The student news of St. Paul Academy and Summit School

The Rubicon

The student news of St. Paul Academy and Summit School

The Rubicon

The student news of St. Paul Academy and Summit School

The Rubicon

MASTER PLAN. PolyMet prepares to use the former LTV taconite plant at the Erie Mining Company site in Hoyt Lakes, Minnesota for processing the non-ferrous ores. Henderson clarified the difference between Twin Metals and PolyMet; he said, PolyMet and Twin Metals are the project-specific entities that have handled the development of the respective projects in Minnesota. Both are held by larger, multi-national companies (Glencore for PolyMet, Antofagasta for Twin Metals).
[Sustainability & Ethics] Companies strive for Minnesota non-ferrous deposits
Elizabeth Trevathan, co-Director of RubicOnline • December 4, 2021
There is no current copper or nickel mines in Minnesota, but that may soon change.
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Sophomore Tysen Hayes aims a pass to fellow teammate  Brandt Baskerville.
Boys basketball tips off season with explosive win
Ali Browne, RubicOnline • December 3, 2021
The teams played with a one basket split for much of the game, but the Spartans won 71-64 in the last minute.
READY TO WIN. Last year’s Spartan girls basketball team rostered only nine players and lacked experience.Now, Taylor will coach the girl’s basketball program where his daughter, freshman Julia Taylor, attends school and his wife, Naomi Taylor works as Director of Intercultural Life.
Head Coach Willie Taylor brings optimism with new leadership
Catherine Hooley, The Rubicon • December 2, 2021
Girls basketball welcomes an experienced coach that knows how to garner section and championship play.
Why I Play
Why I Play
Hazel Waltenbaugh December 1, 2021
Athletes talk motivation for sports involvement.
MASK UP. Sophomore Naomi Kempcke warms up before a game last season. At this point in time, both teams were required to wear face masks due to COVID-19.
Girls Basketball preps for a new season; nearly doubles roster
Clara McKoy, RubicOnline • November 17, 2021
With only nine players last year, the team is hoping to have a deeper bench.
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SIX BILLION DOLLARS. On Oct. 31, when trillionaire Elon Musk tweeted at the World Food Program, a humanitarian organization focused on making sure no one in any part of the world goes hungry, the world erupted in excitement and interest.
Hold on Elon Musk, six billion dollars can't solve world hunger
Tommy Verhey, RubicOnline • December 3, 2021
If it truly only cost $6 billion to patch the entire issue, why has it not yet been done?
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If nothing matters, then the only thing that people need to worry about is the present. As long as a person keeps themselves alive, it doesn’t matter what they do. This means, people can do whatever they want, whatever makes them happy, pursue whatever they want, with no consequences.
Life is meaningless, enjoy it
Catherine Hooley, The Rubicon • December 3, 2021
The meaning of life. This phrase has been thrown around and debated by almost every philosopher, religious leader, or really any person that thinks too much. Most people have a different perspective on what this question's answer entails.
The language of us
The language of us
Claire Kim and Hazel Waltenbaugh December 2, 2021
Words we use have the ability to bridge divides.
[GOOD QUESTION] Where do values come from?
[GOOD QUESTION] Where do values come from?
Catherine Hooley, The Rubicon • December 1, 2021
So, what exactly differentiates a belief from a value? And what are core values?
ALL ARE WELCOME. The clubs board displays a wide variety of styles and models, inspiring students with different levels of fashion knowledge and interest to see what the club is all about.
Fashion Club promotes sustainable style expression
Eliana Mann, Clara McKoy, and Zekiah Juliusson November 30, 2021
New this fall, Fashion Club invites students to explore personal unique styles and get inspired by others.
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SING IT OUT. The sound of the new album is classic Adele, but that doesnt make fans any less excited to hear 30, especially with Adeles powerful ability to connect her with listeners through song. So far, the most popular tracks from the album include Easy On Me, Oh My God, and Can I Get It.
After six years, fans are ready to welcome Adele's new album
Milkii Tigro, The Rubicon • December 4, 2021
The latest album from Adele, entitled '30', combines powerful lyrics and intense emotions in every track.
Polished Quartz with silvery Rutile hairs inside
Crystals: a beginner's guide to the craze
Clara McKoy, RubicOnline • November 12, 2021
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In this episode, junior Ali Browne leads us through SPAs Spanish V class and their unit on reducing environmental impacts. Browne interviewed junior Naysa Kalugdan, junior Anna Nowakowski, Sr. Castellanos, and Sr. Daniels. Topics regarding the language learning process and global impacts were both applied in students studies.

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The Language Learning Process: Ep.2 Spanish - Reducing Environmental Impacts
Ali Browne, RubicOnline • November 29, 2021
In this episode, junior Ali Browne leads us through SPA's Spanish V class and their unit on reducing environmental impacts. Browne interviewed junior Naysa Kalugdan, junior Anna Nowakowski, Sr. Castellanos, and Sr. Daniels. Topics regarding the language learning process and global impacts were both applied in students' studies.
Spartan Sports: Upcoming Games
St Paul Academy
Somerset School District
Dec 4 /1:00 p.m. / Boys Hockey
St Paul Academy
Trinity School at River Ridge
Dec 4 /6:00 PM / Boys Basketball
St Paul Academy
Windom Area
Dec 4 /2:00 p.m. / Girls Hockey
St Paul Academy
St. Croix Preparatory Academy
Dec 7 /7:00 PM / Boys Basketball
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[STYLE EDIT] Greene-Friedman shares her fashion choices
[STYLE EDIT] Greene-Friedman shares her fashion choices
Ivy Raya , RubicOnline • November 4, 2021
Junior Lilith Greene-Friedman gives a day-by-day run-by of the outfits she wears to school.

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