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The Student News Site of Albuquerque Academy

The Advocate

The Student News Site of Albuquerque Academy

The Advocate

Williams Dont Miss Summer Listening!

Essential Summer Albums

William Weinstein '23, Writer May 24, 2022

1. 1989; Taylor Swift Swifties and non-Swifties alike will all surely agree that when Taylor Swift released 1989 back in 2014, the world dropped everything, and she became the biggest superstar in the...

Mr. Morale and the Big Steppers Review

Mr. Morale and the Big Steppers Review

Sophia Liem '23, DEI Coordinator May 18, 2022

The same man that turned the metamorphosis of a butterfly into a detailed journey of the Black man’s struggle with critiques of capitalism, colorism, and systemic racism in To Pimp a Butterfly has done...

Best Boba in Burque

Best Boba in Burque

Kaeli Kampschmidt '23, School and Local Editor May 18, 2022

Summer is almost here! Warm weather has finally arrived in New Mexico and what’s better to drink when you are looking for a cool beverage than boba tea? While boba may not be the first thing you imagine...

One-Acts this spring highlighted the talent and dedication of the theater community at the Academy.

2022 Spring One-Acts Review

Halie Leland '23, Co-Editor-in-Chief May 17, 2022

The student-directed one-act plays annually provide a celebration of the Academy's vibrant theater community. This tradition allows students to showcase their talent across various aspects of production,...

CODA features an emotional plot, captivating cinematography, and a stunning soundtrack.

CODA Review: Oscar Winning Best Picture

Elias Arredondo '23, Writer May 12, 2022

This year's Academy Awards hailed an unprecedented surprise to the forefront of modern media with CODA winning all three nominations: Best Picture, Best Supporting Actor, and Best adapted Screenplay. CODA...

The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel: A Review

The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel: A Review

Lily Ma'ayan '24, Writer April 19, 2022

Amazon Prime’s The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel series, whose first episode came out in 2017, has stumbled its way through its fourth season this spring. The show follows Midge Maisel, a perky Jewish New York...

From Beachball Ballet to the greatest hits of 1910, 10-12 teachers strut their stuff.  Original Art by Ell Bueno 24

Faculty Shine!

Kaeli Kampschmidt '23, School and Local Editor April 14, 2022

The Faculty Shine finally happened on Monday, April 11th at common time for the 10-12 Division! Perhaps you read my first article published on April Fool’s Day that previewed the event, or perhaps you...

Despite being overshadowed by the slap heard round the world at the Oscars, the 2022 Grammy Awards offered up a mix of predictable and surprising results.  -- Original art by Ell Bueno 24

The 64th Annual Grammy Awards: Everything You Need to Know

William Weinstein '23, Writer April 12, 2022

The 2022 Grammy Awards were well… a mixed bag. For the second year in a row, the awards themselves felt like an even distribution among the nominated artists, with no landslide in favor of one. Coming...

Celebrating Women in the Month of March

Celebrating Women’s History Month

March 16, 2022

For Women's History Month this March, Advocate writers are reflecting on the many contributions women make to society. Explore our collection below to join us in celebrating women both in our community...

Can you separate the art and the artist?

Art and Artist

Lily Ma'ayan '24, Writer March 4, 2022

All of us are consumers of the arts, whether it’s watching your favorite movies, listening to your favorite songs, or reading your favorite books. What do we do, however, when enjoying this art contradicts...

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Lynn Zhang '23 February 25, 2022

Webtoon fan bases have grown exponentially since Webtoon’s global launch in 2014 – so much that most of you reading this probably know exactly what I’m talking about and don’t need an explanation...

Celebrating Black Music

Celebrating Black Music

Neil Mahto '23, Opinion Editor February 24, 2022

The advent of Jimi Hendrix to the popular music stage forever changed the genre. In fact, the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame says Jimi Hendrix is “arguably the greatest instrumentalist in the history...

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