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A sunset in Taos.
Elliette Varley '25, Writer November 24, 2020

Alex Trebek dies at 80

Courtesy of Jason Zuffranieri and Sony Entertainment
Uzair Hammad '24, Writer November 24, 2020

Alex Trebek, host of the iconic game show Jeopardy!, died at the age of 80 on Nov. 8. He had been battling stage four pancreatic cancer since first finding out he had the disease last spring. His iconic...

Skiing and Snowboarding during Covid

Skiing and Snowboarding during Covid
Kaeli Kampschmidt '23, Writer November 19, 2020

At first glance, skiing and snowboarding seem like the perfect winter sports to do during a pandemic. You’re outside in fresh, wintery air, you can distance yourself from other people easily, masks do...

TikTok’s Influence on the 2020 Election

TikTok’s Influence on the 2020 Election
Taya Demianova '23, Writer November 3, 2020

As Election Day nears, political content on all social media is being produced at a feverish speed. Young users on all social media platforms have been posting more about their political views and beliefs,...

The AA drama program branches out in new directions

The AA drama program branches out in new directions
Elias Arredondo '23, Writer November 3, 2020

Halloween may not have brought much celebration this year, but there was still a treat to be had, the premier of the Academy’s student written and produced, radio drama. Having been released in two episodes...

Live From New York….

Live From New York....
Elias Arredondo '23, Writer October 28, 2020

For over 40 years, the popular late night TV show Saturday Night Live (SNL) has been finding new ways to bring people together through its diverse comedy skits. Through the years, they have developed a...

Halloween Fun on Zoom

Halloween Fun on Zoom
Haley Pedersen '25, Writer October 28, 2020

Since Halloween can’t be celebrated with trick-or-treating, Zoom is one way we can still celebrate with our friends. Grab your candy and join the meeting; nothing can stop Halloween’s fun! There are...

New Mexico’s Contagious Beauty During COVID-19

Taken near the Rio Grande, this path acts as a reminder that the journey through COVID-19 will have its ups and downs, its slight twist and turns, and will seem to continue forever, but we as a world, nation, state, and community will make it there. It serves as a reminder that despite the hardships along the path, beauty and goodness surround us everywhere and that the people, goodness, and everything that we currently have in our lives should not be overlooked, but rather appreciated. One important lesson from the pandemic is that nothing is a certainty and our lives can change within 24 hours, so being thankful for everything that one currently has is crucial.
John Dominguez-Trujillo '21, Writer October 28, 2020

As the COVID-19 Pandemic continues to grip the world, our country, our state, and our community, stress, anxiety, uncertainty of the future, and plenty of changed plans have also become more apparent in...

Zoom Friends

Zoom Friends
Addie Siembieda '24, Writer October 21, 2020

In the age of social distancing and online school, it’s no surprise that students are missing valuable connections that they would normally get in classes. Without the commons, passing periods, and dining...

Hispanic Heritage Month

Hispanic Heritage Month
Taya Demianova '23, Writer October 16, 2020

From the history behind food we eat, to inherited community traditions, Hispanic culture is all around us. People all around the country participate in the festive celebration of National Hispanic Heritage...

The Martian: An out-of-this-world Thriller

The Martian: An out-of-this-world Thriller
Darin Eberhardt '25, writer October 16, 2020

The Martian is the first novel ever published from the pen of Andy Weir, and you could say he hit it out of the park… or out of this world. Terrible jokes aside, it’s fair to say that Weir has, in...

Not Ready to dine in? Don’t Feel Like Cooking?

Not Ready to dine in? Don't Feel Like Cooking?
Liliana Esparza '21, Writer October 13, 2020

Magokoro: Magokoro is a small Japanese restaurant on Menaul and San Mateo, and it happens to be my favorite restaurant in town. They have a limited menu during COVID, but anything you get from this...

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