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Alaskan Doctors Choose Whom to Save

Alaskan Doctors Choose Whom to Save

As COVID-19 cases spike, Alaskan hospitals find themselves overwhelmed.
Isy Gruner '25, Writer October 14, 2021

The COVID-19 Delta variant has put Alaska in a crisis. With high infection rates and low vaccination rates, Alaska’s medical system is overwhelmed with patients, and hospitals are short on beds. This...

The Biden Vax Mandate

The Biden Vax Mandate

What's it mean? Who is impacted? How do people feel about it?
Anna Hastings '26, Writer September 23, 2021

On Thursday, September 9, President Biden established new COVID-19 vaccination requirements that could affect almost 100 million Americans. He announced this new mandate at the White House saying, “We’ve...

Covid Testing has become fairly quick and easy.

AA Should be Testing More

Dropping to 20% testing was a bad idea
Quinn Ennis '22, News and Features Editor May 7, 2021

The Academy’s system of testing the entire student population for COVID-19 weekly was, while annoying, effective. With this method, the school was able to limit community spread, catching individual...

Why you should get vaccinated

Why you should get vaccinated

Editorial Board, Writer May 5, 2021

More than a year after New Mexico instituted a statewide lockdown in the face of the COVID-19 pandemic, stores, schools, and workplaces are reopening and New Mexicans are returning to a semblance of normalcy....

India, the Worlds Largest Vaccine Producer, Suffers the Worlds Worst Covid Surge

India, the World’s Largest Vaccine Producer, Suffers the Worlds Worst Covid Surge

Ankit Jaiswal '22, writer May 5, 2021

A devastating second wave of COVID-19 has arrived in India almost a year after the country imposed one of the strictest lockdown restrictions in the world, and just three months after the Indian health...

World News Roundup

World News Roundup

The Advocate May 5, 2021

Baghdad Hospital Fire - Marly Fisher '23 An enormous fire at a Baghdad hospital dedicated to COVID-19 patients has left 82 dead and over 100 injured on Saturday, April 24. Early reports say the fire...

New Mexico Leads the Nation in Vaccination Rates!

New Mexico Leads the Nation in Vaccination Rates!

What does the future hold?
Keira Hadlich '23, Writer April 9, 2021

Since the beginning of the pandemic, people around the world have placed their hope in a possible vaccine. Now, the vaccine is a reality, and everyone is scrambling to get in line to receive a dose and...

Asian-American Discrimination during the COVID-19 Pandemic

Asian-American Discrimination during the COVID-19 Pandemic

Bigotry against Asian-Americans is rising
Noor Ali '23, News and Feature Editor March 12, 2021

The recent rise in anti-Asian American violence has redefined the narrative surrounding the Asian identity in the United States. In a year where social justice issues are at the forefront of national discussions,...

The Pandemic and The Environment

The Pandemic and The Environment

How has the planet fared in Corona times?
Haley Pedersen '25, Writer January 29, 2021

The current pandemic has brought on a lot of change, but it has affected the environment in some of the most critical ways. Carbon Emissions have gone down a significant amount in the brief time during...

President Donald Trump gestures as he steps off Air Force One upon arrival at Valley International Airport, Tuesday, Jan. 12, 2021, in Harlingen, Texas. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon) (Copyright 2021 The Associated Press. All rights reserved.)

Trump’s Final Days: Tweets, Pardons, and Anarchy

Elias Arredondo '23, Writer January 24, 2021

As Donald J. Trump’s presidency comes to a close, he has made it clear that this will not be a smooth transition of power.  He has taken every opportunity since the election to further his own agenda...

All Photos courtesy of Siddhi Gardner 21

Pancake Cereal: New Twist on an Old Fave!

Cooking in Quarantine
Siddhi Gardner '21, Arts and Leisure Editor May 18, 2020

Pancake cereal is just one of the many recipes that have gone viral during quarantine, along with whipped coffee, oreo mug cakes, and many others. These recipes take the internet because of their simplicity,...

How the Coronavirus is Affecting Women: Spikes in Domestic Violence Surge

How the Coronavirus is Affecting Women: Spikes in Domestic Violence Surge

Noor Ali '23, News and Feature Editor May 15, 2020

While social distancing is effective for battling Coronavirus, it may have unintended consequences for women living in violent or otherwise unsafe homes. Today, millions of people are locked down in their...

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