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Spread of COVID-19 shuts down remaining exchange trips

The Centers for Disease Control continues to update confirmed COVID-19 cases globally. The map currently highlights the spread as of 11 a.m. on Mar. 3.

Bobby Verhey, Social Media Manager

March 4, 2020

Trips to Spain and Germany were halted Mar. 3 due the spread of Coronavirus.

Campus security tests out new kind of lockdown drill

Today's lock in place drill was one of the five required drills of the year. Instead of locking down in classrooms, the administration decided to practice other ways the campus might lock down in an emergency.

Lara Cayci, RubicOnline

March 3, 2020

A Shelter in Place drill is on a closed campus; it's not like a regular lockdown drill.

Wolfpack wins their last regular season game against Central

The rest of the team stands on the sidelines and watches their teammates on the field.

Annika Rock, RubicOnline

October 17, 2019

SMB Wolfpack won their senior night game against Central, 45-0.

[SPA THINKS] What’s your favorite water fountain?

“My favorite water fountain at SPA is the one next to the engineering room, like on the first floor of Schilling… because I have a lot of classes around that area and I use that one a lot,

Jenny Ries, The Rubicon

October 14, 2019

On this month's SPA Thinks, students spilled their thoughts on the best water fountain locations.

[DANCE MOVES] Tik Tok is the new obsession

Annika Rock, RubicOnline

October 4, 2019

Dance Moves is a monthly series where people try the latest dance trends on dance sites such as Tik Tok.

The secret to the perfect cup of coffee

Sophomores Eloise Duncan, Jasmine White, and Maxanne Millerhaller take a sip of coffee from their starbucks cups.

Bobby Verhey, RubicOnline Editor

May 5, 2019

It's not uncommon to see students walk around with cups and mugs of coffee. This begs the question: What is the perfect cup of coffee?

India trip preparation focuses on multicultural experience

Students hosted a bake sale to prepare for their trip to India.

Julia Baron, The Rubicon Editor

March 7, 2019

The group of students going to India over spring break has focused on preparing for their trip over the past weeks.

Groundhog forecasts 6 more weeks of winter; students dubious

The groundhog Punxsutawney Phil is pictured here after one of his predictions. Phil has been the token groundhog since the late 1800s.

Peter Blanchfield, The Rubicon Editor

February 2, 2018

On Feb. 2 the groundhog saw his shadow. Learn the history of how the U.S. came to trust this furry, four-legged meteorologist to predict the arrival of spring.