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The Rubicon

Two countries, many perspectives: a few words from the exchanges

Two countries, many perspectives: a few words from the exchanges

Tana Ososki, RubicOnline

September 28, 2019

German and Spanish exchange visitors share their favorite memories from their time in Minnesota.

Alum Amini bikes across country for environmental awareness

Alum Amini bikes across country for environmental awareness

Quinn Christensen, The Rubicon Editor

May 3, 2018

Alum Ariana Amini ('13) is biking across the U.S. with the organization Women on Wheels for Wild Lands to advocate for public lands.

Dyar strengthens passion through All-State orchestra

Dyar strengthens passion through All-State orchestra

Quinn Christensen, The Rubicon Editor

March 19, 2018

Sophomore Zach Dyar traveled to Argentina with his Orchestra and continued to find passion in his music.

Athletes Abroad: students participate in tournaments and tourism

Athletes Abroad: students participate in tournaments and tourism

Lucy Sandeen, The Rubicon Editor

March 8, 2018

Student athletes travel abroad to play.

Walker gains worldly perspective on European volleyball journey

Walker gains worldly perspective on European volleyball journey

Lucy Sandeen, Staff Writer

March 8, 2018

Sophomore Arie Walker and Junior Tessah Green reflect on their experiences playing volleyball in Europe and how it impacted them.

Truman reflects on biggest takeaways from year in Spain

Truman reflects on biggest takeaways from year in Spain

Kat St. Martin-Norburg, The Rubicon Print Editor

March 7, 2018

Senior Emma Truman reflects on differences between American and Spanish culture, from daily routines to cultural values.

Seek meaningful volunteer opportunities, don’t fall victim to voluntourism

Seek meaningful volunteer opportunities, don’t fall victim to voluntourism

Andrew Johnson, The Rubicon Editor

March 7, 2018

Before volunteering abroad, reflect on and understand whether you are contributing to voluntourism.

Air travel plummets from luxury experience to security nightmare

Air travel plummets from luxury experience to security nightmare

Ellie Findell, RubicOnline Editor

May 4, 2017

Flying has evolved from a luxurious occasion to a stressful and terrifying one.

Moen uses geography and architecture to pop his personal bubble

Moen uses geography and architecture to pop his personal bubble

Mimi Geller, RubicOnline Editor

November 15, 2016

Sophomore Max Moen shares his love for urban life, travel and architecture and how it influences him today.

Summer travel programs facilitate new, valuable experiences

Summer travel programs facilitate new, valuable experiences

Marlee Baron, The Rubicon Editor

June 5, 2016

Students with the opportunity to attend summer travel programs can gain valuable experiences in a variety of areas.

After 34 years of teaching Finch plans to see more of the world

After 34 years of teaching Finch plans to see more of the world

Laura Slade, Dir. of Social Media/ Contests Coordinator

May 31, 2014

History teacher, coach, and advisor are only some of the roles John Finch has played during his 34 years at St. Paul Academy and Summit School. He is among the longest standing faculty members at the school, and will be missed when he retires at the end of this school year. Finch joined the SPA community...

Senior Claire Foussard looks back on summer service trip to Tanzania

Senior Claire Foussard looks back on summer service trip to Tanzania

Ava Gallagher, Chief Visual Editor

November 30, 2013

For senior Claire Foussard, volunteering has become more than just a sophomore year requirement and an achievement to add to college apps. During the summer before her senior year, Foussard took a service trip to a small town in Tanzania to help build facilities for the local kids. “I wanted to do s...