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The Advocate

The Student News Site of Albuquerque Academy

The Advocate

iPhone 15 v.s. Galaxy S24

iPhone 15 v.s. Galaxy S24

Krish Mahto '29, Writer March 18, 2024

Each year, a new iPhone – and its Samsung counterpart – is released, with each phone more advanced than the last. The phone market is very competitive, with Apple and Samsung being the two most popular...

Exploring the Magnificent World of Terry Pratchett

Exploring the Magnificent World of Terry Pratchett

Cayla McNiece '27, Writer February 20, 2024

Riding on the back of a giant turtle are four giant elephants whose backs support the entirety of the known world: a single, giant disk. In Discworld, the magic behind this universe is not in the setting...

The Governors Palace located on the Santa Fe Plaza.

New Year’s Eve on the Santa Fe Plaza

Lucia Roth '27, Writer January 15, 2024

Many different places celebrate the New Year in unique ways. New York has its traditional ball drop in Times Square as the New Year hits. Venezuelans eat 12 grapes as clocks toll 12 times to mark midnight....

Jordan Kropka 24 and Laramie cast.

Academy Takes on The Laramie Project

Lily Ma'ayan '24, 7th Grade Editor November 27, 2023

The Albuquerque Academy Performing Arts department produced an excellent display of serious and complex themes with their fall production of The Laramie Project, performed the first two weekends of...

The album cover of 1989 (Taylors Version)

“1989 (Taylor’s Version)” Review

Elizabeth Hiller '25, Writer November 5, 2023

In 2014, Taylor Swift released “1989,” an album that won her three Grammys. Now, in the midst of her wildly successful Eras Tour, Swift has rereleased the album as “1989 (Taylor’s Version).”...

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...

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