BSM alum succeeds in journalism industry as TIME reporter

July 10, 2014

As Benilde-St. Margaret’s seniors endured their final days of high school before graduation, they prepare to move one step closer to getting jobs and becoming successful. Benilde-St. Margaret’s class of 2008 alum, Alexandra Sifferlin, is an example of this success; she has turned what was once a childhood ambition into an exciting reality. Sifferlin is now a health reporter for TIME Magazine, and has spent the last few years reporting on an assortment of health related issues. “I love being a health reporter because I like to think I’m doing a service. Health, medicine, and science impact everyone, and I get the most touching emails from readers,” said Sifferlin. At the age of... Continue Reading

Baseball team falls short to Armstrong in vital section game

June 4, 2014

The Benilde-St. Margaret’s baseball team made the trek to Siebert Field at the University of Minnesota to take on the Wayzata Trojans in a section playoff showdown. According to junior Connor Day, “Our team played well and with a lot of chemistry. We rebounded well from our loss last week.” The Trojans scored first with one player crossing the plate in the top half of the first inning; the Red Knights answered by scoring two runs in the bottom of the second. BSM senior Michael Kaminski threw a complete game, allowing only two runs over the course of seven innings as well as recording one RBI. Junior Tyler Wyvell along with seniors Keaton Studsrud and Christopher Racchini also contributed... Continue Reading

10 Things To Do Around Lake Calhoun

Going to the beach is one of the most popular pastimes of Lake Calhoun goers. Bring a towel and your sun block and head to either one of the two beaches of Lake Calhoun. (Keenan Schember, Megan Ortizcazarin)

10 Things To Do Around Lake Calhoun

June 5, 2014

The definitive ranking of BSM water fountains

Sophamore Gunnar Lundberg stops for a cool refreshing drink (Emily Larson)

The definitive ranking of BSM water fountains

June 3, 2014

As the days become longer and the heat index spikes, students often seek the comfort of a cool sip of water from one of the many selections of drinking fountains offered at BSM. But with so many to choose from, not all can claim the title of Most Popular Water Fountain. From dirty drains, leaky fountains, horrible locations and warm, iron-laced water,... Continue Reading

Boys SoccerTue, Sep 02 7 p.m.OronoHome
Girls SoccerTue, Sep 02 5 p.m.OronoOrono HS
Boys SoccerThu, Sep 04 5 p.m.RochesterHome
FootballFri, Sep 05 7 p.m.ChaskaChaska HS
Boys SoccerTue, Sep 09 4:45 p.m.Bloomington JeffersonBloomington Jefferson HS
Girls SoccerTue, Sep 09 7 p.m.Bloomington JeffersonBloomington Stadium
Boys SoccerThu, Sep 11 7 p.m.ChaskaHome
Girls SoccerThu, Sep 11 5 p.m.ChaskaHome
FootballFri, Sep 12 7 p.m.Robbinsdale CooperHome
Boys SoccerMon, Sep 15 7 p.m.EdinaKuhlman Field
Mon, Sep 15 5 p.m.EdinaKuhlman Field
Boys SoccerTue, Sep 16 5 p.m.RichfieldRichfield HS
Click on any sport above to see a full schedule for that sport.
Click on any sport above to see a full schedule for that sport.

EA Sports’ NHL 13 is a worthwhile franchise edition

Will Jarvis, Staff Writer

September 27, 2012

Filed under Digital Life, Reviews, Video Game Reviews

On September 11, NHL 13 was released as the twenty-second installment of EA Sports’ hockey video game franchise, filling the void that the real NHL lockout has left. With new game modes such as “NHL Moments Live” and “GM... Read more »

Favorite State Fair foods

Favorite State Fair foods

September 10, 2012

Restaurants in the Twin Cities are now serving more gluten-free items

June 24, 2012

Filed under Restaurant Reviews

While many restaurants offer a small variety of vegetarian or other dietary restrictive meals on their menus, finding a restaurant serving gluten-free food may prove more difficult. Luckily, the included restaurants all contain... Read more »

“What to Expect” gets lost in its storylines

Mallory Hoch, Student Life Editor

June 24, 2012

Filed under Movie Reviews

A couple’s whole life changes when they hear those words “I am pregnant,” and despite constant preparation, no one is truly ready to bring a new life into the world. This summer’s new blockbuster, “What to Expect When... Read more »

Restaurants in Minneapolis work to provide organic or sustainable foods

Kiley Petersen, TC Scene Editor

June 24, 2012

Filed under Restaurant Reviews

Many don't fully understand the difference between sustainable and organically grown foods. Sustainable practices can be repeated over and over without stripping the land of its natural resources, save water, and are environmentally... Read more »

Dark Shadows lacks biting entertainment

Emily Kline, Humor Editor

June 6, 2012

Filed under Movie Reviews

Combining family drama, gothic monsters, and a romp through the 1970s––not to mention plenty of blood––“Dark Shadows,” the most recent collaboration between director Tim Burton and leading man Johnny Depp, promises... Read more »

A waste of a bachelor

A waste of a bachelor

February 29, 2012

The Phantom Menace returns in 3D

Anna Landis, Staff Writer

February 15, 2012

Filed under Movie Reviews, Reviews

“A long time ago in a galaxy far, far away...” Finally, for all the Star Wars geeks out there, George Lucas has deepened the meaning of life and also, the depth perception of his masterpieces, and given us what we have only... Read more »

The man who broke the bat

The man who broke the bat

February 12, 2012

“Pig and Fiddle” Solves the Riddle

Kiley Petersen, Staff Writer

December 10, 2011

Filed under Restaurant Reviews, Reviews

Squeezed into half of the old Pearson’s on 50th and France, the new Minneapolis pub Pig & Fiddle brings a diverse, hearty European charm to the area. Drawing inspiration from the traditional English pub, Pig & Fiddle... Read more »