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Banned or not? TikTok continues to receive attention

TikTok is a platform that allows friends to create content all while having fun. In this photo, sophomore Katherine Bragg and her friend spent quality time together making and then sharing this TikTok dance.

Elle Chen, Production Manager

September 20, 2020

TikTok, a social networking platform owned by Chinese company ByteDance, has become a sensation to youth and the general public around the world.

Artists paint tribute murals of Floyd, messages for change

Artists paint tribute murals of Floyd, messages for change

Tana Ososki, Rubiconline

September 18, 2020

Murals bring the Twin Cities to life, especially during one of the most chaotic moments in our state's history, murals encompass what people were feeling.

[TV REVIEW] Revisit childhood nostalgia watching Avatar: The Last Airbender

Go back to watch this show with nostalgia for youthful summer mornings. Avatar: The Last Airbender does not disappoint.

Adrienne Gaylord, The Rubicon

June 3, 2020

The three seasons (or books) of Avatar: The Last Airbender is currently streaming on Netflix.

[MOVIE REVIEW] How to Build a Girl reminds audiences to rock their authentic self

Beanie Feldstein stars in this delightful coming of age story.

Maren Ostrem, The Rubicon

May 22, 2020

Based on the book by Caitlin Moran, How to Build a Girl is an extraordinarily fun and heartfelt coming of age story.

With Hope there will be a prom

Hope will offer a drive-thru breakfast prom for registered attendees on May 22.

Lizzie Kristal, The Rubicon

May 20, 2020

With proms canceled across the city, Hope Breakfast Bar offers a drive-in alternative May 22.

Art Seminar looked for creative solution to loss of showcase; went virtual

Senior Ashley Su works on her art seminar project from home.

Lucy Benson, Editor-in-Chief

May 19, 2020

Senior Art Seminar wasn't sure in April what their final show would look like, but this week it was posted on the Spartan Online Hub.

We Are One: YouTube to host free virtual film festival

Tribeca is one of the 20 film festivals that YouTube will partner on for this virtual film festival.

Lara Cayci, Aureus Editor-in-Chief

May 18, 2020

YouTube has jumped in to provide a socially distant alternative to traditional film festivals that will raise funds for COVID-19 relief.

Art creation offers a de-stress during quarantine

Lucia Granja, RubicOnline

May 16, 2020

Celeste Parke-Reimer and Addie Morisette find themselves using the absence of schedule to spend more time focused on creativity.

[GAME REVIEW] Animal Crossing: New Horizons is the perfect release amid COVID-19

Animal Crossing is stress-reducing and what everyone could be using during COVID-19 to safely social distance.

Lara Cayci, Aureus Editor-in-Chief

May 15, 2020

Nothing is urgent in Animal Crossing; everything can be taken slowly and anything can be put off indefinitely.

Plan A to B to C: Chicago canceled, Rent canceled, pre-show traditions stay alive

Although the show has been canceled, the musical participates shared many happy memories together.

Elle Chen, Production Manager

May 15, 2020

This Friday, May 15, would have been the Upper School Spring Musical’s opening night for "Chicago". But due to the Covid-19 pandemic outbreak, all "Chicago" performances have officially been canceled.

The show must go on: virtual orchestra performance brings home the music

Instead of a Spring Concert, the SPA Orchestra recorded a virtual performance of Nessun Dorma. This photo was taken at the 2019 Pops Concert.

Elle Chen, Production Manager

May 14, 2020

In light of the cancellation of their 2020 Spring Concert, Orchestra Director Almut Engelhardt came up with a high-risk high-reward plan: virtual recording.