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Spider-Man’s journey through the ages: Students reminisce about the past and predict his future

Spider-Man’s journey through the ages: Students reminisce about the past and predict his future

Maya Crawford, Graphics Editor/Student Update Team

February 5, 2020

Since 1967, the iconic hero Spider-Man has been swinging from comics to movies and back again. His first cinematic debut in 2002 set the groundwork for many more versions and stories of Peter Parker to come to life, and he has become a beloved character during his journey through the generations.  ...

“Dungeons and Dragons” is still going strong after 44 years

“Dungeons and Dragons” is still going strong after 44 years

Maya Crawford, Graphics Editor/Student Update Team

November 20, 2019

A group of students sit around a table after school, but in their minds, they’re standing in front of guarded gates in a heavy thunderstorm. The guards refuse to let them in, so one player tries to persuade them that the party is cold and weary and asks for a place to stay.  In real life, they r...

The Rising Epidemic: Vapes and E-Cigarettes are claiming more victims by the day

The Rising Epidemic: Vapes and E-Cigarettes are claiming more victims by the day

Maya Crawford, Student Update Team

October 22, 2019

Vaping has become a norm among students since the first increased interest in 2017. Kids will skip class and leave the bathroom smelling like fruit, and despite Michigan’s recent ban from the buying and selling of vapes and e-cigs, some students have kept it up by buying vapes that are designed to ...

Theories Assemble! Students Make Predictions About "Avengers 4" (SPOILERS)

Theories Assemble! Students Make Predictions About "Avengers 4" (SPOILERS)

Maya Crawford

March 13, 2019

WARNING! The theories discussed in this article contain spoilers from the first three Avengers movies, including “Avengers: Infinity War.” Left on possibly the biggest cliffhanger in all of Marvel Studios’ cinematic history, “Avengers: Infinity War” left most in tears and suspense. The untit...

Confusing Parents and Dissing Dictionaries: Slang Across the Decades

Confusing Parents and Dissing Dictionaries: Slang Across the Decades

Maya Crawford

March 12, 2019

Teens of Loy Norrix have developed their own way of speaking, whether it was a conscious choice or not. Adults try to relate to students, asking “Did I use ‘lit’ right?” or “What does ‘yeet’ mean?” We laugh and correct them, but back when they went to school, they had their own slang just ...

Smiles to Success: It Is Important to Stay Positive

Smiles to Success: It Is Important to Stay Positive

Maya Crawford

October 4, 2018

  Imagine you’re preparing for a huge exam tomorrow. You’ve studied all night and you’re absolutely sure that you know everything, but there’s still that lingering fear that you will bomb the test. You shove the doubt aside as you walk through the classroom door, and end up acing the exa...

1930's Time To Shine Once Again – "Cuphead: Don't Deal With The Devil"

1930's Time To Shine Once Again – "Cuphead: Don't Deal With The Devil"

Maya Crawford

February 28, 2018

    There’s a new game taking over the gaming community, with more than two million copies already sold to Windows and Xbox. It’s called “Cuphead: Don’t Deal With The Devil.” The new creative game is a ‘Run and Gun’ slide-scroll platform, which are fast action reflex games where...

Last Chance to Save our Internet: Join the Fight

Last Chance to Save our Internet: Join the Fight

Maya Crawford

January 24, 2018

You’re surfing Instagram, just enjoying pictures or texting your friends, when all of the sudden the screen freezes up. You reload the app and a new message says you now have to pay monthly to use the app any longer. This unfortunately might become a reality. On December 14th, 2017, the Federal Comm...

Sadness In Silence, Having Friends With Depression

Sadness In Silence, Having Friends With Depression

Maya Crawford

December 17, 2017

Depression. I’d like to say not a lot of people suffer from it, but that’s not the case, unfortunately. Three hundred fifty million people have depression, and that’s only those that are diagnosed. There are probably countless others that just haven’t said anything. Depression can manifest in many differe...

Living with Depression: How it Feels and How to Help

Living with Depression: How it Feels and How to Help

Maya Crawford

December 11, 2017

By Maya Crawford, Social Media Team Feeling nothing yet everything at once. Experiencing waves of being happy and content, then cold and emotionless. Smiling on the outside and telling everyone things are fine, when it isn’t. Nothing is fine. This is what it feels like living in the shoes of sophom...

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