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The News of The Blake School Since 1916

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After the original account was taken down, another account emerged under a similar name. However, this new account has yet to make any posts.
@blakebearsbarstool Reported, Taken Down
Mackenzie Higgins , Ali Hecker, and Bennett Wieland November 9, 2023

Earlier this fall, an Instagram account under the username @blakebearsbarstool emerged. The content it...

As students file through the East Entrance in the morning on Tuesday, Oct. 17, Bekele (left) and Hanson (right) discuss their plan and tasks for the day.
Security Adds New Members
Evan Vezmar, Managing Editor • November 8, 2023

“This is really what we need to be manned with. We need to be having somebody at the West Desk and...

Zach Bryan album cover.
Zach Bryan Creates Masterpiece
Cleo Kilpatrick, Photo Editor • November 17, 2023

Zach Bryan, an up-and-coming artist, is well known for his single “Something in the Orange” which...

GUTS album cover.
Olivia Rodrigo’s “GUTS” Delivers On Many Levels
Lilah Johnson, Contributing Writer • November 10, 2023

In January 2021, 17-year-old Olivia Rodrigo released her first single “drivers license,” and the...

Located in Carver County, Minnesota, this picturesque orchard, LuceLine, not only has a beautiful view, but offers tasty apples and cheese curds.
Twin-Cities Apple Orchards Make for a Fun and Tasty Fall
Camila Pardo, Staff Writer • November 9, 2023

When was the last time you went to an apple orchard in the fall? Maybe it was a hangout with friends...

Halloweentown provides the Halloween feel without the spookiness of traditional Halloween movies.
The Best Halloween Movies to Enhance Halloween Experience
Gabi Marmet, Food Editor • October 30, 2023

One of the best aspects of the Fall season is the culture of Halloween. Not only does Halloween entail...

Vera and friends take advantage of the safety and walkability in Taiwan at night.
From Taiwan to Minnesota: Lucia Vera '24 Globetrots
Ali Hecker, Community News Editor • November 2, 2023

For Lucia Vera ‘24, the convenience of Taiwan’s Mass Rapid Transit system beats Minnesota’s...

The group visited Lake Iskanderkul, one of the daily excursions that Khan enjoyed.
Davin Khan '24's Immersion in Tajikistan
Amelia Bush, Managing Editor • October 11, 2023

“I really didn’t expect to be able to adjust into the culture so easily and kind of speaking Tajiki...

On Sunday Oct. 22, Swift was pictured at the Chiefs vs. Chargers game at Arrowhead Stadium in Kansas City wearing a bracelet with Kelce’s jersey number 87 on it.
Swift & Kelce: In Their Lover Era
Caitlin Strauss, Contributing Writer • November 9, 2023

…Ready for it? From all of the recent media coverage, it is apparent that sparks flew between mega...

Taylor Swift’s Eras Tour logo on the outside of the US Bank Stadium downtown Minneapolis, MN in June from when she performed there.
Taylor Swift's Eras Tour is Hitting the Big Screen
Lilah Johnson , Contributing Writer • October 9, 2023

Due to complications with the ticket-selling company Ticketmaster, many ‘Swifties’ were not able...

Players celebrate in a huddle after winning a thrilling rally.
Volleyball Settles Historic Rivalry
Soren Reyes November 15, 2023

Blake Bears Prevail Over Breck Mustangs: The Rivalry Continues. Who is better: Blake or Breck? Many delusional...

Karin Lund swimming the 500 freestyle during a heated swim meet at Breck.
October’s Mystery Athlete Reveal
November 2, 2023

This month's mystery athlete is Karin Lund '25!

PETA Protests Take a Step Backward
PETA Protests Take a Step Backward
Sam Tomczik, Business Manager • November 7, 2023

Pools of fake blood, humans dressed as mice in dunk tanks, and a “lifelike baby” on a hot grill;...

Sickness Culture Worsens Stress
Sickness Culture Worsens Stress
Amelia Bush, Managing Editor • November 4, 2023

Have you ever found yourself crammed in a tight, sweaty math classroom with no air conditioning when...

Students in Mr. Barrys Visions of Realism class have a discussion, a place where AI is no help.
AI Is Harmful to Students
Zoey Ueland, Editor-in-Chief • November 15, 2023

“Is it convenient? Sure. But, what are we forsaking because of convenience?” Said English teacher...

Students study together outside the Bennett Gallery. Studying together is a great alternative to using AI.
AI Should be Used as a Tool
Gabi Marmet, Food Editor • November 9, 2023

     Have you ever struggled to make a packing list for your trip, or good gift ideas for your friend...

Evie Chows delicious Build-Your-Own-Bowl, featuring the painted mural in Nautical Bowls. She ended up paying $15 for the bowl with tax included.
Bring on the Nautical Bowls
Evie Chow, Contributing Writer • October 30, 2023

What is the appeal behind Nautical Bowls, you ask? Nautical Bowls is an ever-growing and popular chain...

Arrive to Sports Full
Jason Rotenberg, Reviews & Recommendations Editor • October 30, 2023

Every athlete at Blake suffers the same challenge before practice: hunger. Many students look forward...

This graphic depicts the common route students take to get from the Upper School to the Middle School.
Driving: Complexity on the Road
November 9, 2023

Extreme weather ranges from rain, lightning, heat, to wind.
Extreme Weather
October 9, 2023

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