The Rubicon

Few local businesses in the Twin Cities are surviving the pandemic

The Wine Thief Shop

Tana Ososki, RubicOnline

May 15, 2020

Because so many businesses are struggling it is super important for anyone who is planning on getting take out or buying other things, to try their best to buy from local shops.

Ruby Hoeschen

Ruby Hoeschen

Eloise Duncan, The Rubicon

April 8, 2020

For junior Ruby Hoeschen and her family, practicing social distance while running a pharmacy is no easy task.

Judah Thomas

Sophomore Judah Thomas enjoys his new found hobby of yoga out of the patio of his grandpa's condo.

Charlie Johnson, The Rubicon

April 8, 2020

Sophomore Thomas's flights home got canceled one after another. Now he's in sticky weather and a not so sticky situation.

[STAFF EDITORIAL] Resist parroting parents’ opinions

POLLY WANTS... A POLITICAL STANCE? Students often repeat their family member's political beliefs, but this is counterproductive -- especially in a discussion-based learning environment. Students should allow their own morals to shape their opinions.

The Rubicon Staff

February 5, 2020

It's time to ask: "Have I thought through issues, political candidates, and party politics for myself?"

Bogdan clothing appeals to a student market

Elle Chen, RubicOnline

February 3, 2020

Sophomore Jack Bogdan has a pretty interesting story to tell: he sells his own merch.

Na cooks up a storm of Pah-d Thai for friends and family

Pah Nah chopping vegetables for the stirfry

Zekiah Juliusson, RubicOnline

January 16, 2020

Cooking is a valuable life skill but not many people teenagers know how to cook well. Sophomore Pah Na has discovered his skill for cooking through experimenting and now loves to share his gift with others. 

End of a tradition: Julian Duffy reflects on service in Nicaragua

End of a tradition: Julian Duffy reflects on service in Nicaragua

Clara Garner, RubicOnline

October 15, 2019

Sophomore Julian Duffy talks about his experience of giving in Nicaragua.

Hla talks growing up as a second-generation immigrant

Junior Justin Hla poses for a family photo with his father and brother.

Jasper Green, The Rubicon Editor

March 6, 2018

Junior Justin Hla reflects on his family's values and what it means to be a young second-generation immigrant, particularly in terms of education.

Anthology of Answers IV (The Mic Drop): We close the book box on suggestions

Columnist Riley Wheaton answers the last questions of the suggestion box.

Riley Wheaton, Columnist

June 1, 2016

Columnist Riley Wheaton's last installment of answers to the suggestion box.