The Rubicon

PHOTO GALLERY: Lip Sync performances celebrate retro music

The senior girls teamed up to dance to

Isabel Gisser, RubicOnline Editor

October 6, 2017

Lip Sync performers rocked the crowd Oct. 5, with the winner announced at the Oct. 6 Pep Fest.

Wertkin’s family provides salt therapy at The Salt Cave

The Salt Cave features salt gravel floors and anti-gravity chairs.

Sophie Jaro, Chief Visual Editor

March 8, 2017

Most people don’t know that Junior J.J. Wertkin’s family owns a salt therapy business called the Salt Cave.

Slang: Shortened language expands casual vocabulary

LIT AF FAM. Common slang terms used by students ranked in order from most frequently used to least frequently used according to a poll of 11% of the student body. With every passing month, new terms or acronyms make their way around via messages, Tumblr, Twitter, Instagram, and day-to-day conversations. 
Infographic: Mari Knudson and Iya Abdulkarim

Quinn Christensen, Staff Writer

January 22, 2017

Is your vocabulary up to date? Read about some of the most recent slang terms and the perspectives of students and teachers towards them.

Book Fest reading marathon allures literature lovers

Senior Mary Grant participates in the Book Fest marathon reading on Nov. 17 in the Summit Center. “It was great. I was really happy because this book is hilarious to me,” Grant said.

Mimi Geller, RubicOnline Editor

November 18, 2016

Book Fest 2016 celebrated literature by hosting a marathon read of "Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy" by Douglas Adams on Nov. 17 in the Summit Center.

Record crowds at MN State Fair offer summer fun on a stick

Sophomore Ezra Cohen stands with friends at the State Fair. “I always go on the giant slide,” Cohen said

Dianne Caravela, Feature Editor

September 10, 2015

St. Paul Academy and Summit School students share their favorite things to do at the fair.