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The News of The Blake School Since 1916

The Spectrum

The News of The Blake School Since 1916

The Spectrum

Caribou Offers Refreshing Summer Drinks

Caribou Offers Refreshing Summer Drinks

Cleo Kilpatrick , Staff Writer May 28, 2021

Are you getting tired of ordering the same drink before school? Caribou is my go-to coffee spot, especially in the morning. I love that itís local and the baristas are usually super friendly. Here are...

Juice Cleanse Experiment

Juice Cleanse Experiment

Carly Shoemate, Contributing Writer May 28, 2021

In January of 2020, my dad and I decided to try a juice cleanse for the first time, mostly out of curiosity. We did no research but settled on the "Take it Easy" 2 day cleanse from Truce Juice in Minneapolis....

Are Cumbl Cookies Worth the Hype?

Are Cumbl Cookies Worth the Hype?

Charlotte Opp & Rowan Wallin, Contributing Writers May 28, 2021

Crumbl Cookies is a nationwide cookie company that has gotten a lot of publicity lately. Crumbl Cookies are trending on TikTok, Instagram, and Facebook because of their unique presentation, store, and...

Although Wagner loves energy drinks, a survey was sent to the student body asking if they enjoy energy drinks and why. Above, the pie chart represents the 102 responses with a majority not consuming them. Some responses for why students choose not to have energy drinks included: not enjoying the taste, not wanting to consume artificial sugar, and not enjoying the way it makes them feel.

Energy & Coffee Drinks Boost Spirits, Liveliness, Mood

Clare Wagner, Contributing Writer May 28, 2021

Freshman year, a time of general curriculum classes, being scared of everyone, and overall distress. The one thing that became my shining beacon of hope in my sad world of being 14 years old was Red Bull....

Homemade Ice Cream Recipe

Homemade Ice Cream Recipe

Molly Seidel, Staff Writer May 28, 2021

Ice cream is a fun, refreshing treat that is especially popular in the summer. But, ice cream can sometimes be hard to reach and expensive. So, it is a wonderful idea to make homemade ice cream. Many ice...

Ben & Jerry's Speaks Out, Corporate Activism

Ben & Jerry’s Speaks Out, Corporate Activism

Mackenzie Higgins, Staff Writer May 28, 2021

Ben & Jerry’s is well known not only for its ice cream but also for its activism. In 1985, Ben & Jerry’s created the Ben & Jerry’s Foundation to fund organizations in Vermont and around...

Protein Drinks Benefit

Protein Drinks Benefit

Molly Seidel, Staff Writer May 28, 2021

Protein is very important when working out as it provides much-needed amino acids to build and repair muscles. and protein shakes and smoothies are on the rise. "The "sport-related" protein product sector...

Plant-Based Burger Chain Opens Soon

Plant-Based Burger Chain Opens Soon

Mackenzie Higgins, Staff Writer April 30, 2021

The restaurant Crisp & Green has amassed immense popularity in the past five years since its inception. According to StarTribune, founder and entrepreneur Steele Smiley has the same intentions for...

Everything You Need to Know When Planning the Perfect Picnic

Everything You Need to Know When Planning the Perfect Picnic

Molly Seidel, Staff Writer April 30, 2021

As the weather becomes increasingly warmer, picnic season draws closer. Picnics are a great way to spend quality time with friends and family in a safe and fun way. Whether the picnic is impromptu or heavily...

Hawaiian Poke Bowls Delight

Hawaiian Poke Bowls Delight

Ava Gilbert, Staff Writer April 30, 2021

Poke Bowls have become a popular dish that is trending right now. The word poke is Hawaiian and it means to slice or to cut. Poke is usually referring to slices of raw marinated fish, similar to the kind...

Hawaiian Poke Bowls and Poi: Recipes

Hawaiian Poke Bowls and Poi: Recipes

Sage Marmet and Betsy Fries April 12, 2021

Poke is a traditional native Hawaiian dish consisting of raw chopped fish, rice, vegetables, seaweed, and different seasonings (such as furikake, shoyu, and spicy sauce). The word “poke” means “to...

Hawaiian Poke Bowls and Poi: Our Experiences

Hawaiian Poke Bowls and Poi: Our Experiences

Sage Marmet and Betsy Fries April 12, 2021

Sage: I really enjoyed making Poke Bowls and Poi, especially because I haven’t tried many traditional Hawaiian dishes. I love fish--ahi tuna is one of my favorites--so I was super excited to make Poke....

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