First African American Female Astronaut Visits Kalamazoo

  “I wanted to be involved because just like every little kid, I’ve looked at the stars and wondered what they were and I felt that I had a right to be there and that I could make really great contributions.” Jemison continued, “If there had been thousands of people of every color and type and gender and ethnicity and geography in space, I’d have … Continue reading First African American Female Astronaut Visits Kalamazoo

Millions March Worldwide for Women

It started small—a retired attorney floated an idea on her personal facebook page: what if a group of women got together and marched in Washington around Inauguration Day? Her friends helped her create an event page, and that night, 40 women had responded that they’d join her. When she woke up, that number had increased—to 10,000. Soon, it was a full blown-phenomenon and was picked … Continue reading Millions March Worldwide for Women

The Book of Mormon’s Gabe Gibbs visits Loy Norrix Drama Students

In a recent review in Loy Norrix Knight Life, Rachel Zook called the Broadway musical, “The Book of Mormon,” “shocking, offensive, and wonderful.” On Friday, October 21st the Loy Norrix drama students were visited by special guest, Gabe Gibbs. Gibbs is currently playing Elder Price in the second national tour of “The Book of Mormon.” Gibbs was born in Muskegon, MI but later moved to … Continue reading The Book of Mormon’s Gabe Gibbs visits Loy Norrix Drama Students

Loy Norrix Protests State School Conditions and Standardized Tests

Bleary eyed high schoolers trudge through a crowd gathered in front of the main entrance to Loy Norrix. As the dark sky lightened, the air was filled with chanting. One voice calling out, “More time learning!” Each time the crowd replying, “Less time testing!” On October 6, 2016 at 6:55 p.m., a crowd of teachers, administrators and students gathered in front of the main entrance … Continue reading Loy Norrix Protests State School Conditions and Standardized Tests

Letters to the Editor, in Response to Issue 5

Letters to the Editor Publication Policy: If you have an opinion about an article in our paper or something we’ve said, write to us! Your letter to the editor must be 250 words or less and must contain your (the author’s) name, grade, third hour period, and ID number. Guest columns and personal opinion pieces may be withheld if the piece contains libel or obscenities, … Continue reading Letters to the Editor, in Response to Issue 5

Senate Bill 848 to Give Michigan Student Journalists More Freedom From Censorship

When Mary Beth Tinker was 13 years old, she and a group of students from her school decided to wear black armbands to school to protest the Vietnam War. When the school board got wind of the students’ plans to protest they passed a preemptive ban. Despite the ban, Mary Beth and over two dozen other students wore their arm bands to school on December … Continue reading Senate Bill 848 to Give Michigan Student Journalists More Freedom From Censorship

Letters to the Editor

Letters to the Editor Publication Policy: If you have an opinion about an article in our paper or something we’ve said, write to us! Your letter to the editor must be 250 words or less and must contain your (the author’s) name, grade, third hour period, and ID number. Guest columns and personal opinion pieces may be withheld if the piece contains libel or obscenities, … Continue reading Letters to the Editor