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Staff Ed: Politics have disqualified news outlets

March 31, 2017

Filed under OPINIONS, Staff Editorial

It’s undeniable the 2016 Presidential Election was one like no other. Some emails were discussed, taxes remained hidden, and one candidate finally discovered Aleppo. However, following the inauguration of President Donald Trump,...

Staff Ed: Schools must update their design for the 21st century

February 26, 2017

Filed under OPINIONS, Staff Editorial

Over the past 150 years, there have been countless innovations in nearly every area of civilization. Most would argue that these changes have been for the better. However, the traditional structure of 5-day school weeks and...

Staff Ed: Teens’ use of social media makes others feel ostracized

December 19, 2016

Filed under OPINIONS, Staff Editorial

As high school students living in a world seemingly dominated by social media, our number of followers, views, and likes are of the utmost importance. Not a weekend goes by without seeing what someone we follow has done––perhaps...

Staff Ed: The new president must be for the students

November 22, 2016

Filed under OPINIONS, Staff Editorial

Since the resignation of Dr. Gyolai in August, BSM has been in search of a new president. To help with the search, BSM named eight people to the official BSM President Search Committee, consisting of both current and former members...

Staff Ed: The New Voices Minnesota Bill must be passed

November 10, 2016

Filed under OPINIONS, Staff Editorial

As journalists at Benilde-St. Margaret’s, we are very fortunate to have supportive advisors and administrators who allow us to express ourselves freely in our publications. As a private, Catholic institution, we are extremely...

Staff Ed: Students must advocate for themselves and teachers must be open to suggestions

April 26, 2016

Filed under OPINIONS, Staff Editorial

When students ask for extra help or change within a class, they set an example for their peers who feel they are struggling. It is of the utmost importance that requests for change in education are clear, respectful...

Staff Ed: BSM’s students and faculty should strive to be more eco-friendly

April 2, 2016

Filed under OPINIONS, Staff Editorial

At this year’s Oscars, we watched in excitement as Leonardo DiCaprio finally earned best leading actor. Instead of basking in his well-deserved glory, Leo brought to light an issue that plagues our world today: environme...

Staff Ed: Black history is more than just one month

March 11, 2016

Filed under OPINIONS, Staff Editorial

For every issue of the Knight Errant newspaper, the editorial staff meets to discuss the possible topics for our staff editorial. For this issue, our topic became clear after only a couple minutes: “We have to talk about Black...

Staff Ed: The cost of activities is more than equipment

December 14, 2015

Filed under Staff Editorial, TOP STORIES

BSM is known for its school pride. As you walk down the hallway, red and white sweatshirts flood your vision. The same team spirit can be seen in our activities. From matching t-shirts to matching Nikes, the team is always united. However,...

Staff Ed: The college process should not leave students judged

November 9, 2015

Filed under Staff Editorial

You’ve probably noticed that college is a big deal. To many BSM students, it is the event of a lifetime. Maybe it’s because we’re competitive. Maybe it’s because we attend a college preparatory school. But turning the...

Staff Ed: Purpose of Extracurriculars

October 7, 2015

Filed under Staff Editorial

We are not coaches. We are not directors. We are not in charge. But from our perspective as students, we can tell you that too often it seems that activities and sports prioritize recognition and success over the growth and ded...

Staff Ed: Online Shaming

September 7, 2015

Filed under Staff Editorial

Over the summer Walter Palmer traveled to Zimbabwe on a big game hunting trip in the hopes of taking home a lifeless trophy. The lion he ended up shooting––in an area where he did not have a permit to hunt––was Cecil, ...

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