Knight Errant

The Best Place in the Library

The Best Place in the Library

Mary Youngblut, Staff Writer

September 25, 2016


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You walk in and the world comes to a crashing end. There are only two seats open, one comfy chair that is in the middle of a group of three obnoxious freshmen or the other, a little cubicle all alone. Which do you take? Remember this is a life or death decision. You form a plan: casually meander toward...

10 websites for surviving the school year

10 websites for surviving the school year

Claudia Elsenbast, Diversions Editor

September 12, 2016


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1. Slader You didn’t do your homework? That’s okay. Pop open this bad boy and in no time Mr. Bowler will check you off for the day. But make sure to learn the material later because tests are hard. 2. Haiku (or Powerschool) Is it Haiku or Powerschool? Who knows, and who really cares? This we...

Conquering the Ben and Jerry’s Vermonster

Conquering the Ben and Jerry’s Vermonster

Julia Feld, Varsity Writer

June 7, 2016


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“The Vermonster” is a beast of an ice cream sundae, featuring more ice cream than any sane person would ever dare to eat. Choosing up to ten flavors of Ben and Jerry’s finest is just the beginning of conquering the mammoth concoction. 7:02 PM: Arrive at Ben and Jerry's’ Lake Calhoun locati...

One BSM senior’s “advice” to underclassmen

One BSM senior’s “advice” to underclassmen

Obasi Lewis, Varsity Writer

June 6, 2016


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1. Grades don’t matter Elite colleges like Brown, Emory, and University of Chicago don’t pay attention to your grades. They care much more about how many parties you went to, how many followers you have on Instagram, Twitter or Vine. So stay out late, procrastinate doing those seven math assig...

Senior Slidin’

Senior Slidin’

Cole Jacob, Staff Writer

April 27, 2016


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As the school year slowly comes to a close, seniors are dancing with anticipation for the end of their high school career. Senior sliding is something that every student goes through at some point, except for the valedictorians, who “claim” to be committed until the end of the year. Most seniors ...

Home Invasion

Home Invasion

Gunnar Lundberg, Staff Writer

April 26, 2016


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It was the first day of the new year. I was in the middle of baking a cake, already in violation of my resolution to eat fewer sweets. My mom was in the dining room pretending to be busy. She had decided to work from home that day, a choice she later chalked up to chance, but I chalked up to psychic...

Listen to what “they” say

Listen to what “they” say

Jimmy Youngblut, Diversions Editor

April 14, 2016


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People rave about what “they” say all the time. Think about it. When teachers ask if anyone knows the answer, the class smart aleck will inevitably raise a hand and spout off some utterly useless factoid that contributes nothing to the conversation. To which, the astounded teacher and...

Chipotle car concerns

Chipotle car concerns

Jimmy Youngblut, Diversions Editor

March 31, 2016


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I am not a lucky person. When I was little and played bingo, I lost so bad that I ended up giving prizes to the winner. Naturally, therefore, I have had some car issues, especially when on my way to Chipotle. The first instance in which God decided to smite me with the unfairness of the road was about a year ago. After repea...

Chopped: Cooking wellness edition

Chopped: Cooking wellness edition

Jimmy Youngblut, Diversions Editor

March 24, 2016


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There is one wellness class that every student at Benilde-St. Margaret’s wants to be in: cooking. It sounds amazing: all you do is cook delicious foods that are guaranteed to greet a person’s palate with an aroma of victory and justice in the form of whatever recipe is simple enough to fit on an e...

Shut up and take my money

Shut up and take my money

Jimmy Youngblut, Diversions Editor

March 19, 2016


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We’ve all been there. It’s a moment of personal weakness. It’s 7:30 PM; you’re curled up under a nice blanket, holding your wonderful pillow pet, and enjoying a gripping episode of House of Cards when all of the sudden there's a commercial break. Not the kind of commercial break that prompts y...

The six ways people use their phones in class

The six ways people use their phones in class

Jimmy Youngblut, Diversions Editor

March 14, 2016


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Regrettably, I have do this many times a week. We all do it. Whether you’ll admit it or not, everyone in Benilde-St. Margaret’s has used their phone during class at some point. Now some people’s execution of this action is flawed, and methods vary, but regardless there are some telltale signs that...

Four brave hours in Costco

Four brave hours in Costco

Claudia Elsenblast, Elizabeth Ambre, and Lucas Latterel

March 10, 2016


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Not many people can handle the intensity that only a wholesale kingdom of supply goods can offer, but four juniors, Claudia Elsenbast, Lucas Latterell, Nick Bolin, and Lizzie Ambre, decided to take on the biggest beast of all mega stores: Costo. These brave souls embarked on an adventure not many have p...

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