The Rubicon

Sophomores Ruby and Mimi showing their campaign poster in the hallways.

Campaigning officers use social media to grab voters attention

Zekiah Juliusson, RubicOnline May 10, 2021
Elections take place today after speeches, but a number of candidates have already been talking directly to voters through social media.
Open Interpretation: Harris in our imaginations

Open Interpretation: Harris in our imaginations

Elle Chen, RubicOnline February 4, 2021
The imagination is an aspect of limitless possibilities, endless probability.
In order to be impeached, a president must have committed “Treason, Bribery, or other high Crimes and Misdemeanors,” as outlined by the Constitution, although the document does not define what “high crimes and misdemeanors” may entail.

[THEN/NOW] Presidential impeachments

Mimi Huelster, RubicOnline February 1, 2021
In the nearly 250 years that the U.S. has been a country, only three of its presidents have been impeached. Here are their stories.
Both the 1918 Influenza and COVID-19 have had big impacts of school life.

Top five feature stories of 2020

RubicOnline Staff January 12, 2021
Dive in to the top 5 feature stories of 2020.
Top five opinion stories and illustrations of 2020

Top five opinion stories and illustrations of 2020

RubicOnline Staff January 6, 2021
Editor's pick for the top five opinion stories from 2020.
Trump's multiple tweets about a rigged election have been countlessly proved to be false claims. Trump's concession will be, in many ways, a first step.

Time for Trump to concede: for the good of the country, his party, and himself

Elizabeth Trevathan, Director of RubicOnline December 4, 2020
One month since the election and Trump has yet to concede.

[60 SECOND NEWS] Election recount results, Governor Walz new COVID-19 restrictions, sports cancelled

Bobby Verhey, RubicOnline November 21, 2020
Senior Bobby Verhey gives an update on this week's current events.
As votes continue to be counted, Trump refuses to acknowledge his imminent defeat.

As Trump refuses to concede, Republicans are noncommittal

Lucia Granja, RubicOnline November 16, 2020
After President-elect Joe Biden was projected to win days after the election day, Trump refused to acknowledge his defeat.
There are a lot underlying things that 2020 has brought to light. The country is ideologically divided more than ever. A lot of work has to be done.

[STAFF EDITORIAL] What we have learned from 2020

RubicOnline Staff November 16, 2020
2020 has been a long ride, calling for truth, justice, and unity more than ever.
After the announcement of president elect Joe Biden, SPA students shared what they are hoping to see after Biden officially takes his seat in the White House.

Students react to historic 2020 election

For over a week, the election was the main topic of conversation in the St. Paul Academy and Summit School community. Students are excited to share their wishes for the future and their reactions to the...

Election expectations & actualities

Election expectations & actualities

Liv Larsen, Lynn Reynolds, and Annika Rock November 9, 2020

"I definitely thought it was going to be a mess, and I guess I didn't really know how it was going to go. I'm very happy that Biden won. I think that it was definitely a good display of how chaotic...

In a year that continues to reiterate how easily everything can be taken away from us, I walked into a building that would solidify me as a new fully recognized member of the nation.

I voted for the first time. Here’s what it’s like.

Will Schavee, RubicOnline November 9, 2020
Senior Will Schavee voted for the first time this year. This is his story.
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