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UVA article under scrutiny after Rolling Stone mishandles story

UVA article under scrutiny after Rolling Stone mishandles story

Brianna Pomonis, Staff Writer

April 30, 2015


Filed under NEWS, STUDENT LIFE, TOP STORIES

When Rolling Stone’s November article on UVA fraternities dropped,  widespread rage  caused colleges, students, and parents to refocus their view on sexual assault at college campuses. However, new evidence from an investigation by Columbia University shows that Rolling Stone mishandled evidence on the ...

Crossword

Ryan Brazner, Contributing Writer

April 30, 2015


Filed under STUDENT LIFE

  Answers Across 1. Grass 4. Matzo 6. Mothersday 9. Prom 11. Spring 12. Rainbow 13. Trapshooting 16. Graduation 17. Picnic 21. Stanleycup 22. Daffodil 23. Easter 24. Finals Down 2. Showers 3. Cleaning 4. Mayday 5. Thaw 7. Dandelion 8. Memorialday 10. Butterfly 14. Springfe...

Club Spotlight: Quiz Bowl

Club Spotlight: Quiz Bowl

Varun Agarwal and Neo Bhavsar

March 19, 2015


Filed under STUDENT LIFE

“Quiz Bowl competes in “interscholastic general knowledge competitions that test our thinking in all of the ‘traditional school subjects’ like Social Studies, English Grammar and Literature, Sciences, Art History, Math as well as general knowledge and trivia categories,” says Aditya Shekhar ...

Dogs relieve stress

Dogs relieve stress

Lucy Nelson, Arts and Culture Editor

March 19, 2015


Filed under SCIENCE, TECHNOLOGY & HEALTH, STUDENT LIFE, TOP STORIES

“I think we have a serious problem lurking here at Blake- That’s right, our student body has no dogs.” Christopher Chute ‘13 stated in his senior speech. Although he presented his speech in a humorous manner, Chute was definitely onto something. Looking past the slobber, bad smell, and const...

Blake Crossword

Blake Crossword

Ryan Brazner, Contributing Writer

March 10, 2015


Filed under STUDENT LIFE

Click on crossword for full screen.                 Answers: ...

QUIZ: Which Spectrum section would you be best at?

QUIZ: Which Spectrum section would you be best at?

C.C. Lucas, Managing Editor

March 10, 2015


Filed under STUDENT LIFE

 Take this quiz to find out which section to contribute to this month!

Infographics invade World Cultures studies

Infographics invade World Cultures studies

Jessie Kang, Staff Writer

March 10, 2015


Filed under STUDENT LIFE

It’s not artwork, so what has come to cover the the hallway besides Jarrett Young’s office leading into the social studies wing? Recently, the students from 9th grade World Cultures classes underwent a demanding project about the Industrial Revolution.   Beth Calderone, 9th grade World Cultures teacher...

Cedar House students embrace cold winter

Cedar House students embrace cold winter

Anika Mirza and Sneha Sinha

March 10, 2015


Filed under STUDENT LIFE

From January 5 to 15, eleven students from the Cedar House School in Cape Town, South Africa visited Blake and spent time in Minnesota. The Cedar House students visited in the winter as it aligned best with their break.   Natasha Reyes ‘15 and seven other Blake students visited the Cape Town sch...

Yoga instructors turn up the heat

Yoga instructors turn up the heat

Lucy Nelson and Abbie Nelson

March 10, 2015


Filed under STUDENT LIFE

Many students do not know that Blake has two employed yoga instructors. Maxine Whitely ’16 and Olivia Priedeman ’15 have gone through a rigorous training process in order to obtain their jobs at CorePower Yoga in Minnetonka. Sydney Krelitz ’16 is currently training to be a yoga instructor as ...

Changes for underclass social studies courses

Maxine Whitely and Katya Tobak

March 10, 2015


Filed under STUDENT LIFE

A change in curriculum options is set to launch for tenth graders in the fall of the 2015-2016 school year and has already been instituted for ninth graders this year.     Social Studies Department Chair and a World Cultures teacher, Jennifer  Marien comments, “Whether it was discussing the apartheid in South Af...

QUIZ: Do you know your world leaders?

QUIZ: Do you know your world leaders?

March 9, 2015


Filed under STUDENT LIFE

 Take this quiz to see how much you know about the leadership in countries other than your own! Are you a global citizen?...

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