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Minnesota chefs give food away in makeshift market

Following social distancing guidelines, only ten shoppers were allowed in the free market at once.

Nikolas Liepins, Contributor

March 19, 2020

The free market will open again at noon on Friday, Mar. 20, at PUBLIC kitchen + bar (229 6th St E, St Paul, MN 55101).

Community Service Spotlight: Stanley educates public on wildlife at Como Zoo

Sophomore Hannah Stanley (back row, sixth from the right) and other Nature Walk volunteers.

Diane Huang, Online Editor-in-Chief

May 27, 2015

Sophomore Hannah Stanley shares her experience as an interpreter at Como Park Zoo and Conservatory.

Students spread out to see movies and support others on Service Day

Students traveled to a variety of locations for Service Day on Mar. 7.

Lucy Li, Online Editor-in-Chief and Managing Editor

March 14, 2014

The day's offerings ranged from discussing media's portrayal of women to packaging food for those living countries away. The hybrid of Martin Luther King, Jr. activities and Service Day on Mar. 7 provided a sampler of lessons outside the typical classroom. "I enjoyed the opportunity to go help the...

Advisories encouraged to donate presents for Toys for Tots

Junior Julia Lagos adds toys to the Toys for Tots drop box outside the Dean’s Office. “ [Adopt a Family] was just a lot of work to do around the holidays with so much to do already,” senior Aria Bryan said. “So we thought that Toys for Tots would be a good substitution.”

Hannah Johnson, Editor in Chief

December 19, 2013

Walk by the Deanery and see an area strewn with the dozens of dolls, books, and trucks. Plush animals overflow from boxes, and it may be tempting for even the oldest students not to play with the toys. St. Paul Academy and Summit School’s Community Action student group is supporting a popular charity,...

Students donate old, used backpacks

Community Action collected 39 of the 250 backpacks needed for the Beacon project.  “It’s pretty impressive... considering our small student body,” junior Olivia Carry said.

Meghan Joyce, Staff Writer

October 23, 2013

Imagine that 250 backpacks line the street, each representing a Minnesotan youth without a home. Some of the luckier homeless teens are able to stay at a shelter, such as one of the Beacon Interfaith Housing Collaborative shelters, which has been working with St. Paul Academy and Summit School’s Community...

Gallery: Students attend We Day Minnesota to see Jonas Brothers, Spencer West, and more

Sophomores Emily Olson and Vanessa Miller pose for a picture at We Day Minnesota.

Boraan Abdulkarim, Cover Story Editor

October 12, 2013

Several Upper School students went to We Day Minnesota, which was held on Oct. 8. To read and see more from The Rubicon about We Day, click here. Also check out We Day Minnesota's website here....

We Day Minnesota 2013 succeeds with performances from a variety of personalities

We Day speakers included Martin Luther King III, here in the center next to the co-founders of We Day, Craig and Marc Kielburger.

Boraan Abdulkarim, Cover Story Editor

October 9, 2013

Taking a day off from school to attend We Day, a volunteering convention at the Xcel Energy Center, was totally worth it. The event showcased people from all walks of life, from the inspiring introduction by Martin Luther King III to the speech by a double amputee to the finale performance by singer...