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Valentine’s day treats that students can bake

Valentine’s day treats that students can bake

Katie Sohm, Student Life Editor
February 12
Filed under STUDENT LIFE, TOP STORIES

1. Sugar Cookies Whip up a batch of these and decorate with some cute cookie cutters and colored frosting. Cookies: 2 3/4 cups all-purpose flour 1 teaspoon baking soda 1/2 teaspoon baking powder 1 cup butter, softened 1 1/2 cups white sugar 1 egg 1 teaspoon vanilla extract ...

How splitting a piece of gum ruined our lives

How splitting a piece of gum ruined our lives

Nathanael Ashton-Piper and Claudia Elsenbast
February 10
Filed under DIVERSIONS, TOP STORIES

It started third hour World Religions with Mr. Loecken. Earlier that day, Claudia had consumed an Everything Bagel from Bruegger's Bagels for breakfast, and I consumed an orange juice from Taher. We breathed noxious air, and we both knew it. In our time of need, we turned to our fellow classmates, see...

Four senior student-athletes sign to play for Division I programs

Four senior student-athletes sign to play for Division I programs

Jack Feyereisn and Anna Latourelle
February 9
Filed under SPORTS, TOP STORIES

Megan Cornell (Girls' Hockey–Dartmouth) Senior girls’ hockey player Megan Cornell has committed to play hockey at Dartmouth College. Cornell started playing hockey over ten years ago when she was six years old. “Growing up my parents would sign me up for various sports just to see which spor...

BSM senior nominated for Minnesota’s Heart of the Arts award

BSM senior nominated for Minnesota’s Heart of the Arts award

Erin Long, Staff Writer
February 8
Filed under NEWS, News in Full, TOP STORIES

The Heart of the Arts is an award given out to an individual who demonstrates and exemplifies the ideals of the mission of education-based athletics and arts, and the Minnesotan nominee for this prestigious award is BSM senior Josie Ross. The national winner will be announced later in the spring. T...

“Call of Duty: Infinite Warfare” fails the franchise

“Call of Duty: Infinite Warfare” fails the franchise

Henry Quant, Staff Writer
February 8
Filed under A&E, TOP STORIES

When the "Call of Duty: Infinite Warfare" trailer was released last November, it received a shocking 2.8 million more dislikes than likes on Youtube. Infinity Ward, the publisher of "Call of Duty," makes its fair amount of trashy games, and their new release of "Call of Duty: Infinite Warfare" is no ...

Childish Gambino changes style on new album “Awaken My Love”

Childish Gambino changes style on new album “Awaken My Love”

Nolan Arostegui, Staff Writer
February 6
Filed under A&E, Music Reviews, TOP STORIES

Childish Gambino makes his glorious return to the music world with an unexpected, new style on his highly anticipated album “Awaken My Love.” Originally known for his popular hip-hop and rap albums “Because the Internet” and “Camp," Gambino has proved his talent in the past with hits su...

Knightlife hosts snow football and movie viewing

Knightlife hosts snow football and movie viewing

Nathanael Ashton-Piper, Staff Writer
February 6
Filed under MULTIMEDIA, NEWS, News in Brief, TOP STORIES

The annual Knightlife-sponsored snow football tournament recently took place under the lights of the BSM turf. Students formed their teams and took to the snow-covered field to compete for bragging rights and Chipotle gift cards. Snow football brings together Knightlife members and non-members f...

How Andrew Torrance lost $200 through stocks

How Andrew Torrance lost $200 through stocks

Andrew Torrance, Staff Writer
February 3
Filed under DIVERSIONS, TOP STORIES

'Twas the summer of 2015, I was overly ambitious, a tad cocky, and I had just figured out how to buy stocks. Notice how I didn’t say, “I had acquired the knowledge necessary to successfully manage a diversified stock portfolio.” All I knew was how to buy a stock. Next, I sat down, thought about...

Students introduced to new immersive Eco-writing course

Students introduced to new immersive Eco-writing course

Kate Janda, Copy Editor
February 2
Filed under NEWS, News in Full, TOP STORIES

This summer, senior high English teacher Ms. Katie Belanger will be co-teaching a new elective course with junior high teacher Ms. Kristin Gilbertson named Eco-writing. This immersive course will consist of “prep work,” which will include reading nature writings, talking about the works, and ...

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