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Once in a lifetime: Schubert journeys to the Philippines

Here is one of the areas in which Schubert and her medical team worked at in the Philippines.

Melissa Nie, Director of RubicOnline

February 26, 2020

Junior Mia Schubert spent the first part of February helping people in the Philippines with medical aid.

German exchange student looks back on visit to Minnesota

The German Exchange students took photos during every leg of their journey. This one was taken at the Minnesota State Capitol.

Josefine Harms, Guest Writer

October 30, 2019

German Exchange student Josefine Harms expresses her fellow classmates experience with American culture.

Two countries, many perspectives: a few words from the exchanges

Spanish Exchange student Carlota Casamayor laughs at her funny experiences in Minnesota.

Tana Ososki, RubicOnline

September 28, 2019

German and Spanish exchange visitors share their favorite memories from their time in Minnesota.

Alum Amini bikes across country for environmental awareness

Alum Ariana Amini ('13) poses for a photo next to her bike as she fixes a flat tire. Amini is part of an all-female team biking across the country to raise awareness for protection of U.S. public lands. “Now that I’ve immersed myself more in the issue I’ve realized how convoluted it is, and how many perspectives there are, and aspects that affect every element of environmentalism,

Quinn Christensen, The Rubicon Editor

May 3, 2018

Alum Ariana Amini ('13) is biking across the U.S. with the organization Women on Wheels for Wild Lands to advocate for public lands.

Dyar strengthens passion through All-State orchestra

ALL-STATE BASS. Sophomore Zach Dyar takes on new challenges with his acceptance to the All-State orchestra, “The learning experience was quite different than what I’m used to, grinding out all the pieces in a week long camp,” Dyar said.

Quinn Christensen, The Rubicon Editor

March 19, 2018

Sophomore Zach Dyar traveled to Argentina with his Orchestra and continued to find passion in his music.

Athletes Abroad: students participate in tournaments and tourism

CELEBRATE. Sophomore Arie Walker plays in a volleyball game during a tournament in Europe.

Lucy Sandeen, The Rubicon Editor

March 8, 2018

Student athletes travel abroad to play.

Walker gains worldly perspective on European volleyball journey

CELEBRATE. Sophomore Arie Walker plays in a volleyball game during a tournament in Europe.

Lucy Sandeen, Staff Writer

March 8, 2018

Sophomore Arie Walker and Junior Tessah Green reflect on their experiences playing volleyball in Europe and how it impacted them.

Truman reflects on biggest takeaways from year in Spain

Senior Emma Truman poses up above the clouds while studying abroad in Spain during her junior year. “Before I went, I thought either Spanish culture would be better or American culture would be better but after travelling and going abroad I felt like they can coexist and be good for different kinds of people in their cultures,

Kat St. Martin-Norburg, The Rubicon Print Editor

March 7, 2018

Senior Emma Truman reflects on differences between American and Spanish culture, from daily routines to cultural values.

Seek meaningful volunteer opportunities, don’t fall victim to voluntourism

Before taking a plane trip to a developing country, know whether you are a voluntourist or volunteer

Andrew Johnson, The Rubicon Editor

March 7, 2018

Before volunteering abroad, reflect on and understand whether you are contributing to voluntourism.

Air travel plummets from luxury experience to security nightmare

Air travel plummets from luxury experience to security nightmare

Ellie Findell, RubicOnline Editor

May 4, 2017

Flying has evolved from a luxurious occasion to a stressful and terrifying one.

Moen uses geography and architecture to pop his personal bubble

Of all the cities Moen is passionate about, his favorite would have to be Amsterdam because of its progressiveness regarding transportation.

Mimi Geller, RubicOnline Editor

November 15, 2016

Sophomore Max Moen shares his love for urban life, travel and architecture and how it influences him today.

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.