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Reading in color: a synesthesia conversation

Reading in color: a synesthesia conversation

Lucia Granja, RubicOnline

March 5, 2020

Juniors Isobel Alm, Rylan Hefner, and Lucia Granja talk about their experiences with grapheme color synesthesia, which allows them to associate colors with letters and numbers.

Human trafficking: breaking out of stigmatization

The End It Movement, is an allied group of organizations and people around the world fighting for increased awareness and prevention of human trafficking to bring the number of victims down to zero. On Feb. 13, the End It Movement encourages people to draw a red x on their hand in support of the movement.

Eloise Duncan, The Rubicon

February 14, 2020

The FBI has identified the Twin Cities as being of the 13 cities in the United States with a high rate of child prostitution due to human trafficking.

[THEATER REVIEW] Audiences go mad for fall play

[THEATER REVIEW] Audiences go mad for fall play

Charlie Johnson, The Rubicon

December 17, 2019

Laughter echoed through the school as the Upper School put on the first theater production of the year: The Madwoman of Chaillot.

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.

Speaker Day educates students about ethics in science

Alumnus Sam McVeety gives a talk about digital redlining.

Melissa Nie, RubicOnline Editor

April 24, 2019

Students learned about issues from digital redlining to the debate over including pregnant women in scientific research during Speaker Day.

Mishpacha celebrates Hanukkah with food, music and games

Seniors Ethan Less, Shane Litman and 
Reuben Vizelman wear Hanukkah-themes sweaters.

Nitya Thakkar, Aureus EIC

December 8, 2018

Mishpacha hosted a Hanukkah celebration on Friday, Dec. 7 to honor the important Jewish holiday.

Every(man) examines the themes of life

US Theater director stands in an illustration from Every(man), the play he will direct this fall.

Kat St. Martin-Norburg, The Rubicon Editor

September 25, 2018

Theater Department Director Eric Severson has anounced that the fall play for 2018 is Everyman. It incorporates characters as metaphors for life themes, which will hopefully cause the audience and actors to reflect on the world and people's roles. The play will be on Nov. 16 and 17 in the Huss Center.

Alm finds the edge of painting

Painting by Isobel Alm in 2017, inspired by a picture of herself with a mask.
Credit: Isobel Alm

Tana Ososki, Interactive Storytelling Team

September 14, 2018

For minutes, hours, days, and weeks, Isobel Alm spends her time focusing in the art studio. The St. Paul Academy and Summit School art wing is a place where creativity, expression, and the use of the imagination come together.

STREET STYLE: Muted colors reflect end of fall

Junior Nora Povejsil wears a jacket from Forever 21, a t-shirt from Rock the Garden, pants from Target, and Adidas shoes.

Chloe Morse, Feature Editor

November 13, 2017

With boots replacing sandals and tights and long sleeves tucked under sweaters, fashion moves to shades of black, white, and fall.