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German exchange student looks back on visit to Minnesota

German exchange student looks back on visit to Minnesota

Josefine Harms, Guest Writer

October 30, 2019

German Exchange student Josefine Harms expresses her fellow classmates experience with American culture.

[BEHIND THE SCENES] Girls Volleyball’s culture fuels success

[BEHIND THE SCENES] Girls Volleyball’s culture fuels success

Zekiah Juliusson, RubicOnline

September 18, 2019

The culture of the Girls Varsity Volleyball team has helped them start off strong in their conference games.

Reading across continents

Reading across continents

Melissa Nie, The Rubicon Editor

March 9, 2018

Two students offer book recommendations that have expanded their worldview and cultural understanding.

Truman reflects on biggest takeaways from year in Spain

Truman reflects on biggest takeaways from year in Spain

Kat St. Martin-Norburg, The Rubicon Print Editor

March 7, 2018

Senior Emma Truman reflects on differences between American and Spanish culture, from daily routines to cultural values.

Seek meaningful volunteer opportunities, don’t fall victim to voluntourism

Seek meaningful volunteer opportunities, don’t fall victim to voluntourism

Andrew Johnson, The Rubicon Editor

March 7, 2018

Before volunteering abroad, reflect on and understand whether you are contributing to voluntourism.

IC posters demote cultural appropriation in Halloween costumes

IC posters demote cultural appropriation in Halloween costumes

Noah Raaum, Videographer

October 31, 2017

Dress up as a cat, a witch, a donut, or a skeleton — not a culture.

What you wear: Elsaesser reflects on the culture surrounding basketball shoes

What you wear: Elsaesser reflects on the culture surrounding basketball shoes

Stephanie Li, The Rubicon Editor

October 27, 2016

This is part 3 of a three-part story on athletes and their footwear.

Asking the messy question is essential

Asking the messy question is essential

The Rubicon Staff

January 1, 2015

In the pursuit of awareness and acceptance, students have lost sight of the people who are right in front of them: their peers. By accepting those who are different, students have only scratched the surface regarding differences in their own community.