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The Advocate

The Student News Site of Albuquerque Academy

The Advocate

The Student News Site of Albuquerque Academy

The Advocate

In a world full of turmoil, how do teenagers take on change? And is Gen-Z productive or ultimately flawed in its reaction to global conflict?

Gen Z: Activism or Slacktivism?

Darin Eberhardt '25, Writer May 19, 2022

For Gen Z, “unprecedented” is the new normal. Members of Generation Z (born between 1996 and 2012) have lived through or grown up in the shadow of 9/11, the global financial crisis of 2008, ongoing...

Starting school earlier would maximize students potential for success.

School Should Start Later

Ainara Vecchia '24, Writer May 6, 2022

If you're a teenager, or know one, then you know how zombie-like they are in the morning. And if you've been to school, then you know that it consists of high-level thinking early in the morning. In light...

Students Deserve to be Included in Community Decisions

Students Deserve to be Included in Community Decisions

Uzair Hammad '24, News Editor and Web Editor April 20, 2022

Over the past two years, Albuquerque Academy’s administration has unveiled many important changes. Some were necessarily implemented as the school grappled with confronting COVID and keeping students...

Heard on the Quad: Academys Hot Takes

Heard on the Quad: Academy’s Hot Takes

Marly Fisher '23 April 20, 2022

I’m pro-bullying because I think everyone needs to be humbled a little bit. Otherwise, you get people who are not humbled… the worst people. I don’t like candles… they just sit there. You can’t...

AA Should Not Have Dropped the Mask Mandate

AA Should Not Have Dropped the Mask Mandate

Uzair Hammad '24, News Editor and Web Editor March 11, 2022

On Thursday, February 17, Governor Michelle Lujan Grisham made an announcement that took the state by surprise: New Mexico was lifting its indoor mask mandate immediately. The decision, according to the...

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Period Poverty: A Bloody Issue

Sophia Liem '23, DEI Coordinator March 4, 2022

Have you noticed the new period products in campus bathrooms? Thanks to Ms. Puente’s energetic enthusiasm, a very quick conversation with junior student leaders has resulted in a permanent change to...

Can you separate the art and the artist?

Art and Artist

Lily Ma'ayan '24, Writer March 4, 2022

All of us are consumers of the arts, whether it’s watching your favorite movies, listening to your favorite songs, or reading your favorite books. What do we do, however, when enjoying this art contradicts...

AA Should Do What it Can…

Caiden Fine '23, Writer February 9, 2022

Editor’s Note: Readers brought to our attention unclear language in an earlier version of this story which gave an impression that was not intended by the author.  As an editorial staff, we evaluated...

Racism At AA

Racism At AA

February 9, 2022

How Can Students Improve SAGE Dining?

How Can Students Improve SAGE Dining?

Keira Hadlich '23, Writer February 7, 2022

“They didn’t have a very good vegetarian selection today.” “I didn’t see any more sandwich bread or salad in the dining hall during the second lunch! That’s the only thing I eat.” Comments...

16 Year Olds Should Be Allowed to Vote

16 Year Olds Should Be Allowed to Vote

Halie Leland '23, Co-Editor-in-Chief January 26, 2022

I engage in politics, am well-versed in policy, and always seek to grow my understanding of social issues. I care immensely about each item on a ballot, yet don’t have any say in how my community is...

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