Knight Life

Interview With a 15 Year Old Juul Addict

Interview With a 15 Year Old Juul Addict

Maggie Lager

May 17, 2017

Smoking a Juul (pronounced “jewel”), a new type of vaporizer pen (e-cigarettes that vaporize flavored nicotine “juice”), has become a trend here at Loy Norrix. Everywhere you look someone is blowing their thin, nicotine rich smoke into their sleeve. Why are they so popular? Is it the new, compa...

WMU Joins the Fight to Save the Planet

Maggie Lager

April 13, 2017

“There just isn’t any natural way possible that could explain this [global] warming,” explained Western Michigan University (WMU) professor David Karowe to a full and attentive audience last Wednesday night.   Regardless of what political leaders in the United States want us to believe, with appro...

Hunter Thomas: Embracing the Bold

Hunter Thomas: Embracing the Bold

Maggie Lager

March 2, 2017

Hunter Thomas, Senior  I've been making art since a very young age, and it's something that I imagine myself doing for a long time, to say the least. Back then, becoming an art teacher seemed inevitable. I remember sitting in my elementary art room, dreaming of the day when I'd be at the front desk, ex...

Xavier House: The Vastness Of The Idea Of Art

Xavier House: The Vastness Of The Idea Of Art

Maggie Lager

February 27, 2017

Xavier House, Sophomore  "Art to me can be anything you want it to be. The great thing about art is it doesn't need to conform to one thing like a drawing or painting. Art can be anything from a building to a movie. Art can also mean anything you want it to mean. You could have a different idea of...

Grace Muchmore: Branching Out

Grace Muchmore: Branching Out

Maggie Lager

February 22, 2017

Grace Muchmore, Sophomore "I love making art. Creating in general is such a gratifying experience for me. I'm all over different types of mediums. From crayon wax to acrylic paint. This year I really started branching out. I'm taking a Film/Video EFA at The Epic Center and I have really found myself ...

Emma Greschak: Growing Stylistically

Emma Greschak: Growing Stylistically

Maggie Lager

February 3, 2017

Emma Grechak, Senior  I guess I create art because it makes me happy and it's something I know I can work to improve on. I enjoy looking back on my old work and seeing how much I've grown stylistically. I do plan to pursue a career in the arts, specifically in animation or illustration. ...

Kendra Eaton: Art Is Something Of A Therapy

Kendra Eaton: Art Is Something Of A Therapy

Maggie Lager

February 1, 2017

Kendra Eaton, Junior "I think art was something important to me since I was very young; although it took me awhile to realize, it was something of a therapy or stress reliever. I still depend on it [art] every sing day. I'm still not sure what I want to do with art as I grow older, but I do know that I w...

Bella Lager: Creating An Aesthetic

Bella Lager: Creating An Aesthetic

Maggie Lager

January 31, 2017

Bella Lager, Freshman "I think art can be a way to express yourself or get a message through, but it's also just something that can have no meaning or purpose to you. Unlike some people, I don't really think my art represents me. I just like to create and aesthetic with it. I do art when I feel inspired or...

Curnica Landwer: A Different Point Of View

Curnica Landwer: A Different Point Of View

Maggie Lager

January 30, 2017

Curnica Landwer, Senior "Every artist is different. Every one of us artists have a different point of view and different way of doing things, but the thing that makes us the same is that we embrace and celebrate that. It's our creative minds that draw us together and fuel the desire and appreciatio...

Chris Zheng: An Artist's Passion

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Maggie Lager

January 27, 2017

Chris Zheng, Senior  I see art first and foremost as a way of expression. People who do art or [are] named by others as artists express themselves. The fountainhead of expression is an artist's inner struggles, emotions and flow of creativity. The latter can be seen as an eagerness to create somethin...

"Moana": a New Age Princess Breaks the Mold

"Moana": a New Age Princess Breaks the Mold

Maggie Lager

December 8, 2016

Disney has truly outdone themselves with their latest animated film. A princess story like no other, “Moana” is a film that speaks to the heart and soul of everyone and anyone, regardless of age or gender. The film follows young Polynesian princess, Moana (voiced by Auli’i Cravalho), on a quest...

Green School Club Members Work to Make Loy Norrix an Environmentally Friendly School

Green School Club Members Work to Make Loy Norrix an Environmentally Friendly School

Maggie Lager

October 13, 2016

It’s easy to become overwhelmed by the environmental challenges humanity faces. With issues like global warming and deforestation getting harder to ignore, sometimes efforts to save the environment can feel hopeless and the challenges we face completely out of control. In reality the situation is ex...

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