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The Travis Scott Burger: Was it Worth it?

Travis Scott stands in front of the oldest McDonald's restaurant (Florence Avenue in Downey, California) with his red Ferrari. Credits to @rayscorruptedmind
Arinjoy Das '22 (AJ), Arts and Leisure Editor 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...

Homecoming Photo Gallery

Photos by Deana Chefchis '21 October 2, 2019

The New Age of Academy Football

Senior Football Players Photo by Shaun Gehres
Siddhi Gardner, '21 September 26, 2019

New seasons of every sport are bound to have some changes. Drastic ones are taking place on the Chargers Football team, such as the change in coaches over the summer. The previous coach, Kevin Carroll,...

Give a holiday twist to your table with Irish soda bread

Give a holiday twist to your table with Irish soda bread
Olivia Yepez March 15, 2018

Irish soda bread is a St. Patrick’s Day tradition, but it didn’t just originate as a holiday treat. Soda bread was actually a peasant’s bread, named for its use of baking soda instead of yeast as...

Jambo Cafe melds traditional African fare and fine dining

The place carries an air of comfort, making it an enjoyable venue to have a good meal with friends and family.
Olivia Yepez February 22, 2018

From its African-style décor to its flavorful dishes and hospitable wait staff, Jambo Café is full of life. The place carries an air of comfort, making it an enjoyable venue to have a good meal with...

Albuquerque’s Newest Celebrity: Rude Boy Cookies

Albuquerque's Newest Celebrity: Rude Boy Cookies
Ale Geisel-Zamora January 24, 2018

If you’re searching for a fun spot to hang out with friends, go on a date, or just satisfy your cookie cravings, look no further than Rude Boy Cookies. A cozy, retro-themed cookie shop splashed with...

[email protected] brings community and diversity

TEDxYouth@AlbuquerqueAcademy brings community and diversity
Leena Le January 11, 2018

The annual [email protected] will be held on Jan. 20, 2018 from 4:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. in the Simms Little Theater and Lobby at the Albuquerque Academy Campus. [email protected] is...

Albuquerque Lights Up for the Holidays

Albuquerque Lights Up for the Holidays
Jessica Allen December 14, 2017

Every year during the winter season, the Albuquerque community comes together to celebrate the holidays. They layer themselves in hats, jackets, gloves, and cozy socks, with a warm hot chocolate in hand,...

Shelters provide holiday cheer for the less fortunate

Shelters provide holiday cheer for the less fortunate
Hannah Cheves December 14, 2017

During the holidays, we are able to spend time with family, relax, and enjoy home-cooked meals. Unfortunately, for many people, the holidays can be a time of loneliness and need, just another day to get...

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...

“Nutcracker Ballet in the Land of Enchantment” presents a new twist on a holiday classic

Sydney Wright December 11, 2017

Worried you’ll be bored by another basic ballet performance of the Nutcracker? If you are looking for an exciting way to kick off this holiday season, consider an evening enjoying Festival Ballet Albuquerque’s...

Serenity comes with the crepes at Breve

Serenity comes with the crepes at Breve
Sarah Weber December 7, 2017

Breve is a simple name for a simple cafe. Breve began as a start-up by a local couple, Billy and Mandy Nguyen, with its first shop opening in the downtown area and a second  location recently opened in...

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