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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).

COVID-19 explained: the problem with hoarding

COVID-19 explained: the problem with hoarding

Elle Chen, RubicOnline

March 18, 2020

COVID-19 has caused many people to feel like they've lost control over their lives. That's why they're resorting to stocking. But how effective is it really?

[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.

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.