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Iran vs Israel

Iran vs Israel
Audrey Brunner '22, Writer January 14, 2021

On November 27, 2020, Iran’s top nuclear scientist Mohsen Fakhrizadeh was assassinated by members of Israel’s intelligence service, the Mossad. The assassination was another in a number of combative...

Georgia Senate Runoff Results

Raphael Warnock (L) and Jon Ossoff, unexpected winners in the Georgia Senate races.
Neil Mahto '23, Writer January 14, 2021

Regardless of how President Trump frames it, Joseph R. Biden will be the 46th president of the United States. However, for Biden to make progress on his agenda, he needs a Democrat-controlled Senate and...

Impeachment Update

Insurrectionists storm the Capitol, Jan 6.
Quinn Ennis '22, Writer January 14, 2021

Following the attack on the Capitol on Jan. 6, the House has voted to impeach President Donald Trump for a historic second time. House lawmakers returned to the Capitol building, now protected by several...

Argentina Abortion Legalization

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Noor Ali '23, Writer January 14, 2021

After more than 30 years of grass-roots campaigns and rallies of political power, Argentina has become the largest nation in Latin America to legalize abortion. In recent months, the symbol for the Argentinian...

Right-Wing Protestors Storm The Capitol

Protestor on the steps of the Capitol. Photo by Win McNamee/Getty Images
Quinn Ennis '22 January 6, 2021

A mob toting Confederate flags, Trump signs, and guns stormed the Capitol starting at 2:15 p.m. EST on Wednesday. Vice President Pence and members of both houses of Congress, who had gathered to confirm...

How do AA students feel about Biden as President Elect?

From the top left: Lorelei Logan '21, Siddhi Gardner '21, Isabelle Gurney '21, Max Chandler '22, Carter Elias '21
Siddhi Gardner '21, Arts and Leisure Editor December 17, 2020

This year’s presidential election brought with it months of controversy and anticipation, unlike anything Gen Z has experienced. As teens and young adults have started getting invested in politics and...

Not Getting Enough ZZZZZZZs? Getting Too Many?

Not Getting Enough ZZZZZZZs? Getting Too Many?
Keira Hadlich '23, Writer December 17, 2020

During this unprecedented time in our lives, everything is different, including how we sleep. In an interview with Lorrie Swanson, the 6-7 grade counselor here at Academy, I started off by asking her if...

The New US Space Force Homes in on is first Home Base

The New US Space Force Homes in on is first Home Base
Elizabeth Hiller '25, Writer December 16, 2020

On May 15, 2020, the US Air Force announced they would have an open bidding process to find the permanent home for the US Space Command Headquarters. The US Space Command is a new branch of the Air Force...

COVID Update Before Break

COVID Update Before Break
Kamal Nallandighal '23, Writer December 11, 2020

With winter break coming up, many New Mexicans are looking forward to traveling for the holidays, but that may not be possible this year. As of Monday, December 7, there are over 109,947 reported Coronavirus...

Covid Disrupts Home Games

Covid Disrupts Home Games
Neil Mahto '23, Writer December 11, 2020

Although the COVID-19 pandemic has put the world on hold, forcing most contact sports to be temporarily suspended, many professional sports leagues, such as the NBA and the NFL are continuing their seasons....

Democracy Under Siege Around the Globe

Democracy Under Siege Around the Globe
Quinn Ennis '22 December 4, 2020

How the SAT is Fueling the Wealth Gap

How the SAT is Fueling the Wealth Gap
Neil Mahto '23, Writer December 2, 2020

All high schoolers are unique, but we all share one common hatred: the College Board, the company that profits off our pain by creating pricey tests that are often requirements for college admission --...

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