Former Upper School Athletic Director Ken McNish resigned before spring sports started. The community was informed of the decision on Mar. 31 in an email from Director of Athletics Dawn Wickstrum.
[SUSTAINABILITY & ETHICS] Russia’s war on Ukraine is partly a war on climate
It’s morally necessary for countries to remove themselves from any dependency on Russia, however, the U.S. and Europe should use this as an opportunity to kickstart a transition to green energy instead of reverting long-term to coal.
[SUSTAINABILITY & ETHICS] Reorienting St. Paul to river, one learning center at a time
The Great River Passage Master plan has prompted a project on the East Side River District in St. Paul that will help protect and heal surrounding landscape.
Economics students provide financial aid through Kiva
Through their Economics course this semester, students have entered the microfinance world.
[SPARTAN ON THE STREET] What do you think of the Superbowl?
Rubicon Online — February 22, 2022 Cincinnati Bengals versus Los Angeles Rams Superbowl happened Sunday, Feb. 13, and students share their reactions.
[SUSTAINABILITY & ETHICS] Cooley’s research: snorkeling, sharks, & sunscreen
February 10, 2022 — RubicOnline “The one thing I’ve never liked are dolphins. I do not like dolphins; they are the frat boys of the ocean,” junior Linnea Cooley said.Cooley is passionate and opinionated about all living things underneath the ocean’s surface. It all started in fifth grade when she got glasses. Her family usually […]
A guide to the Lunar New Year
February 10, 2022 — RubicOnline Rituals, food, and dozens of other traditions commenced on Jan. 28 to ensure a lucky year ahead for those celebrating the Lunar New Year. The Lunar New Year, also known as the Chinese New Year, is a celebration that lasts over two weeks and marks the beginning of the new […]
[SPA Thinks] Should SPA transition to distance learning model?
January 31, 2022 — RubicOnline Minneapolis public schools return from two weeks of distance learning on Monday, and St. Paul students walked out on Jan. 18, requesting distance learning or increased safety precautions. St. Paul Academy and Summit School’s administration has assured students and families that distance learning is not necessary to keep the community […]
Omicron is here. Mitigation continues.
January 21, 2022 — RubicOnline with Henry Burkhardt The newest and most transmissible COVID-19 variant yet, Omicron, is here and altering the school day. The variant spreads more easily than the original COVID-19 virus. Anyone with an Omicron infection can spread the virus regardless of their vaccination status. Breakthrough infections in people who are fully […]
[SUSTAINABILITY & ETHICS] [MOVIE REVIEW] Don’t Look Up checks all the boxes of a great movie
January 7, 2022 – RubicOnline Warning: this article contains spoilers. Don’t Look Up begins with Ph.D. candidate Kate Dibiasky, played by Jennifer Lawrence, discovering a comet approaching earth. She alerts her professor Randall Mindy, played by Leonardo DiCaprio. They calculate that the comet is approximately nine kilometers wide, or as big as the comet that […]