Staff Editorial: Teachers shouldn’t share political views

October 22, 2012

Filed under Opinions, Staff Editorial

As Mitt Romney and President Barack Obama debate political issues on national television, students face the responsibility of developing their own opinions. Based on what they watch, what they hear at home, what they and their... Read more »

Most recent debate shifts the dynamic of the Presidential race

Anna McCloskey, Staff Writer

October 18, 2012

Filed under Opinions

Tuesday’s Presidential debate marked a distinct difference in format, moderator quality, and topic range from the October 3 debate. More importantly, however, was the profound “role reversal” of the candidates. President... Read more »

Book bans counteract what literature is all about

Sarah Karels, Staff Writer

October 8, 2012

Filed under Opinions

If book bans were in place at BSM, the English curriculum would not include literary classics like “Of Mice and Men,” “Catcher in the Rye,” or “To Kill a Mockingbird.” If book bans limited the publishing world, “Harry... Read more »

First Presidential debate lackluster for both opponents

Anna McCloskey, Staff Writer

October 6, 2012

Filed under Opinions

Our current president’s performance at Wednesday’s debate failed to impress even me, the diehard liberal and Obama supporter. The whole debate, in fact, from moderator Jim Lehrer to Romney to Obama, left me somewhat less than... Read more »

Staff Editorial: Better workspaces needed for students

October 1, 2012

Filed under Opinions, Staff Editorial

As classes begin to increase the workload for students this fall, BSM hour comes as a vital time for students to organize and get work done throughout the day. However, the work spaces available for students during the school... Read more »

Title IX prevents U of M from establishing mens’ soccer

Aidan O'Driscoll and Jason Kang

October 1, 2012

Filed under Opinions

The Women’s soccer team at the University of Minnesota amazed everyone by shocking their opponents and starting off with a 5-2 season, but the men’s team is nowhere in sight...literally. Men’s Soccer at the NCAA level... Read more »

Uniforms: a positive investment for BSM

Michelle Sauer, Staff Writer

September 19, 2012

Filed under Opinions

The recent and more rigid change to the dress code––forbidding leggings, tights, and jeggings unless worn with a top that reaches the knee––have me begging for uniforms. Even though only one word was altered in the handbook,... Read more »