Knight Errant

Letter to the Editor: Affirmative Action opinion piece has merit

May 13, 2015

Update from the Author - July 8, 2020 - At the age of 15, I chose to write about something I didn't understand. I wrote from a place of ignorance, from a place of privilege, and most shamefully, from a place of confidence and...

Letter to the Editor: Affirmative action opinion piece lacks statistics, perspective

May 9, 2015

“Defining myself, as opposed to being defined by others, is one of the most difficult challenges I face.” Carol Moseley-Braun Dear Affirmative Action, As an African American student who has attended Benilde-St. Mar...

Letter to the Editor: Crossword puzzles need adjustments

April 28, 2015

In light of recent events concerning the Knight Errant, I feel as if I am now able to express my opinion about a problem I feel many people share my viewpoint on. The recent, and not so recent, crossword puzzles that have been...

Letter to the Editor: Affirmative Action article lacks compassion and accuracy

April 24, 2015

Written into the mission of BSM is to educate students for social responsibility and to empower leaders for a global society. Both of these characteristics require compassion, which can be defined as concern for the sufferin...

Letter to the Editor: cultural competency needed at BSM

April 24, 2015

I am only a 9th grader so, I know I don’t know everything. I just wanted to say that I completely agree with this article. I didn’t know a lot about social issues until I joined BSM’s Justice Club. The club taught me a...

Letter to the Editor: Criticism of “Black at BSM” lacks merit

April 23, 2015

I recently read the Knight Errant's "Black at BSM" series, and I commend the KE and Parker Breza for their reporting. The subsequent response from Jean Nightingale was perfect and made me wish I'd worked harder in her cla...

Letter to the Editor: “Black at BSM” article enlightening and essential

April 23, 2015

I appreciate the thought and effort that was behind the articles on being black at BSM. Your articles have made many uncomfortable and I am glad they have generated discussion in both the student body and faculty/staff. A...

Letter to the Editor: Response to “Black at BSM”

April 23, 2015

In light of the recent feature, “Black at BSM,” I feel it’s important to voice my opinion. I have never been a black student at BSM and I know that it would be impossible for me to fully understand the experiences the...

Letter to the Editor: motorists and bikers need to acknowledge each other’s rights

November 21, 2014

In response to the bike rant in the November 21st print edition of the Knight Errant, I'd like to address another side of the story. While I would never condone biking on Lake Street with the Greenway so close by, I would like...

Letter to the Editor: students need to address issues with the right people

November 20, 2014

Dear Editor, I am writing in response to the opinion piece, “A Voice For Students,” written by Tommy Borin, published on November 18, 2014. I agree that students’ opinions, perspective and “voice” are very important...

Letter to the Editor: U.S. government should lead in protection of women’s rights

Parker Breza, Sophomore

February 22, 2013

In response to the opinions piece “Indian gang rape: governments need to show more attention to women’s rights,” published 1/10/13, I agree with the author that women’s rights need to be a priority for governments, especially...

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