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Sanders rally energizes Minnesota voters ahead of Super Tuesday

Sanders supporters hold up signs spelling out the Vermont senator's name at his rally at Roy Wilkins Auditorium on March 2, 2020.

Nikolas Liepins, Political Correspondent

March 4, 2020

Hours before Super Tuesday, presidential hopeful Senator Bernie Sanders (D-VT) rallied Minnesotans in a “Get Out the Vote” concert at Roy Wilkins Auditorium in St. Paul. After former South Bend Mayor Pete Buttigieg (D-IN) suspended his presidential campaign on March 1, and Senator Amy Klobuchar (D-MN) suspended hers earlier Monday, Sanders i...

[STAFF EDITORIAL] Resist parroting parents’ opinions

POLLY WANTS... A POLITICAL STANCE? Students often repeat their family member's political beliefs, but this is counterproductive -- especially in a discussion-based learning environment. Students should allow their own morals to shape their opinions.

The Rubicon Staff

February 5, 2020

It's time to ask: "Have I thought through issues, political candidates, and party politics for myself?"

Will the future ever be female?

Will the future ever be female?

Tana Ososki, RubicOnline

January 29, 2020

Little girls all around the world are told that they can do anything they set their mind to—that their opportunities are endless, and that they have just as much brains, will, and power as any man. But in today’s culture, is this even a possibility?

Three years later, Trump changed SPA

A poll conducted by the Rubicon recorded 76.3% of SPA students identifying as Democrat, 81.4% disapproving of Trump, and 69.5% believing Trump should be impeached. The poll had 59 respondents, of which 14 were ninth graders, 17 were sophomores, 19 were juniors and nine were seniors. 33 respondents identified as female, 23 as male and 3 as non-cisgender.

Asa Zirps, Staff Writer

November 11, 2019

On the third anniversary of Trump's election, opinions are divided on whether he has changed SPA.

Trumps corruption qualifies him for impeachment

After a Republican lawmaker called for Trump's impeachment this weekend, it's important to think about why that call is warranted.

Maren Ostrem, The Rubicon Editor

May 20, 2019

With the Mueller report findings and a Republican call for impeachment this weekend, it's hard to argue that Trump should remain president.

[THE THIRD WAY] One boot and two edges

[THE THIRD WAY] One boot and two edges

Kieran Singh, Columnist

April 10, 2019

Kieran Singh discusses the qualifications of 2020 candidate Pete Buttigieg.

Students show growing dismay after month-long government shutdown

The United States Capitol on a cloudy day.

Noah Raaum, Creative Design Manager

January 25, 2019

Martin Luther King Jr. Day—a day of celebration, service and progress—marked the 32nd of the longest government shutdown in United States history.

[BOOK REVIEW] Michelle Obama opens up about hardships she faces in Becoming

Becoming by Michelle Obama is a memoir of the hardships she has faced during her life before, during, and after her time as the First Lady of the United States.

Meagan Massie, Feature editor

December 17, 2018

Michelle Obama shares her hardships and love to her husband, Barack Obama, in her biography "Becoming."

The Current (Events): Fighting change does not work

The Current (Events): Fighting change does not work

Jack Benson, Editor-in-Chief

November 19, 2018

History provides that those on the side of change triumph in the end.

[THE THIRD WAY] On Kavanaugh

In this column post Kieran Singh explores reasons, other than alleged sexual assault, why Kavanaugh is unfit for the US Supreme Court.

Kieran Singh, Columnist

October 3, 2018

In this column post Kieran Singh explores reasons, other than alleged sexual assault, why Kavanaugh is unfit for the US Supreme Court.

Students march to Capitol

SPA students whon walked our hold their signs at the Capitol and wait for the rally to begin.

Marlee Baron, Managing Editor

April 23, 2018

“Protect students, not guns” “We are enraged” “Thoughts and prayers are not bulletproof.” These are just some of the messages that were plastered on signs in the Huss Center on Apr. 20 as students gathered to walk to the capitol to rally against gun violence This particular walkout, althou...

A war on words: feminism vs. egalitarianism

A war on words: feminism vs. egalitarianism

Webster Lehmann and Ellie Findell

February 1, 2018

Two side, one issue: should we use the word feminism to describe gender equality?