The Rubicon

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.

Q-Oreos (Ep. 1) with Thomas Bagnoli

Henry Burkhardt, Annika Rock, and Will Schavee

January 16, 2020

In the pilot of Q-Oreos, Will Schavee interviews Thomas Bagnoli on everything from classes to blow-drying hair while enjoying many Oreos.

Students re-energize in Huss Center

Annie Bottern, RubicOnline Editor

February 2, 2019

A short nap midway through the day can help students recharge.

Minnehaha ends BVS season in emotional loss

Senior Ben Carlsson runs onto the field as he is being announced.

Koji Gutzmann, RubicOnline Editor

October 16, 2018

Boys Varsity soccer falls to Minnehaha Academy with a final score of 1-2, ending their season.

[PHOTO GALLERY] Boys Varsity Soccer wins 5-0 on home turf

Senior Eric Lagos dribbles the ball up the field. He scored twice in the game.

Isabel Saavedra-Weis, RubicOnline Editor

September 7, 2018

Boys Varsity Soccer faced Mounts Park Academy, and emerged victroious with a 5-0 win.

Community expresses grief after Florida shooting

Ellie Nowakowski, Illustrations/Infographics

February 26, 2018

Sophomore Thomas Bagnoli, Ninth Grader Liam Lynch and Junior Janie Brunell respond to the MSD school shooting.

Students express their thoughts after Florida school shooting

Nitya Thakkar, RubicOnline Editor

February 20, 2018

Many SPA students felt the strong and saddening impact of the recent Florida school. “I felt really bad when I heard about the [Florida] shooting, but also empowered because a lot of teenagers were taking action which I think is a really good step in the right direction,” junior Janie Brunell ...

Spartan Boys Hockey builds strength through practice

PRACTICE MAKES PERFECT. With 25 games a year, practice helps the team build their skill. “Usually Friday practices are really hard,” sophomore Thomas Bagnoli said.

Quinn Christensen, The Rubicon Editor

December 4, 2017

Spartan Hockey plays their next home game Dec. 5 at 7 p.m. in Drake Arena.

Ford Plan vote evokes anger but also joy

A sign against the Ford Plan.

Peter Blanchfield, RubicOnline Editor

October 1, 2017

The passing of the Ford Plan by St. Paul has brought up both positive and negative reactions.