The Rubicon

Senior speakers begin with humor, end with passionate calls for change

Gitanjali Raman, Online Managing Editor

October 11, 2015

The speakers were seniors Caswell Burr, Lia Orey, Michelle Heilig, and Sabrina Brown.

Online shopping provides entertainment

A model poses in online fashion retailer Nasty Gal’s Dyspnea Mutha Fluffa Feather Dress, which retails for $583, and is described on their website as “over-the-top in all the right ways.” Junior Sabrina Brown cited it as the weirdest thing she has ever seen for sale online.

Meghan Joyce, Arts & Entertainment Editor

May 8, 2015

Online shopping provides variety and convenience.

Mix It Up Day embraces the awkward

Table 6 offered these students a space to talk with a group they regularly might not sit with.  “It’s fun. I get to learn new things,” freshman Elsa Runquist said.

Netta Kaplan, Managing Editor

November 30, 2014

The lunchroom seemed especially busy Oct. 28, with colorful paper perched on the tables and an Intercultural Club music selection faintly playing on speakers. The buzz of conversation was louder than usual. For the most part, people seemed to be “embracing the awkward,” the slogan of this year’s...

Student volunteers take on Bike Classic

Seniors Carrie JaeGer, Alexis Irish, and Maddie Flom-Staab cheered on bicyclists participating in the St. Paul Classic Bike Tour at the corner of Mississippi River Boulevard and Randolph Avenue on Sept. 7. “It’s a beautiful day! I enjoy the pink-I appreciate your style!” Flom-Staab yelled in encouragement.

Eva Perez-Greene, Editor in Chief

October 6, 2014

What drew approximately 6,000 people out of bed and onto 35 miles of St. Paul streets between the cool morning hours of 7 and 9 a.m.? The St. Paul Classic Bike Tour, which fell on a sunny September 7 this year, did for the twentieth year in a row. The Classic, produced by the Bicycle Alliance of Minnesota,...

Dress code policy revision impacts girls more

Although Dean of Students Judy Cummins said that the new dress code policy is designed to address “How we present ourselves to go to school,” many girls believe that students will challenge the policy.  “The rule should have been enforced before now if people are going to take it seriously,” junior Mattie Daub said.

Laura Slade, Arts and Entertainment Editor

September 27, 2013

Changes to the Upper School Handbook have left female students struggling to adapt their outfits to new dress code regulations. Sophomore Cait Gibbons is more concerned with how she will be able to express herself as the dress code gets stricter. “These rules are making people dress more similar,”...