The Spectrum

Review: Senior Seminar Fails to Impress

Miki Rierson, Editor Emeritus

May 13, 2019

Senior Seminar. Say the word to any senior and you’ll receive an amalgamation of groans, sighs, and an immediate rant regarding the string of assignments due. Complaints have been made, senior meetings with Stavney are filled with grievance after grievance, and speeches critiquing Senior Seminar unite...

BEARdecott Award Begins. Olson and Buchanan preparing for Seattle.

BEARdecott Award Begins. Olson and Buchanan preparing for Seattle.

Miki Rierson, Nadia Lee, Editors

January 23, 2019

Voting has begun for annual BEARdecott award and will continue until January 23rd. The BEARdecott award is a contest for children’s picture books at Blake, which the Lower School students call, “Everyone books,” and was modeled after the annual Caldecott award, an annual award celebrating the be...

Students return from Swiss

Students return from Swiss

Miki Rierson, News Editor

February 7, 2017

     While many students were busy adjusting to the old routine of school, Bella Burke ‘19 immersed herself in a completely new culture alongside four other Blake sophomores below including Alyssa Story and Will  Taylor while attending Swiss Semester in Zermatt, Switzerland.       Burke and her pee...

Minnesota State Fair food scene wows the crowd

Minnesota State Fair food scene wows the crowd

Miki Rierson and Frieda Liston

November 3, 2016

The Minnesota State Fair is known for having an endless plethora of (mostly fried) food, with new choices each year. The Fair added 32 options and two new vendors, and we had the opportunity to try out some good and some very bad new foods. We started out the day with a breakfast of Mac n Cheese Curds fr...

Are you what you eat?

Miki Rierson and Emma Clavin

November 3, 2016

“Is it bad to eat meat in front of a vegetarian?”

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