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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...

Graduation 2021

Graduation 2021

What's in store for the final event of the year?
Elliette Varley '25, Writer May 24, 2021

After a long year of canceled events, the class of 2021 finally gets to enjoy the best celebration of all, graduation. Ms. Puente and Dr. Lenhart, as well as many others, have been planning the ceremony...

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...

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,...

Texas Lifts State-Wide Mask Mandate

Texas Lifts State-Wide Mask Mandate

"Too many Texans have been sidelined from employment opportunities...This must end."
Kamal Nallandighal '23, Writer March 12, 2021

On Tuesday, March 2nd, Texas Governor Greg Abbott issued an Executive Order that stated the statewide mask mandate would be lifted on Wednesday, March 10th. This adds Texas to a growing list of states...

Courtesy of Melinda Modisette

Striking a Blow for Good

AA Student Makes COVID 19 Resource Website
Liliana Esparza '21, Writer April 8, 2020

Melinda Modisette, a junior at Albuquerque Academy, has taken the initiative during these unprecedented and trying times to help the general community, especially those on the front lines of the fight...

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