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Action: Students Direct One Act Plays

Action: Students Direct One Act Plays

Justin Timmerman

March 6, 2019

The one-act play fest was a set of three plays that the Loy Norrix theatre department performed in front of a live audience in the Kasdorf Auditorium on Thursday, February 7th. All three plays were directed by students. The three student directors were seniors, Abigail Hauke, Rebecca Thompson and J...

“Daredevil” Dares to Defy Expectations

“Daredevil” Dares to Defy Expectations

Cade Peterman

November 13, 2018

“Daredevil” has the best writing out of any show I have ever seen. In 2015, Netflix released the first season of the show “Daredevil,” the series now has 3 seasons, with 13 episodes each. Based on the Marvel Comic by the same name, the show follows a man named Matt Murdock played by Charlie Cox, a...

Mamma Mia! Here They Go Again: The Loy Norrix Musical Hits the Stage

Mamma Mia! Here They Go Again: The Loy Norrix Musical Hits the Stage

Miranda Cole

November 12, 2018

Loy Norrix’s annual musical production is always highly anticipated by the community. This year’s production shines, from the scenic Greecian island created on stage to the angelic voices of the performers. “Mama Mia!” is the musical Loy Norrix performers have chosen to tackle this year, and...

 The Story of NWA: A Glimpse of the Careers, Success, and Legacy of the Group That Came Straight Outta Compton

 The Story of NWA: A Glimpse of the Careers, Success, and Legacy of the Group That Came Straight Outta Compton

Ciera Mcclenton

October 23, 2018

“They empowered black men to not be afraid...to not show fear. They weren't afraid of their background and [showed] through music you can make it out of the hood,” said Loy Norrix senior Stephan Speikes. The golden age of the 20th century, the 90’s was the time of low-rise jeans, oversized shirt...

Loy Norrix Violists Welcome A New Challenge

Loy Norrix Violists Welcome A New Challenge

Cas Terrian

October 15, 2018

Chairs are being shuffled into place in the orchestra room that is frigid from air conditioning. The seating chart is projected onto a screen at the front of the room. However, this is no ordinary seating chart: all of the seats are lined up in rows forming the letter “U.” Everyone is nervously ...

Augmented Reality: The Future of Technology

Augmented Reality: The Future of Technology

Gavin Rutherford

October 9, 2018

Nowadays, most Americans own cell phones. We can use them to text, call, look things up, play games and we’re still developing new capabilities. So, what if we could make these everyday activities even more streamlined? With the release of the iPhone X, Apple has introduced the ability to use aug...

Modern Hip Hop: A Turn For the Worse

Modern Hip Hop: A Turn For the Worse

Alex Vonhof

June 13, 2018

Without a doubt, the hip hop musicians of this era are an interesting breed. From rapping about the use of drugs, to facing charges for child molestation and domestic abuse, the current hip hop artists are creating a much darker age of hip hop. The most notable cases are XXXTentacion’s domestic ab...

The Weeknd Shares About Break-Up in New Album

The Weeknd Shares About Break-Up in New Album

Nia Alexopoulos

June 6, 2018

In our modern day era, a large amount of rap songs have meaningless and graphic lyrics with a catchy beats to appeal to its listeners. Therefore, it’s exciting to see an artist use their abilities to convey a story through their words. In this fashion, Canadian singer and songwriter, Abel Tesfaye, more ...

J. Cole's "KOD" Breaks Records and Speaks the Truth

J. Cole's "KOD" Breaks Records and Speaks the Truth

Emily Lewman

June 5, 2018

Jermaine Lamarr Cole, more famously known as rapper J. Cole, released his fifth studio album, “KOD”, on April 20, 2018. According to “Vulture,” the album has broken the record for most streams in a day on Spotify and Apple Music, 36.7 and 64.5 million respectively, a record previously held by Taylo...

Movies Galore: This Summer the Theaters Will Be Packed More Than Usual with an Abundance of Films to Pick From

Movies Galore: This Summer the Theaters Will Be Packed More Than Usual with an Abundance of Films to Pick From

Nuru Lewis

June 5, 2018

Those movies being raved about are finally being released. You don’t have to be a movie addict in order to catch the latest premieres. With so many exciting films coming out this summer, you just might be stuck at the theater everyday. Whether you are hanging out with a group of friends or riding ...

Movie Review: A Quiet Place

Movie Review: A Quiet Place

Shelby Richardson

May 26, 2018

A Quiet Place, a horror movie with a new spin on horror. If they hear you, they hunt you. This movie is a 2018 American horror film directed by John Krasinski, starring alongside Emily Blunt as his wife, both on and off the screen, along with Millicent Simmonds and Noah Jupe as his children. The mo...

Marvel is Keeping Secrets about the Future

Marvel is Keeping Secrets about the Future

Zachary Liddle

May 22, 2018

If there is one thing about life that is certain, it’s the fact that Marvel Studios has planned out their next 30 films. The Marvel Cinematic Universe, or MCU, is well known for their well-developed stories and connected characters. Soon we will enter into the fourth phase of the MCU superhero film...

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