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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.

Intercultural Club hosts MLK assembly discussion

Speakers Rose McGee and Anthony Galloway answer questions posed by junior Gabriella Thompson and senior Arie Walker for the MLK assembly.

Annika Rock, RubicOnline

January 29, 2020

On Jan. 27, speakers Anthony Galloway and Rose McGee shared their stories and ideas with the students for the annual MLK assembly.

[WHAT’S IN MY BAG] Thompson’s backpack holds the unexpected

Junior Gabriella Thompson's backpack carries school supplies, snacks, and random things that are handy to have when bored.

Tana Ososki, RubicOnline

November 8, 2019

Junior Gabriella Thompson has everything she could need in her backpack.

Students show growing dismay after month-long government shutdown

The United States Capitol on a cloudy day.

Noah Raaum, Creative Design Manager

January 25, 2019

Martin Luther King Jr. Day—a day of celebration, service and progress—marked the 32nd of the longest government shutdown in United States history.

Students attend Student Diversity Leadership Conference

Journalist Lisa Ling speaks to the conference of students.

Annika Rock, The Rubicon Editor

December 12, 2018

Six students attended the Student Diversity Leadership conference in Nashville, Tennessee.

A new way to learn media

Two students edit videos in the Advanced Video Arts class.

Tana Ososki, Interactive Storytelling Team

November 26, 2018

Almost all the students in the high school watch a video at least once a day, and now SPA is offering a class to teach students how to make videos and to understand the process of editing filming, as well as the equipment that goes into making a single video. That is what the Video Arts Class is. It beg...

These gendered halls (pt. 2): female voices minimized at Harkness tables and more

Ninth graders Julia Scott and Gabriella Thompson, as well as sophomore Savita Yopp explain their experiences as female-identifying students at school. “The fact is, we still live in a society that’s very biased against women,” Yopp said.

Melissa Nie, Illustrator

December 27, 2017

Three female underclassmen discuss the school's attitude toward women. This is the second in a 3-part series on the school experience seen through the lens of gender.