The Rubicon

Winter Carnival provides opportunity to enjoy the (very cold) outdoors

Ice sculptors work on their pieces during the carnival, allowing anyone to watch the progress of the sculpting.

Claire Hallaway, The Rubicon Editor

January 24, 2019

The Saint Paul Winter Carnival runs from Jan. 24-Feb. 3 at locations across the city.

Students need more outdoor social spaces

There are many benefits to spending more time outdoors, such as lowering stress and increasing energy.

Nitya Thakkar, Aureus EIC

October 30, 2018

Students need more outdoor social spaces, since the outdoors can provide numerous benefits such as lower stress and improve focus.

Teenagers should learn to appreciate the outdoors by getting outside

Minnesotans are fortunate to have these seasonal bursts of color, but it seems that many people, especially teenagers, take this for granted and fail to stop for even a minute to admire the natural beauty of autumn. Taking a short break from the stress of schoolwork to go outside for a fall stroll around the neighborhood has many benefits.

Krista Schlinger, The Rubicon Editor

October 25, 2016

With the fall leaves and great weather, it is important for teenagers to get outside and experience the season.