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Loy Norrix’s Library gets a facelift

Loy Norrix's Library gets a facelift

Lilly MacInnis, Graphics Editor

November 19, 2019

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Snack and Study, an Important Boost to Freshman Assimilation

 Students laugh and mingle while working on studying. A small event, the Snack and Study may not have drawn many students, but it did help all who participated.

Lilly MacInnis

November 27, 2018

No one can deny that the freshman year is one of the hardest. No, they don’t have to worry about college or their standardized test scores just yet, but they do have to get used to a whole new environment. Moving from middle school is not easy and many students grades suffer because of it. Finals ar...

Children Need to be Taught the Importance of Voting

Children Need to be Taught the Importance of Voting

Lilly MacInnis

November 20, 2018

  An epidemic is sweeping our country. With every passing year fewer people go out to the polls and vote. This disease wipes more and more voters away until only a select few control our government. The path that history writes is held in the hands of presidential and midterm elections, yet onl...

18 Isn’t a Safe Age to Own a Gun

18 Isn’t a Safe Age to Own a Gun

Lilly MacInnis

March 30, 2018

At 18 years old, the teenager’s prefrontal cortex, the part of the brain which regulates impulse control, is about halfway developed. That means that until you are about 25, you are more likely to make rash decisions with limited knowledge. But you are considered an adult at eighteen and given eve...

Breakups: Is it a Good Idea to be Friends With Your ex?

Lilly MacInnis

March 24, 2018

  Loy Norrix students share their opinion on breakups. If you can stay friends after a breakup, and if they have an ex they are friends with. We all do different things after a breakup. Some of us eat our weight in ice cream, while others stalk their exes on social media, looking to see if they...

Sticks and Stones: How Bullying and Words Affect the Modern Teen

Sticks and Stones: How Bullying and Words Affect the Modern Teen

Lilly MacInnis

January 12, 2018

  Purple feathers are the first things to draw your eye, perched atop freshman Evelynn Hurley’s head. Her halo of dark curly hair frames her face, and her clothes, flashy but sensible, are only an afterthought to finish off her striking appearance. Her kind face shows no sign of hurt as she recal...

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