The Rubicon

Democrats control Senate thanks to Georgia runoff

Winners of the Georgia Senate runoffs Jon Ossoff (left), and Raphael Warnock (right), celebrate their victories together.
January 20, 2021
The Georgia vote for senators was highly contested, with both democratic nominees winning the race, the U.S. Senate is now a 50-50 split.

High security and worry around Presidential Inauguration

Former President Barack Obama and former Vice President Joe Biden greet President Donald Trump at his 2016 inauguration.
January 19, 2021
This year the inauguration will be completely different than past years and here's why.

[The 5] New strain of the virus in MN, China’s blooming economy, MN environmental sectors combat climate change and more

[The 5] New strain of the virus in MN, China's blooming economy, MN environmental sectors combat climate change and more
January 18, 2021
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Trump impeached again

The sun sets on the U.S. Capitol and Washington Monument, which reflect in the Lincoln Memorial Reflecting Pool in Washington, D.C. Photo by Nikolas Liepins.
January 13, 2021
President Donald Trump is the first president to have been impeached twice.

House Democrats to introduce legislation calling on Mike Pence to invoke the 25th Amendment; Trump’s second impeachment queued for this week

Vice President Mike Pence speaks at a Cops for Trump event at the MSP Airport in Minnesota on Sep 24, 2020.
January 11, 2021
Resolutions of impeachment and removal of President Donald Trump continue while the decisions of enacting the 25th amendment begin.

COVID-19 vaccine challenge: injection logistics

Vice-president elect Kamala Harris receives the first dose of the COVID-19 vaccine in front of press.
January 10, 2021
Hick speaks on the uncertainty of getting doses into Minnesotan's arms.

Omar, others unveil Articles of Impeachment; many call to invoke the 25th Amendment.

Rep. Ilhan Omar (D-MN5) speaks at her re-election campaign kickoff event on Jan 23, 2020.
January 7, 2021
Following the events at the Capitol, Democrat house representatives unveiled articles of impeachment against President Donald Trump.

Trump supporters mob US Capitol, disrupt electoral count

Front pages of newspapers from around the country show universal coverage of the US Capitol mob. To see the full collection, visit Today's Front Pages at newseum.org. (NOTE: this will update to freedomforum.org/todaysfrontpages/ on Jan. 13)
January 7, 2021
The upper school will host a discussion at 3 p.m. today.

Top five news stories of 2020

Top five news stories of 2020
January 5, 2021
The news section has been packed with great stories this year. Here are the top five stories from 2020.

SDLC attendees look to second semester to implement lessons

The eight core cultural identifiers are: 1. Ability - Mental and/or physical, 2. Age, 3. Ethnicity, 4. Gender, 5. Race, 6. Religion, 7. Sexual Orientation, 8. Socio-Economic Status/Class
December 18, 2020
While school has developed comfort talking around some core identifiers, others, like socioeconomic status, sexual orientation, and family structure remain challenging.

[The 5] Driver’s tests back online, Buttigieg becomes transportation secretary, MN elementary schools open soon and more

[The 5] Driver's tests back online, Buttigieg becomes transportation secretary, MN elementary schools open soon and more
December 17, 2020
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