The Rubicon

Students dance and party during Cinco de Mayo celebration

US Spanish teacher Pam Starkey readies an overhead blow on the piñata.

Kelby Wittenberg, Chief Visual Editor

May 2, 2018

Latin dancing and the destruction of a piñata were highlights of the Cinco de Mayo celebration on May 1.

Common Ground intimately calls for social change

RAISE YOUR HAND. On April 17, Common Ground members spoke about their experiences of racism within and outside of SPA to educate the community. “Say who you want to be not who others tell you to be,” the group said. On April 24, Common Ground will be handing out ribbons to promote intersectionality and to echo the messages of their presentation.

Emma Sampson, RubicOnline Editor

April 17, 2018

On April 17, Common Ground members spoke about their experiences of racism within and outside of SPA to educate the community.

Common Ground promotes awareness of African American figures

During Black History Month, Common Ground encourages the SPA community to honor African American figures now and throughout the year. “Black history should be important to every community because Black history is American history,

Sharee Roman, Photographer

February 26, 2018

Common ground encoirages the SPA community to discuss African American contributions throughout the year, not just during Black History Month.

STREET STYLE: Florals and color pops brighten January blahs

Chloe Morse, The Rubicon Editor

January 8, 2018

It may be below zero this week, but the optimism for spring blooms in floral prints.

Red white and blue? For some, USA Day meant black

Seniors Olivia Williams-Ridge and Amina Smaller present their black outfits.

Tristan Hitchens-Brookins, Staff Writer

October 4, 2017

Students wore black on USA day to stand out and stand against inequity.

Street Style: Students find unique clothing items from a variety of sources

Junior Amina Smaller models a bright, geometrically printed sweater.

Mari Knudson, The Rubicon Editor

October 1, 2016

Popular sources of clothing and accessories range from international online retail stores to the closets of family members.

Black Lives Matter protests mark end of 2015

Students in the St. Paul Academy and Summit School Community look to support each other in light of the news. “People are so quick to show support about something that is so far away that they cannot do anything about, but especially when it is literally in your own backyard, then you cannot do anything about it,”  sophomore Amina Smaller said.

Iya Abdulkarim, Feature Editor

December 28, 2015

With the news Dec. 28 that the police who shot 12 year old Tamir Rice will not face charges, will there be more protests in the Twin Cities?

Pumpkin Spice: Fad or Rad?

Some students hate pumpkin spice while others love it.

Marlee Baron, Arts and Entertainment Editor

October 27, 2015

Pumpkin spice lattes are very popular during the fall, but why only during the fall? Do people actually like them, or are they just a fad?