The Rubicon

Retirement reception honors Boulger, Nash, Polk and Scott

Retiring teachers Mickey Scott, Lucy Polk and Bill Boulger listen to the student performance.

Nitya Thakkar, RubicOnline Editor

May 24, 2018

Students, faculty and alumni celebrated Bill Boulger, Mickey Scott, Marty Nash and Lucy Polk at their retirement celebration on May 24.

The Making of a Musical, Part 1: New and Old Thespians

Mimi Geller, Director of RubicOnline

May 14, 2018

9th grader Gavin Kimmel and senior Maya Shrestha share their experiences rehearsing in this year's musical, Rent.

Walk out: school safety, gun control, and grief

Sophomore Sydney Therien holds a pro-gun control sign in front of the capitol.

Noah Raaum, Videographer

March 7, 2018

Dozens of students participated in the Saint Paul high school walkout to protest gun control and school safety.

USC supports Red Cross through annual blood drive

Junior Reuben Vizelman, donates blood at the annual drive.

Peter Blanchfield, Opinions Editor

February 22, 2018

USC hosted its annual Red Cross Blood drive on Feb. 22, with over 30 people participating.

“Our Place” lets Shrestha bring her ideas to life

Telling the tales of people who share a place in common, Terry Gabbard’s “Our Place” was directed by senior Maya Shrestha.

February 17, 2018

A single director takes on a one-act with four stories.

Summit Centennial celebrates 100 year anniversary

Senior Maya Shrestha sings in the Summit Centennial celebration on September 10th.

Isabel Gisser, RubicOnline Editor

September 12, 2017

The summit singers performed at the Summit School Centennial Celebration on Sept. 10.

SPA Ultimate radiates chemistry to defeat Washburn

The SPA Ultimate Team played against Minneapolis Washburn on May 4 at the Eagan Community Center.

Mimi Geller, Director of RubicOnline

May 5, 2017

The SPA Ultimate Team beat Minneapolis Washburn in a close game on May 4.

A right and a privilege: addressing low voter turnout in the United States

A right and a privilege: addressing low voter turnout in the United States

Amodhya Samarakoon, Creative Design Manager

December 12, 2016

In general, voter turnout in the United States is shockingly low. According to, voting was at its highest at only 63.9% in 1960 between Republican candidate Richard Nixon and Democratic candidate/winner John F. Kennedy. It had plummeted to its lowest a couple decades before at 48.9% in 1924 bet...