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  • The Meteoric Rise of Pokemon GO

    The Meteoric Rise of Pokemon GO

    Michael Pereira, Print Editor-In-Chief

    August 18, 2016

    What seems like a peaceful night at Central Park is interrupted by what sounds like an uproar. Suddenly, crowds have formed and hurry toward the same direction. Some even leave their cars in the middle of the street to join the mayhem. The reason for all this? Pokemon GO.  It all began in 1996 with the ... READ MORE »»

  • Lessons Learned at Penn Relays

    Lessons Learned at Penn Relays

    Othman Muhammad, Assistant Sports Editor

    May 4, 2016

    The Gray Bee track team’s hard work allowed them to qualify and run in three events at the “Mecca” of Outdoor Track and Field, Penn Relays Carnival on April 28-30. Despite not placing, however, the team got the experience to compete with the best runners in the nation. The 4x400-meter relay team, consisting of UD... READ MORE »»

    UDII Byron Simmons leading the competition at Penn Relays. He handed the baton off in third running 1 minutes and 58 seconds.

    Don Rich

  • Father Casimir Crowned Group Game Champions

    Father Casimir Crowned Group Game Champions

    Othman Muhammad, Assistant Sports Editor

    April 22, 2016

    After a rollercoaster series, group Father Casimir brought home the 2016 Group Game Championship for Dodgeball April 22. The road to the finals was not an easy one. In the first round, Fr. Casimir successfully defeated John Doyle. Afterwards, they beat Fr. Dunstan to advance to the semifinals. There th... READ MORE »»

    UDI Fabian Rojas holding the ball he used to shoot a game changing three-pointer.

    Othman Muhammad

  • SBP’s Seniors Shine at YAG

    SBP’s Seniors Shine at YAG

    Othman Muhammad, Assistant Sports Editor

    April 19, 2016

    Seniors Mahishan Gnanaseharan and Jonathan Lewis and UDII Justin Dickerson emerged from YMCA’s Youth and Government Conference on April 15 - 17, with recognition for their contributions over the past few years. Mahishan, Governor of the YMCA Youth and Government Conference, felt heartbroken leaving the conferen... READ MORE »»

    Senior Mahishan Gnanaseharan, Governor of 2016 YMCA Youth and Government Conference, with his cabinet signing a bill into law.

    YMCA Youth and Government

  • Gray Bees Look Strong Going Into Penn Relays

    Gray Bees Look Strong Going Into Penn Relays

    Othman Muhammad, Assistant Sports Editor

    April 19, 2016

    The Gray Bees threw down some fast times at New York Relays April 18; all together the team returned to the Hive with eight medals. Freshman Ronald Kigen ran a fast time for the 3200-meter run. When the race began, Ronald stayed in contact with the pack. In the first mile, the group went through at 4:... READ MORE »»

    Senior Scott Bamberg and UDII Byron Simmons running the 800-meter run. Byron ran 1 minutes and 59 seconds and Scott ran 2:00.

    Kyle Brazeil

  • Blood Doners Saves Lives: 4th Annual Blood Drive

    Blood Doners Saves Lives: 4th Annual Blood Drive

    Othman Muhammad and Obed Narcisse

    April 19, 2016

    A record 140 people participated in the fourth annual St. Benedict’s Prep Blood Drive on April 2 in the HAB gym. The Blood Drive is the National Honors Society’s biggest service event of the year. Telmo De Morais’ 12 encouraged the NHS to fund a blood drive five years ago. Telmo saw the need... READ MORE »»

    UDII Kukiele Kimonawoko getting assisted by a nurse, while she draws his blood.

    Othman Muhammad

Father Casimir Crowned Group Game Champions

Othman Muhammad, Assistant Sports Editor

After a rollercoaster series, group Father Casimir brought home the 2016 Group Game Championship for Dodgeball April 22. The road to the finals was not an easy one. In the first round, Fr. Casimir successfully defeated John...  Read More »

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SBP’s Seniors Shine at YAG

Othman Muhammad, Assistant Sports Editor

Seniors Mahishan Gnanaseharan and Jonathan Lewis and UDII Justin Dickerson emerged from YMCA’s Youth and Government Conference on April 15 - 17, with recognition for their contributions over the past few years. Mahishan...  Read More »

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Blood Doners Saves Lives: 4th Annual Blood Drive

Othman Muhammad and Obed Narcisse

A record 140 people participated in the fourth annual St. Benedict’s Prep Blood Drive on April 2 in the HAB gym. The Blood Drive is the National Honors Society’s biggest service event of the year. Telmo De Morais’ 12 encouraged...  Read More »

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NHS Inducts Newest Members

Leo Smith, Assistant Online Editor

Parents, teachers and students filed into the Radel Library in the early evening of March 7 to celebrate the induction of the eleven newest members of the St. Benedict's chapter of the  National Honor...  Read More »

March 8, 2016 • 3 comments

Sarai Roman: There’s a Girl Among Us!

February 27, 2016

Meet Dylan Parris

February 26, 2016

Who Is John J. Degnan ’62?

January 15, 2016

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Verbal Desensitization: What Does That F***ing Mean?

February 17, 2016

Not a day goes by at St. Benedict's where I do not...  Read More »

The “Republican Savior”: Marco Antonio Rubio

November 17, 2015

The media has heavily focused on Donald Trump, who ha...  Read More »

Democrats’ Best Bet: Hillary Rodham Clinton

November 17, 2015

At the first Democratic debate of the 2016 presidential...  Read More »

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