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Avengers: Endgame provides satisfying ending for expansive franchise

Avengers: Endgame provides satisfying ending for expansive franchise

Amaka Nwokocha, Staff Writer

April 29, 2019

Avengers: Endgame has been one of the most anticipated films of all time. After I first watched the original Avengers 6 years ago, it sucked me into the Marvel Cinematic Universe (MCU), which includes the Iron Man, Captain America, and Thor trilogies, the Guardians of the Galaxy films, and others...

A Mix of Emotions for Juice Wrld

A Mix of Emotions for Juice Wrld

Zach Slavitt, Staff Writer

April 9, 2019

20-year-old rapper Juice Wrld recently released his follow up album to the critical success “Goodbye and Good Riddance.” His album, titled “Death Race for Love,” was released on March 8 and has already seen success, becoming his first album to reach number 1 on Billboard. “Death Race for...

A guide to Hennepin Avenue

A guide to Hennepin Avenue

Ian Acheson, Julia Abraham, Allie Miller, and Asya Shogren

May 1, 2018

Lowry Hill Meats - 1934 Hennepin Avenue Featuring glass cases displaying meats and cheeses and a blackboard menu of unique sandwiches, Lowry Hill Meats fuses a traditional butcher shop with a modern restaurant. Standouts include the Buttered Radish Sandwich with spicy vegetables and no meat, the bur...

Reflecting on four years of English reading

Reflecting on four years of English reading

Josie Lagerstrom, Co-Editor-in-Chief

March 14, 2018

I have read twenty-one novels, eleven plays, and three anthologies in my four years of Blake English classes. Now, as a near-alumni, I find myself reflecting on the stories I read, and wanting to read the best ones again. In ninth grade World Literature with Cory Tao we read twelve books. Far ...

Renny’s Review

Renny’s Review

Renny Acheson, Staff Writer

February 7, 2018

Beyond J.D. Salinger’s Holden Caulfield, Salinger published numerous other novels and short stories, and even combined the two genres. J.D. Salinger’s 1961 New York Times publication Franny and Zooey artfully integrates two characters, siblings Franny and Zooey Glass through a short story and a fol...

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