stale ‘murder mystery’ mold

REVIEW: Thrilling novel set in Minnesota breaks stale ‘murder mystery’ mold

Clare Tipler, Online Production Manager

January 9, 2017


Filed under ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT, REVIEWS

Mindy Mejia's compelling new novel, "Everything You Want Me To Be," was a page-turning thriller.

REVIEW: Orphan Train takes viewers on a search for family

REVIEW: Orphan Train takes viewers on a search for family

Ellie Nowakowski, The Rubicon Editor

December 10, 2016


Filed under ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT, REVIEWS

Although the musical style sometimes detracted from the genre, the play is inspiring.

Northern Cities Vowel Shift; is it affecting Minnesotan accents?

Northern Cities Vowel Shift; is it affecting Minnesotan accents?

Netta Kaplan, Managing Editor

December 27, 2014


Filed under FEATURE, TOP STORIES

Ask someone from Cleveland what they think they talk like, and they might tell you, “I don’t thenk I hee-av an ee-accent.” Ask someone from Syracuse, Chicago, or Madison the same question and you might get the same response. Obviously, they do have an accent, but it goes past just being a simple regionalism. It’s part of another well-established linguistic phenomenon, called the Northern Cities Vowel Shift.