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Senior Speech Illustrations: Week 26

Senior Speech Illustrations: Week 26

Iya Abdulkarim, The Rubicon Editor

April 3, 2017

View the illustrations of quotes from the senior speeches delivered on Friday, March 31. 

A right and a privilege: addressing low voter turnout in the United States

A right and a privilege: addressing low voter turnout in the United States

Amodhya Samarakoon, Creative Design Manager

December 12, 2016

In general, voter turnout in the United States is shockingly low. According to FairVote.org, voting was at its highest at only 63.9% in 1960 between Republican candidate Richard Nixon and Democratic candidate/winner John F. Kennedy. It had plummeted to its lowest a couple decades before at 48.9% in 1924 bet...

Goals: Their motivations, development and acheivement

Goals: Their motivations, development and acheivement

Noor Qureishy, Managing Editor

October 2, 2016

From intrinsic to extrinsic motivation, students discuss their methods and experiences with goal setting and achievement.

Spring playlist favorites range from Lorde to Arctic Monkeys

Spring playlist favorites range from Lorde to Arctic Monkeys

Boraan Abdulkarim, Cover Story Editor

March 28, 2014

As the weather slowly shifts, moods change and the songs that have been played on repeat all winter long get old. In light of the upcoming spring season, The Rubicon asked students about their current favorites. Song: “Demons” by Imagine Dragons. “It’s been in my head since summer,” freshman...

Students dive into winter activities

Students dive into winter activities

Sarah Murad, Staff Writer

December 19, 2013

As the snow starts to fall, Minnesotans everywhere strap on their skates, skis, and snowshoes as they head out for the beginning of winter sports. A variety of winter activities are played at St. Paul Academy and Summit School, and for many students, the coming of the cold means the start of fast-paced...