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[SPARTAN ON THE STREET] What’s the first thing you are going to do after the snow melts?

Salah Abdulkarim, Rubicon

March 31, 2020

With spring seemingly just around the corner, Salah Abdulkarim asks students about the first thing they want to do after a long, snowy winter.

American Red Cross comforts first-time blood donors

Junior Adeline DeHarpporte accompanies her friend junior Anja Trierweiler who getting  her blood drawn for the first time.

Elle Chen, RubicOnline

February 11, 2020

Although the process of drawing blood only takes 10-20 minutes, the entire process of donating blood takes about an hour total.

Tik Tok’s exaggerations follow societal trends

Like many other teens, senior Pia Schultz also hops on the trend- making a Tik Tok in the empty hallways at school.

Martha Sanchez, RubicOnline

January 15, 2020

Tik Tok, a trending app that follows in the footsteps of Vine and, features highly exaggerated dance videos and clickbait headlines. But what exactly motivates users to exaggerate? 

Boys hockey loses to rival Mahtomedi

Senior Goalie Tom Kuriscak remains alert in the net while Junior Will Schavee battles at Mahtomedi player.

Martha Sanchez, RubicOnline

December 6, 2019

Despite their intensity on the ice, Boys Hockey fell 3-1 to Mahtomedi.

Picture retakes offer a second chance to smile

Junior Noah Lineman poses for his picture retake.

Martha Sanchez, RubicOnline

October 7, 2019

Whether it's a first or final photo, students stop in to get a quick snapshot.

Costa Rica fosters love for scientific research

Retired science teacher Beth Seibel-Hunt listens to juniors Izzy Medrano and Pilar Saavedra-Weis' findings from Costa Rica.

Sharee Roman, The Rubicon

October 3, 2019

On Wednesday, Sept 25, students from the summer biology research trip presented their findings.

Junior chemistry projects inspire creativity

“I am studying the effects of lead precipitate on a double replacement reaction on different concentration levels and seeing how they work with one another. So basically we’re trying to dilute lead to remove it from water by finding a precipitate to counteract the nitrate,” junior Arie Walker said.

Martha Sanchez, RubicOnline Editor

May 3, 2019

Juniors work to complete chemistry projects, a month long creative experiment in which students test and analyze chemical problems.

Tech Trends: Harry Potter Pokemon Go expected to hit the market

Posted on social media to gain attention for the new app.

Emma Sampson, RubicOnline Editor

April 30, 2019

Three years after the release of Pokemon Go, creators announce and test a Harry Potter version of the app.

Students reflect on International Women’s Day

Martha Sanchez, RubicOnline Editor

March 15, 2019

Students reflected on the significance and power of International Women's Day.

Q&A: Club leaders talk Spartan of the Month nominations

The Spartan of the Month nomination box is located in the Athletic Hallway.

Lucy Sandeen, The Rubicon Editor

March 6, 2019

The Spartan Boosters co-presidents talk about the origins, voting process, and prestige of the Spartan of the Month award.