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Minnesota slowly becoming a political battleground state

Donald Jr. speaks to northern Minnesotans about the GOP's advocacy for American laborers.

Thomas Reinhart, RubicOnline

September 21, 2020

Minnesota sees divide between rural and urban areas with presidential election in full force.

[The 5] Violent crime rate increase, TikTok ban averted, death of Ginsburg, new findings on Venus, and more

[The 5] Violent crime rate increase, TikTok ban averted, death of Ginsburg, new findings on Venus, and more

Annika Rock, RubicOnline

September 20, 2020

The 5 is a weekly digest of local, national and international news.

Biden, Trump visit battleground Minnesota

Left: Former Vice President Joe Biden  speaks at a March 1, 2020, rally in Norfolk, Virginia at Booker T. Washington High School. Photo by Carter Marks. Right: President Donald Trump addresses a crowd at an October 10

Nikolas Liepins, Political Correspondent

September 19, 2020

On Sept. 18, Democratic presidential nominee and former Vice President Joe Biden and President Donald Trump arrived in the unlikely battleground state of Minnesota to campaign and kick off early voting. Following his wife Dr. Jill Biden’s Sept. 9 visit on his behalf, Joe Biden’s visit marked his...

Clubs fair finds success despite online format

Students in years passed walk from booth to booth to talk to club representatives and find what club interests them.

Liv Larsen, RubicOnline

September 19, 2020

Due to COVID-19, the annual clubs fair was online for the first time, but despite this it was a major success.

Student activism takes form online

Gen Z is the first generation to grow up with direct access to social media, which is an activism force on its own.

Lara Cayci, Aureus Editor-in-Chief

September 18, 2020

Finding a balance for activism on social media is important as we grow more accustomed to being online.

“Zoom Fatigue” is the new normal

Sophomore Riley Erben poses with the computer she uses for all her Google Meets classes. “I hate being on my computer all day because the classes are all back to back, meaning I have very little free time built into the regular school day. Then, at night I can’t really do stuff I like because I’m working on homework,” Erben said.

Tommy Verhey, RubicOnline

September 18, 2020

As the school year begins, students are spending multiple hours staring at a screen which can have negative impacts on their health.

Distance Learning begins Tuesday

Distance Learning begins Tuesday

News in Brief

September 4, 2020

After small-group in person orientations, students will begin in distance learning Tuesday.

Class of 2020 gradates on lawn, in Huss

Head of School Bryn Robert's opens the 2020 Commencement, held June 20 at 1 p.m. on the Randolph Campus.

RubicOnline Staff

June 20, 2020

The virtual plan was replaced with an outdoor one when COVID-19 restrictions loosened, but the rain sent the Class of 2020 inside mid-ceremony.

College Board sued over digital AP exam glitches

Currently, students who were unable to submit their AP exam answers have been told to re-take the test in June.

Lara Cayci, Aureus Editor-in-Chief

May 28, 2020

College Board is currently receiving heavy backlash from their technological problems during their annual AP exams.

Delgado announces senior celebrations

Delgado announces senior celebrations

News in Brief

May 26, 2020

Senior events will run June 1-20 and follow the current department of health regulations.

Students and faculty go mad for May Madness

Every activity is worth a different number of points, depending on its complexity. Photos serve as verification that the challenge was completed.

Lynn Reynolds, RubicOnline

May 25, 2020

As a tribute to school spirit, students participated in May Madness this past month sending in photos of themselves performing fun activities to keep their class in the lead and possibly win a hilarious reward.