Knight Life

Nintendo holds a “favorite Pokemon” poll

Pokemon #001 Bulbasaur was one of the original Pokemon released back in 1996 and was the center of a social media movement to win the Pokemon poll. Unfortunately, Bulbasaur did not break the top 10.

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

A complete timeline of Spider-Man's journey through television and cinema.

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

Derrell Mabon II, Kamryn Kimbrough, and Brooklyn Moore during play rehearsal. Mabon plays John Prentice Sr., Kimbrough plays Mary Prentice, and Moore plays Hilary St. George.

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

The Loy Norrix choir performs at their concert on November 1st.

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

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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...

Giant robots, religious references and hard to answer questions: The brilliance of “Neon Genesis Evangelion”

Giant robots, religious references and hard to answer questions: The brilliance of “Neon Genesis Evangelion”

Jackson Kiino-Terburg, A/V Editing Team

December 9, 2019

Hideaki Anno’s “Neon Genesis Evangelion” stunned audiences with an action-packed, surprisingly deep and philosophical story.  The deeply troubled Anno struggled in his life with clinical depression in a time period not very accepting of mental illness. This led him to create a show where the c...

Students are dressin’ and expressin’

Seniors Carlos Santos and Alan Adunas show off their clothes in the cafeteria. Many students try to dress well to impress their peers.

Lucas Figueroa, Staff Writer

December 4, 2019

Clothes are one of the first things you notice about a new person: their shoes, pants, and shirt. That is the way students try and express themselves at school, at parties and when going out. Often, people judge other people solely based off of what they are wearing. People can also assume how others are ...

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

SWORD members Kai Neve-Jones, Asher Gilbert, and Dash DeGrote listen carefully as Dungeon Master Natalie Sweet paints the scene. 
(Left to right: Kai Neve-Jones, Asher Gilbert, Natalie Sweet, and Dash Degrote)

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...

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