Redefining the modern bully

Emma Peterson, Staff Writer

April 20, 2012

Filed under Opinions

We’re taught to think bullying is standing around in a circle, chanting “fight, fight, fight!” as two people argue. The bully will say something like, “Parking lot. After school. I’ll kick your teeth in.” But in reality,... Read more »

Constitutional amendments should not be left in voters’ hands

Liza Magill, Staff Writer

March 25, 2012

Filed under Opinions

For Minnesota voters, the 2012 election ballots will contain not only the long list of candidates for numerous city, county, state, and national positions, but also Constitutional amendments proposed by Congress. Over a dozen... Read more »

Super PACS depreciate the election process

Liza Magill, Staff Writer

March 22, 2012

Filed under Opinions

By the end of our current Presidential election season, analysts estimate that over $8 billion will be spent on campaigns for candidates; this money will fund advertisements, rallies, and even the elaborate brunches for large... Read more »

Lack of snow days undermines students’ safety

David Nelson, Staff Writer

March 7, 2012

Filed under Opinions

After a week of anticipation, the snowstorm finally arrived on Wednesday, delivering over three inches of snow and a night-long downpour of freezing rain. Everyone woke up, shoveled the driveways, and turned on the local news... Read more »

Can you even believe me?

Liza Magill, Staff Writer

February 8, 2012

Filed under Opinions

The other night I sat at the dinner table, attempting to elude the endless questions about my day from my inquisitive parents, when my father abruptly changed the subject. “So global warming isn’t actually happening,” he... Read more »

SOPA bill is ineffective, inefficient, and infringing

Nick Hillson, Staff Writer

February 1, 2012

Filed under Opinions

The Stop Online Piracy Act (SOPA) is a bill running through Congress in an attempt to curb the illegal uploading and downloading of copyrighted information and programs. Unfortunately, due to extremely vague wording and unclear... Read more »

A meat-free diet is entirely beneficial

Katie Cashman, Opinions Editor

January 28, 2012

Filed under Opinions

I used to hang out at McDonald's. On Friday nights, when there’s absolutely nothing to do, why not go get some chicken nuggets and chill at the McLounge? I’m young, my metabolism is high, and it was too easy to just ignore... Read more »

Letter to the Editor: The Red Knight Spirit

January 10, 2012

Filed under Jack Jablonski Coverage, Letters to the Editor

Dear Benilde-St. Margaret’s Student Body, Selecting a high school is many times about what AP courses are offered and what colleges one can likely gain admission to. Without a doubt, Benilde-St. Margaret’s lives up to its... Read more »

Focus of school Mass lost

Anna Landis, Staff Writer

December 23, 2011

Filed under Opinions

With the entire Roman Catholic Missal being revamped, now is the time for us to give BSM’s Mass a slight face-lift. The most troubling portion of the Mass is the substantial emphasis on the Common Basket, and in turn, the upstaging... Read more »