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The student news of St. Paul Academy and Summit School

The Rubicon

The student news of St. Paul Academy and Summit School

The Rubicon

Jack Benson

Jack Benson, Editor-in-Chief

Jack Benson is the current Editor-in-Chief of The Rubicon. This is his fourth year on staff. He sees the Rubicon as an important outlet for sharing student voices and as a great learning opportunity for those interested in journalism. Outside of school, he enjoys reading, writing, and biking. Jack can be reached at [email protected].

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Justin Hla and his brother have their heads shaved by Buddhist monks.

Hla experiences Buddhist culture

Jack Benson, Editor-in-Chief
November 23, 2018
Edhlund (left) observes the painting of the ice rink.

Eric Edhlund reflects on 14 years as Drake Manager

Jack Benson, The Rubicon Editor In Chief
October 6, 2018
Seniors Maya Shrestha, as Mimi Márquez, and Ned Laird-Raylor, as Roger Davis, perform Light My Candle.

US Theater takes on Rent

Jack Benson, Editor in Chief
May 21, 2018
The Pops concert is put on by the SPA band, choir and orchestra in the Huss Center every year.

Pops concert centers around musical hits

Jack Benson, The Rubicon Editor
November 20, 2017
People believe in museums, they believe in the power they have on lives. According to the American Alliance of Museums, American museums have spent over two billion dollars on education.  Here are some popular museums in Minnesota to visit.

Museums provide a new way to learn

Jack Benson, The Rubicon Editor
April 29, 2017
Jill Romans poses in her old office after discussing the new opportunities her new position will offer in the 2017-18 school year.

Romans transitions into new role

Jack Benson, Staff Writer
April 28, 2017
To the left, the logo of the true abc news website is shown. However, to the right, the logo of the fake site is shown. Pay attention to whether news is real or fake.

Stop sharing: see fake news for what it is

Jack Benson, The Rubicon Editor
February 7, 2017
Author Jack Gantos signs books for seniors Ellie Brass, Andrew Michel, and sophomore Ben Atmore after speaking to Upper School students. Of writing, he said, It was the hardest task I could think of which would be a challenge every day for my entire writing life.”

Learn more about Book Fest author Jack Gantos

Jack Benson, The Rubicon Editor
November 15, 2016
Democracy at work. The two co-leaders of Iris: Arts and Literature ask for funds for open mic night.

USC public forum draws a small crowd

Jack Benson, The Rubicon Editor
November 5, 2016
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