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Chadwick Boseman 1976-2020

Chadwick Boseman 1976-2020

Lynn Zhang '23, Writer

September 18, 2020

Chadwick Boseman, known by many as King T’Challa from “Black Panther,” passed away with his family beside him on August 28, 2020. According to a statement posted on his Twitter account, he had been battling stage III colon cancer since 2016, through all his shoots, until he passed away. But, he w...

The Sawmill Market: Dull or Delectable?

Sawmill Market

Taya Demianova '23, Writer

September 18, 2020

In Albuquerque, it can sometimes be hard to find a spot where unique cuisine, welcoming atmosphere, and accessible location come together to form an exceptional dining experience. Luckily, The Sawmill Market, which is located right by Old Town, is one of a few good options. Throughout the 19th and...

Summer Top Hits (Part 1)

Summer Top Hits (Part 1)

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

August 21, 2020

Legends Never Die by Juice WRLD: The first posthumous album by late rapper Juice WRLD, Legends Never Die is an ode to heartbreak, drugs, lyrical freestyles and hypnotic tunes that touches fan’s hearts. With songs like “Wishing Well” and “Come & Go,” Juice WRLD didn’t disappoint with this al...

Binge This!: The Film Industry and COVID-19

Binge This!: The Film Industry and COVID-19

Liliana Esparza '21, Writer

May 18, 2020

From theaters closing, festivals being canceled, to production coming to a halt, the film industry is taking a hard hit during this world pandemic. The projected loss in revenue is as much as $17 billion by May and festivals such as Cannes and South By Southwest being canceled is devastating for aspiring filmmakers. A lot ...

A Review of ‘Little Women’

Graphic by Anila Marks '22

Analise Granados '21, Writer

May 15, 2020

Greta Gerwig’s 2019 Little Women perfectly reflects the 19th century book by Louisa May Alcott, yet still brings a modern sensibility with it. The cast includes Soiarse Ronan as Jo March, Emma Watson as Meg March, Florence Pugh as Amy March, Laura Dern as Mary March, Meryl Streep as Aunt March, and...

The Return of the Yoyo

Art by Kirby Meyers '21

Elizabeth Hiller '25, Writer

May 13, 2020

Yoyos are back! At some point most people have owned a yoyo. They are one of the most common toys around. Did you know that something like a yoyo was used in China around 500 BC? People have been playing with yoyos for a long time! Yoyos are becoming a trend for all age groups, and are especially popular...

Top Music: April 2020

Top Music: April 2020

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

May 6, 2020

Dark Lane Demo Tapes by Drake: Out of the blue, Drake announced on social media that he was releasing a new mixtape by the name of Dark Lane Demo Tapes. In anticipation of this new project, his popularized single Toosie Slide, was released in the beginning of April. The OVO rapper delivers new sound...

Popcast: Expanding Your Musical Horizons Since 2014

Cover Image from the New York Times

Audrey Brunner '22, Writer

May 1, 2020

In a world of online content, Popcast reigns supreme. When listening to Popcast, a podcast by the New York Times, you can listen to some of the most opinionated people in the world rant about the latest pop culture phenomena while gaining a new appreciation for popular (and unpopular) music. The official...

A Day in the Life

A Day in the Life

Diego Sanchez '22, Graphic Artist

April 9, 2020

Top 10 Music Releases: March 2020

Top 10 Music Releases: March 2020

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

April 8, 2020

Eternal Atake by Lil Uzi Vert: There is a lot of drama revolving around the second studio album from Philadelphia rapper Lil Uzi Vert. Back in 2018, the rapper teased listeners with the name of the album, hinting that it would be coming in the near future. But with problems with his label, going into and ...

Oscar Movies in Review 2020

Oscar Movies in Review 2020

Liliana Esparza '21

March 20, 2020

Even though the Oscars were a few weeks ago, now seems like a good time to review and recommend some amazing films that were a part of the lineup this season. There are many award-winning films standing in the shadow of Parasite, the winner for Best Picture. Eight other films also garnered Best Picture nominations in...

Onward Movie Review

Onward Movie Review

Reeya Patel '22

March 16, 2020

A shift back towards traditional Pixar story-telling is portrayed in Onward, one of the very few original productions that Pixar has come out with in the last few years. Following a series of sequels including Incredibles 2 and Toy Story 4 in the last year, Pixar went back to their traditional scheme of ...

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