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Jobs should count towards senior project hours

Senior Emma Sampson working at CRAVE American Kitchen and Sushi Bar.

Emma Sampson, RubicOnline Editor

April 24, 2019

Students with jobs struggle to balance senior project requirements.

The Power of questions: Jazz Ward

The Power of questions: Jazz Ward

Annie Bottern, Social Media Manager

March 8, 2019

Annie Bottern interviews senior Jazz Ward for the power of questions.

Corruption in the U.S. starts in the highest office

Corruption in the U.S. starts in the highest office

Kat St. Martin-Norburg, The Rubicon Editor

December 5, 2018

The election of Donald Trump, who campaigned on the platform of “draining the swamp” in Washington D.C., has spurred on a national conversation questioning his intentions and integrity.

Involvement in Give to the Max Day goes beyond donations

Sophomore Katherine Goodman shows how to donate to Art Start on Give to the Max Day. Goodman was a volunteer over the summer,

Claire Hallaway, The Rubicon Editor

November 20, 2018

Students celebrate Give to the Max Day through volunteering.

An inside look at fall sports managers

Girls varsity soccer manager Gabby Harmoning stands with her team.

Sara Browne, Staff Writer

October 31, 2018

Managers are the backbones of sports teams; always ready to give their all. Their jobs may go unnoticed to the common fan’s eye, but they are a key part of the basic function of a team.

Hodges promotes project, uncovers history of racial covenants

The Mapping Prejudice Project seeks to map out racial deeds in real estate that were issued in the 19th century. “I’ve been interested in the whole framework about the dominant and absent stories. As a woman of color, it’s important to me to know what’s happening to communities of color. I've taught my history classes with an inclusive approach, and the inclusivity is about addressing the silenced voices and addressing those who do not typically get talked about unless they are in relation to the dominant narrative,” US History teacher Sushmita Hodges said.

Mimi Geller, Director of RubicOnline

October 25, 2018

US History teacher Sushmita Hodges encourages her students and advisory to participate in a University of Minnesota research project that reveals racial deed covenants in Minneapolis.

Jazz Ward excels in SEGL semester away

Junior Jazz Ward in class at SEGL in Washington D.C.. Ward will spend this spring semester learning about global ethics and politics.

Emma Sampson, RubicOnline Editor

May 7, 2018

Junior Jazz Ward is spending this semester away at the School for Ethics and Global Leadership in Washington, D.C.

Poptarts and camaraderie foster debate success

Jasper Green, The Rubicon Editor

October 7, 2016

SPA's debate team provides an inclusive environment for students of all ages to develop their skills.

Community Service Spotlight: Ward aids with aqueduct production in the Dominican Republic

Sophomore Jazz Ward traveled to the Dominican Republic over the summer with Rustic Pathways in hopes to begin the production of an aqueduct in a small village.

Mimi Geller, RubicOnline Editor

September 11, 2016

Sophomore Jazz Ward visited the Dominican Republic with Rustic Pathways to begin the production of an aqueduct in a small village.

Ward teaches St. Paul elementary students to read

Freshman Jazz Ward reads in preparation for her volunteer work. “I was going to volunteer at one of my dad’s hospitals but that didn’t work out but I still wanted to volunteer and I really like reading,

Emily Thissen, News Editor

February 29, 2016

Freshman Jazz Ward helps kids at Phalen Lake Hmong Studies Elementary School improve their reading skills through the organization Reading Partners.