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  • Blake hosts first cross country meet on Thursday, September 17. Go Bears! Fall Play will be announced on Friday at 4:00. What will the play be?

Day in the Life with Dylan Gainsley: Quarantine Edition

Dylan Gainsley, News Editor

May 17, 2020

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DlHJceLjpus&feature=youtu.be

Quarantine Close-Up Challenge

Elena Gill, Staff Photographer

May 6, 2020

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April Sudoku Challenge #2

Jack Prince, Online Editor

April 24, 2020

The objective is to fill this 9×9 grid with digits in such a way that each column, each row, and each of the nine 3×3 grids that make up the larger 9×9 grid contains all of the digits from 1 to 9. Each sudoku puzzle will begin with some cells filled in. The solver must use these seed numbers as a...

April Sudoku Challenge #1

Jack Prince, Online Editor

April 17, 2020

The objective is to fill this 9×9 grid with digits in such a way that each column, each row, and each of the nine 3×3 grids that make up the larger 9×9 grid contains all of the digits from 1 to 9. Each sudoku puzzle will begin with some cells filled in. The solver must use these seed numbers as a...

Richie and Joe’s April Crossword

Richie Pihlstrom & Joe Gustaferro, Contributing Writers

April 3, 2020

 

Drone Cons Outweighs Pros

Drone Cons Outweighs Pros

Jack Prince, Opinions Editor

October 11, 2019

World War One produced technology that has increased international tensions over 100 years later. In WWI, the United States began developing technology that allowed them to operate crewless aerial vehicles. This was a revolutionary idea, and as has time passed, that idea has evolved. UAVs (Unmanned...

Boys’ Soccer Looks to Win Second Straight Championship

The Bears line up for the national anthem before a home game. The team has scored 58 goals this year already with Benji Pomonis leading the way with 13 goals.

Jack Prince, Opinions Editor

September 25, 2019

On November 2, 2018, U.S. Bank Stadium witnessed the impossible. Fans, spectators, family members, coaches, and players all looked on as Keegan James ‘21 nailed a 55- yard kick to win the Boys 1A State Championship. The Bears won their first 1A title since 2008, beating unseeded Bemidji. ...

Assassins accidents cause rules to change

Addison Anderson '19, Sadie Abernathy '19. and Jessie Kang '18 playing assassins.

Josh Power, Reviews Editor

May 7, 2018

Assassins, a Nerf battle royale in which students compete for glory and prizes among their fellow classmates, is a unique, highly competitive game played at high schools across the country. The premise is that students form teams and pay a fee to play, "killing" other participants by shooting them w...

Seniors’ tattoos expressing the important motivations, realities of life

Zac Johnson '18

Josie Lagerstrom, Co-Editor-in-Cheif

April 30, 2018

For seniors Zac Johnson ‘18, Lucy Graham ‘18, Max Owens ‘18, and Abbie Nelson ‘18, getting “inked” was not a decision made lightly. Tattoos, legal at the age of 18, and the more recent minimalist tattoos have started trending among young adults. Johnson has two tattoos, one of the Great Se...

Fashion restores self-confidence

A portrait of Ruby McCallum '17 by Katerina Papanikolopoulos '17.

Ruby McCallum, Contributing Writer

September 29, 2016

Clothing is a lifeline for me. As I was treading through depression last summer and fall and felt too viscerally tired to do anything at all, I hopped on my bike and toured the vintage shops and used clothing stores of my South Minneapolis neighborhood. Nothing distracted me more while simultaneously...

DIY: Mocha Protein Shake

Spend five minutes to make your coffee healthier

Penelope Winton, Front Page Editor

September 29, 2016

Make your morning efficient with this simple combination ingredients for a burst of energy and the protein to sustain it throughout the day. Combine half a banana, a scoop of protein powder, ½ cup of milk (or substitute), and ½ cup of room-temperature coffee in a blender. Slowly add in 1 ½ cups of ice i...

I want YOU for Spectrum

September 20, 2012

Join Spectrum today at your nearest Recruitment Center! Visit Room 351 on the third floor at the Blake Upper School, during Tuesday lunches, to inquire about joining the Spectrum team. Get your lunch in the dining hall, and bring it up. Spectrum is always looking for new reporters and photographers.   For...

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