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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 does America mean to you?

New U.S. citizens recite after the judge during the swearing in ceremony.

Sophia Heegaard, Adam Holod, Yona Ketema, Noah Rice, Henrik Schleissman, and Anna Snider

November 18, 2019

Students in History of Refugee Communities collect stories of immigration and naturalization.

World History classes must continue to dig for the absent narrative

This is the new World History office where teachers work when they don't have a class. This year, world history classes have focused on the absent narrative, however it's time to go further.

Bobby Verhey, RubicOnline Editor

March 28, 2019

This year, history teachers have focused on bringing in hidden, or absent, narratives into the curriculum. Now, it's time to go further.

[WHAT’S ON MY DESK?] Ward shows off art and mugs

[WHAT'S ON MY DESK?] Ward shows off art and mugs

Eloise Duncan, The Rubicon Editor

March 12, 2019

Take a look at the various items displayed on US History teacher Mollie Ward's desk.

Add humanities into economics courses

SPA's economics course should strike a balance between history and mathematics: two highly applicable subjects in this field.

Noah Raaum, Creative Design Manager

February 23, 2019

Economics is the ideal STEM-humanities course for its relevance, usefulness and uniqueness.

Somalis + Minnesota exhibit expresses refugee experience

Senior Kayla Edmundson spins the images to reveal a different story as written by a Somali refugee who lives in Minnesota.

Mimi Geller, Director of RubicOnline

November 16, 2018

The History of Refugee Communities in Minnesota class attended the "Somalis + Minnesota" exhibit at the MN History Center to start their next unit on Somali refugees.

History curriculum engages critical thinking

US History teacher Sushmita Hodges emphasizes decolonization in her classes.

Evelyn Lillemoe, The Rubicon Editor

September 28, 2018

US History teachers weigh in on changes in the history curriculum.

Upper School renovations lead to detours and closed spaces

A rendering of the new English Commons to be built in Old Main.

Lucy Benson and Will Rinkoff

September 9, 2018

As Schilling construction wraps up, Old Main construction ramps up.

Portables (ep. 10): Jon Peterson

Nitya Thakkar, RubicOnline Editor

May 10, 2018

The tenth episode in a twelve part series detailing the unique aspects of each teacher’s portable classroom.

Portables (ep. 9): Ryan Oto

Nitya Thakkar, RubicOnline Editor

May 3, 2018

The ninth episode in a twelve part series detailing the unique aspects of each teacher’s portable classroom.

Portables (ep. 5): Mollie Ward

Noah Raaum, Videographer

March 26, 2018

The fifth episode in a twelve part series detailing the unique aspects of each teacher's portable classroom.