Knight Life

Fire Arts Collaborative’s Team for “Louder Than A Bomb Detroit” Formed

Aside from Darien Burress and Dana Hudson, all pictured made it onto Fire’s slam poetry team and will be going to Louder Than A Bomb in Detroit from May 1 to May 3. From left to right. Back row: freshman Mary Besser and former Loy Norrix student Mike Cobbs. Middle row: sophomore Briana Jean-Baptiste, Lex Rose, attendee Darien Burress and senior Colin Carnell. Front row: Fire staff member Dana Hudson and former Loy Norrix student Ariana Reece. Photo Credit / Amara Monae

Colin Carnell, Copy Editor

February 3, 2020

On Friday, January 17, Fire Arts Collaborative held a preliminary poetry slam with poets reading original poems about self-doubt, sexuality, insecurity and depression. Fire is an organization that focuses on promoting artistic expression and leadership skills among young adults, particularly for ind...

Loy Norrix seniors reflect on their long-distance running careers

Three members of Tea Club discuss the meeting while seeing what kind of tea is available to them. They are excited to see who shows up, and what conversations will be had.

Colin Carnell, Copy Editor

January 31, 2020

On Saturday, October 26, Loy Norrix High School seniors Jozef Meyers and Ella Schnell made LNHS history at the Southwest Michigan Athletic Conference Cross Country Regionals, held at Portage West Middle School.  Both Meyers and Schnell advanced to the state meet, the first time in a decade that LNHS has sent both a male and female runner to the state competition. Mey...

Loy Norrix Varsity Men’s Basketball team loses to St. Joseph after a tough game

Varsity basketball player and senior Joshua Mabon Cooks recovers the ball and scores in the second quarter. Loy Norrix had a rough first quarter but pushed St. Joseph until the 4th quarter, going into overtime. Photo Credit / Colin Carnell

Colin Carnell, Copy Editor

January 14, 2020

After a tough battle between the Loy Norrix High School and St. Joseph Varsity Men’s Basketball teams, St. Joseph pulled ahead in overtime to win 57-49. The first quarter was rough for Loy Norrix, but the team recovered and managed to push St. Joseph back. Senior Kamaria Tilley attended the game. “...

Aurora Borealis: Knight of Northern Lights

Half an hour after the dance started, students were already mingling. Some attendees stood apart from their peers, hesitant to join the crowd. Photo Credit / Colin Carnell

Colin Carnell, Copy Editor

December 21, 2019

Dressed up and ready to have fun, students entered Loy Norrix High School’s 2019 Winter Formal, the Knight of Northern Lights. On Saturday, December 7, the LNHS Class of 2021 Executive Board saw their hard work pay off during the dance they had organized and decorated for The 2021 Executive Board...

Loy Norrix cross country closes the season on a positive note

From left to right, junior Keegan Hughes, seniors Ella Schnell and Jozef Meyers, sophomores Lillian Daniels and Gavin Rozanc, and junior Kinsey Skjold pose for a photo after receiving their awards at the cross country awards ceremony. Hughes and Skjold received the sportsmanship award, Meyers and Schnell won the MVP award, and Daniels and Rozanc won the most improved award. Photo Credit / Colin Carnell

Colin Carnell, Copy Editor

November 12, 2019

Since summer practices started on June 17, the cross country season drew to a close on November 2 for Loy Norrix High School (LNHS). Thursday, November 7, the team had an end of season banquet and award ceremony in the LNHS cafeteria. "I would like to be better than this season, I want to keep impr...

Local Native Americans reflect on how their people have been subdued and the lasting effects

Kalamazoo Public Schools faculty member Robin Greymountain (left) and Loy Norrix High School freshman Aanje Greymountain (right) posing at the edge of “Assini Aglay Bigun” in Flagstaff, AZ, during a trip back to their home in Arizona. “Assini Aglay Bigun” is a sacred mountain in Navajo culture, and the location where Aanje Greymountain and her sister NaMe Greymountain (not pictured) were born.

Colin Carnell, Copy Editor

October 22, 2019

A shadow hangs over the United States of America, one that has lingered since the conception of the nation. It is well known that the US has a history of discrimination based on the color of one’s skin, and that many people have died due to the discrimination. Almost two hundred years after the Tra...

Thinking Like a Scientist: Science Courses Should Be a Greater Focus in High School

Thinking Like a Scientist: Science Courses Should Be a Greater Focus in High School

June 26, 2019

By Collin Carnell Throughout the nation, different science fields and scientific findings are coming under attack. There are claims that global warming isn’t happening, that vaccinations cause autism, that genetically modified organisms are completely unsafe to eat. Meanwhile, science has less of ...

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