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The Advocate

The Student News Site of Albuquerque Academy

The Advocate

The Student News Site of Albuquerque Academy

The Advocate

US Vice President Kamala Harris and Polish President Andrzej Duda in Warsaw, Poland, March 10, 2022. Harris is on a three-day trip to Poland and Romania for meetings about the war in Ukraine.

Vice-President Harris’ trip to Eastern Europe

Abhishek Narahari '24, Writer March 11, 2022

On Wednesday, March 9, 2022, Vice President Kamala Harris embarked on her sixth international trip, this time to Poland and Romania. Her visit comes just weeks after Russia launched a full-scale attack...

Climate policies worldwide

Climate policies worldwide

Abhishek Narahari '24, Writer February 25, 2022

The world is at an inflection point. As the climate crisis rages across the globe, bringing with it horrendous wrath through various natural disasters and a sense of impending doom as temperatures climb...

U.S. Assassination Not the Powerful Blow Biden Touted

U.S. Assassination Not the Powerful Blow Biden Touted

Kira Small '22 February 17, 2022

On February 3, 2022, President Biden held a press conference to announce that the U.S. military had successfully assassinated Abu Ibrahim al-Hashimi al-Qurayshi, the leader of the Islamic State terrorist...

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What is Inflation?

Abhishek Narahari '24, Writer February 2, 2022

Over the last year, inflation has soared worldwide as a result of the tumult created by the economic disruptions of the COVID-19 pandemic. In the United States, this has led to increased prices on items...

Omicron: Faster but Less Deadly

Omicron: Faster but Less Deadly

Isy Gruner '25, Writer February 1, 2022

While the origin of the Omicron variant is still unclear, World Health Organization reports indicate that the Omicron variant spreads faster than the Delta variant and, as of January 6, 2022, has been...

Biden Administration Faces a Range of Challenges

Biden Administration Faces a Range of Challenges

Abhishek Narahari '24, Writer 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,...

Protests Erupt in Kazakhstan

Protests Erupt in Kazakhstan

Elizabeth Hiller '25, Writer January 19, 2022

On January 2, protests erupted across Kazakhstan as fuel prices spiked after a price cap was removed, but the riots expanded to encompass a broader discontent with social and political concerns. Protestors...

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DiDi Leaves the US Stock Market

Isy Gruner '25, Writer January 14, 2022

DiDi Chuxing, a 39 billion dollar company listed on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE), abruptly announced their departure from Wall Street on December 3. Didi Chuxing is a mobile transportation company,...

Mercedes Lewis Hamilton celebrates with the trophy on the podium after winning the race as second placed Red Bulls Max Verstappen looks dispirited.

Controversial Saudi Arabian Grand Prix Amplifies Tensions in Formula 1

Akilan Sankaran '25, Writer December 9, 2021

From its inception, the Saudi Arabian Grand Prix was set to be a unique Formula One event. The track has the most corners of any circuit in the 2021 Formula One calendar, and it is the fastest street circuit...

Omicron Variant Promises Uncertain Future

Omicron Variant Promises Uncertain Future

Becca Faber '24, Writer December 5, 2021

Omicron, a new COVID-19 variant, was discovered in South Africa on November 24. Since then, more than 20 cases of the Omicron variant have been reported in the U.S. Those infected range from fully vaccinated...

President Biden at the COP 26 Conference in Glasgow

What Happened at COP 26?

Maysarah Javed '25, writer December 1, 2021

The 26th Conference of Parties on Climate Change (COP26) was held from October 31st to November 12th in Glasgow, Scotland. Prominent world leaders were invited to the convention to discuss reaching “net...

Max Verstappen leads Lewis Hamilton through a chicane in the Bahrain Grand Prix, the first race of the season

A Thrilling Battle Nears Its End

Akilan Sankaran '25, Writer November 30, 2021

The fastest race cars speeding around the most demanding tracks with speeds well above two hundred miles an hour, pit stops (changing old tires to new ones) that are less than two seconds long, enthralling...

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