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From Taher to Delivery: Pizza in Minneapolis

From Taher to Delivery: Pizza in Minneapolis

Gus Beringer, Staff Writer
May 30, 2017
Filed under A&E, Around the Twin Cities, TOP STORIES

The best food in the world is without a doubt, pizza. The variety in taste and style creates not just a great food, but a great lifestyle. While I acknowledge that pizza can be better with topping—including pineapple—I felt that due to heavy variation in topic selection and quality; the most unbiased ...

BSM softball hopes to make it back to State

BSM softball hopes to make it back to State

Jake Farrey, Staff Writer
May 25, 2017
Filed under SPORTS, Spring Sports, TOP STORIES

After losing their starting pitcher, catcher, and center fielder, the BSM girls softball team has proven they have both the mental and physical toughness to put together a strong season. After losing those key players, the team had to look to their captains to step up, along with some new young talen...

Power Rangers is a blast to the past for fans of the series

Power Rangers is a blast to the past for fans of the series

Henry Witterschein, Staff Writer
May 24, 2017
Filed under A&E, Movie Reviews, TOP STORIES

As a kid, Power Rangers was a great way to bring out your inner superhero. The famous series debuted in June 1995 and has released several different movies and television series almost every year for the last 22 years. The newest Power Rangers movie, produced by Lionsgate and released on March twent...

People should drink more coffee

Annie Paulison, Staff Writer
May 24, 2017
Filed under OPINIONS, TOP STORIES

The amount of benefits one can gain from simply adding a cup or two of coffee to their daily diet are endless. Coffee is a part of my everyday life, so I most definitely can advocate for all of the amazing advantages we as coffee drinkers have upon the rest of the world. It is essential for us to sprea...

A carbon tax is the best option for addressing climate change

Gus Beringer, Opinions Editor
May 22, 2017
Filed under OPINIONS, TOP STORIES

There is overwhelming evidence of anthropogenic climate change. However, there is some disagreement over what if anything, needs to be done to combat it. Simply knowing that 97% of climate scientists support the view that “human influence has been the dominant cause of the observed warming since the mi...

Ride Along: One student learns what it means to be police officer

Ride Along: One student learns what it means to be police officer

Gabe Trout, Staff Writer
May 22, 2017
Filed under FEATURES, TOP STORIES

Law enforcement is a field which few choose and many don’t understand. Each day, both men and women put on their uniform and leave their families behind to walk a thin blue line. On February 3 and 11, I rode along with Brooklyn Center Police Department to get a look into the day-to-day duties of t...

BSM sophomore creates new Tabletop Club

BSM sophomore creates new Tabletop Club

Erin Long, Staff Writer
May 19, 2017
Filed under NEWS, News in Brief, TOP STORIES

BSM works to accommodate every person’s interest through a variety of extracurricular activities. Even though there are already a number of things to do at BSM, students are still encouraged to start clubs if there isn’t one that matches their interests. Sophomore Mary Youngblut has recently c...

BSM boys’ tennis prepares for Section Tournament

BSM boys’ tennis prepares for Section Tournament

Henry Witterschein, Staff Writer
May 19, 2017
Filed under SPORTS, Spring Sports, TOP STORIES

The spring sports’ season is coming to an end with Section Tournaments starting this week. The boys’ tennis team is on a roll and is hoping to continue their run of good form into the tournament. The team is on a six match win-streak and just won the Metro West Conference after going 7-0 and beating fut...

The Class of 2017 Tremendous Twelve

The Class of 2017 Tremendous Twelve

May 19, 2017
Filed under FEATURES, MULTIMEDIA, Showcase, TOP STORIES

Every year the editorial class of the Knight Errant chooses twelve seniors to honor as members of the Tremendous Twelve. These are the unsung heroes of the senior class who embody what it means to be a Red Knight.

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Attendance, not grades, spells doom for senior skip-a-final

Cici Fortney, Staff Writer
May 18, 2017
Filed under OPINIONS, TOP STORIES

The BSM administration has offered second-semester seniors an ultimatum: if seniors uphold good behavior and maintain a C average or higher in each class without having more than four absences per class, they are allowed to skip their finals. If seniors aren’t able to keep above a C in their classes...

BSM girls’ and boys’ track competed at True Team Sections

BSM girls’ and boys’ track competed at True Team Sections

Anna Bergsland, Staff Writer
May 18, 2017
Filed under SPORTS, Spring Sports, TOP STORIES

This past week, the BSM boys’ and girls’ track and field team competed in the True Team Section Meet. True Team Sections is a qualification for the girls’ and boys’ team to make it to the True Team State meet, coming up this weekend, in all events. The True Team meets differ from a regular se...

BSM celebrates Annual Day of Giving

BSM celebrates Annual Day of Giving

Nathanael Ashton-Piper, Staff Writer
May 17, 2017
Filed under NEWS, Showcase, TOP STORIES

Being a Red Knight means receiving a top-notch Catholic education, participating in extracurricular activities, and taking a number of different classes. To enjoy such experiences, students need ambition, an open mind, but above all, they need the money to make it happen. On May 18, BSM will host its fo...

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