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Tucker Carlson and Journalistic Neutrality

Tucker Carlson and Journalistic Neutrality

Bryce Baker '25, Writer February 26, 2024

On February 6, ex-Fox News host Tucker Carlson announced his plans to interview Russian president Vladimir Putin. Before the interview was even released, controversy struck. Everyone from Russian journalists...

School Safety: More Guns, More Safe?

School Safety: More Guns, More Safe?

Darin Eberhardt '25, Opinion and Arts & Culture Editor February 26, 2024

This is Part 1 of a two-part series. Once the second part is published, you will find it here. School shootings are one of the most salient issues of the 21st century, but the federal government continues...

Exploring the Magnificent World of Terry Pratchett

Exploring the Magnificent World of Terry Pratchett

Cayla McNiece '27, Writer February 20, 2024

Riding on the back of a giant turtle are four giant elephants whose backs support the entirety of the known world: a single, giant disk. In Discworld, the magic behind this universe is not in the setting...

al.com. (2023). People attended a prayer event... [Photograph]. https://www.al.com/news/2023/11/after-mayor-bubba-copelands-death-community-gathers-to-pray-smiths-station-is-hurting.html

The Legacy of Bubba Copeland

Cayla McNiece '27, Writer February 12, 2024

Disclaimer: this story mentions suicide and online harassment. Bubba Copeland was born on May 27th, 1974, in Columbus, Georgia; however, those who knew him would agree that his life truly started when...

Trump: Bounced from the Ballot?

Trump: Bounced from the Ballot?

Akilan Sankaran '25, Writer February 5, 2024

The recent federal trials of former President Donald Trump have garnered significant public interest. And although there is much speculation on the outcome of the trials, there is only one decision which...

Why You Should Vote for Biden

Why You Should Vote for Biden

Abhishek Narahari '24, News Co-Editor January 28, 2024

Over the last few months, ever since the October 7th attacks, President Biden has incurred deep criticism for his actions during the Israel-Hamas war. Some have even threatened to withhold their votes...

Why Im Not Voting for Biden

Why I’m Not Voting for Biden

Darin Eberhardt '25, Opinion and Arts & Culture Editor January 22, 2024

2024 is the first election cycle that I will be able to vote in, which, for someone who is heavily interested and involved in current events and politics, is an exciting landmark. This year, however, I...

Its Time to Talk about the Regattas Wasteful Side

It’s Time to Talk about the Regatta’s Wasteful Side

Kashvi Rai '28, Writer December 21, 2023

The Reynolds’ Regatta is a beloved Community Day tradition, with this year marking the ninth time it took place. Students, faculty, alumni and other members of our Albuquerque Academy community band...

Our School Must Foster Inclusivity and 6/7 is the Place to Start

Our School Must Foster Inclusivity and 6/7 is the Place to Start

Krish Mahto '29 and Julian Hu '29 November 27, 2023

The Academy’s community seems perfect, luring many students to its prestigious campus. We were no exception and saw the Academy as an opportunity for educational growth and freedom from discrimination....

Failing Ukraine Means Failing the World

Failing Ukraine Means Failing the World

Bryce Baker '25, Writer November 20, 2023

It's been over 630 days since Russia invaded Ukraine last February, and American support has never been more important. In September, Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy privately told senators that...

The GOPs Speaker Disaster

The GOP’s Speaker Disaster

Abhishek Narahari '24, News Co-Editor November 19, 2023

In the weeks since House Republicans ousted Rep. Kevin McCarthy from the speakership, one thing has been clear – they can’t govern. Before I elaborate on the GOP’s most recent paralysis, let’s...

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