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The Seniors’ Final Day

The Seniors’ Final Day

May 14, 2013


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Photographs of how the Lucky Class of 2013 celebrated their last day.

Blake summer courses with the option of credits

Blake summer courses with the option of credits

Zahara Kathawalla, Entertainment editor

April 25, 2013


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It comes that time of year, when the air gets a little warmer and the days get longer, when the student body is abuzz with feelings of summertime. Some might be ready to kick back and relax while others want their summer to be filled with endless activities and productivity. For those who want a sum...

The effects of the construction sizzle for science

The effects of the construction sizzle for science

April 6, 2013


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With the construction under way, science teachers and students have been moved to new classrooms that may or may not be suited for science. Between the Cherne forum, NAR, various english and social studies rooms, and any miscellaneous spaces, classes have been squeezed into every nook and cranny of...

How to speak Minnesotan

How to speak Minnesotan

Anneliese Moore, Staff writer

March 14, 2013


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Not being from Minnesota, there have been days when I’ve felt like I live in some foreign land. After moving here, I’ve been confronted with many strange ways that Minnesotans pronounce words, which someday I might start doing too. Upon my arrival in Minnesota, I repetitively heard the word Milacs,...

Blake students’ necessities for spring break

Blake students’ necessities for spring break

Adelaide Winton, News editor

March 14, 2013


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With spring break coming up, it’s crucial to have the right supplies for a fun time. Here are Blake’s top 10 spring break essentials for those traveling out of town and for those who are staying at home. Travelers: Passport Dive Camera Banana Boat Tanning Oil Neutrogena Sunscreen (a...

Take Back the Night: Spectrum chats with Alisha Litman-Zelle

Take Back the Night: Spectrum chats with Alisha Litman-Zelle

Nina Lillehei, Arts Editor

March 14, 2013


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Spectrum sat down with Justice League’s Alisha Litman-Zelle ’13 to talk about her involvement with Take Back the Night, an event that Blake got the opportunity to be involved again with after two years. Zelle was elected to the exciting job of planning Take Back the Night, which will take place Ap...

Gender differences enliven classes

Gender differences enliven classes

Anastacia Markoe, Staff Writer

March 14, 2013


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Biology labs, open discussions in English classes, World Cultures simulations: do boys and girls experience these things in the same way? We’ve all heard the cliches; that girls talk more in English, that boys are better at math, and that more young men will attend medical school while their female...

Fiery fast debaters dominate at State

Fiery fast debaters dominate at State

Laine Higgins, Senior Consulting Editor

March 14, 2013


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The fiery state-champion debate team of Kentucky Morrow ’13 and Hirsh Shekhar ‘14 can probably speak more words per minute than you can type. Besides the fact that these two can probably motor-mouth you into believing whatever they say, they don’t plan on stopping for a victory lap until after t...

Dance Collage

January 29, 2013


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Some oldies, but definitely goodies, of Blake students at past dances. Want to read this article? Pick up a copy of the January Spectrum Newspaper. Graphic credit: Claudia Chute  

Merry Wives of Windsor Cast List

Maxine Whitely, Student Life Editor

January 11, 2013


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The cast list for The Merry Wives of Windsor was up at 3:00 p.m. today, but here is everyone's roles if you didn't get a chance to snag a glance earlier today! Visitors to Windsor for the summer: Sir John Falstaff: George Vojta His followers: Barndolph: Sebastian Moller Pistol: Sam McC...

Justice League Update

Greg Lim, Staff Writer

December 9, 2012


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What is Justice League? Who are the masked heroes who patrol our halls, fighting crime and oppression? When asked what Justice League was, Jane Fraley ’15 responded with, “They talk about GSA stuff and race and what’s going on in society.” Anthony Hu ’15 went on to say, “I don’t know what...

Thanksgiving Bonanza: a reflection

Sarah Levi, Contributing Writer

December 6, 2012


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As thanksgiving approaches, and we all wait for that one day when we get to stuff ourselves to the limit, you cannot help but get excited.  Every family has a different tradition when it comes to the holidays whether it is related to religious culture, family traditions, or any number of things. In...

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