The Rubicon

American Red Cross comforts first-time blood donors

Junior Adeline DeHarpporte accompanies her friend junior Anja Trierweiler who getting  her blood drawn for the first time.

Elle Chen, RubicOnline

February 11, 2020

Although the process of drawing blood only takes 10-20 minutes, the entire process of donating blood takes about an hour total.

WWIII? A look back at the events that nearly led to war with Iran

Despite a long history of tensions between the US and Iran building up and dissipating, the conflict nearly spiraled into war at the turn of the New Year.

Bobby Verhey, Social Media Manager

January 21, 2020

With tensions subsiding, look back at the historical events that led the U.S. and Iran to the brink of war, and the actions that prevented it.

PHOTO STORY: Pep Fest highlights Spartan spirit

Junior Luka Shaker-Check yells into the microphone after he and his partner, junior Liam Lynch, won the ping-pong championship.

Liv Larsen, RubicOnline

October 2, 2019

The annual homecoming Pep Fest happened on Friday, Sept. 27. Various activities included grade versus grade relay races, ping-pong finals, dodgeball finals, and team captain challenges. 

[PEOPLE AND PETS] DeHarpporte recounts misguided cat lady

Sophomore Adeline DeHarpporte with her cat Fen.

Melissa Nie, RubicOnline Editor

January 11, 2019

The world of stray cats can be messy, especially when humans get involved.

SPARKS and Trojans may lose swim team after current season

The Sparks and Trojans swim and dive teams have been a part of the St. Paul Academy and Summit School and Highland Park Senior High School communities for years.

Rylan Hefner, Interactive Storytelling Team

December 22, 2018

At the end of the boys swim season, the co-op between SPA and Highland Park is set to end. However, some swimmers are still fighting to keep the team together.