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Elle Chen, Production Manager

September 18, 2020

Originated in Wuhan, China, the first cases of COVID-19 was reported on Dec. 31, 2019. Initially viewed as nothing more than a “flu-like” break out in China, by early March 2020, the tables had completely turned as the fatal virus had spread around the world. Officially deemed as a pandemic, COVID-1...

[Q&A] Meet new US math teacher Lauren LeMinh

Here, LeMinh (far right) is at a Gophers game with her two sisters.

Elle Chen, Production Manager

September 16, 2020

New to the US math department, Lauren LeMinh is teaching H Algebra 2 and Precalculus for her first year as a teacher.

Reid conducts Jazz Ensemble in POPs

Randy Reid stands in his office, surrounded by many brass instruments.

Henry Burkhardt, Video Editor

December 12, 2019

Last Friday, the Saint Paul Academy and Summit School Jazz Ensemble performed in the Fall Pops Concert. This was the Ensemble’s first concert (in recent years) with Band Director Randy Reid.

QUIZ: Which study tip should you try this Midterm?

Take this quiz to see some study tips just for you.

Elle Chen, RubicOnline

December 9, 2019

Midterms are right around the corner. Take this quiz to see what kind of study tips you could try.

German exchange student looks back on visit to Minnesota

The German Exchange students took photos during every leg of their journey. This one was taken at the Minnesota State Capitol.

Josefine Harms, Guest Writer

October 30, 2019

German Exchange student Josefine Harms expresses her fellow classmates experience with American culture.

[Movie Review] Joker stuns audiences by showing villain’s vulnerability

The film dives deep into many topics ranging from mental health to financial differences and how that impacts everyone living in the society.

Will Schavee, RubicOnline

October 9, 2019

The Joker reveals shoking backstory of a famous villain, showing the man behind the mask.

Two countries, many perspectives: a few words from the exchanges

Spanish Exchange student Carlota Casamayor laughs at her funny experiences in Minnesota.

Tana Ososki, RubicOnline

September 28, 2019

German and Spanish exchange visitors share their favorite memories from their time in Minnesota.

Authentic restaurants and ethnic tastes in the Twin Cities

Fresh, from falafel to fries. The Middle-Eastern deli and market on the corner of Selby and North Fry Street offers fresh food and options.

Claire Hallaway and Chloe Morse

March 10, 2018

Rainbow and Zait and Za'atar are two restaurants in the twin cities that serve quick and delicious food.

New Instagram logo fails to impress

The new Instagram logo is not visually appealing, combining too many colors and shadows to achieve its goal of simplicity.

Emily Thissen, RubicOnline Editor

May 22, 2016

The new Instagram logo lacks visual appeal and sticks out in comparison to the more sophisticated past design.