The Student News Site of Albuquerque Academy

The Advocate

The Student News Site of Albuquerque Academy

The Advocate

The Student News Site of Albuquerque Academy

The Advocate

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...

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...

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...

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...

Art by Haley Pedersen 25

The Advocate’s Black History Month Collection

February 24, 2022

In the month of February, we look back and celebrate Black culture as a whole. Black history and culture is the heart of their genius. This collection from The Advocate is meant to celebrate and recognize...

Essential Winter Albums

Essential Winter Albums

William Weinstein '23, Writer January 26, 2022

Nebraska, Bruce Springsteen: This is the quintessential winter album. An anomaly for Springsteen, it is stripped-down, dark, and haunting. Originally recorded as demos to be later played with the E-Street...

Hasan Minhajs The Kings Jester Review

Hasan Minhaj’s The King’s Jester Review

Arinjoy Das '22 (AJ), Editor-in-Chief December 3, 2021

I had the opportunity to watch the amazing Hasan Minhaj perform at the Kiva Auditorium on November 21, 2021. I was astonished by his comedic material in his first comedy special, “Homecoming King.”...

Gracie Abrams

Gracie Abrams

William Weinstein '23, Writer October 6, 2021

Artist Profile: Gracie Abrams Earlier this year, while I was watching an Olivia Rodrigo interview, she shouted out an artist named Gracie Abrams, and said that her song “Minor” inspired the hit...

Star-Crossed: Kacey Musgraves is back with her 5th studio album

Star-Crossed: Kacey Musgraves is back with her 5th studio album

William Weinstein '23, Writer September 14, 2021

  On Kacey Musgraves’ fifth studio album, Star-Crossed, the modern country artist leans into heavy production and theatrical undertones that make it an intriguing yet sometimes flawed spectacle....

Load More Stories