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Five BSM graduates attend service academies

Five BSM graduates attend service academies

Lorenzo Cerda, Staff Writer

December 28, 2017


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This past fall, BSM graduated five seniors who went on to attend service academies. Carston Swenson, Maria Satre, Sean McCullough, and Lauren McDonald now attend the United States Naval Academy. John Boase is a plebe (freshman) at the United States Military Academy at West Point. As one might expect...

The effects of Seasonal Depression

The effects of Seasonal Depression

Kelly Dempsey, Staff Writer

December 27, 2017


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As the first snowfall and chilly weather have recently descended upon Minnesota, all anticipate what’s coming ahead. More snow, less light and quick changing emotions. Seasonal depression is a reality for many individuals at BSM. Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD) is a mental illness that causes mood swings w...

The truth behind BSM textbooks

The truth behind BSM textbooks

Ben Larson and Ingrid Lundberg

December 15, 2017


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Throughout the entirety of most BSM students’ educational careers, they’ll rarely, if ever, have to open a physical textbook––well, until senior year. BSM routinely boasts about using technology in the classroom, on how amazing it is to have online textbooks, and on how much lighter a student...

Missionary visits religion classes

Missionary visits religion classes

Abby Letscher, Editor-In-Chief

December 13, 2017


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Volunteering is a huge part of BSM’s culture. By bringing in speakers, students can get a first hand account of volunteer opportunities beyond high school. Liz Mach has worked in Africa for the past 40 years as a Maryknoll Lay Missioner. As the aunt of junior Erin Long and alumnus Liam Long (‘17), she has...

Parents and adolescents develop different opinions through a variety of ways

Parents and adolescents develop different opinions through a variety of ways

Lorenzo Cerda, Staff Writer

December 6, 2017


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In today’s culture, there is so much information circulating on the internet surrounding racial, ethical, and moral dilemmas. Traditionally, children were thought to have shared a similar ideology as their parents on opinions, as they spent a majority of time with their parents growing up and had litt...

The Parent Association is a driving force at BSM

The Parent Association is a driving force at BSM

Brady Solomon, Staff Writer

December 3, 2017


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The students at BSM may not know it, but many of the events they enjoy throughout the year are planned and organized by a single driving force: the Parent Association. The volunteer-run organization plans, prepares, and raises funds for events throughout the year that benefit everyone from students ...

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