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The Advocate

The Student News Site of Albuquerque Academy

The Advocate

The Student News Site of Albuquerque Academy

The Advocate

In a world full of turmoil, how do teenagers take on change? And is Gen-Z productive or ultimately flawed in its reaction to global conflict?
Gen Z: Activism or Slacktivism?
Darin Eberhardt '25, Writer • May 19, 2022
2022-2023 Student Senate President Mireya Macías 23 (left) and Senate Vice President William Weinstein 23 (right).
Get to Know Next Year's Student Senate Leadership
Akilan Sankaran '25, Writer • May 19, 2022
Firefighters battle the blaze near Las Vegas, Courtesy of AP.
Hermits Peak/Calf Canyon Fire Continues to Spread
Anna Hastings '26, Writer • May 19, 2022
Mr. Morale and the Big Steppers Review
Mr. Morale and the Big Steppers Review
Sophia Liem '23, DEI Coordinator • May 18, 2022
The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel: A Review
The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel: A Review
Lily Ma'ayan '24, 7th Grade Editor • April 19, 2022
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Abortions rights are once again at the forefront of debates in America. With the fate of Roe v. Wade up in the air, how are students feeling about the future of one of the biggest Supreme Court Cases in history?
Heard on the Quad: Student Opinions on Roe v. Wade
Halie Leland '23, Co-Editor-in-Chief • May 23, 2022

On May 2, 2022, Politico leaked a draft majority opinion written by Justice Samuel Alito disclosing the...

Best Boba in Burque
Best Boba in Burque
Kaeli Kampschmidt '23, School and Local Editor • May 18, 2022

Summer is almost here! Warm weather has finally arrived in New Mexico and what’s better to drink when...

One-Acts this spring highlighted the talent and dedication of the theater community at the Academy.
2022 Spring One-Acts Review
Halie Leland '23, Co-Editor-in-Chief • May 17, 2022

The student-directed one-act plays annually provide a celebration of the Academy's vibrant theater community....

2022 Esports League of Legends Team Wins State
2022 Esports League of Legends Team Wins State
Maya Macias '25, Writer • May 16, 2022

The Albuquerque Academy Esports League of Legends team won the 4A NMAA state title for the second consecutive...

Catherine Opiss has been working at AA for 10 years after emigrating from Kenya.
Behind the Scenes
Darin Eberhardt '25, Writer • May 24, 2022

Students file into McKinnon, Brown, the music building, or wherever their first class takes...

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Tesla CEO Elon Musk finalized his purchase of the multi-billion dollar company Twitter at the end of April.
Elon Musk Buys Twitter
Bryce Baker '25, Writer • May 12, 2022

On April 25th, Twitter's board of directors agreed to a buyout proposal from Tesla CEO and business magnate...

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Williams Dont Miss Summer Listening!
Essential Summer Albums
William Weinstein '23, Writer • May 24, 2022

1. 1989; Taylor Swift Swifties and non-Swifties alike will all surely agree that when Taylor Swift...

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Chromebooks in the Middle Schools
Chromebooks in the Middle Schools
Sowmya Sankaran '27, Writer • February 8, 2022

Last March, when Academy brought students back in person, they gave each 6th and 7th grade student their very own Chromebook. The students could use the Chromebooks in school, but they had to leave them...

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Spikeball Makes its Debut -- Again!
Spikeball Makes its Debut -- Again!
Madeleine Dixon '27, Writer • February 8, 2022

Whether you are in the upper school or the lower, you have seen these nets popping up all around campus. Especially in the 6th-7th area, students have seen a significant increase in the popularity of the...

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