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Senior Skip Day can Cause Problems for School Systems

Senior Skip Day can Cause Problems for School Systems

maksim

May 31, 2016

As the end of the school year approaches, seniors struggle more and more to muster the mental will and physical strength to force themselves out of their beds. At Loy Norrix, the finish line is June 3rd. With hardly any time left, the symptoms of senioritis progress from sluggish behavior and tardi...

S.A.T: Superior to the ACT Test

S.A.T: Superior to the ACT Test

maksim

May 31, 2016

When junior year comes around, Michigan high school students are required to take the American College Test (ACT) and then submit those scores to colleges they wish to attend. Now, starting with the class of 2017, students will have to take the Scholastic Aptitude Test (SAT) and the change should be we...

Tragedy in Kalamazoo Shocks City

Tragedy in Kalamazoo Shocks City

maksim

March 9, 2016

The horrific events that unfolded on Saturday, February 20th in Kalamazoo shocked and traumatized citizens of the city more commonly known for its bustling student life, local breweries, appreciation of nature, art scene, and many more wonderful attributes. Jason Brian Dalton, a husband and father of two,...

Kalamazoo Acquires Body Cams for Police

Kalamazoo Acquires Body Cams for Police

maksim

January 29, 2016

On January 11th, Jeff Hadley, the chief of the Kalamazoo Department of Public Safety (KDPS), announced that the department will be purchasing a total of 170 body cameras for officers. Body cams (cameras) have been in the media spotlight frequently as pressure to use them has built following repeated i...

New Tax: Kalamazoo’s Commitment to Helping the Homeless

New Tax: Kalamazoo’s Commitment to Helping the Homeless

maksim

December 1, 2015

Many people don’t think much of leaving school and going back home; it’s just a part of everyday routine, right? The sad truth is that for over a thousand students in the Kalamazoo Public School District there is no “going back home” in their schedule, and Kalamazoo County has finally taken a...

High School: Sorry, You Need It!

High School: Sorry, You Need It!

maksim

November 18, 2015

Let’s be honest, if students were given the choice to stop attending high school with no legal consequence, a vast majority would take the opportunity. While life without high school may seem appealing, it has an extremely important role in our life and it’s a necessity in society that cannot be overloo...

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