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Annie Kristal

College freshman Kristal makes one of her many Trillers at St. Catherine University's track.

Lizzie Kristal, The Rubicon

April 21, 2020

After moving back home from college, screens and Netflix have helped class of 19' alumni Kristal stay away from the constant buzzing of COVID-19 news.

[TV REVIEW] Back-stabbing and tigers and murder (oh my)

Joe Exotic is the owner of the GW Zoo, home to many big cats, in Oklahoma. The documentary follows his never-ending quarrel with Carole Baskins and the law

Bobby Verhey, Social Media Manager

April 15, 2020

Crazy, intriguing, and bizzarre. Netflix's Tiger King has everything from murder to music videos.

Ruby Hoeschen

Ruby Hoeschen

Eloise Duncan, The Rubicon

April 8, 2020

For junior Ruby Hoeschen and her family, practicing social distance while running a pharmacy is no easy task.

[MOVIE REVIEW] 1917 Shows True Struggles and Challenges Faced in WW1

The two men, Lance Cpl. Blake and Schofield, trudge through enemy lines to accomplish their mission

Tommy Verhey, Staff Writer

March 1, 2020

1917 fights at the heart of the viewer through the great directing, making it one of the best war movies ever.

[TV REVIEW] Sex Education puts modern twists on coming-of-age cliches

Otis stands with his long-time friend Eric (Ncuti Gatwa).

Sam Hanson, RubicOnline

February 5, 2020

Season two of Sex Education showcases the humor and awkwardness of high school relationships and sexuality.

[NOSTALGIA REVIEW] Fullmetal Alchemist Brotherhood still holds up

Fullmetal alchemist brotherhood is a fictional animated television show  about two brothers; Edward Elric and Alphonse Elric, living in 19th century Germany. The show includes magic and fast paced fight scenes, as well as intriguing dialogue and great character development. These factors are what make the show so interesting.

Charlie Keillor, Staff Writer

May 9, 2019

Fullmetal Alchemist Brotherhood includes magic and fast paced fight scenes, as well as intriguing dialogue and great character development. These factors are what make the show so interesting.

[TV REVIEW] You portrays toxic relationships in the digital age

Negative use of social media: The main character of You uses digital media to learn about his obsessions.

Lizzie Kristal, The Rubicon Editor

March 15, 2019

The TV series, You, gained popularity on Netflix and depicts the dangers of public social media.

Streaming services increase piracy

Streaming services increase piracy

Martha Sanchez, RubicOnline Editor

February 9, 2019

While streaming services lead to an increase in piracy, it's important to take initiative towards creating a legal community of content.

Twitter memes draws followers to Netflix’s Bird Box

Bird Box memes created viral interest for the show, even amongst people who haven't seen it.

Emma Sampson, RubicOnline Editor

January 24, 2019

Memes as advertising? It seems to be working for Netflix's Bird Box.

[TV REVIEW] Bandernsatch experiments with new storytelling forms

[TV REVIEW] Bandernsatch experiments with new storytelling forms

Michael Forsgren, Arts Critic

January 12, 2019

Set in the early 1980’s, a time of huge development in video games, Bandersnatch tells the tale of a computer programmer, Stefan, delving into the creation of the perfect game. Only, the perfect game consists of deception, multiple realities, and real life murder.

[TV REVIEW] On My Block captures an audience of all ages

Annie Bottern, RubicOnline Editor

May 12, 2018

"On My Block" is one of the many new Netflix originals to come to Netflix in 2018.

[TV REVIEW] Black Mirror season four lives up to expectations

The hit Sci-Fi TV show from Netflix delves into the possible perils of technology and challenges the otherwise unrestrained advancement of human and machine integration.

Webster Lehmann, Creative Design Manager

January 19, 2018

The fourth season of Netflix's Black Mirror lives up to expectations despite some missteps.