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Personality tests make students think about themselves

Personality tests make students think about themselves

Mia Rheineck, Varsity Writer

March 22, 2019


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Pick your favorite vacation spot. Choose which color is your favorite. Select which menu item you would eat for your last meal. And in under 10 seconds, you will know just which "Friends" character, ice cream flavor, or shape you are. These online quizzes provide anyone who is willing to spend 3-5 minute...

Political correctness becomes more prominent as the world changes

Political correctness becomes more prominent as the world changes

Myrka Zambrano, Staff Writer

March 5, 2019


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Looking at the world it is clear that political correctness has become a growing concern. Examples of it are in the media all the time–– a couple of months ago, Virginia high school teacher was fired for refusing to use his transgender student’s pronouns. Peter Vlaming, the teacher in the situation, was fired in early December citing his religion for...

BSM strives to promote reading

BSM strives to promote reading

Sol Doyscher, Opinions Editor

February 22, 2019


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With the new age of technology, reading and traditional styles of learning have changed. BSM’s English department strives to keep up with technology in order to increase student comprehension of material and foster a constantly improving English department in order to not just increase student compr...

Why students have to do standardized tests

Why students have to do standardized tests

Caroline Pauly, Staff Writer

February 17, 2019


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Students are introduced to standardized testing as early as elementary school to track academic progress; however, this eventually turns into a determining factor of admission at some colleges and universities. Growing up, students may have taken the NWEA MAP (Northwest Evaluation Association’s Meas...

Inside a conversation with Stephanie Ruhle

Inside a conversation with Stephanie Ruhle

Mia Rheineck, Varsity Writer

February 17, 2019


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For MSNBC anchor Stephanie Ruhle, the news is not just about information. Originally starting her career in finance, Ruhle has found that what she loved about banking is the same thing she loves about her current job in the media; the news has the ability to impact daily lives. During her college ye...

A retrospective of religions at BSM

A retrospective of religions at BSM

Jackie Bucaro, Staff Writer

February 14, 2019


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Although BSM is a Catholic school, it is home to students of many different religions. While Catholics are the most numerous, other Christian denominations–particularly Lutherans–are prevalent at BSM, and there are students of many other faiths and beliefs, too. With BSM’s popularity for its excellent pr...

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