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10 songs from 10 years ago that are worth listening to again

10 songs from 10 years ago that are worth listening to again

Elsa Beise, Writer

June 6, 2017


Filed under HUMOR, TOP STORIES

A decade ago, things were different. Gauchos were worn, hair was flat ironed until you burned it, and boys rocked muscle tank tops. Have no fear, the music of this decade provides a lot of wonderful songs, some could argue a greater amount than today. Find out with ten of the best songs of the era. ...

New Buddhist temple builds interfaith dialogue

New Buddhist temple builds interfaith dialogue

Sam Luo, Staff Writer

June 6, 2017


Filed under NEWS, News in Full, TOP STORIES

Recently, a new Buddhist Center was built in St. Louis Park. This temple combined with the synagogue across the street and BSM makes the St. Louis Park area have three different but fascinating religions and cultures. The Thai Buddhist Center - also known as Wat Thai of Minnesota - received a maj...

Baseball Avenges Previous Section Loss, Keeps Season Alive With Key Win

Baseball Avenges Previous Section Loss, Keeps Season Alive With Key Win

Will Whitmore, Staff Writer

June 6, 2017


Filed under Showcase, SPORTS, Spring Sports, TOP STORIES

On June 1, Delano and Benilde-St. Margaret’s met for a section playoff game.  In a thriller, the Red Knights were shocked by Delano in ten innings of intense baseball. As the game ended, the Red Knights faced a daunting predicament. In order to repeat as section champs, Benilde had to win an incredib...

Spring musical receives Spotlight Awards

Spring musical receives Spotlight Awards

Max Jensen, Staff Writer

June 5, 2017


Filed under MULTIMEDIA, NEWS, News in Brief, TOP STORIES

The musical, "Wonderland: Alice’s Rock and Roll Adventure," recently debuted at BSM. Receiving high praise from the student body, the musical itself also received a Spotlight Award. Awarded to the show as a whole, and any actors and actresses that stood out, the Spotlight Award is determined by two judg...

Ricky’s Rants (and Raves)

Ricky Floyd, Staff Writer

May 30, 2017


Filed under OPINIONS, TOP STORIES

TV Shows What's wrong with kids’ shows nowadays? When we were little kids our cartoons and TV shows were always lit. We had “Ed,” “Edd and Eddy,” “Corey in the House,” “iCarly,” “Foster’s Home for Imaginary Friends,” “Zack and Cody,” “Billy and Mandy,” “Drake and Josh,...

Yearbook Distribution Day

Yearbook Distribution Day

May 30, 2017


Filed under TOP STORIES

The gender pay gap is really an earnings gap

Olivia Rossman, Staff Writer

May 30, 2017


Filed under OPINIONS, TOP STORIES

The Equal Pay Act was passed to prevent pay-based discrimination in the workplace based on sex. Passed in 1963, it outlawed men being paid more than women for the same job, however, many argue that gender discrimination is still alive and well in modern America and that it is nearly impossible for wom...

Appreciating BSM’s unsung heroes

Appreciating BSM’s unsung heroes

May 30, 2017


Filed under FEATURES, MULTIMEDIA, TOP STORIES

A traditional and common proverb says that it takes a village to raise a child. KE will update this story throughout the year as we pay homage to the best of BSM.

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From Taher to Delivery: Pizza in Minneapolis

From Taher to Delivery: Pizza in Minneapolis

Gus Beringer, Staff Writer

May 30, 2017


Filed under Around the Twin Cities, ARTS, TOP STORIES

The best food in the world is without a doubt, pizza. The variety in taste and style creates not just a great food, but a great lifestyle. While I acknowledge that pizza can be better with topping—including pineapple—I felt that due to heavy variation in topic selection and quality; the most unbiased ...

BSM softball hopes to make it back to State

BSM softball hopes to make it back to State

Jake Farrey, Staff Writer

May 25, 2017


Filed under SPORTS, Spring Sports, TOP STORIES

After losing their starting pitcher, catcher, and center fielder, the BSM girls softball team has proven they have both the mental and physical toughness to put together a strong season. After losing those key players, the team had to look to their captains to step up, along with some new young talen...

Power Rangers is a blast to the past for fans of the series

Power Rangers is a blast to the past for fans of the series

Henry Witterschein, Staff Writer

May 24, 2017


Filed under ARTS, Movie Reviews, TOP STORIES

As a kid, Power Rangers was a great way to bring out your inner superhero. The famous series debuted in June 1995 and has released several different movies and television series almost every year for the last 22 years. The newest Power Rangers movie, produced by Lionsgate and released on March twent...

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