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New Thriller “Get Out” Calls Out Society’s Social Demons

New Thriller “Get Out” Calls Out Society’s Social Demons

Izze Fahl

April 13, 2017

Many hair raising thoughts about being black in America and almost fearing what could happen to the black population rushed through my mind after seeing Jordan Peele’s newly released thriller, “Get Out.” Walking out of the movie theatre as a white person helped me understand the fears of black...

Link Crew’s Cupcakes and Conversation Inspires New Members

Link Crew’s Cupcakes and Conversation Inspires New Members

Frankie Stevens

April 10, 2017

On Wednesday, March 29th, Loy Norrix Link Crew introduced a new way of recruiting members for next year by holding the first annual Cupcakes and Conversation. Sophomores and juniors interested in Link Crew grabbed a cupcake and sat down to talk with current leaders about why they should join and what ...

Exploring Kalamazoo Valley Museum's Planetarium

Chairs at the Kalamazoo Valley Museums Planetarium line up row by row facing toward the dome of the planetarium. They lean back as the veiwer watches for a 360 degree veiw of the program. Photo Credit / Jonnie Palone

Jonnie Palone

March 21, 2017

The Kalamazoo Valley Museum has a lot to offer the public including historical exhibits, interactive displays and planetarium shows. A planetarium is a dome shaped viewing room that projects a video onto the walls and ceiling through LED lights, giving the viewer the opportunity to watch films entirely surro...

The Black Panther: A Positive Black Role Model

The Black Panther: A Positive Black Role Model

Sidney Richardson

March 3, 2017

The Black Panther is finally going to get a starring role on the big screen. The king of the fictional country of Wakanda has already made a cameo in the recent blockbuster “Captain America: Civil War.” In the movie, the hero was played by up-and-coming actor Chadwick Boseman and throughout the mo...

Chance the Rapper Makes History at the 2017 Grammys

Chance the Rapper performs at his concert in Detroit, MI on September 25, 2016. This concert was part of his Magnificent Coloring World Tour. Photo Credit / Bailey Handley

Bailey Handley

March 3, 2017

On the night of the 59th Annual Grammy Awards, the energetic and jubilant Chance the Rapper made history. He brought home three Grammy awards, becoming the first artist in Grammy history to win an award without selling any of his music. Chance gives all of his music out for free because he feels he is a...

2016's Most Popular Trends at Loy Norrix

2016's Most Popular Trends at Loy Norrix

Erika Wagoner

March 2, 2017

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Hunter Thomas: Embracing the Bold

Hunter Thomas: Embracing the Bold

Maggie Lager

March 2, 2017

Hunter Thomas, Senior  I've been making art since a very young age, and it's something that I imagine myself doing for a long time, to say the least. Back then, becoming an art teacher seemed inevitable. I remember sitting in my elementary art room, dreaming of the day when I'd be at the front desk, ex...

What do you Want to do Before you Die? The Bucket List of Loy Norrix

What do you Want to do Before you Die? The Bucket List of Loy Norrix

Frankie Stevens

March 1, 2017

Countless people have something that they want to do before they die, whether it be skydiving or traveling to an exotic place. A bucket list is a checklist of experiences or achievements that someone wants to accomplish during their lifetime. Knight Life asked Loy Norrix students and staff about what...

Xavier House: The Vastness Of The Idea Of Art

Xavier House: The Vastness Of The Idea Of Art

Maggie Lager

February 27, 2017

Xavier House, Sophomore  "Art to me can be anything you want it to be. The great thing about art is it doesn't need to conform to one thing like a drawing or painting. Art can be anything from a building to a movie. Art can also mean anything you want it to mean. You could have a different idea of...

Grace Muchmore: Branching Out

Grace Muchmore: Branching Out

Maggie Lager

February 22, 2017

Grace Muchmore, Sophomore "I love making art. Creating in general is such a gratifying experience for me. I'm all over different types of mediums. From crayon wax to acrylic paint. This year I really started branching out. I'm taking a Film/Video EFA at The Epic Center and I have really found myself ...

Loy Norrix Knights are 'All in this Together' for the Spring Musical

Michaela Whalen

February 20, 2017

  The differences between a Knight and a Wildcat will quickly disappear when the theatre students here at Loy Norrix High School hit the stage next month in their performance of “High School Musical.” February 17th at 7 p.m. will be the opening show where Loy Norrix students who have spent...

Emma Greschak: Growing Stylistically

Emma Greschak: Growing Stylistically

Maggie Lager

February 3, 2017

Emma Grechak, Senior  I guess I create art because it makes me happy and it's something I know I can work to improve on. I enjoy looking back on my old work and seeing how much I've grown stylistically. I do plan to pursue a career in the arts, specifically in animation or illustration. ...

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