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Two countries, many perspectives: a few words from the exchanges

Spanish Exchange student Carlota Casamayor laughs at her funny experiences in Minnesota.

Tana Ososki, RubicOnline

September 28, 2019

German and Spanish exchange visitors share their favorite memories from their time in Minnesota.

March 30, 2018

When planting a tree, the best part is never the final result. Laboring and enjoying the time it takes for the tree to sprout through fallen foliage and punctuate an appointed skyline proves more fruitful. In the same way that humans plant seeds to grow trees, teachers ingrain their lessons into students...

International travel makes spring break itinerary

SPA students will reunite with their Spanish exchange partners who visited Minnesota last fall.

Isabel Gisser, RubicOnline Editor

March 12, 2018

Students share what they are looking forward to on the exchange trips to Germany, India and Spain that embarked on March 9.

Truman reflects on biggest takeaways from year in Spain

Senior Emma Truman poses up above the clouds while studying abroad in Spain during her junior year. “Before I went, I thought either Spanish culture would be better or American culture would be better but after travelling and going abroad I felt like they can coexist and be good for different kinds of people in their cultures,

Kat St. Martin-Norburg, The Rubicon Print Editor

March 7, 2018

Senior Emma Truman reflects on differences between American and Spanish culture, from daily routines to cultural values.

Senior Nate Truman shares a day of his life during his year in Spain

Senior Nate Truman spent his junior year at an American school in Zarazoga. “I’ve responded to the question ‘How was Spain?’ probably fifty times last week,” he said, referring to the first week of school.

Lucy Li, Online Editor in Chief and Print Managing Editor

September 20, 2013

Senior Nate Truman spent his junior year in Zaragoza, Spain in the School Year Abroad program. Read the full story when the print edition hits stands on Sept. 24. 8:00 - Wake up, breakfast Breakfast, which often included a piece of toast or spicy Spanish sausage, wasn’t a favorite part of Truman’...