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Walnut & Park Coffee Shop Gives A Second Chance to Those who Made Mistakes

Walnut & Park Coffee Shop Gives A Second Chance to Those who Made Mistakes

Henry Snapp June 4, 2018

At first glance, Walnut & Park may not look any different to the dozens of other coffee shops found in downtown Kalamazoo, but looks can be deceiving. Walnut & Park works with the Kalamazoo Probation...

Overcoming Adversity: Two LN Students Break Down Their Barriers

Overcoming Adversity: Two LN Students Break Down Their Barriers

Henry Snapp March 1, 2018

On a cold January night, in the tall, austere City Hall building of Kalamazoo, stood seven diverse, well-dressed teenagers, beaming as they held up their awards. Behind them sat Kalamazoo City Mayor,...

Loy Norrix Students Walkout in Protest of US Gun Control

Loy Norrix Students Walkout in Protest of US Gun Control

Henry Snapp February 24, 2018

“We want to end gun violence in schools, to show that students have a voice, have opinion and want to be heard. We’re angry. We’re done accepting thoughts and condolences and we want something to...

Four Experts’ Views on Fake News

Four Experts’ Views on Fake News

Henry Snapp December 7, 2017

In an increasingly complicated age of mass media, it has become of paramount importance to separate real news from fake news. ‘Fake news’ is biased or untrue information presented as facts. The trend...

A Quick Look at Three Arabic-Speaking Loy Norrix Students

Henry Snapp October 5, 2017

Imagine moving across the world to a new country. You would face a whole new set of challenges; learning the culture, finding a house, getting a driver's licence, the list goes on, but most important of...

Malik Farrakhan posing in front of Loy Norrix High School. Photo Credit / Henry Snapp

Loy Norrix’s Malik Farrakhan Working to Help Restore Lost Eyesight

Henry Snapp June 13, 2017

Glaucoma is an incurable eye condition that currently affects over 3 million people in the United States. Starting with their peripheral vision and extending inward, patients slowly go blind. According...

Open Roads Making Biking Possible for Everyone

Open Roads Making Biking Possible for Everyone

Henry Snapp May 2, 2017

As a kid, Ethan Alexander relied solely on his bicycle to take him everywhere, even in the harsh Michigan winters. His bike played a major role in his life because of the freedom it allowed him. It became...

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