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[TV REVIEW] You portrays toxic relationships in the digital age

[TV REVIEW] You portrays toxic relationships in the digital age

Lizzie Kristal, The Rubicon Editor

March 15, 2019


Filed under ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT, REVIEWS

The TV series, You, gained popularity on Netflix and depicts the dangers of public social media.

[MOVIE REVIEW] Captain Marvel soars

[MOVIE REVIEW] Captain Marvel soars

Isabel Gisser, Production Manager

March 11, 2019


Filed under ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT, REVIEWS

The latest addition to the MCU promotes female empowerment despite a lackluster plot.

[MOVIE REVIEW] Shyamalan falls short once again with Glass

[MOVIE REVIEW] Shyamalan falls short once again with Glass

Koji Gutzmann, RubicOnline Editor

February 7, 2019


Filed under ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT

M. Night Shyamalan’s newest movie "Glass" falls short of expectations.

All Square promotes forgiveness while serving up grilled cheese

All Square promotes forgiveness while serving up grilled cheese

Kelby Wittenberg, RubicOnline Editor

December 13, 2018


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All Square serves exceptional grilled cheese cooked up by former convicts, in an attempt to give people with criminal history a second chance.

[MOVIE REVIEW] Fantastic Beasts sequel not as magical as the original

[MOVIE REVIEW] Fantastic Beasts sequel not as magical as the original

Isabel Gisser, Production Manager

November 19, 2018


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J.K. Rowling's newest installment to the Wizarding World is overrun by plot problems.

[MOVIE REVIEW] Gaga and Cooper shine in most recent remake of A Star Is Born

[MOVIE REVIEW] Gaga and Cooper shine in most recent remake of A Star Is Born

Jasper Green, The Rubicon Editor

October 31, 2018


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In the newest remake of A Star is Born, Bradley Cooper and Lady Gage outperform themselves in the romantic film.

[REVIEW] The hype behind the top apps

[REVIEW] The hype behind the top apps

Bobby Verhey, RubicOnline Editor

October 23, 2018


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As highly rated apps on the Apple App Store, the top five free games are obsessively played by many. But, do they truly deserve their ranking on the charts?

[ADAPTATIONS] The House with a Clock in its Walls turns an underwhelming children’s book into an entertaining film

[ADAPTATIONS] The House with a Clock in its Walls turns an underwhelming children’s book into an entertaining film

Rylan Hefner, Interactive Storytelling Team

October 5, 2018


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Family-friendly movie "The House with a Clock in its Walls" tells a brilliant story, contrary to the original novel, published in 1973, which is nowhere near as entertaining.

Rose Street Patisserie hosts decadence in new location

Rose Street Patisserie hosts decadence in new location

Jenny Ries, The Rubicon Editor

October 1, 2018


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The Rose Street Patisserie located on Snelling Avenue in St. Paul caters to any food type students are looking for.

[ALBUM REVIEW] New BROCKHAMPTON album proves strength

[ALBUM REVIEW] New BROCKHAMPTON album proves strength

Liv Larsen, Interactive Storytelling Team

September 25, 2018


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BROCKHAMPTON's fifth album proves they are still capable of making good music despite losing core member Ameer Vann.

[ADAPTATIONS] The Children Act is moving in both book and film forms

[ADAPTATIONS] The Children Act is moving in both book and film forms

Rylan Hefner, Interactive Storytelling Team

September 20, 2018


Filed under ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT, REVIEWS

The Children Act, first published in 2014, is a heart-wrenching story of a judge determining the fate of a young patient refusing to get the life-saving treatment he needs based on his religious views, while also struggling with a marriage in crisis. The film of the same name, which was released on Amazon Prime on Friday, September 14, is equally beautiful and touching in its own way.

[BOOK REVIEW] Things That Make White People Uncomfortable

[BOOK REVIEW] Things That Make White People Uncomfortable

Breandan Gibbons, The Rubicon TV: Executive Producer

May 3, 2018


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In his book, Things That Make White People Uncomfortable, Philadelphia Eagles defensive end Michael Bennett challenges fears and tries to start a conversation for change.