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Bella Swan, Renesmee Cullen, Edward Cullen and Jacob Black (left to right) in Twilight: Breaking Dawn Part 2.

Fur vs. Fangs: love and war in the “Twilight” series

Gigi Fox and Conner McBride November 29, 2021

In 2011, World War 3 almost broke out in theaters nationwide. The battle began over a simple question: are you Team Edward or Team Jacob? This has been an immortal topic ever since “Twilight” premiered...

Review: Squid Game is an artistic representation of the downfalls of capitalism

Review: “Squid Game” is an artistic representation of the downfalls of capitalism

Conner McBride, Staff Writer November 12, 2021

People will go far lengths in order to achieve wealth, whether that be by gambling, investing, getting a job, or in this TV series’ case, playing some children's games.  On September 17, Netflix...

Review: “Dune,” the new adult “Star Wars, requires a lot of attention from its audience

Review: “Dune,” the new adult “Star Wars,” requires a lot of attention from its audience

Hollis Masterson, Staff Writer November 11, 2021

I find myself sitting in the theatre seat, my eyes darting across the IMAX screen as the room's lights fade, and a rumbling hum is made from the sides of the theatre that fill my ears with ambient sounds,...

Photo illustration of Mr. Wood hard at work during his planning period. He works hard to give his students an excellent experience.

Esports team welcomes brand new advisor

Ender Ross, Staff Writer November 8, 2021

It is said that all good things come to an end, which evidently includes high school esports teams. The Loy Norrix Esports team recently said goodbye to its advisor, Patrick Greeley, who has accepted a...

“Bones day” highlights the appeal of mysticism

“Bones day” highlights the appeal of mysticism

James Hauke, Video Editor November 4, 2021

The social media platform TikTok is known for being a lawless refuge for its users, with anyone able to create a public account and post whatever they want.  Just a few weeks ago the “Devious Licks”...

Portage Central Junior Hannah Huff browses a selection of $10 vintage t-shirts.

Vintage in the Zoo vendors speak on sourcing and sustainability

Milo Turner, Social Media Team October 27, 2021

On October 9, from 12 p.m. to 7 p.m. sellers and buyers alike met in the yard behind Anna Whitten Hall, brought together by their shared appreciation for decades-old clothing and furniture.  This event,...

The Metropolitan Museum of Art, located in New York City, and host to the Met Gala

2021 Met Gala: the good, the bad and the questionable

Conner McBride, Staff Writer October 17, 2021

Last month on September 13, the world’s elite walked the red carpet for one of America's most famous parties: the Met Gala.  The Met Gala, also known as “fashion's biggest night out,” is a chance...

From left to right: Karina Gutierrez, Ella Boyea, Olyvia Ward, Kylie Kilgo, Naysa Quinones posed for decades day.

Knights share their favorite past-decade tunes for Throwback Thursday

Gigi Fox and James Hauke October 15, 2021

The fourth day of the Loy Norrix Spirit week was Decades Day. Many students dressed up in their favorite throwback clothes. There were lots of 80’s and 90’s fashion trends that resurfaced, as well...

The current logo for the Kalamazoo 48 Hour Film Festival.

Kazoo 48 Hour Film Festival 2021 gives aspiring filmmakers a new form of motivation

James Hauke, Video Editor October 9, 2021

Today, the film industry can take years to complete a new movie; however, for aspiring filmmakers in Kalamazoo, it may only take 48 hours.  The Kazoo 48 Hour Film Festival is back for it’s 3rd year...

Something Rotten was first preformed in 2015, and was nominated several Tony awards, winning one for Best Featured Actor in a Musical.

“Something Rotten” comes to Loy Norrix

Elias Nagel-Bennett, Staff Writer October 7, 2021

Despite its name, the musical “Something Rotten” is far from such, considered to be a classic among the genre and an oftenly performed piece in high schools.  The musical was developed by John...

Dan Lafferty has been acting for 10 years, starting in local theatre and moving onto travelling work with Missoula Children’s Theatre. He’s now teaching in his first year at Norrix, hoping to carry over the successes of the departing teacher, Mrs. Carrow.

Staff shakeup in the Loy Norrix Drama department

Elias Nagel-Bennett, Staff Writer September 30, 2021

J11, that room tucked away in the far side of the building. Low ceilings, dim lights, a consistently cool temperature. For many it is a familiar, or at least a comfortable space. And for as long as any...

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