The Spectrum

From Carnegie Hall back to Blake, Michael Noaker sings

Emily Moore '13, Managing Editor

April 27, 2012


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It’s certain that you’ve seen him amid other vocalists, lined across the risers in the Juliet Nelson Auditorium, while singing in perfect harmony, wowing their audience, but the extent to which Mike Noaker’13 participates in choral groups outside of Blake, is relatively unknown. It was during th...

Minnesota Youth Symphony celebrates 40th anniversary

Janice Chung '15, Page Editor

April 27, 2012


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Welcome to the world of the young musicians, a community of close friends throughout Minnesota who connect with each other through the music they play. For many of us, classical music can be a difficult and even a boring genre to approach, as we are more accustomed to listen to hip-hop, rock and country...

Emily Longley breaks a sweat

Emily Longley breaks a sweat

Janhawi Kelkar, Page Editor

April 17, 2012


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In a season when most athletes are bundling up and hitting the ski slopes, Blake runners like are hitting the slopes—of Kenwood. Winter may not seem like the ideal time to be out running, but the cold months after the Cross Country season offer runners cool temperatures and plenty of time to keep ...

Mr. Graham Goes to India

Sully Whitely '14, Page Editor

January 24, 2012


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As the first semester comes to a close, changes come with the new (and final) semester. One of those changes will be saying good-bye to Mr. Graham for a while as he takes India. But the biggest question? What exactly is Mr. Graham doing there? Spectrum: What exactly are you doing in India? Mr....

Mayan Holy Book and Translating into verse

Abby Smith '15, Contributing Writer

January 24, 2012


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Popol Vuh is the creation story and the epic quest tale of the Mayan people. Scholars, who translated it into prose, have only translated it twice. Mike Bazzett, will be first in the world to translate Popol Vuh into verse, taking the project under his wing during the second semester. “The Mayan’s...

Thanksgiving Assembly 2011

Thanksgiving Assembly 2011

Kevin Hayes '14, Online Editor

December 6, 2011


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Stand Up Speak Out

Dharani Persaud '13, Contributing Writer

October 6, 2011


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Justice League is a group of students started last year that is dedicated to social justice of all kinds, they deal with racism, homophobia, sexism, ageism, ableism or any other oppression created in our community and surrounding areas. This year it’s stronger than ever. This summer we participated...

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