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Anti-Abortion Laws Don’t Ban Abortion, They Just Ban Safe Access

Anti-Abortion Laws Don’t Ban Abortion, They Just Ban Safe Access

Alexis Weeden

June 12, 2019

As of May of 2019, there have already been attempts at challenging the 1973 Supreme Court decision of Roe v. Wade along with the 1992 case Planned Parenthood v. Casey. Conservative legislators have been pushing strict abortion bans called “heart-beat bills” in multiple states -- including Michigan. T...

Mother Nature Counts Down: Michigan Needs to Fight Harder to Combat The Water Crisis

Mother Nature Counts Down: Michigan Needs to Fight Harder to Combat The Water Crisis

Alexis Weeden

April 18, 2019

Flint’s lead pipes paved the shakey road towards a desperately needed boost in environmental concerns in Michigan. Further down the lead pipe road are perfluoroalkyl and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAs), seeping into the water of 31 counties in Michigan, including our very own Kalamazoo County. ...

Loy Norrix Students Support Each Other with a Food Drive for the Holiday Season

Loy Norrix Students Support Each Other with a Food Drive for the Holiday Season

Alexis Weeden

February 6, 2019

Out of over 2 million children in Michigan, more than 356 thousand families with children struggle to have enough food. There are kids who rely on school provided meals to get them through the week whose families can’t always afford to put food on the table or into their lunch bags. Loy Norrix PeaceJ...

Caught Red-Handed: Companies Need to be Held Accountable for Who They Employ

Caught Red-Handed: Companies Need to be Held Accountable for Who They Employ

Alexis Weeden

December 8, 2018

Nike, Walmart, Nestlé, Apple; these companies have very little in common, if you don’t look deeper than a passing glance. Nike is an apparel company, Walmart is the definition of a big-box store, Nestlé is the largest food company in the world, and Apple is one of the biggest tech companies on th...

P.E. Teacher Celebrates his 50th Year at Norrix

P.E. Teacher Celebrates his 50th Year at Norrix

Alexis Weeden

November 16, 2018

The lights reflect off of the mirrors in the Loy Norrix weight room, which currently show the normal chaos of gym class. One girl turns music on, blasting it through the room and the other students raise their voices to combat the noise. Students are lined up for the bench press or setting up a rack to sq...

Loy Norrix Introduces Another New Member to Their Administrative Team

Loy Norrix Introduces Another New Member to Their Administrative Team

Alexis Weeden

October 14, 2018

The first day of school has always kicked off a good week, full of unprecedented chaos, barely contained and filling the building with wild, overly energetic, and already frustrated kids who have gotten far too comfortable with the summer freedom. There aren’t many ways to corral and control that ...

Loy Norrix Freshman Thinks Back on His Time in America

Loy Norrix Freshman Thinks Back on His Time in America

Alexis Weeden

June 12, 2018

“That was the first time I’d ever seen a plane,” said Loy Norrix ninth grader Ali Al-Moukhles. Al-Moukhles’ first plane ride was his ride to America roughly six years ago so that his father could continue working on his doctorate at Western Michigan University. He only vaguely remembers the plane r...

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