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Kalamazoo Public Schools Lengthen Foreign Language & Math Classes In Hopes of Boosting Student Achievement

Kalamazoo Public Schools Lengthen Foreign Language & Math Classes In Hopes of Boosting Student Achievement

Nora Hilgart-Griff May 19, 2017

On December 16, 2016, Assistant Superintendent of Teaching and Learning Services Cindy Green presented several recommendations to the School Board for changes in the current Kalamazoo Public Schools (KPS)...

Third place winner Griffin Conley raises a fist after he won the News Design and Info Graphics award. PHOTO CREDIT / Izze Fahl

Knight Life Wins Big at MIPA Awards

Nora Hilgart-Griff May 9, 2017

On April 18th, Loy Norrix’s Knight Life headed to the state capital for the Michigan Interscholastic Press Association (MIPA) yearly Journalism awards. Knight Life won a total of 27 individual awards...

The Anatomy of a Congressional Campaign

The Anatomy of a Congressional Campaign

Nora Hilgart-Griff December 8, 2016

I’ve spent the last few months as an intern for the Paul Clements for Congress campaign. Paul was the Democrat running in southwest Michigan against our current representative Fred Upton, on a platform...

Joining the Political Revolution: Kalamazoo Residents March Downtown for Bernie Sanders

Joining the Political Revolution: Kalamazoo Residents March Downtown for Bernie Sanders

Nora Hilgart-Griff March 8, 2016

Between fifty and sixty people marched down Michigan Avenue and through the downtown Kalamazoo Mall the evening of Friday, March 4th, carrying posters, banners and signs promoting presidential candidate...

Presidential Populists: Donald Trump and Bernie Sanders’ Popularity Speaks Volumes About America

Presidential Populists: Donald Trump and Bernie Sanders’ Popularity Speaks Volumes About America

Nora Hilgart-Griff November 30, 2015

Enough is Enough. Make America Great Again. A Political Revolution is Coming. * 2015 has been hailed more than a few times as the year of the political outsider, and that’s so far proven true. One socialist,...

A Q+A with students Karis Clark, Joey Michael, Maggie Lager and Suzy Avidan.

Student Q+A

Nora Hilgart-Griff November 2, 2015

Comic by Nora Hilgart-Griff.

Detrimental Definitions: “Powderpuff” Football & “Macho” Volleyball Illustrate Harmful Stereotypes in Sports And Society

Nora Hilgart-Griff October 9, 2015

You’ve all heard the morning announcements: junior and senior girls: who’s ready to play powderpuff football!?, or it’s that time of year again, boys! Sign up for macho volleyball in the athletic...

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