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Hogg speaks out on gun violence at the Westminster Town Hall Forum

Hogg speaks out on gun violence at the Westminster Town Hall Forum

Melissa Nie, RubicOnline Editor

March 19, 2019


Filed under NEWS

SSJ organized a group of students to hear activist and school shooting survivor David Hogg's ideas on gun reform.

$1.2 million gets you into Yale? Students aren’t surprised

$1.2 million gets you into Yale? Students aren’t surprised

Noah Raaum, Creative Design Manager

March 13, 2019


Filed under NEWS

There's a foolproof way of getting kids into big-name schools like Yale, Stanford and USC: bribery.

Ninth graders perform Romeo and Juliet at VeronaFest

Ninth graders perform Romeo and Juliet at VeronaFest

Bobby Verhey, RubicOnline Editor

March 13, 2019


Filed under NEWS

Ninth graders took on scenes from the famous play "Romeo and Juliet" and performed in front of their grade in the Huss Auditorium.

A week of stickers, documentaries, and periods

A week of stickers, documentaries, and periods

Isabel Saavedra-Weis, RubicOnline Editor

March 12, 2019


Filed under NEWS

HerSpace organizes a whole week of activities geared towards female empowerment and gender equality.

India trip preparation focuses on multicultural experience

India trip preparation focuses on multicultural experience

Julia Baron, The Rubicon Editor

March 7, 2019


Filed under NEWS

The group of students going to India over spring break has focused on preparing for their trip over the past weeks.

SPA takes home a multitude of awards at TCRSF, advances to state

SPA takes home a multitude of awards at TCRSF, advances to state

Nitya Thakkar, RubicOnline Editor

March 5, 2019


Filed under NEWS, TOP STORIES

The Twin Cities Regional Science Fair took place this weekend, qualifying all SPA students to present at state.

Kimmel and Liepins advance to state Poetry Out Loud competition

Kimmel and Liepins advance to state Poetry Out Loud competition

Kat St. Martin-Norburg, Opinions Editor

March 1, 2019


Filed under NEWS

The state Poetry Out Loud competition will be held Mar.7 at Open Book.

French exchange creates connection

French exchange creates connection

Claire Hallaway, The Rubicon Editor

February 28, 2019


Filed under NEWS

The French students were here from Feb. 15-26. The SPA students will travel over Spring Break in March.

MN joins 15 other states in lawsuit against Trump administration

MN joins 15 other states in lawsuit against Trump administration

Tristan Hitchens-Brookins, RubicOnline Editor

February 23, 2019


Filed under NEWS

Minnesota and 15 other states are suing the Trump administration for the proposed plan of building a southern border wall using government funds.

New health office offers a vital resource to community

New health office offers a vital resource to community

Emma Sampson, RubicOnline Editor

February 22, 2019


Filed under NEWS

On Feb. 19, the new health office became available to students, offering a new and much needed resource to the upper school.

Safe but no longer home, Uyghur immigrants advocate for peace

Safe but no longer home, Uyghur immigrants advocate for peace

Chloe Morse, The Rubicon Editor

February 19, 2019


Filed under NEWS, Uncategorized

Uyghur people in Minnesota are working to end the Uyghur cultural genocide in China.

Blood Drive draws teachers, students

Blood Drive draws teachers, students

Tana Ososki, Interactive Storytelling Team

February 19, 2019


Filed under NEWS, Uncategorized

The yearly SPA blood drive experienced some minor setbacks because of a late start due to snow, but USC ensured everything went smoothly.