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Exotic vacations wear on Blake students

Exotic vacations wear on Blake students

Stuart Patterson, Editor Emeritus April 28, 2016

With the recent conclusion of spring break, an outbreak of exhaust from taking expensive and exotic vacations afflicted many Blake students according to recent sources. “I really just could not handle...

MARCH HEADLINES

MARCH HEADLINES

Maya Chadda, Staff Writer March 18, 2016

Skill Quiz Retakes: A Future Me Problem Senior forgets to gets tardy pass from Ms. Henken; just tempting fate at this point Student takes out loan to buy food from a vending machine Dan Trockman...

YOU’VE GOT TO BE FORKING KIDDING

YOU’VE GOT TO BE FORKING KIDDING

Bella Burke & Martha Lucas, Staff Writers March 10, 2016

Let’s be real, we’ve all heard about the fork incident. Students are infuriated because there are never enough forks in the lunchroom, forcing them to scarf down their pad thai with their grimy fingers....

A slippery slope

A slippery slope

Maya Chadda, Contributing Writer February 4, 2016

I started the day as I usually do sleeping through my alarm clock, skipping breakfast, and riding with my carpool to school. I walk through the parking lot, and on to the steep slope that leads to the...

Last chance to get to know our Guatemalan exchange students

Last chance to get to know our Guatemalan exchange students

Kaja Bingnam and Lucy Nelson, Staff Writer and News Editor December 11, 2015

Mafar Peleaz   Duration of stay: 8 weeks What do you think of Blake so far/what are your first impressions? I think Blake is a very challenging school, exhausting, but I’m liking...

Open Book, Washington Ave, Minneapolis

Open Book, Washington Ave, Minneapolis

Annie O'Connell, InDepth Editor November 3, 2015

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DEFEND THE DEN SPIKES SHOWINGS

September 29, 2015

On most Fridays, empty stands pack full with supportive students on their phones. The routine snapping, tweeting, and texting is now accompanied by verifying game attendance on the Defend the Den app....

Defend the Den spikes showings

Defend the Den spikes showings

Sarina Dev, Kai Sovell, and Alyssa Story September 29, 2015

On most Fridays, empty stands pack full with supportive students on their phones. The routine snapping, tweeting, and texting is now accompanied by verifying game attendance on the Defend the Den app....

Refreshed?

Refreshed?

A Review of Summer’s Beverages
Annie O'Connell, Arts and Culture Editor August 26, 2015

Iced coffee/tea - A chilled cup of one’s favorite coffee or tea provides the irresistible incentive one needs to wake on the sleepiest of summer days.  The caffeine responsible for successful mornings...

Beyond the Walls: a Summer Dress Soirée

Beyond the Walls: a Summer Dress Soirée

Annie O'Connell, Staff Writer May 30, 2015

Olivia Nolan and Callahan Vertin, of Blake's class of 2015, completed an internship at Primp boutique as a part of their senior program.  This Sunday, they are hosting a seasonal soirée on location to...

In The Halls: Spring in Full Swing

In The Halls: Spring in Full Swing

Annie O'Connell, Staff Writer May 7, 2015

Now that it’s May, spring has officially sprung outdoors and in the halls at Blake.  As the temperature increases, and summer nears, students brighten the Upper School with their colorful ensembles. ...

What's Blooming in Fashion (Spring 2015)  -

What’s Blooming in Fashion (Spring 2015) – “Bloom Board”

Annie O'Connell, Staff Writer May 7, 2015

Spring, known as the season of pastels and pinks, has updated its trademark.   This year, with the help of influential fashion houses such as Chanel and Valentino, spring fashion draws emphasis to...

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