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About Among Us: A Review of the Internet’s Newest Obsession

Among Us allows users to customize their players, as seen in this festive image.

Courtney Kallas, Staff Writer

October 23, 2020

Released in June of 2018, the popular mobile and PC game Among Us has caused quite the commotion in 2020. Although the app’s initial appearance in the game market was over two years ago, it has only recently gained a lot of attention. Despite its delayed attention, Among Us has managed to attract over...

Penalties for late work eliminated

When students open PowerSchool Learning, missing assignments are represented by zeroes and orange exclamation marks.

Mary Koby, Staff Writer

October 23, 2020

As a result of the pandemic, BSM has implemented a policy that gives students an opportunity to complete work past the due date. This new policy means that students can turn in work past the initial deadline, without losing points or having it negatively affect their grade. "This does not mean there...

Fall play chooses a new format

The new format of the fall play as a radio play means that actors will be focusing on their voices as the main method of conveying their characters.

Grace Eigner, Staff Writer

October 23, 2020

Despite these changing times putting restrictions on many aspects of daily life, BSM’s drama department has not let this discontinue their annual fall play. This year’s play will be a radio version of It’s a Wonderful Life. Although it’s unfortunate that audiences will not be able to watch...

Snowstorm postpones boys and girls section soccer games

Section soccer games were moved to indoor locations because of severe snowfall.

Charlie Damberg, Staff Writer

October 22, 2020

Record-breaking snowfall Tuesday caused both boys’ and girls’ section soccer games to be postponed on consecutive days. Both teams were scheduled to play their respective section games Tuesday; however, the Minnesota State High School League met during the day and determined the conditions were n...

Administration responds to race concerns at BSM

After a summer of racial tensions, BSM looks to improve its inclusion efforts.

Sam Decker, Staff Writer

October 22, 2020

In the tumultuous times that have marked the past eight months, the issue of race has been raised at Benilde-St. Margaret's. In the wake of George Floyd's death, race-related concerns were brought to the attention of the administration and the student body via a flurry of social media posts. These sa...

Girls’ soccer heads to sections after a strong season

Despite difficult COVID restrictions, the BSM Girls Soccer team persevered and ended the regular season with a 9-1-1 record.

Megan Cornell, Staff Writer

October 21, 2020

Despite difficult COVID restrictions, the BSM girls’ soccer team persevered and ended their regular season with a 9-1-1 record. This record makes the team the 2020 Conference Champions for the third year in a row. They beat Chaska in an intense final game and had a big win against Blake earlier...

Top 3 Ice Fishing Lakes in the Twin Cities

Ice Fishing: After drilling a hole and getting set up, it's all about the waiting.

Charles Hansen, Staff Writer

October 20, 2020

Seton Lake (located in Lake Minnetonka) Seton Lake is a little bay within Lake Minnetonka by Mound. Seton Lake offers very good panfish fishing experiences. A panfish jig with a waxworm or small soft plastic lure seems to do the trick. Usually, focus on 15-25 feet of water and jig a couple of inche...

State tournaments should be allowed

The Knightettes reminisce on medaling at last year's state tournament and grieve that they might not have the chance to do so again this year.

Lauren Hawkinson, Staff Writer

October 20, 2020

This fall, high school teams were granted the opportunity to play despite the previous assumptions that no fall sports would be allowed due to COVID-19. Sports swiftly began, upon receiving the okay from the MSHSL, giving seniors their final season and last chance to play with their teammates. Of course,...

Sophomores start new club: Red Knights For Human Rights

Co-founders of Red Knights for Human Rights Francesca Lichtenberger and Jillian Petty conduct their first club meeting on September 29.

Sam Best, Varsity Writer

October 19, 2020

With all the distress and sorrow the world has felt over the past several months surrounding events caused by humanitarian and social justice issues, a pair of BSM sophomores have decided to help tackle the issue. Over the summer, sophomores Francesca Lichtenberger and Jillian Petty started the Red...

The NBA Bubble worked, but without fans, it lacked luster

Junior Brady Wine watches NBA Bubble action between the LA Lakers and the Miami Heat in the NBA Finals.

Brady Wine, Varsity Writer

October 19, 2020

The NBA Bubble, which just recently crowned the Lakers as 2019-2020 season champions, was a great taste of basketball for fans and the best possible attempt at replicating the NBA; however, without fans in attendance and the virtual fans as a poor replacement, it was certainly not the same in terms of...

The battle over blocks

Sophomore Megan Cornell writes in her planner. For this quarter, she only has four scheduled classes.

October 15, 2020

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