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Sanders rally energizes Minnesota voters ahead of Super Tuesday

Sanders rally energizes Minnesota voters ahead of Super Tuesday

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...

Seniors vote in Super Tuesday primary election

Seniors vote in Super Tuesday primary election

Lara Cayci, RubicOnline

March 3, 2020

“I remember, in the 2016 election, I felt so powerless,” senior Anna Snider said. “Having the opportunity to vote and being able to make a tangible change is really cool.”

Stay involved in the primary races even if you can’t vote in March

Stay involved in the primary races even if you can’t vote in March

Martha Sanchez, RubicOnline

February 28, 2020

Many younger students within the community - even seniors who are able to vote - remain uninformed of the state of the race or the positions of the candidates.

Mock midterms mirror official election

Mock midterms mirror official election

Isabel Gisser, Production Manager

November 7, 2018

The Nov. 6 SPA Midterms yielded similar results to the state wide election.

Make your voice heard in midterms

Make your voice heard in midterms

Isabel Gisser, Production Manager

October 30, 2018

Government and Citizenship teacher Aaron Shulow provides input on how to approach the 2018 midterms.

INFOGRAPHIC: Students predict the midterm elections

INFOGRAPHIC: Students predict the midterm elections

Maren Ostrem, The Rubicon Editor

October 27, 2018

Students were given the opportunity to predict the outcome of midterm elections. Here are the results.

[THE THIRD WAY] On Kavanaugh

[THE THIRD WAY] On Kavanaugh

Kieran Singh, Columnist

October 3, 2018

In this column post Kieran Singh explores reasons, other than alleged sexual assault, why Kavanaugh is unfit for the US Supreme Court.

Larsen connects with voters as a congressional candidate intern

Larsen connects with voters as a congressional candidate intern

Chloe Morse, The Rubicon Editor

September 7, 2018

Senior Kaia Larsen gets out the word (and the vote) on Angie Craig campaign.

The Current (Events): Senators need a lesson in tech-literacy

The Current (Events): Senators need a lesson in tech-literacy

Jack Benson, The Rubicon Editor

May 1, 2018

As the role technology plays in American life continues to grow, it will become more and more important for our policy makers to be caught up.

Voting outreach specialist encourages and informs seniors

Voting outreach specialist encourages and informs seniors

Iya Abdulkarim, Editor-in-Chief

April 16, 2018

On April 16, Voter Outreach Specialist Michael Wall from the Minnesota Secretary of State helped inform and educate the seniors about voter registration.

A right and a privilege: addressing low voter turnout in the United States

A right and a privilege: addressing low voter turnout in the United States

Amodhya Samarakoon, Creative Design Manager

December 12, 2016

In general, voter turnout in the United States is shockingly low. According to FairVote.org, voting was at its highest at only 63.9% in 1960 between Republican candidate Richard Nixon and Democratic candidate/winner John F. Kennedy. It had plummeted to its lowest a couple decades before at 48.9% in 1924 bet...