Knight Errant

Jamal Khashoggi’s death should warrant a strong U.S. response

Jamal Khashoggi’s death should warrant a strong U.S. response

Jackie Bucaro, Staff Writer

November 15, 2018


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For a while, it was believed that Saudi Arabian crown prince Mohammed bin Salman was doing good for Saudi Arabia. He has proposed several social reforms for his country, the most well-known being that he allowed women to drive. However, the dark side of his reign is still evident: he has exacerbated conflicts in Yemen as well as tensions in the Middle East and increased the number of executions in Saudi Arabia. Most ironical...

Skirmish of the Sauces

Skirmish of the Sauces

Henry Witterschein, Matthew McGonigle, Harry Madden, Sol Doyscher, Erin Long, Kayla Farrey, Mary Youngblut, Kailyn Pederson, and Grace Christenson

November 15, 2018


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Hot Sauce is Henry Witterschein's all-purpose sauce From the beginning of time one sauce has ruled them all–hot sauce. Made from a variety of ingredients: vinegar, cayenne red peppers, salt, water, canola oil, paprika, xanthan gum, butter and garlic powder–there is no such thing as bad hot sau...

The debate rages on

The debate rages on

November 13, 2018


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Staff Ed: new ACT classes are a good start, but need improvement

November 9, 2018


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BSM has added a new ACT prep class for all juniors this year. The class takes place once a week during one of each student’s block period, and students have one practice section to complete each week for homework. The class provides tutoring for all four sections of the ACT test and is spl...

We need to address the problems with the girls’ bathrooms

We need to address the problems with the girls’ bathrooms

Erin Long, Print Editor In-Chief

November 8, 2018


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Let’s talk. Bathrooms are a necessity. If you gotta go, you gotta go. It’s a natural part of the human existence. But, I shouldn’t have to dread using the school bathroom every day. My bathroom time should be my five minute escape from class, but it’s turned into my two minute rush of trying to...

Addition of block days proves fruitful for teachers and students

Addition of block days proves fruitful for teachers and students

Zach Zeman, Staff Writer

November 7, 2018


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Three years ago, BSM added a new block day schedule into each week. Block days occur on every Wednesday and Thursday of the week. During these days, students have to attend four classes a day for roughly about 65 minutes to 80 minutes depending on the week’s schedule. That may seem like a long class...

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