The Rubicon

Trump’s response worsened the COVID-19 outbreak

Trump tweeted,

Lucia Granja, RubicOnline

April 22, 2020

The administration has been working against the virus, but Trump’s actions have cost U.S. lives.

Obama, Sanders endorse Biden

On Tuesday, former President Barack Obama endorsed former Vice President Joe Biden. Sen. Bernie Sanders endorsed Biden on Monday.

Nikolas Liepins, Political Correspondent

April 15, 2020

Former President Barack Obama emerged from political hibernation and endorsed former Vice President Joe Biden’s candidacy in the 2020 presidential race on Tuesday. In his twelve-minute endorsement video, Obama called on Americans of “all political stripes” to “unite in a great awakening against a po...

Sanders rally energizes Minnesota voters ahead of Super Tuesday

Sanders supporters hold up signs spelling out the Vermont senator's name at his rally at Roy Wilkins Auditorium on March 2, 2020.

Nikolas Liepins, Political Correspondent

March 4, 2020

Hours before Super Tuesday, presidential hopeful Senator Bernie Sanders (D-VT) rallied Minnesotans in a “Get Out the Vote” concert at Roy Wilkins Auditorium in St. Paul. After former South Bend Mayor Pete Buttigieg (D-IN) suspended his presidential campaign on March 1, and Senator Amy Klobuchar (D-MN) suspended hers earlier Monday, Sanders i...

What matters in Israel matters here, too

The lack of attention (on all levels) to Israel’s current situation is worrying.

Noa Ní Aoláin Gross, Staff Writer

February 4, 2020

There has been little to no mention about Israel’s current political crises by major U.S. news outlets or political conversations at school. 

U.S. will officially withdraw from Paris Climate Agreement

Elizabeth Trevathan, RubicOnline

November 13, 2019

President Trump officially began the year-long process of removing the United States from the agreement on Nov. 4.

Muslim-Americans absent from White House iftar

Trump hosted the 2019 iftar dinner alongside his wife, Melania Trump.

Harper Lux, Staff Writer

May 21, 2019

Muslim-American organizations were excluded from the White House iftar dinner held in celebration of the Islamic holy month, Ramadan.

[THE THIRD WAY] One boot and two edges

[THE THIRD WAY] One boot and two edges

Kieran Singh, Columnist

April 10, 2019

Kieran Singh discusses the qualifications of 2020 candidate Pete Buttigieg.

MN joins 15 other states in lawsuit against Trump administration

On Feb 18, Keith Ellison sent out a series of tweets, alerting that he would be fighting the Trump administration for Minnesota.

Tristan Hitchens-Brookins, RubicOnline Editor

February 23, 2019

Minnesota and 15 other states are suing the Trump administration for the proposed plan of building a southern border wall using government funds.