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[SPA THINKS] Impeachment trial outcome sparks debate

[SPA THINKS] Impeachment trial outcome sparks debate

Henry Burkhardt, RubicOnline February 16, 2021
The impeachment trial has commenced and students have different opinions on the process and outcome.
9th grader Ashwini Sandanayake started playing hockey on an all boys hockey team this year.

[SPA THINKS] How has your life changed in the past six months?

Jenny Ries, The Rubicon February 19, 2020

A lot can happen in the span of six months to shape an individual in a significant way. In the sixth month of the 2019-2020 school year, five students shared experiences that have shaped them in some way...

[SPA THINKS] Why do you like winter?

[SPA THINKS] Why do you like winter?

Jenny Ries , The Rubicon December 16, 2019
Winter brings a bunch of joy and beautiful scenery inside and outside the halls of St. Paul Academy and Summit School, but also a bunch of hassle.
[SPA THINKS] How do you reduce stress in your life?

[SPA THINKS] How do you reduce stress in your life?

Jenny Ries , The Rubicon December 12, 2019
As exams are just one week away, students are turning to stress-relieving activities more than ever.
“My favorite water fountain at SPA is the one next to the engineering room, like on the first floor of Schilling… because I have a lot of classes around that area and I use that one a lot,

[SPA THINKS] What’s your favorite water fountain?

Jenny Ries, The Rubicon October 14, 2019
On this month's SPA Thinks, students spilled their thoughts on the best water fountain locations.
Junior Olivia Lagos studies during a free block in Old Main.

[SPA THINKS] What makes you nervous about school?

Jenny Ries, The Rubicon September 13, 2019
No longer on the flexible schedule of summer, homework and time management move into student mindset.

SPA THINKS: Do aliens exist?

Kelby Wittenberg, RubicOnline Editor March 17, 2019
Students were asked if they believe aliens exist and why.

[SPA Thinks] Students respond to climate change report

Kat St. Martin-Norburg, The Rubicon Editor December 5, 2018

On Black Friday, Nov. 23, the United States Global Change Research Program released Volume II of the Fourth National Climate Change Assessment. The report was scheduled to be released a month later, and...

“I think science is more important at this time in history because of how vital it is to saving the environment,” junior Clark Waltz said.

SPA Thinks: Math vs. Science

Martha Sanchez, RubicOnline Editor October 25, 2018
The addition of the Hugh K. Schilling Center has sparked debate within students: which is better, math or science?

SPA THINKS: Is a hot dog a sandwich?

Kelby Wittenberg, RubicOnline Editor October 16, 2018
Students were asked if they thought hot dogs were sandwiches in response to Tuesday's blue sheet question.
Judge Brett Kavanaugh testifies to the Senate Judiciary Committee during his Supreme Court confirmation hearing in the Dirksen Senate Office Building on Capitol Hill September 27, 2018 in Washington, DC.

[SPA Thinks] Students respond to Kavanaugh accusations and hearing

Kat St. Martin-Norburg, The Rubicon Editor October 5, 2018
With the FBI investigation wrapping up and a scheduled vote, students share opinions on the possibility of a Kavanaugh appointment.
SPA THINKS: Should seniority be respected?

SPA THINKS: Should seniority be respected?

Noah Raaum, Videographer October 11, 2017
Is seniority an earned privilege or an annoying expectation?
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