The Rubicon

META organizers strive to create space for BIPOC in Twin Cities

META. META founders, Winfrey Oenga, Ana Keller-Flores, Ijeoma Ugboajah, Sara Flores, Britney Chino, and Miski Omar gather for a photo. “META started this past summer after I and a few other friends who were all a part of a different youth organization came together and realized [that] organization, while being a great segue to being involved in our community, wasn’t directly going after the things we wanted,” co-founder Britney Chino said.

Evelyn Lillemoe, Chief Visual Editor

November 12, 2019

Black, Indigenous, and people of color in the Twin Cities have a new way to connect with one another, through a new group, META.

Students attend Student Diversity Leadership Conference

Journalist Lisa Ling speaks to the conference of students.

Annika Rock, The Rubicon Editor

December 12, 2018

Six students attended the Student Diversity Leadership conference in Nashville, Tennessee.

Intercultural Club diversifies assemblies with music choice

Sophomores Karla Garcia and Tana Ososki introduce the songs played at each Blue & Gold Assembly.

Liv Larsen, Interactive Storytelling Team

October 31, 2018

Every week, the music gurus of SPA's Intercultural Club choose songs to play at each assembly

Common Ground intimately calls for social change

RAISE YOUR HAND. On April 17, Common Ground members spoke about their experiences of racism within and outside of SPA to educate the community. “Say who you want to be not who others tell you to be,” the group said. On April 24, Common Ground will be handing out ribbons to promote intersectionality and to echo the messages of their presentation.

Emma Sampson, RubicOnline Editor

April 17, 2018

On April 17, Common Ground members spoke about their experiences of racism within and outside of SPA to educate the community.