Knight Errant

The MLB should have fewer games

The MLB should have fewer games

Alex Kang, Staff Writer

May 4, 2018


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The Major League Baseball season kicked off on March 29, and the 30 teams have more than their opponents to outplay: mother nature. Weather has frustrated a series of games due to snowfall and rain. Just last Sunday, on April 15, there were 6 rainouts, an as of April 19th, the MLB has postponed 21 games....

Knights at Work

May 4, 2018


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Success growing with slippers showing: Former Cinderella gives advice

Success growing with slippers showing: Former Cinderella gives advice

Brielle Baker, Staff Writer

May 3, 2018


Filed under DIVERSIONS, Showcase, TOP STORIES

"Cinderella" was the fall musical of 2007 at Benilde-St. Margaret’s. Starring as Cinderella was our very own BSM alum and current teacher, Ms. Kaia Preus. This year, 2018, coincidentally the spring musical is also "Cinderella." I was lucky enough to be casted as Cinderella this year, and I looked to Ms. ...

BSM families host exchange students

BSM families host exchange students

Erin Lerch, Staff Writer

May 3, 2018


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BSM has 16 International students from three different countries with 16 different host families. While these 16 students attend school at BSM only two host families are members of the BSM community. Coming to the United States as a high school student would be terrifying, which is why a comfortin...

Inside a conversation with R.T. Rybak

Inside a conversation with R.T. Rybak

Mia Rheineck, Staff Writer

May 2, 2018


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Running for public office once is scary enough, now imagine running for public office three times. That is exactly what former Mayor of Minneapolis R.T. (Raymond Thomas) Rybak did. Now, working for the Minneapolis Foundation, Rybak reflects on his 12 years of serving Minneapolis as mayor. Rybak had a fairly...

BSM boys’ baseball team looks for redemption

BSM boys’ baseball team looks for redemption

Megan Olk, Staff Writer

May 2, 2018


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The BSM baseball team has faced many changes since last year, but they have high hopes for their upcoming season. With lofty goals on their minds, the team has been practicing hard since January. “We started captains practices back in January, so we have spent a lot of time bonding and getting our w...

Trump’s attacks on Amazon are misguided

Trump’s attacks on Amazon are misguided

Brendan Gallaher, Staff Writer

May 1, 2018


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As part of his most recent fixation, President Trump has spent time repeatedly bashing Amazon on Twitter, claiming that the company is actively ripping of the United State Postal Service and is avoiding taxes. First of all, it’s true that the Post Office is posting massive losses, totaling $2.7 billion in 2017, but Amazon is not responsible for their woes. Amazon has actually helped the USPS increa...

Senior Joe Dunn participated in All-Star basketball game

Senior Joe Dunn participated in All-Star basketball game

Tommy Anderson, Staff Writer

May 1, 2018


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Senior Joe Dunn earned a spot in the Class of 2018 All Star game this year. The four year varsity starter was named into the All Star game following their semi-final Section loss to DeLaSalle. Along with Dunn, head coach John Moore and former assistant boys coach Michael Swann were named coaches of the...

BSM athletes use social media to get recruited

BSM athletes use social media to get recruited

Turner Wine, Staff Writer

April 30, 2018


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In today’s day and age, technology is being used in more and more ways, and coaches using it to recruit high school athletes is no exception. College programs spend hours sending athletes questionnaires, improving their social mediaimage, and watching film on potential recruits. A number o...

Celebrities deserve more privacy

Celebrities deserve more privacy

Elizabeth McCracken, Staff Writer

April 30, 2018


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It’s no secret that celebrities’ lives aren’t private. Magazines, paparazzi, and tabloids are constantly looking for a story to make their cover. With the internet and all the current forms of social media, celebrities have nowhere to hide. When it comes to large events in their lives such as ...

Beyonce and Jay Z announce tour together

Beyonce and Jay Z announce tour together

Laura Jennings, Staff Writer

April 30, 2018


Filed under A & E, Music Reviews, TOP STORIES

On March 12, Beyonce and Jay Z announced they would be starting a new tour together this summer. The tour, called On the Run II, kicks off this June, and runs until October. The tour will span from Europe to the US, and finish up in Canada. This tour is the sequel to Beyonce and Jay Z’s first tour toge...

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