Knight Errant

Energy drinks worse than coffee

Rockstar drinks line the shelves at local grocery stores, but Nicole Crescini doesn't think they live up to the hype

Nicole Crescini, Staff Writer

October 29, 2019

Highball, Red Bull, Bang, Monster, and Rockstar are the most popular energy drinks on the market, bringing in millions every year. The advertisement of these drinks appeals to younger crowds because of the rush of adrenaline and the need to stay energized. I personally don't drink energy drinks, but...

Best rappers revealed

Houston rapper Travis Scott continues to produce some of the hottest music year after year.

Nicole Crescini, Staff Writer

October 28, 2019

Although rap might not be everyone’s favorite type of music, there’s usually at least one song on a playlist. For instance, Travis Scott, Post Malone, and Tory Lanez can always be found on my playlists. Some people might be hesitant to listen to a new type of music, or they might not realize how...

Schools should have weighted grades

Mr. Bowler teaches an AP Calculus BC class. This is just one example of an AP class at BSM that does not have weighted grades.

Maggie Murnan, Staff Writer

October 15, 2019

BSM currently weights student grades on a 4.0 scale. No matter if it’s a standard, honors, or AP course, the highest GPA one can receive is a 4.0. I think that BSM and all schools should weight their grades above a 4.0 scale for AP classes. One of the reasons that schools utilize weighted grades...

TikTok will never outshine Vine

TikTok may be popular now, but it will never replace Vine in the hearts of Vine lovers.

Sophie Dobos, Staff Writer

October 14, 2019

This summer, TikTok, an app through which users record themselves dancing, lip-syncing, and performing comedic sketches, blew up. While many consider this new app a refreshing new take on the now-obsolete Vine, TikTok has been condemned the inferior app in comparison to Vine. Quick recap: Vine was creat...

Staff Ed: New homeroom schedule takes away valuable time from students

Staff

October 10, 2019

With the start of a new school year, there is now a new homeroom schedule that has received various responses amongst the student body. With these various responses prompts many questions: Is the new schedule truly more beneficial for the students? Does the new homeroom really build a bigger sense of ...

Is the new dress code good or bad?

Junior Francesca Near and 
senior Cooper Gay in the new dress code

Maggie Anderson and Kylie Krumenauer

October 8, 2019

It's BAD! The new dress code policy, allowing leggings and long skirts and dresses, was initially promising, but unfortunately, it has ended up being disappointing. Girls are continuously getting stopped in the hallway for shirts that are barely above their jeans and wearing leggings without a long e...

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