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Tenacious D to play at Kalamazoo State Theatre later this year

Tenacious D to play at Kalamazoo State Theatre later this year

Elliot Russell, Web Editor

March 6, 2020

The self-proclaimed “Greatest Band in the World,” Tenacious D, will be making their second-ever stop in town later this year. They will be at the State Theatre in downtown Kalamazoo on September 27 supporting “The Purple Nurple Tour...Twisting Hard to the Left!” Led by comedians Jack Black and Kyle Gass, t...

Musicians ‘Feel the Bern’ leading up to the 2020 Democratic presidential primaries

Musicians ‘Feel the Bern’ leading up to the 2020 Democratic presidential primaries

Elliot Russell, Web Editor

March 5, 2020

The buildup to the 2020 United States presidential election is well underway. The Democratic Party is bursting at the seams with nominees hoping to take on President Donald Trump in the primary election. An overwhelming number of prominent figures in the music industry have been outspoken on thei...

Nintendo holds a “favorite Pokemon” poll

Nintendo holds a “favorite Pokemon” poll

Jackson Kiino-Terburg, A/V Editor

February 27, 2020

Which Pokemon is the “best” is a question as old as time or at least as old as Pokemon itself.  The “Pokemon” series is turning 24 years old on February 27th. With this impressive milestone approaching, Nintendo partnered with Google to hold a poll to find out what people’s favorite Pokemo...

Sonic the Hedgehog speeds onto the big screen

Sonic the Hedgehog speeds onto the big screen

Maya Crawford, Graphics Editor/Student Update Team

February 25, 2020

ATTENTION!! THIS ARTICLE CONTAINS MAJOR SPOILERS FOR "SONIC THE HEDGEHOG"!! “Sonic The Hedgehog” exploded in theaters after it’s release on February 14, already having made over $200 million around the world since the opening weekend. After the original trailer in April of 2019, the design...

Nintendo announces “Pokemon Sword and Shield” Expansion Pass alongside additional “Smash Brothers” fighter

Nintendo announces “Pokemon Sword and Shield” Expansion Pass alongside additional “Smash Brothers” fighter

Jackson Kiino-Terburg, A/V Editor

February 8, 2020

January 9th, Nintendo held a “Nintendo Direct” with the focus being on GameFreaks’ popular “Pokemon” franchise.  A Nintendo Direct is a livestream where Nintendo will announce new games or releases. New paid content for the new games “Pokemon Sword and Pokemon Shield” was announced...

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.  ...

Loy Norrix’s next play focuses on racism and confrontation: “Guess Who’s Coming to Dinner” utilizes the diversity of Norrix to discuss tension in a mixed-race couple

Loy Norrix’s next play focuses on racism and confrontation: “Guess Who’s Coming to Dinner” utilizes the diversity of Norrix to discuss tension in a mixed-race couple

Clara Moss, Social Media Team

January 18, 2020

“It’s gonna be a wake-up call,” drama teacher and play director Paige Carrow said. “It’s going to spark conversations after the show.” Loy Norrix will be putting on the play “Guess Who’s Coming to Dinner” in February, directed by drama teacher Paige Carrow, who wanted the high school to ...

The Newest Jokester: Joaquin Phoenix on the Joker

The Newest Jokester: Joaquin Phoenix on the Joker

Marissa Jacquez, Daily Updates Team

December 15, 2019

Over the years the Joker has been represented in many different ways. In the Joker, DC fans get a glimpse of what Warner Bros. sees when they think of the Joker.  Since 1966, we have had several actors give their own interpretation of the Joker like Jared Leto, Mark Hamill, Jack Nicholson, Cesar Roman...

Loy Norrix choir sings to EmpowHER

Loy Norrix choir sings to EmpowHER

Jeanie Gould-McElhone, Arts and Entertainment Editor

December 12, 2019

The Loy Norrix Choir’s annual Cabaret was held the weekend  of November 1st and the choir put on an entertaining performance. Every year there is a different theme for the Cabaret concert. This year’s theme was EmpowHER, celebrating songs written and made famous by women.  Looking through thi...

Loy Norrix takes home the gold: Esports team has dominant showing at state championship

Loy Norrix takes home the gold: Esports team has dominant showing at state championship

Jackson Kiino-Terburg, A/V Editing Team

December 11, 2019

Last weekend, Loy Norrix showed Michigan that it has the strongest Esports team in the state. The Loy Norrix “Overwatch” and “Smash Brothers” Esports teams both took home trophies at the MiHSEF state finals last Saturday, December 7th. The “Overwatch” team got first place, while the “S...

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