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How does it feel to have essential worker parents on the front lines?

Raveendran's mother is one of the many medical workers that are currently working to battle COVID-19.

Alexandra Cardwell, RubicOnline

May 26, 2020

In a time of tremendous stress, suffering, and loss, the world’s medical workers, in addition to all essential workers, have been tasked with providing relief to all of those suffering from COVID-19. Meanwhile, the children of these heroes have been fully supportive and inspired by their efforts.

Minnesota businesses slowly reopening

Junior Gabrielle Thompon's family owns St. Paul business The Wine Thief and Ale Jail. They have had to change some parts of how their business operates due to COVID-19.

Eloise Duncan, The Rubicon Editor

May 15, 2020

Under Executive Order 20-48, signed by Gov. Tim Walz on Apr. 30, workers in non-customer facing office and industrial settings are now allowed to go back to work, and customer facing businesses are continued to be allowed to do curbside pick-up, delivery, and walk-in for essential stores. Students have ...

Support falls short for both students and counselor

Upper School Counselor Susanna Short juggles her many responsibilities while maintaining a soothing demeanor. Her many arms can only reach so many students. The school should hire an additional counselor to spread the workload and increase access  for students.

Editorial, The Rubicon Staff

March 13, 2016

The time has long passed to add at least one additional counselor for the 419 students enrolled in the Upper School.

Perceptions of mental illness at the core of unhelpful assumptions

Perceptions of mental illness at the core of unhelpful assumptions

Netta Kaplan, Staff Writer

May 14, 2015

Mental illness is neither scarce nor dangerous — in fact, over half of the population will be diagnosed with some kind of mental disorder sometime during their lifetimes.