The Spectrum

Review: Senior Seminar Fails to Impress

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...

BEARdecott Award Begins. Olson and Buchanan preparing for Seattle.

BEARdecott Award Begins. Olson and Buchanan preparing for Seattle.
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...

Students return from Swiss

Alyssa Story '19, Bella Burke '19, Ashlyn Kehoe '19, Paige Bernstein '19, and Will Taylor '19 pose in front of Mt. Zermatt in Switzerland during their semester away.
Lessons from a semester away
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...

Minnesota State Fair food scene wows the crowd

Widely called one of the best State Fair foods: Call it Breakfast.
Deep-fat-fried everything in review
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...

Are you what you eat?

An exploration into vegetarian, vegan, and paleo-centric diets
November 3, 2016
“Is it bad to eat meat in front of a vegetarian?”
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