The student news site of Benilde-St. Margaret's School in St. Louis Park, Minnesota.

Rave: Lake Harriet Bandshell

Rachel Hogen, Staff Writer

May 4, 2013

Filed under Rants & Raves

While the majority of students wait for their favorite beaches to open after the school year ends, I anxiously await my nightly escape to the Lake Harriet Bandshell. With live music every night, the bandshell highlights genres... Read more »

Rant: Facebook

Rachel Hogen, Staff Writer

May 2, 2013

Filed under Rants & Raves

What once was a fun and connecting social networking site has now turned into an app that proves not only a distraction, but an annoyance. The constant buzzing and beeping noises often times lead me to turn my phone off and miss... Read more »

Rant: Stress of graduating high school

Rachel Hogen, Staff Writer

April 30, 2013

Filed under Rants & Raves

One would think that the stresses of graduating high school would only be academic, but one of the largest time consumers has nothing to with school: graduation parties. From choosing the right invitations to planning the guest... Read more »

Rave: Cowboy boots

Rachel Hogen, Staff Writer

April 28, 2013

Filed under Rants & Raves

One of the wonders of the West, cowboy boots provide an alternative to the stereotypical Ugg boot in the winter, and can also help finish off a boho chic dress in the summer. Whether they are seen at rodeos, hoedowns, or walking... Read more »

Rave: Costco

Rachel Hogen, Staff Writer

April 26, 2013

Filed under Rants & Raves

What used to be an empty warehouse is now a hundred of aisles worth of the greatest store of all time. It’s like Target, except everything is doubled in size and cheaper, and the variety of items is incredible. From wontons... Read more »

Why I don’t live my life in fear of Alzheimer’s

Liza Magill, Staff Writer

April 25, 2013

Filed under Opinions

My grandfather always exercised and would walk around the block every day, even when it got difficult in his old age. Although questions about the severity of his Alzheimer’s led my grandmother to be worried when she let my... Read more »

Rant: Spring Weather

Emma Zamec, Staff Writer

April 25, 2013

Filed under Rants & Raves

During the months of March and April, it is always impossible to tell what kind of weather you should dress for. Is it going to be cold so you should wear something warm, or will it be warm enough to wear a t-shirt? One is faced... Read more »

Staff Editorial: Activity bus cut will make it hard for students to join after-school activities

April 24, 2013

Filed under Opinions, Staff Editorial

“My dad is a single-parent who goes to school and works a night shift,” said senior Chris Bell. “So asking him to give me a ride home from school with all of his work and homework is a lot to expect.” Bell is only one... Read more »

Rave: Grass

Rachel Hogen, Staff Writer

April 24, 2013

Filed under Rants & Raves

Once the entirety of the muck that Minnesotans call snow is gone, small blades of grass poke through the dirt and stand proud as one of the first signs of spring.They are also one of the earliest transitions to summer and provide... Read more »