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Why the Opinion Board matters

Why the Opinion Board matters

Will Rinkoff, Staff Writer

March 11, 2019


Filed under OPINION

There are plenty of reasons to keep it, and I mean besides just freedom of speech.

New library fee policy ensures greater accessibility

New library fee policy ensures greater accessibility

Lucy Sandeen, The Rubicon Editor

February 21, 2019


Filed under OPINION

An overhaul of Saint Paul Public Libary’s late fines makes access to reading materials easier and more fiscally responsible. St. Paul Mayor Melvin Carter first proposed an overhaul of the Saint Paul Public Library’s fee system in Aug. 2018, wiping the slate clean for 51,000 library card holders whose access to books were blocked because of overdue book fees and making those same fees more ...

[OVERTIME] Never underestimate bench players

[OVERTIME] Never underestimate bench players

Andrew Johnson, The Rubicon Editor

November 19, 2018


Filed under SPORTS

As athletes, we need to do a better job making sure every player on a team knows their worth.

Opinion Board up and running, but students can not forget the requirements

Opinion Board up and running, but students can not forget the requirements

Tana Ososki, Writer

November 15, 2018


Filed under OPINION

Now that the opinion board is up and running the student body needs a reminder of how to use it respectfully. First off what is the opinion board? The board that is run by the Upper School Council. It’s intent is for students to use it and write down there opinions about concerns or ideas that t...

Stop worrying about college; start doing things you love

Stop worrying about college; start doing things you love

Jenny Sogin, The Rubicon Editor

April 20, 2018


Filed under OPINION

Take electives and extracurriculars that truly interest you and not just to add them to a college application.

People need to walk the walk and not just talk

People need to walk the walk and not just talk

Ellie Findell, Production Manager

January 11, 2018


Filed under OPINION

People must follow through with actions after their words. If not, nothing will ever get done and no real change can be made.

Mourning not the time for politics

Mourning not the time for politics

Webster Lehmann, Creative Design Manager

October 7, 2017


Filed under OPINION

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.

Students shouldn’t let stereotypes affect their decision to attend clubs

Students shouldn’t let stereotypes affect their decision to attend clubs

Sharee Roman, Photographer

September 27, 2017


Filed under CARTOONS, OPINION, TOP STORIES

While affinity groups function as a safe space for a specific group of people, alliances are open to everybody.

STAFF EDITORIAL: Turn hopes into action with community service opportunity

STAFF EDITORIAL: Turn hopes into action with community service opportunity

RubicOnline, Editorial

September 20, 2017


Filed under EDITORIAL, OPINION, TOP STORIES

With time and funding allocated, it's time for clubs and students to be creative as community service becomes part of the school schedule.

Sharee Roman, Photographer

May 24, 2017


Filed under Uncategorized

In 2017, according to Statistic Brain, 23% of all public and private schools had a uniform policy. Although uniforms may diminish economic and social barriers between students and increase a sense of belonging and school pride, schools should allow students to wear their choice of attire. Research h...

STAFF EDITORIAL: Don’t forget that AP testing is a choice

STAFF EDITORIAL: Don’t forget that AP testing is a choice

The RubicOnline Staff

May 11, 2017


Filed under EDITORIAL, OPINION

SPA students take more than the national average of APs, but that doesn't mean everyone should.

Narrative comments paramount for student improvement

Narrative comments paramount for student improvement

Clare Tipler, Online Production Manager

January 12, 2017


Filed under OPINION

Students receive narrative comments from each teacher following the first semester of each year, to go along with the report card.