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Classist assumptions during distance learning is harmful

Not all students have such easy access to the resources to pull off complete distance learning.

Lara Cayci, Aureus EIC

October 24, 2020

It’s crucial that the administration at St. Paul Academy should understand that not everyone has the privilege of technologies and their counterparts.

Volleyball falls to Minnehaha, adjusts to COVID-19

Volleyball falls to Minnehaha, adjusts to COVID-19

Liv Larsen, RubicOnline

October 23, 2020

The volleyball team played Minnehaha Academy on Wednesday with several adjustments as a precaution against COVID-19 including face masks and no spectators.

[STAFF EDITORIAL] Volunteers needed now more than ever

Volunteering offers support for the high number of people impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic, while also providing a way to make change for students.

RubicOnline Staff

October 23, 2020

Get involved: start a personal passion project or join a global initiative.

Boom Island memorial ceremony dedicates site to survivors of sexual assault

Mosaics at Boom island show the first mosaic shows a victim all alone, as the mosaics progress, the community holds up the survivor.

Carys Hardy, Staff Writer

October 22, 2020

The survivor's memorial is the first of its kind and the only one in the United States.

[SUSTAINABILITY & ETHICS] Start small, go big: education v.s. limitation

What is the Zero Waste Movement? What is the Low Impact Movement?

Elizabeth Trevathan, Director of RubicOnline

October 22, 2020

Every city, organization, business, and person who has implemented a Zero Waste plan or lifestyle has a slightly different definition of the term.

[SMALL BUSINESS SPOTLIGHT] Hot Hands Pie & Biscuits warms up the winter with tasty treats

This is one of the many pie that is sold at Hot Hands Pie & Biscuit.

Alexandra Cardwell, RubicOnline

October 21, 2020

The name says it all; Hot Hands Pie & Biscuit, located on Snelling Avenue, sells delicious pies, biscuit-sandwiches, pastries, coffees, and more.

The first amendment protects hate speech; that doesn’t mean it should be tolerated

The United Nations defined hate speech as “any kind of communication in speech, writing or behavior, that attacks or uses pejorative or discriminatory language with reference to a person or a group on the basis of who they are, in other words, based on their religion, ethnicity, nationality, race, colour, descent, gender or other identity factors.”

Eloise Duncan, The Rubicon

October 17, 2020

Just because hate speech is protected by the First Amendment in the United States Constitution doesn’t mean that it can’t cause harm. There are no governmental consequences for using hate speech, but should it still be tolerated by the general public? First of all, what is hate speech, and what...

[INFOGRAPHIC] COVID-19: a series of events

[INFOGRAPHIC] COVID-19: a series of events

Lizzie Kristal, The Rubicon

October 16, 2020

Let's take a look all the way back to the beginning of the pandemic in early 2020.

Section tournament updates, guidelines released by MSHSL

Senior defender Anthony Chen warms up following COVID-19 protocols.

Zekiah Juliusson, RubicOnline

October 14, 2020

The section tournament for each fall sport will begin in the coming weeks, and COVID-19 restrictions and protocols will continue to make an impact.