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Orca Tribe launch party fulfills mission to connect artists

Senior co-founder Lutalo Jones talks with senior Leah Hughes at the launch party. “I am excited to see things that students put together. It’s impressive,” Hughes said.

Flannery Enneking-Norton, RubicOnline Editor

May 14, 2017

The Orca Tribe launch party on May 12 brought young local artists together for a night of music and art.

Orca Tribe Project connects, promotes young artists

The Orca Tribe is a project that seeks to connect, promote and inspire local young artists.

Flannery Enneking-Norton, RubicOnline Editor

May 7, 2017

Orca Tribe, created by SPA seniors Diane Huang, Lutalo Jones and John Connelly, seeks to promote local artists.

Senior Speech Illustrations: Week 6

Iya Abdulkarim, The Rubicon Editor

October 28, 2016

View the illustrations of quotes from the senior speeches given on Oct. 21.

Controversy surrounds Freshman Safari

Freshman Ashley Jallen reacts to freshman safari.  To hear Jallen's opinion and those of other students, please watch the RubiconTV video below.

Eva Perez-Greene, Editor in Chief

September 19, 2014

It's the first dance of the school year.  Freshman are pulled onto the dance floor -- willingly or not -- for a dance with an upperclassmen.  Often, this dancing involves grinding or groping and may or may not be consensual.  It's called Freshman Safari. Freshman Safari should not exist. It...

Students pick snow days as best memories

Students have voted on the most memorable event of the year and the surprising yet disappointing winner is snow days, however, there were a few other events which also stood out to the school community.

Meghan Joyce, Arts and Entertainment Editor

May 29, 2014

Students have all voted, the results are in, and the award for the most memorable part of this 2013-2014 school year goes to… snow days? There were some contrasting opinions and ideas, but snow days was the winner. 51% of students surveyed agreed, with reasons varying from “because I caught up on...

Students prepare for upcoming rock climbing competition season

An instructor at Vertical Endeavors in St. Paul, the indoor rock climbing facility where freshman John Connelly practices, speaks to a group of children about youth programs. “What people don’t always realize is there’s a lot of strategy around [rock climbing],” Connelly said.

Lucy Li, Online Editor in Chief and Print Managing Editor

October 30, 2013

Colorful tape and ropes stretch across sharp, gray rock angles inside the rock climbing facility Vertical Endeavors. Climbers ascend the rock, their ropes trembling as they move. Freshman John Connelly practices here at least twice a week. He first decided to try rock climbing around a year ago due...