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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...

Indie, Alt, and Everything in Between

Indie, Alt, and Everything in Between

Stella Hudson '23, Writer January 14, 2021

Athleisure and casual wear has become the new normal for most of us that are working or studying at home, and although the spectrum of fashion is constantly evolving, the COVID-19 global pandemic has significantly...

‘Butterflies’ is “Adorable and Heartwarming”

Elias Arredondo '23, Writer December 17, 2020

Butterflies is the latest production to come from the Albuquerque Academy Theater Department and the final student written one-act before the spring musical. Written by Samantha Kauz 22’, it follows...

Alligators dancing at the River of Lights.

River of Lights 2020

Elliette Varley '25 December 17, 2020

Yes you can go! Here is how to get tickets.

Fun For the Holidays: COVID Edition

Fun For the Holidays: COVID Edition

Isabelle Hammond '23, Writer December 11, 2020

In the midst of Covid, it may be hard or even feel strange to celebrate. Things this year will definitely be different than usual. Old traditions may be too unsafe to exercise. Gathering with friends and...

TikTok's Influence on the Film and Music Industries

TikTok’s Influence on the Film and Music Industries

Kaeli Kampschmidt '23, Writer December 11, 2020

Tik Tok: The resurrection of Musical.ly. It’s an app that lets creators express themselves in a variety of ways, from singing and dancing to comedy skits and elaborate experiments. The 15-second videos...

Graphic by Deana Chefchis '21

Queen’s Gambit Review

Noor Ali '23, Writer December 8, 2020

On paper, Netflix’s The Queen’s Gambit should not have been Netflix’s most-watched limited series of all time—it doesn’t contain the typical character tropes of today’s most popular shows....

Let Your Eyeballs Do the Walking

Let Your Eyeballs Do the Walking

Elliette Varley '25, Writer December 8, 2020

As coronavirus cases surge in New Mexico, everyone is looking for something to do. But, there is one way New Mexican’s can have something to do while still staying safe at home. There are a few virtual...

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