A Spoiler-Free Review of “Star Wars: The Last Jedi”

By Sebastian Rodriguez, Assistant Web Editor Star Wars is undoubtedly one of the biggest movie franchises ever created. The first Star Wars movie released was originally called “Star Wars.” It was released in 1977 and was directed by George Lucas. Eventually, it was retitled “Star Wars: Episode IV- A New Hope.” Since 1977, there have been 8 Star Wars movies released. One special thing about … Continue reading A Spoiler-Free Review of “Star Wars: The Last Jedi”

Music and How It Affects People While Studying

Imagine listening to your favorite song while doing a task. Do you ever stop to wonder whether the music you listen to while studying is beneficial to you? Throughout the years there have been many different debates on music. Most people see music as beneficial, which it is in most circumstances. But, like most things in life, where there are good things there are usually … Continue reading Music and How It Affects People While Studying

Loy Norrix Drama Department Welcomes New Performers

The Loy Norrix Drama Department is going to perform “Lend Me a Tenor, ” written by Ken Ludwig. There are only 8 character roles in “Lend Me A Tenor.” This meant that auditions for the play were more selective. Twenty-five people auditioned for the roles, but only eight were cast. The play follows Tito Merelli, a famous opera singer coming to Cleveland, Ohio in 1934 … Continue reading Loy Norrix Drama Department Welcomes New Performers

The Good and Bad of the World Wide Web

The internet has changed the way the world works and operates. Activities that required labor before, can now be achieved by the push of a button. Children used to run up and down the aisles  of toys at Toys R Us gawking at the seemingly endless arrays of joy. Now, kids rely on tablets and apps for fun. Children these days won’t know the joy … Continue reading The Good and Bad of the World Wide Web

Student of the Month: May

Students and staff members are nominated every month by fellow staff and students as outstanding individuals in the school. On Thursday, May 25th, a Jimmy Johns themed luncheon was held in honor of these individuals for their achievements in and out of the classroom. “I felt really shocked because I didn’t think that one of my teachers would nominate me,” said senior Jennifer Marcinkowski. This … Continue reading Student of the Month: May

Overview of the Track and Field Season

The 2016-17 season brought many challenges for the men and women’s track and field teams. The beginning of the season saw the track and field team pick up wins against tough opponents such as Kalamazoo Central, Gull Lake, Portage Northern, and Mattawan. The men’s track team also won the Don Lukens Invitational for the first time since 1989. “We are looking strong so far, and … Continue reading Overview of the Track and Field Season

Foreign Perspectives on the American President

President Donald Trump has had one of the most controversial rises to power in the history of the United States of America. When Trump announced his candidacy for the presidency of the United States on June 16, 2015, some people believed that he would eventually become president. Trump has also had an effect on foreign countries. Many of the foreign students here at Loy Norrix … Continue reading Foreign Perspectives on the American President

Michigan Native Takes a Seat in the Presidential Cabinet

Donald Trump was inaugurated as 45th president of the United States on January 21st, 2017. Every president has a Cabinet, which is a group made up of the vice president and 15 department heads. One of these department heads is a Michigan native. Betsy DeVos was born on January 8, 1958 in Holland, Michigan, which is northwest of Kalamazoo. DeVos has been chosen by President … Continue reading Michigan Native Takes a Seat in the Presidential Cabinet