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Marie Schumacher has made four sweaters since the start of the pandemic.

Knitting keeps Schumacher from unraveling: a new pandemic hobby

Lucia Granja, RubicOnline March 1, 2021
When lockdowns hit last spring, many people took up new hobbies to spend their newfound time at home. Junior Marie Schumacher started knitting. A lot.
Previous competition at the Twin Cities Regional Science Fair.

Twin Cities Regional Science Fair transitions to a virtual format

Alexandra Cardwell, RubicOnline February 28, 2021
The annual Twin Cities Regional Science Fair transitioned to a virtual format, similar to other competitions and activities, like Model United Nations and debate. Due to this transition, preparations have been different for students, instead of preparing to present live to a panel of judges, students are preparing a video, unlike past years.

Speaking for myself: race

Elle Chen, Production Manager February 24, 2021
A collection of student perspectives on battling racism, embracing identity and finding answers.
Charpentier is actively posting clips of her music and singing on TikTok.

A new birth to life, Charpentier radiates musical talent

Elle Chen, Production Manager February 20, 2021
To say that junior Sarina Charpentier has both talent and passion for music, songwriting and composing would be an understatement. Just take a listen to some of her songs below.
Students are having to change their Valentine's Day plans in light of the pandemic. Sophomore Ali Browne said,

What are your (COVID-19) plans for Valentine’s?

Annika Rock, RubicOnline February 14, 2021
In the midst of a pandemic, students are having to find different ways to celebrate Valentine's day.
Senior Saffy Rindelaub shares her pandemic workplace at home.

[WHAT’S ON MY DESK] Simplicity is key to Rindelaub’s routine

Will Schavee, RubicOnline February 9, 2021
Senior Saffy Rindelaub shares her pandemic workplace at home.

Dogs + Snow: We Know

Jonas Bray, Photojournalist February 6, 2021
A small gallery of dogs in snow, a combination that either gets people laughing or weirded out.
Simon Assefa said,

Sophomores seek service opportunities amidst pandemic

Hazel Waltenbaugh, The Rubicon February 5, 2021
The sophomore service requirements have been altered, giving students more time to find volunteering opportunities amidst the challenges presented by the pandemic.
Open Interpretation: Harris in our imaginations

Open Interpretation: Harris in our imaginations

Elle Chen, RubicOnline February 4, 2021
The imagination is an aspect of limitless possibilities, endless probability.
A rising number of faith communities globally are becoming more verbal about equity.

How faith and queerness coexist

Mimi Huelster, RubicOnline February 3, 2021
Religion and queerness are often seen as conflicting identities, but for these LGBTQ students, it comes down to faith in themselves and their beliefs.
In order to be impeached, a president must have committed “Treason, Bribery, or other high Crimes and Misdemeanors,” as outlined by the Constitution, although the document does not define what “high crimes and misdemeanors” may entail.

[THEN/NOW] Presidential impeachments

Mimi Huelster, RubicOnline February 1, 2021
In the nearly 250 years that the U.S. has been a country, only three of its presidents have been impeached. Here are their stories.
Johnny Tvedt, also known as The Magnus Man plays a number of roles during the day, including tracking down students who did not fill out their COVID-19 reporting app prior to coming to school. “The Magnus list has really been the only consistent thing for me at the school, I was basically bred for this job by Dean Thornberry in between my other jobs here,” Tvedt said.

Have you seen the Magnus Man?

Will Schavee, RubicOnline January 28, 2021
Enigma: a person or thing that is mysterious, puzzling, or difficult to understand. The Magnus Man. Who is he?
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