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Spaced Out: Cassini probe dies for science

Spaced Out: Cassini probe dies for science

John Beutz, Staff Writer

October 9, 2017


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This year has seen a total solar eclipse over the mainland USA in August, the launch of Benilde-St. Margaret’s first astronaut Mark Vande Hei in September, and numerous successful vertical rocket landings by SpaceX that seem to be a trick in reversing time. Such a year has seen outer space return to...

Long Hair Don’t Care: One man’s quest to keep his mullet dreams alive

Long Hair Don’t Care: One man’s quest to keep his mullet dreams alive

John Brask, Staff Writer

October 6, 2017


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Memories of the football state championship have faded for some, but one man refuses to let the energy die. Senior Hank Wolfe, named the boldest man in the western hemisphere, has not chopped his back mane for nearly 9 months now. He is often spotted scoring touchdowns, kicking extra points, or fluffi...

Boys’ dance team ready for huge performance

Boys’ dance team ready for huge performance

Stella Fortier, Staff Writer

October 5, 2017


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Boys' dance team is a long-lasting homecoming tradition where a group of selected boys join together to perform a partner dance in front of the whole school. The dance team captains are most looking forward to seeing the dance come together and watching the boys give their all.  “I love seeing the boy...

QUIZ: Which basic BSM college are you?

QUIZ: Which basic BSM college are you?

Ben Larson, Staff Writer

October 2, 2017


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10 songs from 10 years ago that are worth listening to again

10 songs from 10 years ago that are worth listening to again

Elsa Beise, Writer

June 6, 2017


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A decade ago, things were different. Gauchos were worn, hair was flat ironed until you burned it, and boys rocked muscle tank tops. Have no fear, the music of this decade provides a lot of wonderful songs, some could argue a greater amount than today. Find out with ten of the best songs of the era. ...

Black mold at BSM

Black mold at BSM

Mary Youngblut, Staff Writer

May 16, 2017


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There is a legend that few people at BSM have ever heard of. And yet, it is a part of our school. Hidden mold lives among us. While some community members may meet this claim with absolute disgust, others will simply face denial. Of all those who have heard the legend, however, only a select ...

Annie Paulison provides 5 tips to maximize your senior slide

Annie Paulison provides 5 tips to maximize your senior slide

Annie Paulison, Staff Writer

May 11, 2017


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By definition, the senior slide is when seniors in high school decide, especially after they get accepted into a college, that they want to slack off and/or be lazy. If you’re a current junior, you might think that the senior slide is far off. That is your first and biggest mistake. The perfect sen...

How to: style your college decision

How to: style your college decision

Claudia Elsenbast and Anna Bergsland

May 4, 2017


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Every fall students compete to get into the schools, but every spring they vie to look the best while sporting their new school’s colors. This is the definitive way to style your college decision. For the Girls  1. The basic t-shirt with jeans and white converse This look screams “this is where I am goin...

What students and teachers “gave up” for Lent

What students and teachers “gave up” for Lent

Kayla Farrey, Staff Writer

April 19, 2017


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Lent is the time of the year when people give up an object or bad habit. It takes place from March 1 to April 13—40 days. The number of days represents Jesus’s time in the desert. By making a promising, we are growing closer to God. The classic things to give up during lent are chocolate, social ...

Worst ways to choose a college

Worst ways to choose a college

James Libbey, News Editor

April 10, 2017


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School Colors Rather ironically, my mother started suggesting colleges based on their how their colors looked on me. Now don’t get me wrong, some colors just don’t work for some people, and I’ve never written or cared about fashion (for better or for worse) in my life. However, there should be...

Maddie Turk’s tragic tale from Cabo

Maddie Turk’s tragic tale from Cabo

Maddie Turk, Staff Writer

April 6, 2017


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When I go on spring break, I’m never content to just sit and relax at the beach. I like to go out and try something I’ve never done before. This year, that adventure was all-terrain vehicle driving. I was down in Cabo San Lucas, a desert landscape on the Pacific coast of Mexico. The ATV course was a...

Eight websites for wasting time

Eight websites for wasting time

Claudia Elsenbast, Diversion Editor

April 5, 2017


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This is Sand  One of my personal favorites this page gives you the opportunity to create a piece of artwork using tiny grains (pixels) of colored sand. It is incredibly soothing and the added sound component takes the experience from A to A+. Weave Silk If you like the idea of drawing but lack the skills needed to draw, visit this site. With a simple click and drag of a mouse, an...

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