Technology takes over Christmas

Liza Magill, Staff Writer

December 19, 2011

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Each year of my childhood, my family took a trip to the local Fargo mall with my grandparents to visit Santa Claus and give him our wish lists for the upcoming holiday. We made it a large family occasion; we would dress up in... Read more »

Anti-bullying seminar only temporarily effective

Liza Magill, Staff Writer

December 7, 2011

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Although there was a lot of talk among the students of the topics addressed by the speaker Dr. Michael Fowlin, the bullying seminar didn’t leave a lasting impact on the BSM community or promote any improvement for the future.... Read more »

Ageism affects teenagers

Chloe Kennedy, Staff Writer

December 6, 2011

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When I was 15, society didn’t consider me responsible or mature enough to drive a car, see an R-rated movie, or be at Mall of America after 7 p.m, among other things. But apparently I could handle the responsibility of life... Read more »

Weddings have lost sight of meaning

Marielle Arostegui, Staff Writer

November 29, 2011

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All of us, at some point in our life, have pictured our wedding; we imagine the venue, the flowers, and even the guest list, but something is missing in our fairy tale imagination––a life partner. Weddings have become all... Read more »

‘Toddlers and Tiaras’ promotes negative fantasies

Shannon Galvin, Staff Writer

November 29, 2011

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When I was a little girl, I wanted to be in beauty pageants—mostly because I wanted to be a princess. I loved the sparkly gowns and crowns and the thought of a distant prince charming. But as I grew up, I learned I was meant... Read more »

Jumping on the Lynx bandwagon

Chris Bell, Staff Writer

November 16, 2011

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I can’t count the amount of times I’ve heard someone rip on women’s sports saying, “no one cares,” and “it’s not like they’re important.” Ironically, when the Minnesota Lynx, a women’s sports team, wins a championship... Read more »

Students for Human Life defends club as more than “anti-abortion”

Emily Kruse and Emily Kruse and Dan Lundberg

October 18, 2011

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Dedicated to addressing today’s most pressing and controversial life issues, Students for Human Life is the type of club that inevitably draws some degree of community feedback, as recently observed in an opinions article in... Read more »

Dress it up for Mass

Anna Landis, Staff Writer

September 20, 2011

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The first few days of school are always the best: reconnecting with old friends, meeting new teachers, and beginning the chaos of a new school year. And traditionally, with beginnings also come change. This year one of the... Read more »

Opera is underappreciated

Emily Kline, Staff Writer

September 18, 2011

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New York’s Metropolitan Opera broadcasts six performances yearly to movie theaters across America, including the West End’s Icon. Opera is easily accessible to the everyday person for the first time, yet one rarely hears a... Read more »