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] Companies strive for Minnesota non-ferrous deposits
December 4, 2021 – RubicOnline Copper and nickel deposits were discovered near Duluth in 1948. While there are currently no mines in Minnesota, PolyMet Mining and Twin Metals Minnesota are developing the state’s first non-ferrous mine. There is a current trend toward more electric equipment (trucks, drills, shovels) in the mines. Joe Henderson, director of […]
[SUSTAINABILITY & ETHICS] Line 3 in use, destruction arises
October 11, 2021 – RubicOnline October 14, 2021 – Best of SNO Barely three days after oil first flowed through the new Line 3 pipeline, the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources released information on the environmental destruction caused by the pipeline. Construction punctured aquifers in January, and Artesian groundwater in the rural community of Clearwater County […]
Third day of Homecoming inspires competition, kindles laughter
September 29, 2021 – RubicOnline Dress like Adam Sandler, but caught by the paparazzi
The Afghanistan Occupation Ends After 20 Years
20 years after 9/11, the U.S. removes all troops from Afghanistan.
Commencement takes on a new look as COVID-19 protocols shift
Graduation will happen on June 6 at 4 p.m. on the North Lawn.
[PHOTO STORY] Upper School screams goodbye to Principal Delgado
Delgado thought he was being called to a meeting about Commencement, but was met on the lawn by the students and faculty carrying signs, tossing beach balls, and wearing Delgado pins.
[SUSTAINABILTY & ETHICS] Administration sets ambitious environmental goals. Will they succeed?
Biden/Harris made it clear from day one of their campaign that climate change would be at the top of their list for issues to change in America.
Increased vaccinations will not transform policies
Many students are getting the COVID-19 vaccine, however, the increased vaccinations aren’t going to change the school’s COVID-19 rules.
Speaker Day brings together different perspectives on Diversity, Equity and Inclusion: Kevin Reese
Kevin Reese is the Director of Criminal Justice and Prison Justice Organizer at Voices for Racial Justice. He is an 2018 AWP intro Journals project award winner for poetry published in the Hayden Ferry Review. He has a running column in the Minnesota Spokesman Recorder. His writing is centered around humanity, organizing, transformative movements, and ancestral visionary poetry.