The Rubicon

United Lacrosse faces tough first opponent; falls to Breck School 12-7

The game ends. Final Score: 12-7.

Javier Whitaker-Castañeda, Editor-in-Chief

April 19, 2017

United Lacrosse played their first game of the season on 18 April, 2017.

Women’s March inspires students, teachers to join the Washington protest

And estimated 500,000 people, many wearing pink hats with cat ears, march the streets of Washing D.C. as part of the Women's March on Washington.

Isa Saaveda-Weis, RubicOnline Editor

January 26, 2017

Senior Ella Matticks marched with her mom; US science teacher Beth Seibel-Hunt marched with her family.

DAPL redirected to Sioux County, sparks outrage

Protests take place around the country in opposition of DAPL. Fair Use Image: Flickr Creative Commons

Isa Saaverda-Weis, RubicOnline Editor

November 25, 2016

DAPL (Dakota Access Pipeline) moved from Bismark to Sioux Country. Protesters gather in outrage in Sioux County and around the country.

Senior Art Seminar spreads love through notes to students

Seniors Sammie Bluhm, Maya Edstrom, Mackenzie Kuller, Ella Matticks, and Maria Perkkio set out to spread positivity on a day when many St. Paul Academy and Summit School students were feeling hurt post election.

Emily Thissen, RubicOnline Editor

November 13, 2016

Senior Art Seminar photo students spread love by posting positive notes on the lockers.

Senior Speech Illustrations: Week 3

Senior Speech Illustrations: Week 3

Iya Abdulkarim, In-Depth Editor

October 6, 2016

Read the illustrated lines from the senior speeches given on Sept. 30.

JCLC members plan prom as a parting gift to senior class

THE MINNESOTA HISTORY CENTER in downtown St. Paul is the location of the 2016 prom planned by the Junior Class Leadership Council members. “JCLC picked the History Center for its cavernous spaces with high ceilings and beautiful natural lighting. It’s those details that give the event an air of class,” Junior Class Leadership member Maya Kachian said.

Mari Knudson, The Rubicon Editor

June 7, 2016

Minnesota History Center event on June 8 will include dinner and dancing.

Girls soccer works through losses to keep positive mindset

SOPHOMORE DINA MORADIAN FIGHTS for the ball during their match against Wayzeta on Aug. 27. “We’ve not gotten the results we’ve wanted now but sections are what counts. Don’t underestimate us based on our record,” junior Ella Matticks said.

Lauren Boettcher, News Editor

October 1, 2015

With four more games left in the season, the Girls Varsity Soccer team has a 4-7-1 record.

United Lacrosse takes on Breck in season opener

Mari Knudson, In Depth Editor

April 24, 2015

In their season opener on Apr. 14, the St. Paul Academy and Visitation United girls lacrosse team took on the Breck School Mustangs. Despite hard efforts from many members of the team, United lost the match 9-21. “Since it was our first game, it showed us what our strengths and weaknesses are so...

Registration for Blood Drive begins

Sophomore Ella Matticks checks out a Blood Drive poster in the athletic hallway, one of many posters posted around school. “I think [the Blood Drive] is a great thing our school does,” Matticks said.

Emily Thissen, Sports Editor

January 28, 2015

This year's Blood Drive will be held on Feb. 3.

Students play competitive trivia app

Juniors Alena Porter and Hallie Sogin play a round of Trivia Crack before advisory. “People got me started on it, and now I can’t stop,” Sogin said. The game is ranked #1 in the Apple Store and #4 on Google Play.

Mari Knudson and Netta Kaplan

December 11, 2014

The newest mobile gaming fad might seem like any other on the surface, with bright colors, animated characters, and plenty of competition. But rather than matching colors of candy or helping a bird fly, Trivia Crack  is, as the name suggests, based around knowledge. Players answer questions from six different c...

Dress code conversations are ongoing

Upper school council  MEMBERS pictured (L to R) Lukas Kelsey-Friedemann, Breandon Gibbons, Shaan Bijwadia, Jack Labovitz, Raffi Toghramadjian, Thomas Toghramadjian, Diane Huang, Numi Katz, Claire Walsh, Moira McCarthy, Neerja Thakkar, and Jordan Moradian facilatate a discussion on the future revisions to the dress code with a panel of student body members.“I don’t think that anyone has taken a good, serious look at [the dress code] in I don’t know how long,” US Principal Chris Hughes said.

Mari Knudson, In Depth Editor

September 30, 2014

Some high schools require students to wear uniforms while others let students dress as they choose. St. Paul Academy and Summit School Lower School students fall on the uniform end of that spectrum, while the Middle School and Upper School policies allow more freedom in clothing choice. Upper School...