The Rubicon

PAWS speaker urges students to act against puppy mills

Wendy Pilot describes the mission of the Humane Society of the United States.

Isabel Gisser, RubicOnline Editor

February 25, 2018

Wendy Pilot, a representative of the Humane Society of the United States, spoke to students about puppy mills.

PAWS hosts bake sale in honor of national hug a bear day

Part of the proceeds from the PAWS bake sale will be going to World Wildlife Fund (WWF).

Annie Bottern, RubicOnline Editor

November 10, 2017

PAWS hosted a bake sale on Nov. 9-10 in honor of national hug a bear day.

PAWS continues threatened species awareness with “manatee month”

PAWS made posters about manatees to spread information about this threatened species.

Flannery Enneking-Norton, RubicOnline Editor

November 9, 2017

The student group People for Animal Welfare selected manatees as their feature species for November, raising awareness for this threatened mammal.

PAWS celebrates national animal months, encourages awareness

Ellie Findell, RubicOnline Production Manager

October 30, 2017

The student club PAWS is using animal themed months, poster announcements and trivia to bring more awareness to a variety of animals.

New students check out what Thursdays have to offer at Clubs Fair

Leaders from the IT Club let prospective members know that they'll work to make the community more tech-savvy this year.

Lauren Boettcher, Social Media Manager

September 16, 2016

The clubs fair is put on in the gymnasium every year and is an opportunity for freshman to try student groups.

People for Animal Welfare and Safety holds bake sale for Heifer International

Sophomores Mackenzie Kuller, Shelby Tietel, and Samantha Bluhm work at the bake sale to raise funds for Heifer International during their lunch period.

Nina Zietlow, Feature Editor

February 20, 2015

The revenue from the bake sale that People for Animal Welfare and Safety held from Feb. 19-20 during lunch periods will be donated to the charity Heifer International.

Underclassmen animal lovers reconsider PAWS

A few of the freshmen interested in bringing PAWS back pose in the 9th grade hallway for a picture. “I was so excited to support something I really cared about,” freshman Sonia Sukumar said. Back row, left to right: Elena Macomber, Emily Schoonover, Shelby Teitle, Lauren Boettcher, Sammie Bluhm. Front row, left to right: Stephanie Li, Sonia Sukumar.

Amodhya Samarakoon, Staff Writer

October 29, 2013

Many of the animal-loving members of this year’s freshmen class were stirred up after discovering that the student interest group People for Animal Welfare had disbanded mid-last year, but they are passionate about bringing it back. The group PAWS faded around mid-last year, about three years after...