The Rubicon

Minnesota Women’s March results in low 2019 turnout

Protestors advocate using homemade signs.

Julia Baron, The Rubicon Editor

February 14, 2019

The 2019 Women's March in Minnesota resulted in a lower turnout as the previous year, possibly due to scandals with the movements leaders.

Activists must demand change for all lives, not just white ones

Students can be united against gun violence, but united shouldn't mean that only one type of legislation or policy change is being advocated for. 21st-century activism can only be successful if it recognizes the white supremacy and privilege that current marches and walkouts are filled with.

Ellie Findell, Production Manager

April 19, 2018

The success of the March for our Lives thrives on the skin of its organizers and students of color need to be represented in the fight against gun violence.

The Women’s March is not enough: students must do more work to make a change

Women's Marches took place globally on Jan. 21. Although they are a step towards change, much more work must be done.

Breandan Gibbons, RubicOnline Editor

February 3, 2017

While the Women's March is a step in the right direction, one march is not enough. Students must continue to work towards change.

Twin Cities sister march offers solidarity with Washington

Members of HerSpace, a female identifying affinity group at SPA, marched in Saint Paul on Jan. 21. Senior Meley Akpa, who attended the march with friends, described the emotions of the event as being high, as “everyone in the crowd seemed to be really excited to be there.”

Mari Knudson, Staff Writer

January 26, 2017

St. Paul Academy students joined the estimated crowd of 100,000 people gathered in support of women's rights.

Women’s March inspires students, teachers to join the Washington protest

And estimated 500,000 people, many wearing pink hats with cat ears, march the streets of Washing D.C. as part of the Women's March on Washington.

Isa Saaveda-Weis, RubicOnline Editor

January 26, 2017

Senior Ella Matticks marched with her mom; US science teacher Beth Seibel-Hunt marched with her family.