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"You On Point, Phife?" How Old-School Rap and Hip-Hop Influence Today's Music

rubyahensley May 13, 2016

  Driving down the highway with the windows rolled down, you hear a familiar bass line sliding out of the speakers in your car. The wind screams through your hair, but the sounds of the unknown song...

Knight Life Takes on MIPA: Loy Norrix Students Win Big in Journalism

Knight Life Takes on MIPA: Loy Norrix Students Win Big in Journalism

rubyahensley May 13, 2016

  It’s 7:30 in the morning on April 21st. 30 high school students drag themselves onto a charter bus headed for Lansing. Sleep-deprived and caffeine-infused, some will spend the day listening to...

“More Time Learning! Less Time Testing!” Loy Norrix Advocates for Fewer Standardized Tests

“More Time Learning! Less Time Testing!” Loy Norrix Advocates for Fewer Standardized Tests

rubyahensley February 17, 2016

A day in the life of an average American high school student: wake up, eat breakfast, and go to school: another day, prepping towards another big test. The annual ritual of filling in an endless sea of...

#SocialJustice: Social Media Activism Ignites the Fire of Social Change

#SocialJustice: Social Media Activism Ignites the Fire of Social Change

rubyahensley January 14, 2016

  Scrolling through your timeline, thumbing through the prank videos and DIY how-tos, your eye catches another news headline: “Young boy killed at the hands of police.” You turn on the tv and...

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