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IT Chapter Two: The Losers are Back

IT Chapter Two: The Losers are Back

Jeanie Gould-McElhone, Arts and Entertainment

October 30, 2019

Stephen King’s “IT” is a very popular novel of King's ever since its publication in 1986. The original film came out a few years later in 1990.  In 2017, Director, Andres Muschietti came out with a reboot. But now, in 2019, the second and final installment has been released. It was a long awai...

Spider-Man leaving the Marvel Cinematic Universe

Spider-Man leaving the Marvel Cinematic Universe

Logan Neeley, Social Media Manager

October 29, 2019

Spider-Man has been swinging from movie to movie since 2002. While changing faces, dimensions and fighting enemies, he has been in most of our hearts since childhood.  No matter what suit you like or who is rocking said suit, Spider-Man is no menace. Actually, the true menace is the debate going...

Loy Norrix Students Shine in Art Show: The Kalamazoo Institute of Arts High School Area Show Offers Promising Opportunities for Student Artists

Loy Norrix Students Shine in Art Show: The Kalamazoo Institute of Arts High School Area Show Offers Promising Opportunities for Student Artists

Katie Shantz

June 12, 2019

Now in its 37th year, the Kalamazoo Institute of Arts High School Area Show presents a unique chance for student artists to receive recognition for their works. Eight colleges and university programs offered nearly $1,000,000 in scholarships and awards for exemplary student work on May 17th, 2019. U...

Climate Change Takes a New Approach: Review of Lil Dicky's “Earth” Video

Peyton Westcott

June 10, 2019

Throughout social media, you’ve probably stumbled upon a post or two about climate change in these past few months. Climate change has been a huge topic all over social media websites, such as Twitter, Instagram, and more.A rap artist that many teenagers listen to, Lil Dicky, brought this topic to ...

Old School vs. New School: Two Generations Show How Music Makes Them One In The Same

Old School vs. New School: Two Generations Show How Music Makes Them One In The Same

Ciera Mcclenton

May 29, 2019

Music has always been emotion evoking. It can help you get through seemingly any situation or mood, either through expressing your emotions or coping. Everyone has go-to songs that they listen to during good or bad times. Musical taste has evolved, for better or for worse. Loy Norrix biology teacher V...

Conspiracy Theories, Fact or Myth?

Conspiracy Theories, Fact or Myth?

Yesenia Salas, Arts and Entertainment Editor

May 23, 2019

Don’t we all alter a story to fit the bill? What is said and the way it is said changes perspectives and points fingers. Conspiracy theories are no different. They are passed down, changed, rearranged and told to spark interest in the unknown. When true events are blended with possible cover-ups a...

"US" Horrifies Audiences in Debut: A Review of Jordan Peele's Newest Film

"US" Horrifies Audiences in Debut: A Review of Jordan Peele's Newest Film

Kylazia Dye

May 22, 2019

Delivering a mind-boggling $70 Million debut, “Us” was released into theaters March 22, of 2019. The horror movie immediately captivated the interest of large crowds of people at our very own theater, Kalamazoo 10. From the same producer as the horror film “Get Out,” Jordan Peele, “Us” follows the story of an Africa...

Looking Into the Life of Jazz: Understanding Transgenderism Through One Girl’s Experience

Looking Into the Life of Jazz: Understanding Transgenderism Through One Girl’s Experience

Esperanza Fraga

May 15, 2019

Jazz Jennings, a very simple name that is causing a lot of talk. Jazz is a YouTuber and author of the chapter book “Being Jazz,” the kids book “I Am Jazz,” and stars in a TLC reality series about her life, beginning in 2015. All three genres follow the life of Jazz and her journey as a transgen...

“Pet Sematary” Movie Leaves Audience Disappointingly Disappointed

“Pet Sematary” Movie Leaves Audience Disappointingly Disappointed

lucafigueroa

May 14, 2019

“Pet Sematary” has to be one of the slowest, most anticlimactic movies I have ever watched. The movie “Pet Sematary” came out on April 5, 2019. Rotten Tomatoes gave the movie a 58% and followed with only 41% of the audience liking the film. *SPOILERS AHEAD* The movie opens on a family moving t...

OK Go Bassist and Loy Norrix Alumnus Triumphantly Returns to Kalamazoo

OK Go Bassist and Loy Norrix Alumnus Triumphantly Returns to Kalamazoo

Elliot Russell, Web Editor

May 12, 2019

A flyer is plastered onto the bulletin by the office. It shows four men in bright attire, tangled up in colorful yarn. This poster advertises that their tour is coming to town, but it isn’t the first time for one of them.  “My friends, who I played in a band with in high school, someone’s Engl...

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...

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