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Senior organizes for change with NAACP

Senior organizes for change with NAACP

Erin Long, Staff Writer
December 15, 2016
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Senior Zip Kaffey is trying to spread a positive message over Minneapolis by being involved in the NAACP. She joined the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People this past summer and is involved in the rallies and movements that strive for establishing justice and ensuring that the righ...

Senior pursues his passion for cooking through culinary school

Senior pursues his passion for cooking through culinary school

Sarah Persons, Staff Writer
December 9, 2016
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On TV shows like “Cutthroat Kitchen” and “Chopped” we’ve seen world class chefs go head-to-head in cooking battles; we’ve seen top dishes made by “Iron Chef America”, and great recipes by “America’s Test Kitchen.” However, what many Benilde-St. Margaret’s students may not kno...

BSM’s presidential search continues

BSM’s presidential search continues

Carolina Jimenez, KEQ Editor-in-Chief
November 29, 2016
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Michael Koch and Andrew Cadle   Knight Errant: How are your first few months going and what kind of progress have you been making? Shay Wyley: So the first months have been fantastic, it’s been a great experience. Of course, I've been a parent here for a long time, so it’s really nice to be her...

Finding Family Time

Finding Family Time

Erin Long, Staff Writer
November 20, 2016
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Family meals are great for everyday conversations and catching up, and they also teach children the importance of family time. Some families regularly eat meals together, while others don’t eat any at all, but every family has different rules and traditions in how they eat their meals and spend their...

How students form their political ideology

How students form their political ideology

Henry Bird, Reviews Editor
October 28, 2016
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At Benilde-St. Margaret’s, students are challenged to face important issues like poverty, racism, and homelessness. Students are tested by their teachers to discuss their opinions on these issues. Many classes at BSM use opinion-based discussions as a foundation for the curriculum. Students get th...

One teacher’s race to become representative for rural Minnesota

One teacher’s race to become representative for rural Minnesota

James Libbey, News Editor
October 28, 2016
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In the midst of the 1998 election season, a new candidate took to the campaign trail to compete for the seat in the Minnesota House of Representatives. Now, a BSM senior high social studies teacher, Mr. Keith Jones ran against an incumbent for a seat in the Minnesota State House of Representatives for...

North Minneapolis struggles for sustainable food resources

North Minneapolis struggles for sustainable food resources

Elizabeth Kupchella, Online Features Editor
October 27, 2016
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As the thirteenth best state for business, the seventh best for economic climate, and a whopping first for overall quality of life, it’s natural to assume that Minnesota is overachieving. However, this isn’t the reality for every community in the state. Looking deeper than surface level rankings,...

Spirit of the Knight

Spirit of the Knight

September 30, 2016
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Remembering Alec Lawrenz

Remembering Alec Lawrenz

Knight Errant Editorial Staff
September 22, 2016
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  We, as a Knight Errant staff, remember Alec Lawrenz as one of our own: a writer, videographer, and friend. When Alec was a sophomore, he created videos that captured the spirit of the Red Knight community. This past year Alec jumped at the opportunity to write music reviews, featuring loc...

Alum returns as Assistant Principal and Dean

Alum returns as Assistant Principal and Dean

Kasey Desmond, Print Editor-in-Chief
September 14, 2016
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This fall, Mr. Seborn Yancy returned to Benilde-St. Margaret's, his alma mater, to fill the position of Dean for the freshman and sophomore classes. Yancy is one of the Assistant Principals, alongside upperclassmen Dean Ms. Mary Anderson, and will provide oversight for the guidance and counse...

Teens find DIY Fame on YouTube

Teens find DIY Fame on YouTube

Sophie Herrmann, Staff Writer
June 6, 2016
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As online entertainment has grown in popularity, today’s teens have been looking in new places for their role models. The rise of YouTube stardom has changed what it means to be famous. There are several ways YouTube fame sets itself apart from conventional popularity. First of all, YouTube fame...

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