The Rubicon

Policy or Personality? Students deliberate over candidates for the presidential election

Students selected the candidates they identified with most at this point in the election.

Sophie Jaro, Opinions Editor

December 29, 2015

When deciding which candidate to support for the upcoming presidential elections, students consider both the policies that candidate advocates for (or don't) and their personality. Their decision making process is influenced by party affiliation and social media presence.

Quiz Bowl team advances to quarterfinals in MNHS Quiz Bowl League playoffs

From left to right: Quiz Bowl adviser Andrew Bailey, freshman Peter Blanchfield, sophomore Paul Watkins, sophomore Cole Staples, sophomore Jack Indritz, junior Patrick Commers, sophomore Sarah Wheaton, junior Netta Kaplan.

Mari Knudson, In Depth Editor

February 22, 2015

The team also qualified for the 2015 NAQT High School National Championship.

Quiz Bowl team closes season

Thomas Toghramadjian, Opinions Editor

March 18, 2014

In most high school activities, whether intellectual or athletic, the youngest competitors have to wait for their time in the sun. Learning curves generally remain steep enough to ensure that upperclassmen appear on top of the standings. The St. Paul Academy and Summit School Quiz Bowl team is a clear...

Quiz Bowl student group redefines itself in hopes of a more bonded team

From left to right, Upper School history teacher and Quiz Bowl adviser Amy Weisgram, sophomore co-president Patrick Commers, freshman Cole Staples, freshman Ewan Lang, freshman Phoebe Pannier, freshman Cole Thompson, freshman Paul Watkins, and freshman Sarah Wheaton meet during Thursday X Period on Oct. 31.

Nina Zietlow, News Editor

November 21, 2013

The St. Paul Academy and Summit School student group Quiz Bowl is going though a year of development. After former Quiz Bowl advisor George Leiter left SPA in 2012, the student group became much less formal than before. “No one was really there to organize aside from [former group president] Chloe Hi...