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Senior Maya Edstrom shares photography project after election

Edstrom works on her prodject. Photo Credit: Enneking-Norton.

Flannnery Enneking-Norton, Staff Writer

December 6, 2016

Senior Maya Edstrom created a photography project to express the feelings of women in the community after the election.

DAPL redirected to Sioux County, sparks outrage

Protests take place around the country in opposition of DAPL. Fair Use Image: Flickr Creative Commons

Isa Saaverda-Weis, RubicOnline Editor

November 25, 2016

DAPL (Dakota Access Pipeline) moved from Bismark to Sioux Country. Protesters gather in outrage in Sioux County and around the country.

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.

Street Style: Students find unique clothing items from a variety of sources

Junior Amina Smaller models a bright, geometrically printed sweater.

Mari Knudson, The Rubicon Editor

October 1, 2016

Popular sources of clothing and accessories range from international online retail stores to the closets of family members.

Students Use Art as a Form of Activism

Juniors Nora Kempainen and Maya Edstrom share their photography with the community.

Amodhya Samarakoon, Heath and Wellness Editor

October 9, 2015

Students use their art to raise awareness about rape culture.

Students build photography talent into a personal business

Former SPA student Sophia McCoy poses for a picture by Maya Edstrom. “I love doing more experimental photography,” Edstrom said.

Emily Thissen, Sports Editor

December 18, 2014

For many students at St. Paul Academy and Summit School, taking pictures is more than just a casual activity—it is something they take seriously, and for some it is even a business. Mixing business and pleasure can be a hard task, but these student photographers have done it well. If you ever need photos taken, look in the SPA community for a photographer- there are many who are capable.

Students search for study spaces

Junior Sam Matenaer takes advantage of the isolation provided by the cubby desks in the library. “It’s not a table, so I’m sitting alone, so it’s easier to focus on my work,” he said.

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,”...

Female artists release controversial chart-toppers

Can songs themselves really impact how girls thinks? Sophomore Kathryn Schmechel thinks empowering songs really can motivate girls liker her. “They can contribute to how people view themselves and others,” she said.

Dianne Caravela, Staff Writer

December 8, 2014

Women artists have filled the top five spots of the Billboard Hot 100 songs for five weeks in a row for the first time ever. With this recent landmark in the popularity of female artists, people have been discussing how body positive messages impact young girls. “Girl power songs should inspire...