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The News of The Blake School Since 1916

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The News of The Blake School Since 1916

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Hairstyles, Dyes Provide Uniqueness

Chloe Kern, Staff Writer February 21, 2024

Humans have long focused on hair as a means of self expression, cutting it and coloring it to attain a look that they feel best represents them. The history of hair dying spans as far back as the Paleolithic...

The Stanley Quencher Tumbler in the light blue color is a popular, iconic option.

Stanley Tumbler: Stylish or Practical?

Anna Tao, Staff Writer February 15, 2024

An extremely peculiar cultural phenomenon is the growing hyper-fixation the internet has with water bottles. In 2019, the Hydroflask instantly became one of the first major online obsessions with water...

Historical Winter Festivals Propel Family Fun

Historical Winter Festivals Propel Family Fun

Chloe Kern, Staff Writer December 10, 2023

In Minnesota, a state with a reputation for bitterly cold temperatures and long, dreary winters, embracing the chill has warranted a permanent place in the cultural scene. Whether it involves cross-country...

Neuroeconomics provides biologically based account for human behavior like making big or small decisions.

What is Neuroeconomics?

Ahan Devgun, Columnist December 7, 2023

As anyone who has taken AP Microeconomics (or at least done the summer reading) “The Making of Behavioral Economics Misbehaving” by, Richard H. Thaler, knows, people oftentimes don’t make the best...

Students in the club perform at ElderHomestead in Minnetonka.

New Club Shares Love of Music

Ali Hecker, Community News Editor December 1, 2023

Starting this year, the new club, Songs for Smiles, will be performing to residents of senior living homes. The club’s co-chairs, Aanya Pandey ‘25, Catherine Lin ‘25, Petra Ekstrom ‘24, and Gabi...

Kahans Killington concert saw ticket prices at a record low when he preformed at the Womens Alpine Ski World Cup Race As a result, many gained access to the concert simply by registering to watch the race itself, as the cost of the concert was covered in race tickets. Kahan will play at Xcel Energy Center in June 2023 for 50 times the cost.

Noah Kahan’s Fame Leaves Little Room for Fans

Mackenzie Higgins, Co-Editor-in-Chief November 15, 2023

Just a year ago, I stood amongst a crowd of three or four thousand people bundled up in winter jackets, hats, and mittens to watch Noah Kahan perform in Killington, Vermont at the Women’s Alpine Ski...

Hsia and Rania Abdullahi ‘25 out to eat in Minneapolis.

Digital Cameras: Out with the Old in with the New

Gabi Marmet, Food Editor November 15, 2023

Would you rather take a beautiful picture with your smartphone’s two to three cameras or an average picture on your digital camera with sentimental meaning. Yeah… I’d pick the second choice too,...

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