October 16, 2014

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Photo by Hannah Worker -Scholars show off the poster they presented for ASK's first annual PBL Night.

Freshmen Team Up with Sandia Labs for Project-Based Learning

    By Hannah Worker Thursday evening was not a typical night for the freshmen on campus. For the past month or so, the freshmen class have been working with engineers from Sandia National Laboratories, who presented the task of designing and completing a widget through students’ CAD design courses. The final product was presented to the public on Thursday night. […]

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October 15, 2014

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Underdogs Stay Under This Weekend

By Robert Hershman Football(NFL) New England vs. Buffalo Bills The Bills came into the game hoping to get a win with 2nd stringer quarterback Kyle Orton.  Both Bills and Patriots went three and out, and had to punt on first drives.  The Patriots finally got it down the field and got it near the end […]

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October 9, 2014

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On Anniversary of Balloon Crash, Co-Pilot Says Life is Better Than Before

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Danny Lovato stands on the ASK Academy stairs. Behind him is the scene of the balloon crash that happened a year ago today, causing him to lose his left arm.

  By Ryley Thompson – One year ago today, Daniel Lovato and his longtime friend Mark Kilgore launched from the early morning mass ascension in Kilgore’s balloon, New Mexico Sunrise 2. It was a routine flight, one they had been doing together for the past 10 years. As the balloon floated north toward The ASK Academy, nothing […]

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October 7, 2014

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Two Undefeated Teams Blow Away Record This Weekend

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Football(NFL)   By Robert Hershman   Arizona Cardinals vs. Denver Broncos The undefeated Cardinals went against Denver and Peyton Manning with his 499 touchdown passes, just nine away from Brett Favres record.  To make it 7-0, Manning threw it to Julius Thomas perfectly away from the defender in the left corner of the end zone.  At […]

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October 7, 2014

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Asking ASK: Top 5 Apps

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  By Sal Mangiacapra “There’s an app for that,” – or at least that is how the saying goes. These days, there seems to be an App for just about any idea one can think of; in fact, last year it was announced that the App Store hit over 1 million apps. That being said, […]

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October 6, 2014

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Instagram Winner Takes Home Poster-Sized Photo

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Instagram contest winner, Jordin Tafoya poses, with the poster of her photo from Chaco Canyon.

  By Gabi Orr-Dick – Sophomore Jordin Tafoya is the winner of the 2014 ASK Academy Chaco Canyon Instagram contest. Her black and white picture of one of the kivas in Casa Rinconada received 70 ‘likes’ on Instagram. There were 95 submissions in total for the Instagram contest, consisting of submissions from scholars, project managers, and […]

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September 30, 2014

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Drumming up the Past: Divett’s Former Life as a Rockstar

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  By Catherine Crum He might look like an ordinary project manager, but outside of school, Brennan Divett lives as a hip-hop/punk drummer. In Divett’s lifetime, he has been in a total of five bands. He started playing the drums when he was 14 years old, and acquired a drum set shortly after. His first band, called […]

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September 30, 2014

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Close Call for Texans

Drawing by James Madsen

 By Robert Hershman              Football(NFL) Carolina Panthers vs.  Baltimore Ravens For Panthers fans, running back Deangelo Williams is back and healthy in the  game against the Ravens.  It is also the first game the Panthers go against former teammate Steve Smith Sr.  In the start of the second quarter, some points are finally scored when Raven’s […]

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September 24, 2014

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Star Track: The Next Interception

Drawing by James Madsen

  In The Catalyst’s latest column, “Star Track: The Next Interception,” Robert Hershman will satisfy sports fans need-to-know in a recap of the athletic events that occurred during the weekend.    By Robert Hershman   Football(NFL) Dallas Cowboys vs. St. Louis Rams The Rams quarterback Austin Davis is a third stringer, and this game would […]

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September 23, 2014

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Hot-Food Cravings Answered with Pizza and Food Truck

-- Photo by Hannah Worker

White serves lunch items to scholars out of The Manic Munchies food truck parked on campus Tuesdays and Wednesdays.

    By Catherine Crum In another attempt to provide hot lunches for scholars on campus, the administration  has attempted a different route this year. Every Tuesday and Wednesday a food truck will be parked on campus during the lunch hour, serving hot food such as pizza, pretzels, and popcorn chicken to scholars. On Thursdays, scholars will end their week […]

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