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Disarray and Disappointment

Disarray and Disappointment

Uzair Hammad '24, Writer

September 30, 2020

The first presidential debate of the 2020 election took place on Tuesday at Case Western Reserve University in Cleveland, Ohio. The moderator, Fox News host Chris Wallace, touched upon six major topics: The Trump and Biden Records, the Supreme Court, COVID-19, the economy, race and violence in our...

Officials are Concerned that Native Americans will be Underrepresented in the 2020 Census

Efforts are being made in all 50 states to encourage all citizens to take part in the census

Marwa Chohan '21, Co Editor-in-Chief

September 14, 2020

For decades, Native Americans have been severely underrepresented in the annual US Census. In 2010, official reports stated that Native people may have been undercounted by 4.9% although others believe it may be closer to 7%. With the census deadline coming to a close earlier than in previous years, tribes...

Sexual Harassment at Albuquerque Academy: How Big is the Problem?

Sexual Harassment at Albuquerque Academy: How Big is the Problem?

Marwa Chohan '21, Co-Editor-in-Chief

September 11, 2020

Editor's Note:  This article was set to be published on March 11th, the same day students were sent home to begin remote learning due to coronavirus. As such, it has never been published. We at The Advocate realize that when we go back to school, many things will change. Nevertheless, we expect t...

On the Reservation: COVID-19 and Navajo Nation

Navajo Nation Flag

Marwa Chohan '21, Co-Editor in Chief

April 21, 2020

New Mexico, Arizona, and Utah are home to one of the largest Native American land reserves in the US. Spanning 17,544,500 acres and 27,413 square miles, the Navajo Nation houses 356,890 Navajo people. About 35% of inhabitants live without running water while there is a 35.1% poverty rate on the reservation...

Academy Alumna Changes the World

Image Credit: Xochitl Campos Biggs

Marwa Chohan '21

January 28, 2020

  In 2000, Elizabeth Keller Kistin-Keller graduated from Albuquerque Academy, returning five years later to give a graduation speech and telling the class of 2005 this: “While living in southern Mexico for a few months one summer my host mother Juana Manzano constantly reminded me that: lo más impo...

Turmoil Continues to Unfold in Kashmir

Turmoil Continues to Unfold in Kashmir

Uzair Hammad '24

November 23, 2019

Kashmir is a small region in Northern India which has been a source of tension and war between India and Pakistan since the partition of those nations in 1947. Today, two countries claim regions of Kashmir: India and Pakistan. In 1947, Pakistan and India were one country, controlled by the United Kingdom. Thi...

The Impeachment Hearings Go Public

The Impeachment Hearings Go Public

Max Dryfoos, '21

November 19, 2019

On Wednesday, Nov. 14, the official public hearings in the impeachment process of President Trump began. One of the most prominent witnesses was William B. Taylor Jr., the American diplomat who became the top state department official in Ukraine after Marie Yovanovitch was recalled by the president....

Math Teacher Amasses $532,496 on Popular Quiz Show

Courtesy of Jason Zuffranieri and Sony Entertainment

Uzair Hammad '24

September 28, 2019

With a love for all kinds of trivia and puzzles, it was not a surprise that Albuquerque Academy math teacher Jason Zuffranieri, affectionately known by many as "JZ," was drawn to “Jeopardy!,” the popular game show testing contestants’ speed and knowledge of obscure subjects. Throughout his nineteen-day reign...

Girl’s Varsity Soccer Makes History

Chargers line up for the National Anthem

Hannah Cheves, Sports Editor

September 11, 2018

The Academy Girls Varsity soccer team lost 2-0 to Cibola High School in the finals of the Metro Soccer Tournament on Friday, September 7. Cibola attackers Sydni Burrup and Sarah Torres, both juniors, scored in the 13th and 15th minutes of the match. Both goals were off of corner kicks.  Despite the ...

Share a Plate with The Advocate

Photo by Danny Packer

Karen Sabol, Writer

May 18, 2018

San Francisco contains a magnificent assortment of restaurants that serve food from countries all around the world. When some of The Advocate editors were in San Francisco this month for the Journalism Education Association conference, we unknowingly embarked on a culinary adventure. We enjoyed delici...

Creativity and Culture

Creativity and Culture

Tatiana Gross, Writer

May 18, 2018

  Nonprofit, contemporary, and modern. These words only begin to describe San Francisco’s famed Modern Art Museum. SFMOMA houses artists from Jackson Pollock to Andy Warhol, names recognizable to elementary school students and art historians alike. This museum, filled with multimedia and interactive...

Musee Mechanique

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Jessica Allen, Writer

May 18, 2018

When entering Musee Mechanique, visitors become children once again as they gaze at the nostalgic games and toys they once fiddled with when they were young. In 1933, at only 11 years old, Edward Galland Zelinsky began his arcade game collection. He started with a penny machine, which grew into the collection...

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