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People should drink more coffee

Annie Paulison, Staff Writer

May 24, 2017


Filed under OPINIONS, TOP STORIES

The amount of benefits one can gain from simply adding a cup or two of coffee to their daily diet are endless. Coffee is a part of my everyday life, so I most definitely can advocate for all of the amazing advantages we as coffee drinkers have upon the rest of the world. It is essential for us to sprea...

A carbon tax is the best option for addressing climate change

Gus Beringer, Opinions Editor

May 22, 2017


Filed under OPINIONS, TOP STORIES

There is overwhelming evidence of anthropogenic climate change. However, there is some disagreement over what if anything, needs to be done to combat it. Simply knowing that 97% of climate scientists support the view that “human influence has been the dominant cause of the observed warming since the mi...

Ride Along: One student learns what it means to be police officer

Ride Along: One student learns what it means to be police officer

Gabe Trout, Staff Writer

May 22, 2017


Filed under FEATURES, TOP STORIES

Law enforcement is a field which few choose and many don’t understand. Each day, both men and women put on their uniform and leave their families behind to walk a thin blue line. On February 3 and 11, I rode along with Brooklyn Center Police Department to get a look into the day-to-day duties of t...

BSM sophomore creates new Tabletop Club

BSM sophomore creates new Tabletop Club

Erin Long, Staff Writer

May 19, 2017


Filed under NEWS, News in Brief, TOP STORIES

BSM works to accommodate every person’s interest through a variety of extracurricular activities. Even though there are already a number of things to do at BSM, students are still encouraged to start clubs if there isn’t one that matches their interests. Sophomore Mary Youngblut has recently c...

BSM boys’ tennis prepares for Section Tournament

BSM boys’ tennis prepares for Section Tournament

Henry Witterschein, Staff Writer

May 19, 2017


Filed under SPORTS, Spring Sports, TOP STORIES

The spring sports’ season is coming to an end with Section Tournaments starting this week. The boys’ tennis team is on a roll and is hoping to continue their run of good form into the tournament. The team is on a six match win-streak and just won the Metro West Conference after going 7-0 and beating fut...

The Class of 2017 Tremendous Twelve

The Class of 2017 Tremendous Twelve

May 19, 2017


Filed under FEATURES, MULTIMEDIA, Showcase, TOP STORIES

Every year the editorial class of the Knight Errant chooses twelve seniors to honor as members of the Tremendous Twelve. These are the unsung heroes of the senior class who embody what it means to be a Red Knight.

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Attendance, not grades, spells doom for senior skip-a-final

Cici Fortney, Staff Writer

May 18, 2017


Filed under OPINIONS, TOP STORIES

The BSM administration has offered second-semester seniors an ultimatum: if seniors uphold good behavior and maintain a C average or higher in each class without having more than four absences per class, they are allowed to skip their finals. If seniors aren’t able to keep above a C in their classes...

BSM girls’ and boys’ track competed at True Team Sections

BSM girls’ and boys’ track competed at True Team Sections

Anna Bergsland, Staff Writer

May 18, 2017


Filed under SPORTS, Spring Sports, TOP STORIES

This past week, the BSM boys’ and girls’ track and field team competed in the True Team Section Meet. True Team Sections is a qualification for the girls’ and boys’ team to make it to the True Team State meet, coming up this weekend, in all events. The True Team meets differ from a regular se...

BSM celebrates Annual Day of Giving

BSM celebrates Annual Day of Giving

Nathanael Ashton-Piper, Staff Writer

May 17, 2017


Filed under NEWS, Showcase, TOP STORIES

Being a Red Knight means receiving a top-notch Catholic education, participating in extracurricular activities, and taking a number of different classes. To enjoy such experiences, students need ambition, an open mind, but above all, they need the money to make it happen. On May 18, BSM will host its fo...

Black mold at BSM

Black mold at BSM

Mary Youngblut, Staff Writer

May 16, 2017


Filed under HUMOR, TOP STORIES

There is a legend that few people at BSM have ever heard of. And yet, it is a part of our school. Hidden mold lives among us. While some community members may meet this claim with absolute disgust, others will simply face denial. Of all those who have heard the legend, however, only a select ...

BSM senior wins Caring Youth Award

BSM senior wins Caring Youth Award

Jordan Sims, Staff Writer

May 11, 2017


Filed under NEWS, News in Brief, TOP STORIES

Every year, within the St. Louis Park community, Caring Youth Awards are given to a select group of youth who have demonstrated good character and maintained a strong interest in volunteering and service work. These youth are recognized in the classroom by their teachers for their positive values and a...

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