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Warren endorses Biden

On Wednesday, Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-MA) endorsed former Vice President Joe Biden in the 2020 presidential race. Sen. Warren is pictured at her campaign rally in Oakland, CA, in May 2019.

Nikolas Liepins, Political Correspondent

April 15, 2020

On Wednesday, Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-MA) was the last of former Vice President Joe Biden’s rivals from the campaign trail to endorse his candidacy in the 2020 presidential race, marking her joining of the Democratic party's effort to unite against President Donald Trump. “[Joe Biden] knows that...

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

Lawmakers rushed back to Washington, D.C., to pass the largest stimulus bill in U.S. history.

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,...

WWIII? A look back at the events that nearly led to war with Iran

Despite a long history of tensions between the US and Iran building up and dissipating, the conflict nearly spiraled into war at the turn of the New Year.

Bobby Verhey, Social Media Manager

January 21, 2020

With tensions subsiding, look back at the historical events that led the U.S. and Iran to the brink of war, and the actions that prevented it.

Fight for facts over World War III Memes

By spreading false fears, social media users created an irrational panic that spread misinformation to other users.

Martha Sanchez, RubicOnline

January 17, 2020

Read the news before using social media to create memes that propagate false information.

Three years later, Trump changed SPA

A poll conducted by the Rubicon recorded 76.3% of SPA students identifying as Democrat, 81.4% disapproving of Trump, and 69.5% believing Trump should be impeached. The poll had 59 respondents, of which 14 were ninth graders, 17 were sophomores, 19 were juniors and nine were seniors. 33 respondents identified as female, 23 as male and 3 as non-cisgender.

Asa Zirps, Staff Writer

November 11, 2019

On the third anniversary of Trump's election, opinions are divided on whether he has changed SPA.

Trumps corruption qualifies him for impeachment

After a Republican lawmaker called for Trump's impeachment this weekend, it's important to think about why that call is warranted.

Maren Ostrem, The Rubicon Editor

May 20, 2019

With the Mueller report findings and a Republican call for impeachment this weekend, it's hard to argue that Trump should remain president.

Political fashion: Students express political views through fashion choices

Sophomore Isobel Alm makes a statement with her shirt;

Julia Baron, The Rubicon Editor

February 19, 2019

Political fashion, whose popularity has been rapidly emerging during the late 10's is hot at St. Paul Academy and Summit School.

Students show growing dismay after month-long government shutdown

The United States Capitol on a cloudy day.

Noah Raaum, Creative Design Manager

January 25, 2019

Martin Luther King Jr. Day—a day of celebration, service and progress—marked the 32nd of the longest government shutdown in United States history.

[THE THIRD WAY] Emergency or farce?

[THE THIRD WAY] Emergency or farce?

Kieran Singh, Columnist

January 13, 2019

Columnist Kieran Singh discusses his thoughts on the federal government shutdown.

The Current (Events): Why does Donald Trump hate giraffes?

The Current (Events): Why does Donald Trump hate giraffes?

Jack Benson, Editor in Chief

January 12, 2019

At the G20 meeting, 19 of the 20 world leaders have pledged to fight climate change. We all know who that lone hold out was.