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COVID-19 explained: the problem with hoarding

During the COVID-19 outbreak, one of the most effective methods to prevent transmission and contracting this virus is washing hands. While washing, use soap and make sure to scrub carefully and thoroughly. Hand sanitizer and wipes come in as a good alternative.

Elle Chen, RubicOnline

March 18, 2020

COVID-19 has caused many people to feel like they've lost control over their lives. That's why they're resorting to stocking. But how effective is it really?

Jet lag from too much sleep is a thing too

Sleeping too much can cause

Elizabeth Trevathan, RubicOnline

March 11, 2020

The most effective way to "catch-up on sleep" is slow and steady, and spring break provides that perfect opportunity.  

Spring break sun-kissed skin indicates privilege

A tan often signifies that someone has the means to travel to warm, luxurious place.

Tana Osaski, RubicOnline Editor

April 9, 2019

Skin darkening when exposed to UV rays is natural, but tanning is about more than just warm weather and clear skies.

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.

Aventuras y aviones in Spain told on our blog

Aventuras y aviones in Spain told on our blog

Marlee Baron, A&E Editor

March 12, 2016

In the first days of the exchange, cultural differences are apparent and intriguing.

End of the quarter provides an opportunity to shift time management

A simple change of using free periods and tutorial could drastically improve a student's GPA and understanding.

Jasper Green, Staff Writer

March 11, 2016

Students should strive to utilize free periods so that more time is created for academic activities.

Students going on China trip anticipate departure

Students prepare to go on the school sponsored trip to China.

Marlee Baron, Arts and Entertainment Editor

March 9, 2016

Students leave Mar 12 for the school sponsored trip to China.

Fiction titles top the lists of students, faculty

Fiction titles top the lists of students, faculty

Gita Raman, Feature Editor

March 24, 2014

As the days get warmer, the snow begins to melt, and the school year nears closer to an end, students and faculty at St. Paul Academy and Summit School begin to pick up new books for their own enjoyment. Upper School librarian Kate Brooks recommends The Obsidian Blade by Pete Hautman to those who...