The Rubicon

[ILLUSTRATED INTERVIEW] He compares life in Taiwan to life in Minnesota

Meet sophomore Calvin He who just transferred to SPA from Taipei American School.

Elle Chen, Production Manager

September 24, 2020

From snowless winters to public transportation, sophomore Calvin He compares his experiences.

Football and volleyball seasons back on for fall 2020

SMB Wolfpack completes a pass.

Jonas Bray, RubicOnline

September 23, 2020

The MSHSL has reversed its original decision of postponing both season until spring 2021.

Bishop is a Spartan, a Tiger and now an Athena

Senior Kathleen Bishop's exemplary actions have allowed her to become a 2020 Athena Awards winner.

Elle Chen, RubicOnline

April 22, 2020

Senior Kathleen Bishop shares her thoughts on receiving the 2020 Athena Award.

[WHERE’S MY PRIVACY?] Ep. 3: Facebook Privacy with Jack Guinan

[WHERE'S MY PRIVACY?] Ep. 3: Facebook Privacy with Jack Guinan

Thomas Reinhart, Staff Writer

April 22, 2020

The lack of privacy for user's information on social media apps, specifically Facebook, is real.

A piece of cake: McKoy’s sweet stress reliever

Junior Stella McKoy started baking after getting multiple concussions.

Salah Abdulkarim, The Rubicon

March 10, 2020

Whether it’s reading or playing sports, everyone has their own hobbies. For junior Stella McKoy it’s baking.

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.

Does the Lower School really need uniforms?

Does the Lower School really need uniforms?

Tommy Verhey, Staff Writer

February 2, 2020

Uniforms are one of the many controversial topics revolving around school as a whole. Some students, teachers, and parents seem to like them, but at the same time, some don’t.

SPA’s hidden menu: Coffee beverages to get through exam week

There are many ways to scavenge ingredients to make some unique beverages to keep you awake for the day.

Lara Cayci, RubicOnline

December 17, 2019

If you know what to look for, the cafeteria contains many many hidden gems for caffeine-addicted students during exam week.

[SPA THINKS] Why do you like winter?

[SPA THINKS] Why do you like winter?

Jenny Ries, The Rubicon

December 16, 2019

Winter brings a bunch of joy and beautiful scenery inside and outside the halls of St. Paul Academy and Summit School, but also a bunch of hassle.

[SPA THINKS] How do you reduce stress in your life?

[SPA THINKS] How do you reduce stress in your life?

Jenny Ries, The Rubicon

December 12, 2019

As exams are just one week away, students are turning to stress-relieving activities more than ever.

The weather outside is frightful

9th graders Greta Magnuson, Ivy Raya, and Aaron Lindeman stand outside of Huss Building in winter coats, hats, and gloves.

Remy Frank, Staff Writer

November 12, 2019

Winter is approaching fast and students lifestyles will start to change as the environment changes around them.