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Bruise Violet blends individually composed songs in new album

Bruise Violet's new album, Trophy Wife, has five new tracks.

Isabel Saavedra-Weis, RubicOnline Editor

April 24, 2017

Local band Bruise Violet's new album, Trophy Wife, contains loud and passionate songs that align with previous albums.

Schoonover composes new music for As You Like It

PRACTICE MAKES PERFECT. Senior Emily Schoonover held daily practices in the wind's room with other members of the band to rehearse the songs that would be added.

Jenny Sogin, The Rubicon Editor

November 22, 2016

Senior Emily Schoonover composed and adapted music for the fall play, As You Like It.

Senior Speech Illustrations: Week 1

Senior Speech Illustrations: Week 1

Iya Abdulkarim, The Rubicon Editor

September 15, 2016

The first four senior speech illustrations of the Class of 2017

Bruise Violet fuses punk rock and heavy metal

JUNIOR EMILY SCHOONOVER plays grunge punk songs at a recent concert with bandmates Bella Dawson and Danielle Cusack. Bruise Violet, a teenage punk rock band, formed in late 2013.

Gitanjali Raman, Online Managing Editor

March 12, 2016

Junior Emily Schoonover sings and plays guitar for punk rock band - Bruise Violet.

Humans of SPA: Emily Schoonover

“One time, I really had to fart. But we were in the middle of a test, and the room was completely quiet. So I’m asking [myself], ‘what do I do?’ and I decided - I had a really gigantic textbook next to me - and I decided that if I dropped the textbook at the same time that I farted, no one would hear me. My timing was off,” junior Emily Schoonover said.

Meghan Joyce, Chief Visual Editor

October 23, 2015

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Construction Transforms Randolph Campus

Construction on the Randolph Campus continues during the school day.

Paul Watkins, Science and Technology Editor

October 6, 2014

Looking out toward the Lily courtyard, the view of rubble, accented by bright-yellow cranes, dominates the scene. At Saint Paul Academy and Summit School, it becomes impossible to not let the construction affect the Randolph campus. After all, the Huss Center for the Performing Arts, the construction’s...

Schoonover takes the stage at Lollapalloza

On stage at Lollapalloza, sophomore Emily Schoonover (third from right) poses with members of the band Portugal. The Man and other artists that she had met on tour.

Mari Knudson, In Depth Editor

October 6, 2014

It’s not uncommon for students to feel nervous giving their senior speeches before the entire school, but imagine giving your speech in front of 100,000 people. Sophomore musician Emily Schoonover can imagine this from when she performed at Lollapalooza on Aug. 1-3, one of the Midwest’s largest music...

Freshman Emily Schoonover will perform at Lollapalooza

Freshman Emily Schoonover performs in the music program School of Rock. She competed in a national competition for a part in the program's All Stars Tour. “I think about 24,000 people from across America tried out,

Gita Raman, Feature Editor

April 24, 2014

Lollapalooza, possibly the Midwest’s biggest music festival, is about receive one of St. Paul Academy and Summit School’s talented singers, freshman Emily Schoonover. Lollapalooza has a current lineup of very talented and famous bands, including Lorde and Arctic Monkey which were listed in spr...