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S1E4 Am I Doing This Right? How to say goodbye

S1E4 <i>Am I Doing This Right?</i> How to say goodbye

Ewan Lang, Podcast Host

May 2, 2017

In his final installment of "Am I Doing This Right?", podcast host and senior Ewan Lang shares his thoughts on how to say goodbye to high school.

Senior Speech Illustrations: Week 23

“We have never been a country defined exclusively by our religion. Rather, the ideas that bind us together are common beliefs in the voice of the individual, the rule of democracy and respect for personal choice, including faith,

Iya Abdulkarim, The Rubicon Editor

February 28, 2017

View illustrations of lines from the senior speeches delivered on Monday, Feb. 27.

REVIEW: New iPhone 7 underwhelms users

CALL ME MAYBE? New iPhone 7 disappoints users with its lack of new features. Flickr CC Photo:

Peter Blanchfield, RubicOnline Editor

September 26, 2016

Apple's new iPhone 7 leaves users unimpressed with its lack of new features.

Quiz Bowl team wins ACRONYM meet

The Quiz Bowl teams mimic the images on their trophies. (Top from left) Patrick Commers, Jack Indritz, Cole Staples. (Bottom from left) Ewan Lang, Peter Schavee.

Diane Huang, Online Editor-in-Chief

March 2, 2016

The team placed first overall, with junior Ewan Lang placing third individually.

Teachers defeat Quiz Bowl team to in pre-nationals face-off

Quiz Bowl honed their skills for national competition at the annual students vs. teachers match on May 22.  Upper School science teacher Andrea Bailey, US English teacher Matt Hoven, US math teacher Carl Corcoran, and US history teacher Jon Peterson faced off against freshman Peter Blanchfield and sophomores Cole Thompson, Paul Watkins, and Ewan Lang in this round.  The competition was facilitated by Quiz Bowl sophomores Patrick Commers and Netta Kaplan.  The team goes on to compete at Nationals the weekend of May 29.

Nina Zietlow, Staff Writer

May 26, 2015

The Quiz Bowl team competed against teachers May 22 in a friendly contest that helps them prepare for nationals.

Freshman Ewan Lang owns uncommon Tibetan terrier

Noor Qureishy, Staff Writer

February 24, 2014

Not many can boast of a foreign, relatively uncommon pet; freshman Ewan Lang is one of a select few with his outlandish canine, a Tibetan terrier, hailing from Nepal. “[They] were used as companion dogs for Tibetan monks, until a English lady brought them back [to England] and started breeding them…...

Quiz Bowl student group redefines itself in hopes of a more bonded team

From left to right, Upper School history teacher and Quiz Bowl adviser Amy Weisgram, sophomore co-president Patrick Commers, freshman Cole Staples, freshman Ewan Lang, freshman Phoebe Pannier, freshman Cole Thompson, freshman Paul Watkins, and freshman Sarah Wheaton meet during Thursday X Period on Oct. 31.

Nina Zietlow, News Editor

November 21, 2013

The St. Paul Academy and Summit School student group Quiz Bowl is going though a year of development. After former Quiz Bowl advisor George Leiter left SPA in 2012, the student group became much less formal than before. “No one was really there to organize aside from [former group president] Chloe Hi...