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Senior Speech Illustrations: Week 23

“We have never been a country defined exclusively by our religion. Rather, the ideas that bind us together are common beliefs in the voice of the individual, the rule of democracy and respect for personal choice, including faith,

Iya Abdulkarim, The Rubicon Editor

February 28, 2017

View illustrations of lines from the senior speeches delivered on Monday, Feb. 27.

Street Style: Unanticipated details spice up students’ outfits

Senior Macy Blanchard combines textures and patterns with a red, suede, scalloped shirt.

Mari Knudson, The Rubicon Editor

December 9, 2016

Students demonstrate how adding a surprise twist to an otherwise classic outfit is an easy way to keep things fresh.

Gilmore Girls revival sparks excitement in classic series fans

Juniors Julia Wang, Dorienne Hoven, and Noa Carlson got together on Nov. 25 to watch the Netflix series

Emily Thissen, RubicOnline Editor

November 28, 2016

The Netflix spin off of Gilmore Girls, Gilmore Girls: A Year in the Life, creates excitement among SPA students.

Community Service Spotlight: Blanchard follows sister in hospital volunteer work

Junior Macy Blanchard stands with her volunteer group at Fairview Ridges Hospital.

Emily Thissen, News Editor

October 9, 2015

Junior Macy Blanchard spends weekends volunteering at her local hospital, Fairview Ridges Hospital in Burnsville.

Huss Center construction redirects traffic, walking

The Huss Center for the Performing Arts has been under construction on the site of the old Drake Arena parking lot since June of 2014, creating a longer walk for students. The path now goes all the way around Drake arena to get to the Lily Courtyard. “It’s for a good cause so I’m not too bothered by having a little detour,” senior Jackson Lea said.

Meghan Joyce and Lexi Hilton

October 2, 2014

With the Huss Center for Performing Arts construction project underway, students modify their routines to accommodate the blocked-off work zone and heavier traffic. Construction leading to the Huss Center began in the old parking lot in front of Drake Arena on June 24, and is set to end in fall of...

Gallery: Students don colorful and cozy scarves indoors

Freshman Macy Blanchard wears a gray infinity scarf.

Boraan Abdulkarim, Cover Story Editor

December 1, 2013

While these warm accessories are perfect paired with the trendy trench coat, students seeking a comfortable addition to their outfits reach for a chunky winter scarf to wear indoors. Infinity scarves have been especially popular this year.