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Facebook vs. Apple

Facebook vs. Apple

Darin Eberhardt '25, writer May 21, 2021

Apple and Facebook are engaging in a war regarding a new privacy policy that Apple is revealing in their most recent iOS update for iPhones and iPads. The policy is designed to let Apple users decide whether...

Appointed in 1994, Stephen Breyer is now 82 years old.

Should Justice Breyer Resign?

Abhishek Narahari '24, Writer May 21, 2021

Calls are growing for U.S. Supreme Court Justice Stephen Breyer to retire in the near future, as the death of the late Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg is still very fresh in the minds of many across the country....

GOP Ousts Liz Cheney from Leadership Position

GOP Ousts Liz Cheney from Leadership Position

Ankit Jaiswal '22, writer May 20, 2021

On May 12, House Republicans ousted Liz Cheney from her position as Chair of the House Republican Conference, the third-ranking Republican (WY) in the House of Representatives, and replaced her with Elise...

A protestor sits as demonstrators stand behind makeshift shields during clashes with riot police officers in Cali, Colombia

Colombia, America, and Police Brutality

Kira Small '22 May 19, 2021

“Duque Ciao, Duque Ciao… me he encontrado con el invasor.” Goodbye, Duque, Goodbye, Duque… I have found the invader. This song, which still rings through the streets of Bogotá after three weeks,...

New Mexico News Roundup

New Mexico News Roundup

Advocate Staff May 19, 2021

San Juan County Fire - Elizabeth Hiller '25 On May 18, a fire started in San Juan County between Bloomfield and Les Acres. As of May 17, the fire spread over 21 acres and is only five percent contained. ...

The Congress has some Work to do

The Congress has some Work to do

Abhishek Narahari '24, Writer May 17, 2021

As we head into the summer, the media’s eye falls not on an upcoming election or partisan positioning, but rather on substantive policy-making. This year, a few key pieces of legislation have the potential...

States Try to Enact Anti-Trans Laws

States Try to Enact Anti-Trans Laws

Keira Hadlich '23, Writer May 14, 2021

2021 has been an unprecedented year already, full of pandemic-fever, a vaccination-frenzy, and backlash against the 2020 election results. This year alone, there have already been 117 anti-transgender...

Women FINALLY Make it ont to US Coins

Women FINALLY Make it ont to US Coins

Lynn Zhang '23, Writer May 14, 2021

Coin collectors have always favored quarters as a coin of choice as there are many different designs. One previous line of quarters has George Washington on the heads side and one of many U.S. National...

Elon Musk Spreads his Scent on SNL

Elon Musk Spreads his Scent on SNL

Becca Faber '24, Writer May 14, 2021

During Mother’s Day weekend, Tesla CEO Elon Musk hosted Saturday Night Live (SNL). He participated in several sketches including the Trial of Wario, Gen-Z hospital, and Chad on Mars. Throughout the show,...

California Heads for Gubenatorial Recall Election

California Heads for Gubenatorial Recall Election

Uzair Hammad '24 May 14, 2021

California Democrat Governor Gavin Newsom is facing a recall election this year, fueled by a conservative political group called the California Patriot Coalition. The group is criticizing Newsom’s leadership...

NM District 1 Race Heats Up

NM District 1 Race Heats Up

Abhishek Narahari '24, Writer May 12, 2021

The race for New Mexico’s first congressional district to fill the seat of former Representative and Secretary of the Interior Deb Haaland is starting to heat up. With the election coming up on June...

US Foreign Policy toward Venezuela

US Foreign Policy toward Venezuela

Kira Small '22 May 12, 2021

US foreign policy has always been fraught with controversy, particularly in South America. As inflation continues to rise and refugees flee from Venezuela, a nation wrecked by poverty and corruption, it’s...

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