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The News of The Blake School Since 1916

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The News of The Blake School Since 1916

The Spectrum

Top 5 Holiday Movies to Watch this Season

Top 5 Holiday Movies to Watch this Season

Ben Lim November 30, 2021

As the holiday season rolls around, people are starting to look for good holiday movies to watch. But what qualifies as a holiday movie? Personally, a holiday movie is defined as a movie that keeps a holiday...

Freshman Students Share Thoughts on Podcasts

Freshman Students Share Thoughts on Podcasts

Macy Gregor and Ally Hecker November 7, 2021

Who even listens to podcasts?” wonders William Mitchell ’25. Apparently not Blake underclassmen. Only 12% of Blake ninth graders said they enjoy listening to podcasts. Why is this?  Most students...

Disposable Cameras Make Comeback

Disposable Cameras Make Comeback

Charlotte Opp November 7, 2021

Disposable cameras have recently made a big comeback, especially with teenagers. These one-use cameras typically take up to 27 photos and have to get developed after using up all of their film. Whether...

Pinterest Provides Platform For Fall Fun

Pinterest Provides Platform For Fall Fun

Allyson Jay November 7, 2021
Student use Pinterest to share fall-related ideas with friends and others
90s & 2000s Staple Styles Make Comeback Among Gen Z

90s & 2000s Staple Styles Make Comeback Among Gen Z

Ainsley Pflaum, Contributing Writer September 29, 2021

2021 - a year of innovation and transformation, inspired our generation to begin an embrace of low-rise jeans, sweater vests, and platform sneakers - a look that was popular in the 90s and 2000s. Additionally,...

Resellers target high-demand brands and products to purchase and mark up to buyers

Students Make Money Reselling Clothes, Shoes

Evan Vezmar, Staff Writer June 2, 2021

From a vast variety of methods to earn money, reselling or “sniping” has garnered interest from young adults. Sniping involves buying and reselling clothes, shoes, and other items. The work...

15 Thoughts While Watching “The Real Hero”

Noor Naseer, Co-Editor-in-Chief May 28, 2021

The movie musical "The Real Hero" was like no other school musical I'd ever seen. The high-quality production, well-practiced actors, and detailed storyline made it clear that so much work and passion...

Horoscopes Cause for Debate, Discussion

Sofia Perlman, News Editor May 28, 2021

While many strongly believe in them, and others claim they are fake, horoscopes are a controversial topic. Mara Noel ‘24 says that “I don’t think they’re very accurate...of course you’re going...

Three Netflix Movies to Start Off Summer

Emily Rotenberg, Student life & Food features editor May 28, 2021

Throughout the pandemic, I have watched a variety of movies on Netflix both with friends and family. Sometimes it can be hard for me to sit through movies because I get bored and antsy but I found these...

‘Operation Varsity Blues: The College Admission Scandal’ Surprises

Emily Rotenberg, Student life & Food Features Editor May 26, 2021

As the year slowly is coming to an end and I start to think more and more about senior year, college is definitely a big topic of conversation among my friends and family. Because of this, when the new...

Left to right: Emma Brown ‘22, Anika Rodriguez ‘23, John Erlandson ‘21, Mohamed Yebdri, and Taous Khazem shoot a scene in the Minneapolis Sculpture Gardens.

Spring Musical Takes New Format, Filming Takes Place Off Campus

Will Rosenblum, Managing Editor April 30, 2021

This year, an array of cameras, calls for quiet on set, and sculptures that come to life will replace the normal members of an audience in an “Alice In Wonderland” inspired movie musical.  With initial...

Virtual Concerts Disappoint Fans

Virtual Concerts Disappoint Fans

Emily Rotenberg, Student Life Editor January 27, 2021

As a result of COVID-19, many artists have been forced to cancel their festivals, concerts, and world tours, resulting in a large increase of performances through social media, streaming services, and...

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