Knight Life

Amy (Bella Ford) practices her technique to be more Zen.

The Loy Norrix theatre department stages a musical about the complexity of growing up

Melissa Preston, Chief Copy Editor May 11, 2021

“It's such a struggle to learn and perform an entire musical in basically just one month, but we did it and it is so gratifying to see it come together,” said senior Kamryn Kimbrough, an actor in the...

Loy Norrix senior Katie Kutzko gets her second dose of the Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine at the Kalamzoo County Expo Center.

Ways to get a COVID-19 vaccine in the Kalamazoo area

Melissa Preston, Chief Copy Editor May 4, 2021

The COVID-19 vaccine is now available to all U.S. citizens ages 12 and above. The vaccine is free and there are three different varieties available. The Moderna COVID vaccine and the Johnson & Johnson's...

Cancel culture has gone too far

Cancel culture has gone too far

Melissa Preston, Chief Copy Editor May 2, 2021

#___IsOverParty has been all over Twitter for the last few years. Whether serious or sarcastically, the mob mentality of canceling celebrities has been prevalent on social media. Cancel culture...

The logo of the American pharmaceutical company Pfizer. They're working with German company BioNTech to produce the new COVID-19 vaccine.

Pfizer releases COVID-19 vaccines from their facility in Portage, Michigan

Melissa Preston, Chief Copy Editor February 5, 2021

Amidst a global pandemic, American pharmaceutical company Pfizer has been working alongside German company BioNTech to make a vaccine to combat COVID-19. Now, we are seeing that work pay off as the vaccine...

People are lamenting the loss of daylight as it gets darker earlier. In December the sun fully sets around 5:30 p.m.

Students support the worldwide move to end daylight saving time

Melissa Preston, Chief Copy Editor January 19, 2021

The first Sunday in November has made our internal clocks skip backward for years. You wake up feeling like you slept in, but the clock reads an hour earlier than you thought. Then you start the long process...

Sophomore Tierra Carson sits at her computer during 4th hour accounting class. Even though it's online, she's learning a lot and enjoying the class.

Switching into an accounting class leads to new opportunities for sophomore

Melissa Preston, Chief Copy Editor December 1, 2020

“Everything happens for a reason,” Loy Norrix sophomore Tierra Carson said. On September 15th, Carson joined an accounting class which has led her to new experiences and opportunities. Even though...

Senior Virginia Abbott works on her college applications at her laptop. She's hoping to get into her choice of college and possibly earn some scholarships.

Loy Norrix seniors fill out early college applications

Melissa Preston, Chief Copy Editor November 25, 2020

Nothing beats the stress of turning on your laptop to see yet another email from your dream college saying, “You have a week left to apply!” or logging in to Common App to finally write your college...

Senior Katie Kutzko stands on an empty stage, looking out at the empty theatre. The lights are still on from the show, but without an audience the theater is silent.

Student performers miss connections and time to perfect craft during the COVID-19 restrictions on theatres

Melissa Preston, Chief Copy Editor November 11, 2020

“I’ve met some of my best friends in acting, but those opportunities just don’t exist without theatre the way it was,” Loy Norrix junior Elias Nagel-Bennett said. On March 12, 2020, Broadway...

LN senior Carlos Morales outside Texas Roadhouse. He works there as a busser and host.

Students find time for both work and school

Melissa Preston, Chief Copy Editor October 9, 2020

Between the feeling of independence and extra cash, summer jobs are a great way for teenagers to prepare for life as an adult. Although, as summer ends and school starts, teenagers can find themselves...

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