The Rubicon

Turning 18 during quarantine: stay at home despite wanting adult independence

With the new independences that are gained from becoming an adult, many 18 year olds want to leave home. With COVID-19, those is now unavailable.

Zekiah Juliusson, RubicOnline

April 27, 2020

This lack of independence is frustrating for many teenagers and is one of their least favorite things about quarantine.

St. Paul enforces pedestrian crosswalk laws

Led by St. Paul Smart Trips, drivers will be ticketed if they do not stop for pedestrians in crosswalks.

Nitya Thakkar, RubicOnline Editor

May 6, 2018

Led by St. Paul Smart Trips, drivers will be ticketed if they do not stop for pedestrians in crosswalks.

Distracted and impaired driving lead to otherwise easily preventable tragedies

Distracted and impaired driving lead to otherwise easily preventable tragedies

Sarah Romans and Julia Hansen

April 13, 2015

SADD stresses the dangers of distracted or impaired driving in light of SADD week, which is from Apr. 13-18.

Sophomores, upperclassmen discover ups and downs to driving

Upper school students walk towards their cars after school. “Most people, a good third [of our class], started taking [Driver’s Ed] classes freshman year. There were a couple stragglers that took it sophomore year,” senior Sarah Coleman said.

Laura Slade, A&E Editor

November 27, 2013

“I’ve seen trucks tipped over, cars spin out, but nothing has ever happened to me on the way to school,” senior Michael Wilkens said. Wilkens, among many other St. Paul Academy and Summit School students, drives himself and his siblings to school. While there are many enjoyable aspects of having...