The Rubicon

How does it feel to have essential worker parents on the front lines?

Raveendran's mother is one of the many medical workers that are currently working to battle COVID-19.

Alexandra Cardwell, RubicOnline

May 26, 2020

In a time of tremendous stress, suffering, and loss, the world’s medical workers, in addition to all essential workers, have been tasked with providing relief to all of those suffering from COVID-19. Meanwhile, the children of these heroes have been fully supportive and inspired by their efforts.

Rashmi Raveendran

Taking precautions is extremely essential to maintaining health. Here, Raveendran's parents store their work clothes upon entering home.

Jenny Ries, The Rubicon

April 8, 2020

With parents working to help combat COVID-19, junior Raveendran sees and hears about the struggles and reality of the situation daily.

USC approches administration to change commencement dress

Students process across the front lawn at the Class of 2014 Commencement.

Lara Cayci, RubicOnline

March 5, 2020

White dresses and blue suits may be replaced with mortar boards and gowns.

[DANCE MOVES] TikTok recreates memories

Annika Rock, RubicOnline

February 24, 2020

Students used TikTok to make dances to musicals and recreate dances, like the Renegade.

[DANCE MOVES] Rubicon Tik Tok takes off

Annika Rock, RubicOnline

January 24, 2020

Students continue to dance to popular songs on the app and enjoy the Rubicon TikToks the staff produces.

USC proposes new protest policy

Junior Adrienne Gaylord and Sophomore Will Sedo attended the climate strike despite SPA's  repercussions.

Lara Cayci, RubicOnline

January 17, 2020

USC is working on creating a student activism policy to regulate whether students can leave school and be excused to attend social protests. 

Girls Basketball loses to competitive Humbolt

Junior Pilar Savaavedra-Weis practices her moves during halftime

Lucia Granja, RubicOnline

December 19, 2019

Girls Basketball has stayed positive since their first loss against Humbolt.

[DANCE MOVES] “Synchronized dancing” with Tik Tok

Annika Rock, RubicOnline

December 3, 2019

Students perform popular dance moves to songs that are very popular on Tik Tok.

[SPOTIFY PLAYLIST] Girls basketball “tips off” season with new playlist, coaches, players

The girls varsity basketball team enters the season with a new coach, focus, and playlist. The playlist includes songs like

Bobby Verhey, Social Media Manager

November 21, 2019

The girls varsity basketball team enters the season with a new coach, focus, and playlist.

Upper School Council collaborates to create a new snack schedule

Seniors Stevie Frisch and Pia Schultz and junior Gabe Ramirez grab snack. The new setup features multiple snack baskets at tables in the cafeteria.

Martha Sanchez, RubicOnline

November 6, 2019

USC's new snack schedule aims to keep snack less chaotic and more contained in the cafeteria.

Speed limits decreases five mph to increase safety

St. Paul continues to make streets safer for pedestrians, bikers, and drivers alike.

Catherine Hooley, Staff Writer

November 5, 2019

The City Council offers lowered speeds as a solution to safety for pedestrians.