The Rubicon

Softball cruises past Edison in first section game

Senior Barbara Bathke gets a hit in the bottom of the third.

Peter Blanchfield, RubicOnline Editor

May 22, 2017

St. Paul Academy Softball beats Minneapolis Edison in fourth inning due to mercy rule.

Softball wins a high scoring game against rival Breck

Senior third baseman Justine Miller holds a Breck player on base in the third inning.

Peter Blanchfield, RubicOnline Editor

May 5, 2017

Seniors give it their all in the May 3 game against Breck, securing a big win.

Softball captains Sarah Murad and Justine Miller talk about goals for their last year on the team

Sarah Murad and Clare Tipler celebrate a hit

Chloe Morse, Staff Writer

April 21, 2017

Justine Miller and Sarah Murad talk about being captain, and their final year on the softball team.

Senior Speech Illustrations: Week 20

Iya Abdulkarim, The Rubicon Editor

February 12, 2017

View the illustrations of lines from the senior speeches given on Friday, Feb. 10.

QUIZ: How much do you know about Eid al-Adha?

Senior Sarah Murad decorates her hand with henna on Eid al-Adha.

Amodhya Samarakoon, RubicOnline Creative Design Manager

September 12, 2016

Eid al-Adha, the holiest Islam holiday, begins at the first sighting of the new moon.

Captain’s practices spring into action

Members of numerous sports teams, including softball, begin preparing for another year of competition.

Iya Abdulkarim, Feature Editor

March 12, 2016

Numerous spring sports have begun captain's practices, offering students an opportunity to improve skills and have a good time.

Improve testing confidence with high power poses, optimism, meditation

Jonny Addicks O'Toole does a power pose for Online Editor in Chief Diane Huang’s video on power poses.

Diane Huang, Online Editor-in-Chief

February 5, 2016

From power poses to meditation, simple changes in posture and mindset can have seriously beneficial side effects.

What’s your learning style?

Junior Sarah Murad poses as if doing a lab, showing one engaging activity which benefits kinesthetic learners. Movement is an important element in their learning processes.

Iya Abdulkarim, Feature Editor

September 30, 2015

Different people learn in different ways depending on their dominant learning type: visual, auditory, and kinesthetic. No matter which or how many types someone falls under, there are a few methods for studying effectively for each.

6 Things your locker would tell you

Sophomore Sarah Murad admits to having a messy locker. “Usually I have five sweaters in there, and just loose papers everywhere, and I tend to lose most of my belongings in here, and find them weeks later,” she said.

Boraan Abdulkarim, Chief Visual Editor

January 29, 2015

The woes of being a locker told through SPA students.

Movenote used as language learning tool

Sophomore Sarah Murad explores Movenote’s features, an app which is especially helpful in her Spanish class, allowing her to tape and send recordings of her speaking Spanish for her teacher to assess. “Talking [in Spanish] helps me learn, but I don’t like the program,” she said.

Noor Qureishy, Student Life Editor

November 13, 2014

As the transition from bulky written work to a more group oriented classroom experience occurs, innovative technology is required to provide students with a more meaningful way to learn. In the Upper School language department at Saint Paul Academy and Summit School, Spanish classes are taking steps...