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AOC Makes Headlines at the MET Gala

AOC Makes Headlines at the MET Gala

Becca Faber '24, Writer September 28, 2021

Congresswoman Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (AOC) arrived at the 2021 New York Met Gala on Monday, September, 13 wearing a white dress with the words “tax the rich'' written on the back. It was designed by...

The Lack of Psychology Courses in High School

The Lack of Psychology Courses in High School

Why is it important to integrate it into our curriculum?
Lynn Zhang '23, Writer September 28, 2021

Are you interested in majoring in psychology? How many people do you know who are interested in studying psychology in college? Probably not very many, because high schools offer few psychology courses...

Top 4 Shows Of the Summer

Top 4 Shows Of the Summer

Ella Markman '22, 6th & 7th Grade Section Editor August 27, 2021

Too Hot To Handle: Season 2- The iconic hit romance show is back. The producers of the show take a bunch of hot singles and enforce a strict sex ban. This season, only one person wins the money. The...

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...

The Degradation of Social Media

The Degradation of Social Media

Lynn Zhang '23, Writer May 5, 2021

When you think of social media, what do you think of? Do you think of Twitter refusing to ban Trump, people weaponizing Facebook against religious minorities, or Reddit forums intended as safe havens for...

Pope Francis Visit to Iraq

Pope Francis’ Visit to Iraq

Pope Francis’s first religious visit to another country since the pandemic began
Darin Eberhardt ’25, Writer March 16, 2021

Pope Francis, the current Pope and leader of the Catholic Church, arrived in Iraq for a three-day trip around the country on March 5th. The trip had major significance on a religious level, painting a...

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...

Travis Scott stands in front of the oldest McDonalds restaurant (Florence Avenue in Downey, California) with his red Ferrari. Credits to @rayscorruptedmind

The Travis Scott Burger: Was it Worth it?

It's Lit! But, not really....
Arinjoy Das '22 (AJ), Editor-In-Chief October 7, 2020

On September 8th, McDonalds released a limited-time meal in collaboration with the highly-acclaimed rapper, Travis Scott. Named after the artist, the meal consists of a quarter-pounder with the addition...

AA Faculty Shine in New Art Show

Alex Mclaughlin, Writer and Photographer May 18, 2018

When surrounded by incredible talent, it is easy to forget that teachers at Albuquerque Academy are skilled professionals outside of their teaching careers, and that they have made, and continue to make,...

Awards season reflects shifting culture amid assault allegations

Awards season reflects shifting culture amid assault allegations

Kiki Gonglewski February 22, 2018

Awards season, with its glitterati sparkle, red carpets, flash bulbs, and golden statuettes, was, until now, one of the few great constants in the lives of Americans. This year, award season instead arrives...

Culture and Artistry at the Chinese Lantern Festival

Culture and Artistry at the Chinese Lantern Festival

Sofia Taylor December 12, 2017

Over thirty beautifully illuminated lanterns in the shapes of pandas, peacocks, and other animals and sculptures were featured at the Chinese Lantern Festival this year. The lanterns were constructed by...

Día de los Muertos: Ancient tradition becomes colorful celebration

Día de los Muertos: Ancient tradition becomes colorful celebration

Sarah Weber October 27, 2017

On Oct. 31, while millions of Americans eat candy corn and celebrate fall in delightfully ghoulish getup, millions more will celebrate a different holiday: Día de los Muertos, or Day of the Dead. Day...

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