Tomorrow during homeroom students will vote online, via an email link to SurveyMonkey, for the 2013-2014 Executive Branch members of the Student Council. Juniors Matt Adamson and Megan Katopodis are both hoping for the title of executive president, and junior Carter Burn is running unopposed for vice... Read more »
Though there are many ways to diet, the most popular methods among teens are unhealthy and harmful for the human body and development. “I think that it’s kind of ridiculous to diet in high school; it can be bad for you,” said junior Jackson Guettler. Fad diets are tactics especially popular among... Read more »
Falling From Friday’s band members, juniors Lars Oslund and JJ Monroe, along with freshman Jackson Catton, recently launched what many expect to be a promising career. Currently the band is recording a five song extended play album (half of a regular album) and performed at The Garage in Burnsville... Read more »
Bobby Karlen (Senior) Knight Errant: What makes you a desirable man? Bobby Karlen: I’m gorgeous, athletic, high-probability of being famous. You know. KE: What is your ideal way to meet a girl? BK: If she’s drowning out in the ocean or in trouble, and I save her. Like a shark is attacking,... Read more »
Pineapples displease me on multiple levels. First of all, their interior color: yellow is falsely cheery. It’s the signature color of a poorly functioning liver. Secondly, every time I eat pineapple my tongue ends up throbbing in pain for no known reason. Clearly this fruit is out to get us.
When the seemingly innocent embellishments catch the light, they blind everyone with their powerful rays and leave their victims dazed and confused. I don’t have enough willpower to look away whenever sparkles are in my presence. Their lights need to be forever extinguished.
Jean and Jim Mulvahill have a big family; with their youngest of five biological children (Johnny, who graduated from BSM in 2012) off at college, one would assume that they live the empty-nester life to the fullest. However, that’s not their style. They have already adopted eight children from China,... Read more »
The dramatic shift in the religion department three years ago removed a very popular class from the religion curriculum: Death and Dying. Although the course is no longer available, students will not miss out on the fundamental topics covered in the class. The Benilde-St. Margaret’s religion department... Read more »
Turning sixteen means one thing: driving. Fifteen-year-olds turn into calendar robots, calculating the exact day to take their permit test so it falls precisely six months from their sixteenth birthday. This especially affects the male species. What they lack in personal hygiene, they make up for... Read more »
Almost 22,000 students meet every other year to participate in the National Catholic Youth Conference. Students from BSM have attended the conference since 1997, typically preparing 25 to 30 songs for the conference. “Last year was a struggle to get the music learned before we left for the conference,”... Read more »
Every year, Benilde-St. Margaret’s sends students to visit St. Hubert’s, Carondelet, St. Bartholomew’s, St. John the Baptist, and Our Lady of Grace elementary schools. The visits give prospective students currently enrolled in these western suburb Catholic grade schools an overview of attending... Read more »
Taco Tuesday: the actual meal is mediocre, but the superb sound of the name numbs my mind into purchasing the tasteless taco, despite my vegetarian ways. Alliteration is a form of mind control. A super sale for a dollar per dozen dog dishes causes my wallet to reply, “definitely.” Here’s to hoping... Read more »
Junior forward Jonathan Paquette and senior captain Jake Sherman powered the offensive rally that drove the Red Knights to a 2-0 victory over the Robbinsdale-Cooper Hawks on Thursday, September 20. Paquette got the action started on an assist from sophomore midfielder Aidan O’Driscoll. Sherman sealed... Read more »