Freshman Peyton Melin organizes Lenten common basket

The Melin family visited with a family during their travels to Flores De Villa, Peru, last summer. Their trip included aiding their church in building homes for struggling Peruvians. (courtesy of Peyton Melin)

Freshman Peyton Melin organizes Lenten common basket

April 15, 2014

With the help of the BSM World Language Department, freshman Peyton Melin spent the week of April 1 raising awareness to the community of BSM about a small city in Peru, Flores de Villa, located about 30 minutes from the capital, Lima. “Lima is a modern city with a casino,... Continue Reading

Junior establishes self as premier softball player

Junior establishes self as premier softball player

April 15, 2014

Junior captain Maddie Houlihan has come along way since first stepping up to the tee-ball plate as a young six year old. With her college future already mapped out and two years remaining as a Red Knight still to play, the University... Continue Reading

The importance of feminism can’t be ignored

The iconic Rosie the Riveter image has been a symbol of feminism since World War 2. (Ryan Applehof)

The importance of feminism can’t be ignored

April 17, 2014

I grew up with a stay at home dad. Every morning, he brushed my hair, made my lunch, and sent me off to school. In the evenings, he made dinner and folded laundry. My mom has always been the breadwinner, and I never questioned this situation––it was just how we did things. I think it is the responsibility... Continue Reading

Aloe Blacc makes a name for himself in latest record

The album takes influence from the sounds of the 60's and 70's, while still remain modern and fresh. (Aloe Blacc press image)

Aloe Blacc makes a name for himself in latest record

April 9, 2014

Aloe Blacc makes a name for himself in the music business with “Lift Your Spirit,” a soulful and creative album with a classy feel. His vintage sound made it more difficult for him to produce hits, but his... Continue Reading

The AP Euro Review: a journey in procrastination

Staff writer Emily Pirkl struggles through the perils of her AP Euro assignments. (Shannon O'Connor)

The AP Euro Review: a journey in procrastination

February 25, 2014

It’s 11:09 p.m. (nine minutes after my self-imposed bedtime) and I’m far from snuggling under my flannel bed sheets. By the looks of it, I will be violating my own rule for the fifth night in a row, and, judging by my track record, this won’t be the last time. I’m on Tumblr, of course. Or, at least, I was. Then I clicked on link for a YouTube... Continue Reading

Boys LacrosseSat, Apr 19 5 p.m.EaganAway
BaseballMon, Apr 21 4:30 p.m.WayzataHome
Boys GolfMon, Apr 21 9 a.m.Chanhassen Invite Deer Run Golf Club
BaseballTue, Apr 22 4:15 p.m.IrondaleAway
Boys GolfTue, Apr 22 1 p.m.NSC OpponentsVictory Links Golf Course
Girls GolfTue, Apr 22 3 p.m.NSC OpponentsMajestic Oaks Golf Course
Boys LacrosseTue, Apr 22 7 p.m.St. Thomas AcademyHome
Boys TennisTue, Apr 22 4:00 p.m.FridleyFridley High School
Boys TennisWed, Apr 23 4:00 p.m.WayzataWayzata High School
BaseballThu, Apr 24 4:15 p.m.Spring Lake ParkHome
Girls GolfThu, Apr 24 3 p.m.NSC OpponentsMajestic Oaks Golf Course
Boys LacrosseThu, Apr 24 7 p.m.Blake Away
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Boys TennisTue, Apr 08 Columbia Heights7-0W
Boys TrackTue, Apr 08 Multiple Opponents46
Tue, Apr 08 Multiple Opponents83
Girls TrackTue, Apr 08 Multiple Opponents83
Boys TennisMon, Apr 07 Blake 3-4L
Girls BasketballSat, Mar 08 Holy Family Catholic61-66L
Girls BasketballTue, Mar 04 Mound-Westonka85-60W
Boys BasketballSat, Mar 01 Waconia60-69L
Girls BasketballFri, Feb 28 Columbia Heights84-46W
Boys HockeyWed, Feb 26 Eden Prairie2-3 2OTL
Boys BasketballTue, Feb 25 Mound-Westonka50-47W
Girls BasketballTue, Feb 25 St. Louis Park71-47W
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A stylized revamp of Scrooge’s twisted emotions in “A Christmas Carol”

Kate Schumacher

November 19, 2009
Filed under Movie Reviews, Reviews

Charles Dickens' classic "A Christmas Carol" is an old time favorite book, which has been created into an exciting, stylized animation movie. "A Christmas Carol" exerts the long life of choosing between happiness or sadness. Director... Read more »

Extravagant disaster movie + Mayan predictions = “2012″

Dann Fry

November 18, 2009
Filed under a&e featured, Movie Reviews, Reviews

When the first teaser for "2012" came out more than a year ago, I, for some reason, thought it wouldn't be the most over-the-top and ridiculously bad disaster movie I'd ever seen. But it is. For those concerned, the world is... Read more »

Titanic sets sail at the Science Museum of Minnesota

Kathleen Ambre

November 18, 2009
Filed under Art Exhibit Reviews, Reviews, scene featured, Top Stories

Transpiring at the Science Museum of Minnesota, Titanic: The Artifact Exhibition features a spectacular collection of more than 250 artifacts recovered from the haunting wreckage of the world-renown ocean liner. Designed to simultaneously... Read more »

My Sister’s Closet

Margo Graff

November 17, 2009
Filed under Fashion, Reviews

1136 Grand Avenue St. Paul, MN A consignment shop built into a beautiful Victorian-inspired house off St. Paul's historic Grand Avenue, My Sister's Closet features both vintage clothing and current designer brands with out... Read more »

Second Debut combines vintage fashion and art

Meredith Cannon

November 16, 2009
Filed under Fashion, Reviews

4300 W. 36 1/2 Street Saint Louis Park, MN Conveniently located just minutes away from BSM near Uptown, Second Début attracts a wide-range of customers with bold personalities and a unique sense of style. Filled with great... Read more »

B Squad Vintage

Margo Graff

November 16, 2009
Filed under Fashion, Reviews, Top Stories

3500 Nicollet Avenue Minneapolis, MN The sound of vintage jazz and rock and roll music welcomes shoppers as they first open the doors to B Squad Vintage. Located off of East 35th Street... Read more »

New burger joint a smash hit

Meredith Gallagher

November 12, 2009
Filed under Around the Corner, Reviews

Opening its doors in Golden Valley earlier this summer, Smashburger isn't exactly a new take on the classic burger joint, but it has definitely taken the art of fast food to new heights. The burgers there are absolutely delicious--they... Read more »

Faith Healer reveals human nature

Kathleen Ambre

November 6, 2009
Filed under Reviews, scene featured, Theater Reviews, Top Stories

There is a rendering action in Brian Friel's Faith Healer--powerful yet discrete monologues, complicated yet fascinating characters--this play pays tribute to a truly talented Irish writer and showcases a just-as-talented cast... Read more »

Spike Jonze’s breathtaking vision of “Where the Wild Things Are”

Mickey Caulfield

November 5, 2009
Filed under a&e featured, Movie Reviews, Reviews, Top Stories

"Where the Wild Things Are" might not be a movie for children so much as a movie about childhood. It's not the yucks-a-plenty Disney drivel that children have come to know and love, but it is unrelentingly beautiful, well-made... Read more »