The Spectrum

More than a Moment

October 2, 2020

This summer, the country went through underwent immense changes as the COVID-19 pandemic upended lives and calls for racial justice and police reform echoed across the nation. Protests and marches were...

Students Aid Protests

Food and household supply donations at Greater Mount Vernon Church.
Students raise money, awareness
October 2, 2020

As Minneapolis became the center of the Black Lives Matter Movement, Blake students aided in the fight for racial justice in a variety of ways. Nikki Stabno ’21, Rachel Winkey ’21, Kate...

White Earth

October 1, 2012

The road was tired and gray, winding its way past various houses, also tired and gray. The hours moved slowly, the people there moving even slower. With little help and support from the outside world,...

“Home”

October 1, 2012

Home. In one swift action I drop my hefty duffle, shut the door. I am faced head on with this sad reality. Looking into the abyss of my unmade bed, wrappers and stray papers leftover from finals, my eyes...

Volunteering at Majestic Hills Ranch

October 1, 2012

It’s not often that I meet someone who can change my perspective on life. However, this past summer, I met a young girl who did just that. Ava is five years old. She was born weighing less than a...

On Happiness

October 1, 2012

Sometimes it is best to not look for anything and stroll down the street with an open mind and open heart eager for any opportunity. That’s the problem with none, no one goes out with the anticipation...

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