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Isabel Bequer

Isabel Bequer, Editor-in-Chief

Senior Isabel Bequer is Editor-in-Chief  for the Achona. During her fourth year on the Achona staff, Isabel is excited to get to know the new Achona writers. Isabel is captain of the Speech and Debate team, as well as a member of POWER and Social Justice clubs. She also is an intern at Community Food Pantry and an active member of her parish, St. Tim’s Youth Center. Isabel strongly believes in immigrant rights and the ability for everyone to have a chance at a better life. She is excited to attend college and would like to attend Duke University or University of Florida. When she is not being a stage manager for drama teacher Mrs. Kimbler, Isabel can be found reading or listening to a podcast from NPR. Isabel also enjoys wearing fun and weird socks on Fridays, and she often hears that she looks similar to Paris from Gilmore Girls.

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The bills passed by Florida governer Ron Desantis have been met with some controversy.

Florida enacts new education laws

Isabel Bequer, Managing Editor
April 26, 2022
Welcoming audience members to the event was a poster and programs featuring singers names and their songs.

Live “Unplugged” returns

Isabel Bequer, Managing Editor
December 7, 2021
The new members pose with moderator Vivian Kimbler after the event.

AHN Thespians hold induction ceremony

Isabel Bequer, Managing Editor
September 28, 2021
The Lion King, The Phantom of the Opera, and Hamilton, are three popular shows set to make their return in Sep 2021.

Controversy Amidst Broadway Return

Isabel Bequer, Sophomore Staff Writer
May 19, 2021
Miley Cyrus famous transition into her adult career at the MTV VIdeo Music Awards in 2013 sent the internet ablaze, with people tweeting 306,100 tweets per minute during the performance.

Are Female Artists Allowed to Change?

Isabel Bequer, Sophomore Staff Writer
May 13, 2021
A sign welcomed visitors featuring art work by Emory Peterson (22). The sign also explained the social distancing regulations put in place to run a COVID-19 safe event.

Academy Holds Spring Art Show

Isabel Bequer, Sophomore Staff Writer
April 23, 2021
Comments on the popular app TikTok are a common place for people to overshare online.

The Facade of Friendship Online

Isabel Bequer, Sophomore Staff Writer
April 15, 2021
Riot grrrl zines and culture were most prevalent in the 90s, but recently experienced somewhat of a resurge with new groups gaining traction on the internet.

Netflix’s “Moxie” Movie Review

Isabel Bequer, Sophomore Staff Writer
March 17, 2021
My Favorite Murder is one of the most popular amateur true crime podcasts, with over 34 million streams.

True Crime Interest Leads to Insensitivity

Isabel Bequer, Sophomore Staff Writer
March 2, 2021
In addition to the Student Wellness Committee, many teachers try to encourage mental health in their classes and advisories.

AHN Students Form Student Wellness Committee

Isabel Bequer, Sophomore Staff Writer
February 19, 2021
Pictured above, Isabel Bequer (23) and Adriana James-Rodil (21) placed first and second in the American Legion Oratorical Contest.

American Legion Holds Oratorical Contest

Isabel Bequer, Sophomore Staff Writer
January 29, 2021
The two authors featured above, Agatha Christie and Edgar Allan Poe, are part of the English II curriculum. Both are by white authors and have stories featuring predominantly white characters.

English Department Diversifies its Curriculum

Isabel Bequer, Sophomore Staff Writer
December 15, 2020
Sophomores Olivia Lucas, Sofia Miranda, and Amanda Moroney drew banners to be presented at Mass.

Class of 2023 Attends the Sophomore Retreat

Isabel Bequer, Sophomore Staff Writer
December 7, 2020
Thanksgiving is on November 26 this year, and pumpkin pies are a great dessert to make to celebrate early.

Thanksgiving Baking: Mini Pumpkin Pies (VIDEO)

Isabel Bequer, Sophomore Staff Writer
November 10, 2020
During the teams weekly meetings, they participate in activities to build public speaking skills and practice for upcoming events.

AHN Speech and Debate Adjusts to Covid-19

Isabel Bequer, Sophomore Staff Writer
October 20, 2020
Indigenous women protest discrimination and oppression, which many believe is fueled by the celebration of Columbus Day.

Some States Choose Not to Celebrate Columbus Day

Isabel Bequer, Sophomore Staff Writer
October 12, 2020
The AHN livestream included a scoreboard to keep the game easy to follow.

AHN Volleyball faces Berkeley Prep

Isabel Bequer, Sophomore Staff Writer
September 22, 2020
This cover features five of the new teachers, including Diana Rodriguez, Damien Wulff, Colleen Obremski, Kerlyn Camp, and Christina Long.

Academy Welcomes New Teachers (VIDEO)

Isabel Bequer, Sophomore Staff Writer
September 14, 2020
The Oscars are a prime night for fashion designers, with the most expensive dress ever made for the night costing over 4 million dollars.

Oscar Fashion Allows for Activism in Outfits

Isabel Bequer, Contributing Freshmen Staff Writer
February 19, 2020
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