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Pride and Premeditation: Jane Austen solves Murders

Pride and Premeditation: Jane Austen solves Murders

Elizabeth Hiller '25, Writer May 19, 2021

Jane Austen’s influence as an author is extraordinary. Not only have her writings inspired movies, but they have also inspired related books by modern authors such as Pride and Prejudice and Zombies,...

AA thespians overcome many hurdles to produce As You Like It

AA thespians overcome many hurdles to produce As You Like It

Isabelle Hammond '23, Writer May 5, 2021

On Thursday, April 22nd, I watched the Albuquerque Academy production of As You Like It, the spring musical produced amidst a global pandemic. The musical, by authors names here and based on the Shakespeare...

DMX: Another Rapper Dies Young

DMX: Another Rapper Dies Young

Becca Faber '24, Writer April 20, 2021

Rap icon DMX, born Earl Simmons, passed away on April 9th, 2021 after being hospitalized due to a drug overdose. This death is similar to other rappers who have died from overdoses over the years such...

As You Like It: The Theatre Department continues to innovate in Covid times

As You Like It: The Theatre Department continues to innovate in Covid times

Elias Arredondo '23, Writer April 9, 2021

With everyone coming back to school, it seems like things are finally getting back to normal. One of the reappearances is the annual Spring musical. The Albuquerque Academy theater department has worked...

#FreeBritney

#FreeBritney

Stella Hudson '23, Writer March 12, 2021

The widely-famous child star Britney Spears has been in the spotlight since she was 10 years old. She is known as the “Princess of Pop” and pioneered teen pop in the late 1990s and early 2000s. Her...

The Thin Man

The Thin Man

Haley Pedersen '25, Writer March 10, 2021

The Thin Man is a fantastic must-see black and white mystery, comedy, and crime film. Directed by W.S. Van Dyke and based on a novel written by Dashiell Hammett, it was made into a six part film series...

Albuquerque Museum Hightlights Frida and Diego

Albuquerque Museum Hightlights Frida and Diego

Becca Faber '24, Writer and Photographer March 10, 2021

The new exhibit at the Albuquerque Museum showcases the vibrance and beauty of modern Mexican art. The exhibit is from the Jaques and Natasha Gelman collection, which consists of 20th-century Mexican art...

Top 10 Music: Winter Edition

Arinjoy Das '22 (AJ), Arts and Leisure Editor March 5, 2021

With the springtime right around the corner, let’s look at the top 10 songs/albums that were released during December 2020 - February 2021. The listener’s discretion is advised as the songs may contain...

I Will Always Write Back

I Will Always Write Back

Elizabeth Hiller '25, Writer February 2, 2021

There are few books that will touch the hearts of anyone who picks them up, but I believe that I Will Always Write Back by Caitlin Alifirenka and Martin Ganda with Liz Welch is one of those rare books....

“The Hill We Climb”

Addie Siembieda '24, Writer February 2, 2021

On Wednesday, January 20th, Amanda Gorman took the stage at President Joe Biden’s inauguration and delivered a poem that amazed people across America and worldwide. At only 22, Gorman is the youngest...

Circe: Is it Worth the Read?

Circe: Is it Worth the Read?

Taya Demianova '23, Writer January 24, 2021

Circe by Madeleine Miller retells a story we have all heard and know the ending to. You might be thinking, “Huh, sounds boring.” Trust me when I tell you it isn’t. This recounting of the notable...

Ratatouille the TikTok Musical

Ratatouille the TikTok Musical

Addie Siembieda '24, Writer January 14, 2021

What started as just another viral TikTok evolved into a Playbill-endorsed theatrical show that raised over 1.9 million dollars for the hard-hit theatre industry. Ratatouille: The TikTok Musical, based...

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