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Should Ruby go to college?

Should Ruby go to college?

Ruby Strommen, Staff Writer

April 27, 2018


Filed under DIVERSIONS, TOP STORIES

Seeing that we all go to a college prep school, the talk of college is not tiptoed around. It is big, life altering, scary, and exciting. Going through Freshmen Fridays and Sophomore Sessions is helpful, do not get me wrong, but no one wants to think about college. If you are anything like me, you w...

Technology changes update the school

Technology changes update the school

Laura Jennings, Staff Writer

April 27, 2018


Filed under NEWS, News in Full, TOP STORIES

As the BSM community plans for next year, there are many expected technology changes. These adjustments are set to happen for students, teachers, and classrooms starting the 2018-19 school year. Unlike last year, students will not have to turn in their laptops before summer and can fully ...

How media changed in the modern era

How media changed in the modern era

Grace Christenson and Sarah Luong

April 27, 2018


Filed under EDITOR'S PICKS, FEATURES, TOP STORIES

In today’s age, it is nearly impossible to escape the constant media that floods our lives. From live news updates to Twitter notifications, media has become an integral part of nearly every American’s life. In an age where online news and attention-grabbing headlines have become the number one sour...

Twitch: The new streaming site for gamers

Twitch: The new streaming site for gamers

Mary Youngblut, Staff Writer

April 27, 2018


Filed under A & E, TOP STORIES

While many turn to Netflix or Youtube to entertain them while they do their homework or take a break, there is another platform that allows students to watch their favorite gamer play video games live.  Twitch.tv is a platform that allows anyone with internet access to watch live videos any time they ...

Filtering social media needs to promote freedom of speech while preventing violence

Filtering social media needs to promote freedom of speech while preventing violence

Alex Kang, Staff Writer

April 27, 2018


Filed under Columnist: Alex Kang, OPINIONS, TOP STORIES

Media is a megaphone; it’s a platform where individuals can deliver their voices to people all around the world. Media is a common space; it’s a hub where people of all ages and identities can relate and unite. Media is an asset; it’s a library where information of all kinds can be attained. The...

Staff Ed: Students should be careful when using social media

April 27, 2018


Filed under Staff Editorial, TOP STORIES

The past few years have shown a rise in the number of social media users, especially in teens, and one of the most popular social media apps is Instagram, a photo and video sharing site for users all across the world. Today, many Instagrammers have taken their social media to the next level by not only h...

Don’t buy a movie ticket, stay home instead

Don’t buy a movie ticket, stay home instead

Brendan Lempe, Staff Writer

April 27, 2018


Filed under OPINIONS, TOP STORIES

I used to love going to the movie theater. I loved the atmosphere of the darkened theater and the excitement that enveloped the room when the screen began to glow. Even mundane things like buying snacks and watching commercials felt like an event. I can still feel some of this magic when I go to see...

BSM students enjoy various YouTube stars

BSM students enjoy various YouTube stars

Brielle Baker, Staff Writer

April 27, 2018


Filed under A & E, TOP STORIES

The best YouTubers started at the bottom and slowly moved up to where they are now wealthy and successful. In an age of various forms of digital entertainment, YouTube has risen in popularity, and many video-creators have become tremendously wealthy through the website. They all have inspirational stories...

Students bring laptops home over the summer

Students bring laptops home over the summer

Carson Jacobsen, Staff Writer

April 27, 2018


Filed under NEWS, News in Full, TOP STORIES

  One perk of being a student at BSM is that students have their own MacBook Air. These personal computers provide students with many powerful tools to enrich their learning experience. It also teaches students to have a sense of maturity by making them responsible for how they handle their laptops...

Everything we don’t know about the internet

Everything we don’t know about the internet

Kailyn Pedersen, A&E Editor

April 27, 2018


Filed under EDITOR'S PICKS, FEATURES, Showcase, TOP STORIES

  At BSM, most students have always been accustomed to the prevalence of technology in daily life. From smartphones, to social media, and personal laptops at school, a sense of familiarity with the internet and media is common. Because of this, it is easy to misjudge the dangers that are ra...

Foreign exchange students thrive at BSM

Foreign exchange students thrive at BSM

Ronan Brew, Staff Writer

April 27, 2018


Filed under EDITOR'S PICKS, FEATURES, TOP STORIES

The most important part of BSM is its students. Although the majority of the student body resides in the metro area, there are a few unique Red Knights who study here from abroad. These foreign exchange students are quickly becoming an integral part of the BSM community. Becoming a foreign exchange...

Past @ke_sports managers reflect on the impact of social media

Past @ke_sports managers reflect on the impact of social media

Henry Witterschein, Sports Editor

April 27, 2018


Filed under Showcase, SPORTS, TOP STORIES

From Devean George to Grant Besse to four State dance titles, Knight Errant sports has been there to cover them and report the truth. I started out as a writer for the Knight Errant. As a sophomore, I walked into room 151, not knowing what to expect––since at the time I could hardly w...

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