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The Rubicon

Jackson fosters furry friends: does good in an adorable way

Jackson fosters furry friends: does good in an adorable way

Boraan Abdulkarim, Editor-in-Chief

February 7, 2016

Senior Jane Jackson shares her fostering experience with the Animal Human Society's fostering program.

Juniors use privileges to de-stress as exams approach

Juniors use privileges to de-stress as exams approach

Boraan Abdulkarim, Editor-in-Chief

May 27, 2015

Privileges provide independence for junior class in the last month of the school year, and many use it to stay organized and relaxed.

Walker Art Teen Art Council provides members enriching real-world experiences

Walker Art Teen Art Council provides members enriching real-world experiences

Mari Knudson, In Depth Editor

December 29, 2014

Museums offer a unique view of a subject — be it art, history, science — and a chance for greater immersion and interactivity. With the abundance of opportunities to volunteer or work in a museum available to teenagers, some SPA students have taken the experience of a museum a step further with the Walker Art Center Teen Arts Council (WACTAC), which juniors Ingrid Topp-Johnson and Jane Jackson are a part of.

Students search for study spaces

Students search for study spaces

Netta Kaplan, Managing Editor

December 12, 2014

With exams quickly approaching, students are looking for quiet places in the school to hunker down and get some studying done. For plenty, the library is just the spot. “The library is nice because it’s in the middle of everything, so you can go see your teachers, and I like writing on a table,”...

Students offer tips to stay organized

Students offer tips to stay organized

Boraan Abdulkarim, Chief Visual Editor

September 29, 2014

With the school year well underway, students' clutter and stress have a tendency to pile up.  Binders, notebooks, lockers, and computer files all slowly fall into disrepair. It is important to take the time to get organized. Students share their personal advice on how to make everyday school life...

Purple ribbons display support for suicide prevention

Purple ribbons display support for suicide prevention

Netta Kaplan, Managing Editor

September 10, 2014

Purple ribbons seem to be everywhere: pinned to clothing and backpacks, tied around wrists and ponytails. Distributed by the Gender & Sexuality Acceptance student group for World Suicide Prevention Day, an overwhelming number of Upper School students and faculty have chosen to wear the ribbons to...

Fine flower prints bloom in a garden of student apparel

Fine flower prints bloom in a garden of student apparel

Boraan Abdulkarim, Chief Visual Editor

May 15, 2014

The spring's first buds have started blooming all over St. Paul, especially on the premises of St. Paul Academy and Summit School, and students' shirts showcase gentle flower prints. While floral prints, along with pastels, make an appearance every year in spring trends, 2014 witnessed the rise of a...