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Chicago: Music, Dance, Murder and Mayhem

Chicago: Music, Dance, Murder and Mayhem

Becca Faber '24, Writer March 8, 2023

“Big, flashy, sparkly, jazz, loud” These are just some of the words used by cast members to describe the Albuquerque Academy production of Chicago that debuted for the first time this past weekend....

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Avatar 2: The Way of Water is an Immersive Experience

Diego Sanchez '27, Writer February 27, 2023

On December 16th, 2022, one of the most anticipated movies over the past few years was released. Avatar: The Way of Water, the sequel to the highest grossing movie of all time, Avatar. The film has received...

Don’t Worry Darling Review

Keira Hadlich '23, Writer December 2, 2022

Don’t Worry Darling, directed by Olivia Wilde and starring A-listers like Florence Pugh, Harry Styles, and Chris Pine is a psychological thriller set in the experimental town known as Victory. The movie...

Cover for Swifts 10th studio album, Midnights!

Taylor Swift’s Midnights | Album Review

Kaeli Kampschmidt '23, School and Local Editor October 26, 2022

Midnights is finally here! Taylor Swift has gone from country to pop to folk over the course of sixteen years and nine albums, and this album is composed of entirely new music. Fans all across the world...

Albums of the Summer

Albums of the Summer

Neil Mahto ‘23, Opinion Editor September 9, 2022

5. Blue Water Road - Kehlani Kehlani followed their two debut records SweetSexySavage and It Was Good Until it Wasn’t with their most widely acclaimed album to date. The epitome of summer albums,...

La Malinche by Alfredo Ramos Martíne

Exhibit Review: La Malinche

Lily Ma'ayan '24, 7th Grade Editor August 26, 2022

The Albuquerque Museum plays with the complicated reputation of the cultural, religious, and historical figure, La Malinche, in its exhibit: Traitor, Survivor, Icon: The Legacy of La Malinche, on display...

Williams Dont Miss Summer Listening!

Essential Summer Albums

William Weinstein '23, Writer, Journalism Class 2022-2023 May 24, 2022

1. 1989; Taylor Swift Swifties and non-Swifties alike will all surely agree that when Taylor Swift released 1989 back in 2014, the world dropped everything, and she became the biggest superstar in the...

CODA features an emotional plot, captivating cinematography, and a stunning soundtrack.

CODA Review: Oscar Winning Best Picture

Elias Arredondo '23, Writer May 12, 2022

This year's Academy Awards hailed an unprecedented surprise to the forefront of modern media with CODA winning all three nominations: Best Picture, Best Supporting Actor, and Best adapted Screenplay. CODA...

The cast of Bright Star takes a bow after the end of the song Another Round before the beginning of Act 2.
An image from last years musical. Courtesy of Jade Stone 23

Behind the Scenes of Bright Star

Jayraina Montoya '23, Writer, Journalism Class 2022-2023 April 21, 2022

Academy’s Production of Bright Star had a beautiful two-weekend run. The actors and band shone onstage. However, getting this show to an audience was a months-long process. As the actors in the spotlight...

The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel: A Review

The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel: A Review

Lily Ma'ayan '24, 7th Grade Editor April 19, 2022

Amazon Prime’s The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel series, whose first episode came out in 2017, has stumbled its way through its fourth season this spring. The show follows Midge Maisel, a perky Jewish New York...

Indelible Blue Exhibit: A Review

Indelible Blue Exhibit: A Review

Elias Arredondo '23, Writer March 8, 2022

I recently had the pleasure of visiting the Albuquerque Museum’s newest exhibit, Indelible Blue: Indigo Across The Globe. This compact yet fascinating exhibition follows, as the name suggests, the global...

An overview of the Common Grounds Cafe.

The Common Grounds: A Café Review

Delaney Wagner '27, Writer February 2, 2022

Common Grounds has been a new thing for all of us. Whether you didn’t get to eat breakfast, or you have some time to hang out after school, the cafe is a cool place.  Since there was a lot of buzz in...

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