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Justice For George Floyd

Justice For George Floyd

Minneapolis Police Officer Derek Chauvin Found Guilty of Murder
Ankit Jaiswal '22, writer April 20, 2021

After a month-and-half long trial, a jury declared former Minneapolis Police officer Derek Michael Chauvin guilty of second-degree unintentional murder, third-degree murder, and second-degree manslaughter...

Europe Aims for Carbon Neutrality by 2050

Europe Aims for Carbon Neutrality by 2050

Here's how they plan to get there.
Quinn Ennis '22, News and Features Editor October 27, 2020

On 11th of December 2019, the European Commission (EC), the European Union’s executive arm, passed the European Green Deal, Europe’s plan for dealing with climate change while creating new jobs. EC...

Black Lives Matter Resources

October 7, 2020

All resources were found on the New Mexico United Professional Soccer team website. We are beyond appreciative of the work they put in to give New Mexicans a list of anti-racism educational resources,...

Disarray and Disappointment: The First Presidential Debate

Disarray and Disappointment: The First Presidential Debate

The first presidential debate is discouraging for anyone looking for a discussion of ideas and policies.
Uzair Hammad '24 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...

The Census, every 10 years, seeks to count every resident of the US.

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

Thousands of dollars in funding and services are at stake.
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...

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...

Navajo Nation Flag

On the Reservation: COVID-19 and Navajo Nation

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....

Image Credit: Xochitl Campos Biggs

Academy Alumna Changes the World

An Interview with Elizabeth Kistin-Keller
Marwa Chohan '21, Co-Editor-In-Chief 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...

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:...

The Impeachment Hearings Go Public

The Impeachment Hearings Go Public

Who Said What to Whom?
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...

Courtesy of Jason Zuffranieri and Sony Entertainment

Math Teacher Amasses $532,496 on Popular Quiz Show

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...

Chargers line up for the National Anthem

Girl’s Varsity Soccer Makes History

In lightning-delayed final, the Chargers fell 2-0 to Cibola High School
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...

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