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Captains impart wisdom on their spring teams

The Spartan Ultimate team rallies around captain Sydney Therien

Annika Rock, News Editor

May 16, 2020

With spring sports being cancelled, captains express their disappointment and hopes for next years' teams.

Jeopardy teaches audience $1 or $4 about SPA teachers

The judges, senior Sydney Therien and junior Gavin Kimmel and contestants, Ninth grader Tenzin Bawa, sophomore Ellie Dawson-Moore, junior Noel Abraham, and senior Henrik Schleisman laugh hysterically at an answer to one of the jeopardy questions.

Elle Chen, RubicOnline

February 6, 2020

It was a tight battle between Noel Abraham and Henrick Schliesman, but ultimately the senior won.

Iowa caucus trip offers insights into political process

A Buttigieg campaign precinct member holds up a sign at Decorah High School, the site of a caucus.

Melissa Nie, Director of RubicOnline

February 6, 2020

Students saw Sen. Amy Klobuchar speak and observed caucus precincts across Decorah.

True crime: a fascination with psychology

Not everyone can stomach true crime stories, but Therien offers her thoughts. “It’s just so fun, in a weird, grotesque way, to hear about how people are messed up,” Therien said.

Melissa Nie, Director of RubicOnline

February 3, 2020

Serial killers, chilling acts, scams, and unsolved mysteries—what makes these things so interesting?

History of Thought (Ep. 7): The Rules Episode

History of Thought is a weekly podcast series.

Ryan Strobel and Sydney Therien

January 23, 2020

Seniors Ryan Strobel and Sydney Therien explore rules: what they are, why we have them, and more.

Girls Basketball loses to competitive Humbolt

Junior Pilar Savaavedra-Weis practices her moves during halftime

Lucia Granja, RubicOnline

December 19, 2019

Girls Basketball has stayed positive since their first loss against Humbolt.