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

SHOWSTOPPER. Finneas OConnell performs his music at the Austin City Limits music festival. While his younger sister Billie Eilish has stepped into the spotlight in the music industry, OConnell has made a name for himself as well.

[ALBUM REVIEW] O’Connell’s hit debut album Optimist highlights his identity as a solo artist

Clara McKoy, RubicOnline October 21, 2021
Finneas O'Connell dropped his new album on Oct. 15, which offers a delightful blend of emotional ballads and more upbeat tracks.
Cho Sang-Woo, Seong Gi-Hun, and Kang Sae-byeok band together to protect themselves from possible attacks during the night.

[TV REVIEW] Squid Game sparks interest, becomes most-viewed Netflix show of all time

Tommy Verhey, RubicOnline October 17, 2021
Released on Netflix on Sept. 17, the hit television series has entertained viewers across the world with its exciting plot and character development.
Five must-watch spooky movies for the fall season

Five must-watch spooky movies for the fall season

Ivy Raya October 10, 2021
It's October, which means Halloween is just around the corner. Here are five great films to watch to get in the fall spirit.
The exhibit isn’t creating new material (the music and paintings predate the show), but the artful combination of the two into a truly immersive physical experience is admirable.

Van Gogh exhibit amazes with immersive experience

Henry Burkhardt, RubicOnline October 4, 2021
The traveling Immersive Van Gogh Exhibit forms a kind of meta-art that does not disappoint. It runs in Minneapolis through Nov. 19.
Shang Chi and the Legend of the Seven Rings hit theaters on Sept. 3. In its second weekend, it grossed 38.5 million, holding onto the top spot for box office.

[MOVIE REVIEW] Marvel combines martial arts, superheroes in Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings

Kevin Chen, RubicOnline September 11, 2021
Marvel's latest movie does not disappoint with action-packed scenes featuring lead actor Simu Liu.
This image shows one of the first stages of making pasta. Eventually, these eggs and flower will create tasty pasta!

[FOOD REVIEW] Simple and delicious homemade pasta recipe hits the spot

Salah Abdulkarim, Editor In Cheif May 29, 2021
See how to make homemade pasta, and how it turns out.
Mi-Sant Kitchen and Bakery currently has one Roseville location, but plans to open another restaurant in the Brooklyn Park Area.

[FOOD REVIEW] Mi-Sant showcases Vietnamese cuisine in the Twin Cities

Salah Abdulkarim, Editor In Cheif May 27, 2021
At Mi-Sant Kitchen and Bakery, you can get delicious, fresh Vietnamese sandwiches at almost the same price as most fast food sub shops.
In her new album, Sour, Olivia Rodrigo details the painful stages of a breakup through her songs.

[ALBUM REVIEW] Olivia Rodrigo expresses teenage heartbreak in debut album “Sour”

Ali Browne, RubicOnline May 25, 2021
Olivia Rodrigo's new album is at the top of the charts as its relatable lyrics draw young listeners.
The painting is a translated version of a graph Garcia created from data collected by SPA’s admissions office and provided by Dr. Naomi Taylor, Director of Intercultural Life.

[ART REVIEW] Garcia critiques lack of student diversity through art installation

Mimi Huelster, RubicOnline May 19, 2021
In her painting SPA by the Numbers, Garcia uses SPA’s diversity statistics to create a piece reflecting the cost of racial homogeneousness, especially in educational settings.
Based on the South-Korean TV show 굿 닥터 (Good Doctor), The Good Doctor’s main character Shaun Murphy, portrayed by Freddie Highmore, is an autistic medical resident who works at a hospital in San Jose.

[TV REVIEW] The Good Doctor draws new audiences to medical drama

Salah Abdulkarim, Editor in Cheif May 18, 2021
Based on the South-Korean TV show 굿 닥터 (Good Doctor), The Good Doctor’s main character Shaun Murphy, portrayed by Freddie Highmore, is an autistic medical resident who works at a hospital in San Jose.
Kathryn Youngblood, a research engineer that worked on the app development, explains how citizen participation works within the app.

[SUSTAINABILITY & ETHICS] Reviewing the Marine Debris Tracker app

Elizabeth Trevathan, Director of RubicOnline May 15, 2021
Citizen science is research conducted by the public. Now, you can aid the fight against plastic pollution by researching it yourself. The Mississippi River Cities and Towns Initiative, also known as the Mayors of the Mississippi River, partnered with the United Nations Environment Program, the National Geographic Society, and the University of Georgia to create an accessible way for the general public to battle plastic pollution by gathering data along the Mississippi River.
Rutherford Falls features Ed Helms and Jana Schmieding as best friends Nathan Rutherford and Reagan Wells.

[TV REVIEW] Rutherford Falls balances hilarity with depth of Native American characters

Mimi Huelster, RubicOnline May 11, 2021
“I feel like Native people have always known that we’re funny,” Teller Ornelas said in an interview with Glamour.
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