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Starbucks infamous Pumpkin Spice Latte spurs controversy

Starbucks’ infamous Pumpkin Spice Latte spurs controversy

Elizabeth Opp, News Editor November 7, 2017

Pumpkin spice lattes are the worst. With a whopping 50 grams of sugar and 18 grams of fat in the 16 ounce drink, consuming just one is a sure way to decrease health. The purpose of coffee is not to...

Kombucha Cravings

Kombucha Cravings

Elizabeth Opp, News Editor October 3, 2017

As the year 2017 winds down, the popularity of kombucha has increased even more than over the past few years. Whether it’s for the health, the taste, or just the aesthetic, many have turned to kombucha...

A scoop of Charlottes web, a creamy flavor swirled with toasted coconut and chocolate chips.

New scoops at La La Ice Cream

Elizabeth Opp, Opinions editor May 25, 2017

As a die-hard Sebastian Joe's fan, it breaks my heart to say it, but I think La La Ice Cream may have become, or at least tie my original love, for the position of top ice cream spot in Minneapolis. Located...

Changing the community one blanket at a time

Changing the community one blanket at a time

Elizabeth Opp, Opinions Editor March 24, 2017

Last month, Sam Monahan '18 stood in front of Forum to present her idea: a club focused on helping others feel just a little more at ease in unfortunate circumstances. With all of the clubs at school focused...

Hazel DeHapporte 19 performs at Open Mic Night on November 10th.

Open Mic Night loses popularity

Elizabeth Opp, Opinions Editor March 13, 2017

Graduation requirements include art. Senior speeches are frequently given on the perks of taking art courses and branching out through classes from Drawing and Painting to Ceramics. The visual arts are...

Hydrate or die-drate

Hydrate or die-drate

Elizabeth Opp, Opinions Editor February 9, 2017

The warnings are endless: your grades will go down if you stop drinking water, dehydration putting your vigilance and motor skills at odds. Regardless, Blake students largely disregard drinking throughout...

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