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Student club takeover of self-defense is ultimately positive

Senior Isabel Saavedra-Weis helps with an example during the self defense class.

Liv Larsen, RubicOnline Editor

April 29, 2019

Students had the opportunity to take a self-defense course led by a representative of Not Me! This was the first year where the class was open to all grades.

[PHOTO STORY] Student clubs collaborate for self defense training

HerSpace co-presidents Adelia Bergner and Nitya Thakkar practice the

Isabel Gisser, Production Manager

April 18, 2019

Her Space, Peer Helpers, Intercultural Club, Muslim Students Alliance, and Rainbow Connection co-hosted Not Me! on April 17.

A week of stickers, documentaries, and periods

Sophomore Adrienne Gaylord and ninth graders Maura Hartfeldt and Nafisa Hagi-Aaden hang out at the IWD party.

Isabel Saavedra-Weis, RubicOnline Editor

March 12, 2019

HerSpace organizes a whole week of activities geared towards female empowerment and gender equality.

Political fashion: Students express political views through fashion choices

Sophomore Isobel Alm makes a statement with her shirt;

Julia Baron, The Rubicon Editor

February 19, 2019

Political fashion, whose popularity has been rapidly emerging during the late 10's is hot at St. Paul Academy and Summit School.

HerSpace sells t-shirts to spread awareness, support

Lynn Reynolds, Rubiconline Editor

November 19, 2018

HerSpace, an affinity group for female-identifying students, decided to show solidarity with sexual assault survivors with t-shirts.

Not picture perfect: students celebrate Love Your Body day

Not picture perfect: students celebrate Love Your Body day

Ganga Corsaro, Staff Writer

October 26, 2018

Love Your Body day, celebrated at SPA on October 26th, brought some extra love much needed in a pressure filled high school environment.

Handbook makes space for affinity groups

On page 16 of the US Student Handbook the section

Mimi Geller, Director of RubicOnline

October 7, 2018

For the first time, the student handbook includes a section about the policies and practices for student affinity groups.

Advisories gather to celebrate International Women’s Day

Seniors Amodhya Samarakoon, Stephanie Li, Noor Quiereshy, Sarah Murad, and Tabeer Naqvi work on their feminist stickers.

Chloe Morse, Staff Writer

March 10, 2017

Advisories participated in the HERSpace feminist sticker contest on March 8.

Her Space plans events for Internationalsectional Women’s Day

Last year, several advisories competed in a poster making on International Women's Day. This year, advisories will compete in a sticker making contest.

Jenny Sogin, The Rubicon Editor

March 1, 2017

Her Space plans events for International Women's Day that celebrate intersectionality with film, poster contests, and discussion.

Global Rights for Women strives to remove violence against women through legislation and training

Founding Director of Global Rights for Women Cheryl Thomas speaks about her organizations's work with violence against women.

Noor Qureishy, InDepth Editor

April 7, 2016

Cheryl Thomas, founding director of Global Rights for Women came to speak to students during x-period on April 6 about her organization's work, and how they can help.

HerSpace’s mural encourages body positivity

Sophomore Lauren Datta sticks a post-it-note on the HerSpace’s body mural. “There’s something about writing [what you love about your body] down, and actually committing it to paper that makes it seem a little more real,” HerSpace co-president Maggie Vlietstra said.

Noor Qureishy, InDepth Editor

October 18, 2015

HerSpace uses mural to promote body positivity on National Love Your Body Day.

HerSpace educates students about commonly misunderstood words

HerSpace put up posters around the school defining commonly misunderstood words and phrases. This poster defines

Boraan Abdulkarim, Editor in Chief

May 14, 2015

HerSpace posts commonly misunderstood words with definitions to educate the community on feminist vocabulary.