The Advocate

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...

Alex Touche 17 sporting new electric turquoise United jersey.

Alex Touche ’17 Signs with New Mexico United

Alex Touche '17, 2019 Ivy League Defensive Player of the Year, makes it in the USL.
Elizabeth Hiller '25, Writer April 22, 2021

Albuquerque Academy alum Alex Touche ’17 has recently signed with the soccer team, New Mexico United. Touche played soccer for the Academy, before attending the University of Pennsylvania and playing...

Justice For George Floyd

Justice For George Floyd

Minneapolis Police Officer Derek Chauvin Found Guilty of Murder
Ankit Jaiswal '22, writer April 20, 2021

After a month-and-half long trial, a jury declared former Minneapolis Police officer Derek Michael Chauvin guilty of second-degree unintentional murder, third-degree murder, and second-degree manslaughter...

Brian Bishop 18 (right)

Brian Bishop ’18 is Dedicated to Fighting the Water Crisis in Africa

Brian Bishop '18 co-founded Didómi to alleviate Africa's water crisis.
Addie Siembieda '24, Writer April 20, 2021

Accessing clean water is a struggle for so many, and Albuquerque Academy alum Brian Bishop ‘18 is committed to changing that. In 2020, Bishop along with two other black entrepreneurs from Pomona College...

Photo by Chris Peknik

Remember When?

A Photo Essay from 7th Grade Urban Adventures!
Elliette Varley '25 April 8, 2020

Way back when life seemed normal, 7th graders participated in what would turn out to be their last Experiential Education trip of the year. While half of the Red Chile Pod went camping, the other half...

Deana Chefchis, 21

Cursed Academy

What is really going on behind the Elf Door?
Darin Eberhardt, '25 December 15, 2019

The Academy campus is quite big, and most students feel that they know all about it, but @cursed_academy goes above and beyond with its exploration of all its nooks and crannies. The Instagram channel...

Flight of the Mind

Flight of the Mind

What a wonderful trip it has been!
Toby Pendergrass, '25 December 12, 2019

In the Albuquerque Academy production of “Flight of the Mind”, director Laurie Thomas guided us on an exhilarating airborne journey through real and imaginary worlds. Performed in the Little Theater,...

Eric Ward,

Balloon Fiesta Fun

Attend it, we did!
Ariana Rosner-Salazar '25 October 28, 2019

Have you ever wondered what “Up” would look like in real life? That would be the Balloon Fiesta. The Balloon Fiesta has been a New Mexico Tradition since 1972. The first balloon event was a promotion...

Drop in on Fortnite, the gaming phenomena

Drop in on Fortnite, the gaming phenomena

Jamal Witter, Writer January 18, 2019

Unless you have been living under a rock the last year you've heard of Fortnite. Fortnite is a multiplayer battle royale game with an ever-changing storyline. It  keeps players coming back and even attracts...

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