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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...

Student Council Helps Make 8/9 a Great Place

Student Council Helps Make 8/9 a Great Place

Bea Busby '28, Writer May 22, 2023

The 8-9 Student Council is a leadership group that Albuquerque Academy founded in 2017. Before the 8-9 Student Council was created, the 8-9 division had both a student senate, which dealt more with changing...

The Race for Governor

The Race for Governor

Becca Faber '24, Writer September 15, 2022

 Uzair Hammad '24 The election for New Mexico’s governor between Democratic incumbent Michelle Lujan Grisham and GOP challenger Mark Ronchetti taking place on November 8 has already proven to...

Kamala Harris: Hows it going so far?

Kamala Harris: How’s it going so far?

Joseph Braun '24, writer February 2, 2022

The Vice-Presidency is a notoriously symbolic, low profile job. At best, VP’s oversee important policy items in a largely ceremonial role. Vice President Kamala Harris has been given highly important...

Biden Administration Faces a Range of Challenges

Biden Administration Faces a Range of Challenges

Abhishek Narahari '24, News Co-Editor January 20, 2022

One year into President Biden’s administration, he is at an inflection point. The President and the Democratic-controlled Congress have had undeniable success on issues like the COVID-19 vaccine rollout,...

Florida Senatorial Candidate Val Demings

2022 Senate Elections Hold the Future of the Biden Presidency

Abhishek Narahari '24, News Co-Editor November 30, 2021

With about 11 months until the 2022 midterm elections, Americans are getting an increasingly clear look at many unfolding Senate races across the country. There is no definitive guess about who will control...

A Step Forward for Women in North Africa

A Step Forward for Women in North Africa

Emeline Doscher '25, writer November 10, 2021

On September 29, Tunisian President Kais Saied appointed the country’s first female prime minister, Najla Bouden Ramadhan. PM Bouden made history and headlines across the globe and hopes to help the...

Keller Remains Mayor and Stop the Stadium is Triumphant

Keller Remains Mayor and Stop the Stadium is Triumphant

Uzair Hammad '24, Editor in Chief November 9, 2021

On November 2, Albuquerque citizens had a choice for who’d lead the city as mayor - incumbent candidate Tim Keller, Bernalillo County Sheriff Manny Gonzales, and radio station owner Eddy Aragon. Keller...

Glenn Youngkin, the Republican Governor-elect of Virginia

Republicans on the Rise

Abhishek Narahari '24, News Co-Editor November 3, 2021

On Tuesday, November 2, 2021, voters across the country flocked to the polls and cast their ballots in the largest numbers since the 2020 election. The most notable result was Republican businessman Glenn...

The End of an Era for Germany

The End of an Era for Germany

Darin Eberhardt '25, Opinion and Arts & Culture Editor October 5, 2021

The end of an era for Germany came on September 26, as their first election without Angela Merkel as a candidate in sixteen years commenced. Over Merkel’s last four terms, she became a political icon,...

The Race for the Bundestag

The Race for the Bundestag

Emeline Doscher '25, writer October 1, 2021

On September 26, after 16 years of conservative government, elections were held in Germany to elect a new chancellor and form a new Bundestag or parliament. Angela Merkel will voluntarily step down from...

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