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[MOVIE REVIEW] How to Build a Girl reminds audiences to rock their authentic self

Beanie Feldstein stars in this delightful coming of age story.

Maren Ostrem, The Rubicon

May 22, 2020

Based on the book by Caitlin Moran, How to Build a Girl is an extraordinarily fun and heartfelt coming of age story.

[TV REVIEW] Back-stabbing and tigers and murder (oh my)

Joe Exotic is the owner of the GW Zoo, home to many big cats, in Oklahoma. The documentary follows his never-ending quarrel with Carole Baskins and the law

Bobby Verhey, Social Media Manager

April 15, 2020

Crazy, intriguing, and bizzarre. Netflix's Tiger King has everything from murder to music videos.

[MOVIE REVIEW] Just Mercy might change opinions about criminal justice

The film show history with some accuracy, using archive photos from the trial (left) to capture the spirit of real interactions in the film (right)

Johnna Melk-Johnson, Staff Writer

March 4, 2020

Facing racial discrimination at every turn, Stevenson is convinced of Walter McMillian’s innocence and is determined to get his death sentence overturned.

[THROWBACK REVIEW] Travis Scott combines styles to produce Rodeo

[THROWBACK REVIEW] Travis Scott combines styles to produce Rodeo

Thomas Reinhart, Staff Writer

February 20, 2020

Travis Scott's Rodeo, which is filled with great, unique songs as well as wonderful features provided by credible artists, is the best Rap album of 2015.

[APP REVIEW] Daylio provides easy journaling for busy students

Daylio separates daily moods into categories of awful, bad, meh, good, or rad.

Hazel Waltenbaugh, Staff Writer

February 18, 2020

Keeping track of personal moods and how certain things make you feel is quick, easy, and simple to do on The Daylio journaling app. 

[RESTAURANT REVIEW] Ono Hawaiian Plates showcases traditional and creative Hawaiian food

Ono Hawaiian Plates' luau bowl.

Colin Will, Staff Writer

February 18, 2020

It is one of the best casual dining experiences the Twin Cities has to offer.

[SONG REVIEW] Tame Impala struggles to forgive in “Posthumous Forgiveness”

[SONG REVIEW] Tame Impala struggles to forgive in

Henry Burkhardt, RubicOnline

December 16, 2019

Through washy, delayed vocals, Parker explores forgiving his late father for leaving him and his brother.

Disney+ contributes to streaming service problem

Disney+ is simply another option in a rapidly-expanding pool of streaming services.
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Melissa Nie, Director of RubicOnline

December 8, 2019

Disney+ offers great nostalgic content, but do we really need another streaming service?

[RESTAURANT REVIEW] Hot Hands takes the pie

[RESTAURANT REVIEW] Hot Hands takes the pie

Elizabeth Trevathan, RubicOnline

November 18, 2019

Hot Hands, the new pie shop located on Snelling Avenue, has proved itself with a cozy atmosphere and delicious comfort food.

QUIZ: Which song from Kanye’s “Jesus is King” should you be listening to?

QUIZ: Which song from Kanye's

Will Schavee, RubicOnline

November 11, 2019

Kanye West's most recent album has focused on religious gospel music, a departure from his usual hip hop.

[CONCERT REVIEW] mxmtoon enthralls audience with incredible performance

mxmtoon started off by singing

Melissa Nie, Director of RubicOnline

October 31, 2019

mxmtoon performed at the Amsterdam Bar and Hall on Oct. 25.