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Is College Worth It?

Is College Worth It?

Ciera Mcclenton

June 7, 2019

  College can be a stressful yet rewarding experience. Students grow up and grow out, getting to be a part of something new. Going to college for some is new as they are the first in the family to do so. For some it comes as second nature, and just like everyone else in their family, they’ll...

Old School vs. New School: Two Generations Show How Music Makes Them One In The Same

Old School vs. New School: Two Generations Show How Music Makes Them One In The Same

Ciera Mcclenton

May 29, 2019

Music has always been emotion evoking. It can help you get through seemingly any situation or mood, either through expressing your emotions or coping. Everyone has go-to songs that they listen to during good or bad times. Musical taste has evolved, for better or for worse. Loy Norrix biology teacher V...

All About Perspective: Seeing A New Side To The Cyntoia Brown Case

Ciera Mcclenton

April 27, 2019

Cyntoia Brown, as of today a 31 year-old black woman, became a victim of sex trafficking at the age of 16, a nightmare that has followed her for over a decade. When she was only 16, she killed and robbed Johnny Allen, a man she accused of rape. In October of 2006 Cyntoia was sentenced to spend her life...

The Slack Year: Senioritis and How it Could Affect our Graduating Class

The Slack Year: Senioritis and How it Could Affect our Graduating Class

Ciera Mcclenton

December 6, 2018

It’s 7:20 am, and you snooze your alarm for the fourth time in a row. Debating on if you can afford another absence in that class, your reluctantly roll out of bed throw on sweats and a hoodie. On the way to school you stop for coffee because you're already late so why not make the pass worth it. Final...

 The Story of NWA: A Glimpse of the Careers, Success, and Legacy of the Group That Came Straight Outta Compton

 The Story of NWA: A Glimpse of the Careers, Success, and Legacy of the Group That Came Straight Outta Compton

Ciera Mcclenton

October 23, 2018

“They empowered black men to not be afraid...to not show fear. They weren't afraid of their background and [showed] through music you can make it out of the hood,” said Loy Norrix senior Stephan Speikes. The golden age of the 20th century, the 90’s was the time of low-rise jeans, oversized shirt...

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