Knight Life

Loy Norrix Yearbook Staff Receives Recognition at Michigan Competition

Members of the yearbook staff attended the 2018 MIPA competition and did very well. Here some of the yearbook staff pose with their advisor, Brianna English. Photo Credit / Sofie Nehlsen

Grace Marshall

May 30, 2018

  A large hall in the Lansing Center is filled with a sea of students. The room has many dividers that allow it to break into many smaller rooms, but on this day, each divider is pushed into the wall. The students are sitting grouped with their classmates, each school discernible by their matc...

Loy Norrix Knight Life Happy to be Recognized at State-wide Competition

The 2017-18 Knight Life team went to the MIPA Competition and recieved a bronze ranking for the website, and gold for the print edition. Here the student journalists pose for a group photo with their advisor outside the Lansing Center.  Photo Credit / Sofie Nehlsen

Grace Marshall

May 30, 2018

  The sounds of maracas, noise makers, and the excited shouts of students emanate from a large room in the Lansing Center in East Lansing, Michigan. Inside the room, journalism students and their advisors are sitting, perched on the edge of their seats, ready to jump up when their school is called, ...

Students Write to Representatives Calling for Change in Gun Control Legislation

Junior Acacia Harper works on transcribing her letter onto American flag paper, provided by Ms. May. Harper planned to write asking for a limit on ammunition and a higher age limit for purchasing guns. Photo Credit / Grace Marshall

Grace Marshall

March 22, 2018

If you had stepped into Sarah Leineke’s classroom, located in the B-wing of Loy Norrix on Friday, March 2, you would have seen somewhere around 15 students sitting with laptops, paper and pens, writing letters to their Michigan representatives. The students were writing to express their discontent wi...

First African American Female Astronaut Visits Kalamazoo

Jemison set the tone of the press conference by making a few jokes before diving into important topics like how she has gotten children involved in science. Photo Credit / Christian Baker

Grace Marshall

May 9, 2017

  “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 typ...

Millions March Worldwide for Women

Millions March Worldwide for Women

Grace Marshall

February 16, 2017

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...

Letter To The Editor

Letter To The Editor

Grace Marshall

February 14, 2017

Dear Nora and Grace, I love the articles that you have on both the print and website, but there is a concern I have. EVERYTHING is so serious, so my suggestion for you would be to put some fun articles into the print edition. Bring back the “Props and Stops,” have a creative writer write stories...

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

To answer Sophia Boismier’s question about the differences between T.V. and theater, Gibbs pretends to break up with Boismier two different ways, like he would on stage, and in front of a camera. Photo Credit / Grace Marshall

Grace Marshall

December 1, 2016

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 sec...

Loy Norrix Protests State School Conditions and Standardized Tests

Loy Norrix Protests State School Conditions and Standardized Tests

Grace Marshall

October 27, 2016

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 cr...

Loy Norrix Students Enjoy Starry Night Prom

Seniors Alex Lutz and Kate Puca. Photo Credit / Jordan Brown

Grace Marshall

June 15, 2016

Letters to the Editor, in Response to Issue 5

Grace Marshall

June 14, 2016

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 opinio...

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

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

Grace Marshall

June 3, 2016

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 s...

Letters to the Editor

Grace Marshall

May 10, 2016

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 opinio...

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