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Largest stimulus package in U.S. history passed by Congress, signed by President

Largest stimulus package in U.S. history passed by Congress, signed by President

Nikolas Liepins, Political Correspondent

March 27, 2020

While grappling with economic downturns spurred by the coronavirus pandemic ripping through the United States, the President today signed into law the largest economic stimulus package in American history. The $2 trillion Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act, also known as the CARES Act,...

Minnesota theaters temporarily close with a laugh, well wishes

Minnesota theaters temporarily close with a laugh, well wishes

Nikolas Liepins, Contributor

March 27, 2020

In response to executive orders on coronavirus issued by Gov. Tim Walz, theaters across the Twin Cities have closed, but they haven't given up their duty to entertainment.

Minnesota chefs give food away in makeshift market

Minnesota chefs give food away in makeshift market

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).

[STAFF EDITORIAL] Social distancing is essential to combating COVID-19

[STAFF EDITORIAL] Social distancing is essential to combating COVID-19

The Rubicon and RubicOnline Staffs

March 17, 2020

As cases of COVID-19 continue to rise in Minnesota, reducing social interaction is the only sure way to flatten the curve.

Unreliable information about COVID-19 spreads faster than the virus itself

Unreliable information about COVID-19 spreads faster than the virus itself

Annika Rock, RubicOnline

March 11, 2020

Many assumptions are being made about the coronavirus, here are some facts to answer your questions.

Economy suffers amidst coronavirus fears

Economy suffers amidst coronavirus fears

Martha Sanchez, RubicOnline

March 10, 2020

With fears of the coronavirus surging, stocks tumbled.

Spread of COVID-19 shuts down remaining exchange trips

Spread of COVID-19 shuts down remaining exchange trips

Bobby Verhey, Social Media Manager

March 4, 2020

Trips to Spain and Germany were halted Mar. 3 due the spread of Coronavirus.

China trip cancelled amid Coronavirus concerns

China trip cancelled amid Coronavirus concerns

Bobby Verhey, Social Media Manager

March 3, 2020

Ninth-grader Ben Chen said, “I am very sad that the trip was canceled, but I’m also glad because I don’t want to get sick [...].”

[STAFF EDITORIAL] Stop the coronavirus jokes and stay informed

[STAFF EDITORIAL] Stop the coronavirus jokes and stay informed

RubicOnline Staff

February 26, 2020

Jokes about the novel coronavirus, COVID-19, have made its way into the hallways. But people need to stop laughing.