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Madam Secretary explores political life for women in the White House

Madam Secretary explores political life for women in the White House

Mia Rheineck, Staff Writer

October 18, 2017


Filed under ARTS

CBS drama Madam Secretary gives insight into balancing D.C. politics and home life for Secretary of State Elizabeth McCord. With a plot full of events, some humor, and a talented cast, Madam Secretary is not to miss. Actress Téa Leoni plays Elizabeth McCord, the former CIA analyst turned Secretar...

Drama Department performs new play this fall

Drama Department performs new play this fall

Aspen Konowalchuk, Staff Writer

October 16, 2017


Filed under ARTS, Showcase, TOP STORIES

This fall, BSM will be one of the first groups to perform the play Antigone in Munich, written by Claudia Haas. Antigone in Munich is about a girl named Sophie Scholl, who was a member of the White Rose Society in Nazi Germany. The White Rose Society was a group who fought against totalitarianism governm...

NAHS heads back to the drawing board, revamps program

NAHS heads back to the drawing board, revamps program

Ian Mathison, Staff Writer

October 9, 2017


Filed under ARTS, Showcase, TOP STORIES

BSM has had its own chapter of National Arts Honors Society (NAHS) since the school year of 2010-2011; however, this year, the board is deciding to completely revamp how the group works. Now in its eighth active year, NAHS has seen quite a bit of change, but this year, advisor and art teacher ...

Schafer shines on stage and in the choir

Schafer shines on stage and in the choir

Peyton Schuldt, Staff Writer

October 6, 2017


Filed under ARTS

Even if you don’t know who Maddie Schafer personally, you might have already seen her belting hymns every month at the BSM Masses. A self proclaimed “theater nerd,” Schafer has been participating in theater for over a decade. “If you don’t include kindergarten nativity… my first play was i...

Lauren Winston attends Boston Ballet summer program

Lauren Winston attends Boston Ballet summer program

Will Krane, Print Managing Editor

October 5, 2017


Filed under ARTS, TOP STORIES

From traveling around the world, to playing video games in the comfort of their home, students have a wide range of summer activities. For junior Lauren Winston, her love of dance took her to a five week summer program with the Boston Ballet. It all started with an audition in Chicago where...

Students welcome the Walker Sculpture Garden’s new artwork

Students welcome the Walker Sculpture Garden’s new artwork

Mia Rheineck, Staff Writer

September 26, 2017


Filed under Around the Twin Cities, ARTS, Showcase, TOP STORIES

Known for the Spoonbridge and Cherry pieces, the Walker Sculpture Garden has been a Minneapolis attraction since 1988. But after reopening on June 10, 2017, it now has even more unique pieces of art to offer. Sophomore Libby Simpson visited the old sculpture garden numerous times. This past summer,...

Senior Michelle Wyley can play five instruments

Senior Michelle Wyley can play five instruments

Harry Madden, Writer

September 21, 2017


Filed under ARTS, TOP STORIES

In order to play an instrument, one must have time, patience, and commitment. For senior Michelle Wyley, playing five instruments has been a challenge she has devoted herself to throughout her elementary and high school years. Wyley was forced to play the recorder in 3rd grade for her elementary schoo...

The Best Baking Youtube Channels to Relax With

The Best Baking Youtube Channels to Relax With

Kayla Farrey, Staff Writer

June 5, 2017


Filed under ARTS, Digital Life

After a long day of school, settling into a cozy couch, being able to rest your brain and relax is ideal. The only types of videos that truly soothe the mind are baking! How can someone resist that satisfying laying of fondant onto a flawless cake or the perfect coloring of a freshly made cake? Here ar...

From Taher to Delivery: Pizza in Minneapolis

From Taher to Delivery: Pizza in Minneapolis

Gus Beringer, Staff Writer

May 30, 2017


Filed under Around the Twin Cities, ARTS, 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 ...

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 ARTS, 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...

Riveting and meaningful

Kailyn Pedersen, Staff Writer

May 11, 2017


Filed under ARTS, Theater Reviews

The Guthrie Theater’s adaptation of Toni Morrison’s "The Bluest Eye" was both riveting and meaningful; it captured the depth of different experiences of racism without being cliché and predictable. Adapted by Lydia R. Diamond and directed by Lileana Blain-Cruz, this stage production creatively portrayed th...

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