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Students prepare for research in Costa Rica

Seibel-Hunt zip-lines with US students on a Costa Rica trip.

Clara Garner, Staff Writer

May 20, 2019

Once a month the group of students going on the Biology trip to Costa Rica meetup to prepare the trip.

Top five summer Netflix movies to watch this weekend

West Side Story (1961)

Lara Cayci, RubicOnline Editor

May 10, 2019

  As we start the month of May and try to put the groggy nine-month-long Minnesota winter behind us, the warm sun and bright blue skies are finally appearing. Lounging back and watching a film reminiscent of summer this weekend could give you the motivation to get through these last weeks of sc...

Take advantage of SPA summer programs

With such diverse summer enrichment programs at SPA, student must cease the opportunity to choose one that aligns with their interests.

Mimi Geller, RubicOnline Editor

March 9, 2019

While summer opportunities are often pushed by school administrators, faculty and parents when students are young, the messages dwindle in high school.

[ALBUM REVIEW] Mendes makes album of the summer

Shawn Mendes's third album showcases all the summer vibes with groovy songs such as

Bobby Verhey, Staff Writer

May 31, 2018

With a third album, Shawn Mendes's style does not differ from that of his previous album, but he does not disappoint.

Wittenberg continues medical research at U of M over summer

Wittenberg stands outside of building 717 on the U of M campus, where his lab is located.

Lucy Sandeen, The Rubicon Editor

June 3, 2017

Sophomore Kelby Wittenberg assists a University of Minnesota professor in researching cures for Dystrophic Epidermolysis Bullosa, a skin condition that affects newborns. He began his research in April and will continue through August.

Ice cream trucks deliver treats and a surprising history

Ice cream trucks played a role in making the treats more accessible and affordable for middle and lower class citizens.

Nitya Thakkar, RubicOnline Editor

May 19, 2017

Although ice cream is often thought of as a classic summer treat, it was historically only available for the upper class.

Personalized summer vacation: the best activities of 2017

The Minneapolis Sculpture Garden will reopen in June. It is free for the public, and is a perfect place for someone who wants to be outside and appreciate art.

Isabel Gisser, RubicOnline Editor

May 15, 2017

Structuring your summer days around engaging local activities will make vacation more satisfying than watching Netflix for the whole break. Take the quiz to learn about different options this summer.

Want to learn during the summer? Get a job.

Want to learn during the summer? Get a job.

Annie Bottern, Staff Writer

March 13, 2017

Spring Break is an excellent time to be thinking about applying for a summer job.

Summer camps allow students to retreat into nature and build new friendships

Summer camps allow students to retreat into nature and build new friendships

Ethan Less, Staff Writer

June 7, 2016

Summer camps provide an exciting and green escape from the usual hustle and bustle of daily life.

Summer travel programs facilitate new, valuable experiences

Summer travel programs facilitate new, valuable experiences

Marlee Baron, The Rubicon Editor

June 5, 2016

Students with the opportunity to attend summer travel programs can gain valuable experiences in a variety of areas.

Students can earn money, experience, and independence through summer jobs

Students can earn money, experience, and independence through summer jobs

Jenny Sogin, The Rubicon Editor

June 3, 2016

Getting a summer job not only benefits students short-term by earning money to spend, but it also helps prepare students for college and beyond by boosting their social skills and giving them real world experiences.