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Stories from Benilde-St. Margaret's School
BSM strives to promote reading
Features

Sol Doyscher | February 27, 2019

With the new age of technology, reading and traditional styles of learning have changed. BSM’s English department strives to keep up with technology in order to increase student comprehension of material…

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The physics of “calling it”
News

Kayla Farrey | February 25, 2019

It is no secret that second semester has begun with a rocky start. Due to the polar vortex, dangerous temperatures, and horrid road conditions, BSM has enacted three online school days and two late starts…

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Mr. Lyons makes candles as a hobby
Features

Erin Long | February 17, 2019

Walking into the room of science teacher Mr. Bob Lyons, it looks like an ordinary classroom; however, if one looks and smells closely, he or she can find some homemade candles. Lyons is a biology teacher,…

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The reality of the college recommendation process
Features

Myrka Zambrano | February 6, 2019

As the end of high school nears and the preparation for college applications begins, students all worry about polishing applications and making them look the best they can. The college search starts with…

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Boys’ Lacrosse Dynasty: An Oral History
Sports

2018 Sports Writing Class | January 28, 2019

Almost every sports team at Benilde St. Margaret’s expects to find success at the varsity level. For decades, some of the most dominant sports teams in the state of Minnesota formed at Benilde St. Margaret’s….

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Inside a conversation with Congressman Joe Kennedy
Features

Mia Rheineck | January 27, 2019

Democratic Congressman Joe Kennedy III of the fourth congressional district of Massachusetts has become a rising voice in the Democratic party. Throughout his three terms in Congress, he has advocated…

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“A Beautiful Boy” captivates the true struggles that every drug addict faces
Arts & Entertainment

Kayla Farrey | January 4, 2019

Beautiful Boy is a heart wrenching true story and the must-see movie of the year. I highly suggest watching this film to anyone trying to understanding the mind of an avid drug user. The film has already…

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Grace Christenson reviews milk
Arts & Entertainment

Grace Christenson | January 4, 2019

My brother is a big milk guy if you know what I’m saying. It doesn’t matter the time, the place, or the situation; when in doubt, the kid will always choose milk as his go-to beverage. I have seen…

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“Beautiful: The Carole King Musical” brought humor, a dazzling set, and talented performances
Arts & Entertainment

Kailyn Pedersen | December 19, 2018

“Beautiful: The Carole King Musical” was an unexpected musical bombshell. It was innovative in its style, and it appealed to a variety of generations. The plot and visual approach shared a glimpse into…

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Passwords get longer and more secure for teachers and new students
News

Margot Carlson | November 14, 2018

This year, for security purposes, all transfer students, seventh graders, and faculty members received new, sixteen character passwords. The passwords are used for students to login to their laptops, PowerSchool…

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Teachers and first time voters reflect on the importance of voting
Midterm Elections

November 9, 2018

This story was originally published on Knight Errant on November 7, 2018.

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Inside a Conversation with Peggy Flanagan
Midterm Elections

Mia Rheineck | November 8, 2018

DFL Lieutenant Governor nominee Peggy Flanagan did not have a typical entrance into politics. She started her work in politics by volunteering and eventually running for Minneapolis School Board. She focuses…

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Room crunch causes teachers to travel between rooms, sometime even outside their department
News

Mary Youngblut | November 7, 2018

As BSM’s community grows with a huge freshmen class and new teachers in many departments, teachers are leaving their traditional teaching rooms and moving around continuously throughout the day.

Spanish…

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