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Proposal 1 – What You Need to Know

Proposal 1 – What You Need to Know

Raili Nelson

January 9, 2019

In the early morning on Wednesday, November  7th, the day after the midterm elections, Michigan residents woke to the news that Proposal 1 had been approved by voters, a move which legalized recreational marijuana for adults over the age of 21.  The state and Loy Norrix High school were abuzz with discussion of the issue. Whether it ...

Sexual Misconduct Allegations Against Kavanaugh Rock the Nation and Taint The Supreme Court

Sexual Misconduct Allegations Against Kavanaugh Rock the Nation and Taint The Supreme Court

Raili Nelson

October 30, 2018

To many, the scandals that arose during the controversial confirmation of new Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh are irrelevant now that he has been confirmed. But to many, like Loy Norrix Sophomore Megan Hybels, who believe the accusations that were made against him by three separate women, the ...

Kalamazoo Then and Now

Kalamazoo Then and Now

Raili Nelson

June 13, 2018

By Raili Nelson and Lilly MacInnis Founded on May 7th, 1830, Kalamazoo, Michigan has cultivated a rich history since the beginning. Over Kalamazoo’s 188 year story, the people, the culture, and the city have changed. Originally having a population of around 7000 in 1846, Kalamazoo now houses over 7...

Mental Illness in School & the Unheard Pleas for Help

Mental Illness in School & the Unheard Pleas for Help

Raili Nelson

March 20, 2018

Imagine having an illness that many people don’t believe in, or choose to ignore. David Harn, a freshman at Loy Norrix, suffers from depression and anxiety. “I have had panic attacks before, multiple this year,” Harn said nonchalantly. One in five teens suffers from a mental illness, one in ...

ADHD: To Add More Adderall or to Reduce the Ritalin

ADHD: To Add More Adderall or to Reduce the Ritalin

Raili Nelson

February 15, 2018

The slight buzz of the rectangular fluorescent lights echoed, a soundtrack to the mix of beige and gray colors found throughout the office. I sit on the modest chair waiting for my mother to bring me the medication I forgot to take. I suffer from ADHD, or attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder, a...

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