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Riots in the US are diminishing the intentions of the Black Lives Matter movement

Local students speak to the group of protesters after a downtown Kalamazoo march for Black Lives Matter on June 12.  Local students organized this peaceful protest and shared poems and reflections on the topic.

Devon Gross, Editor in Chief

June 25, 2020

On May 25th 2020, 46 year old George Floyd died after being pinned down by a police officer for nine minutes. While Floyd’s death sadly isn’t the first to happen in this nature, the spread of the video of this event caused a social media uproar and has been the recent spark for protests advocating f...

Loy Norrix People’s Choice Awards

Loy Norrix People's Choice Awards

June 19, 2020

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Cradle Kalamazoo: Ending infant mortality together

Komal Razvi is the health equity program manager for the YWCA. Razvi believes that home visitation is a major component in solving the issue of racial disparities in infant mortality.

Lydia Snapp, Social Media Team

June 16, 2020

Cradle Kalamazoo is a multi-agency community collaborative composed of more than 30 organizations working together in an effort to reduce infant mortality. Cradle Kalamazoo offers programs related to reproductive health, family support services, health equity and safe sleep. Cradle Kalamazoo's mission...

Some Koreans feel fearful about the Black Lives Matter protests in the US

Businesses in Koreatown of Los Angeles ready materials to protect their shops. Protests have turned violent in many places, leading to shop owners taking extra steps to defend their businesses.

Shin-Ling Yeh, Staff Writer

June 13, 2020

Just over 2 weeks ago, there was a public outcry with the death of George Floyd's under a policeman's knee. George Floyd was African American, and the police officers that led George Floyd to death were white.  The problem was that the police excessively got George Floyd under control, and his de...

A letter to the class of 2020

The graduation caps of seniors Alexis Weeden (left) and Brandon Schnurr (right) that were picked up on May 27, 2020 and painted with their colleges symbols. These caps are a testament to the creativity and dedication of the graduating class of 2020.

Alexis Weeden, Asst. Editor-in-Chief

June 12, 2020

Dear Class of 2020 and fellow Loy Norrix family,  You may or may not know me; however, I want to congratulate you all on making it this far. This is something that not everyone who started with us back in 2016 has succeeded at doing. Take a moment to remember those our community has lost and cher...

Bilingual Loy Norrix students perform with The Kalamazoo Chinese Academy

Left to Right: Loy Norrix students Trevor Watts, Alex Bosak, and Nathan Hodshire. All three students are bilingual, speaking Chinese Mandarin and English.

Ian Woodruff, A/V Editing Team

June 12, 2020

You are sitting in darkness at Chenery Auditorium. Suddenly, a team comes out onto the stage and begins their diabolo performance.  Diabolos/Chinese yo-yos are flying across the stage as the audience is in awe. In January and February, a yo-yo team from the Kalamazoo Chinese Academy performed at...

Students can have fun while staying home

Senior Emma Scheele stays busy while staying home during COVID-19. Scheele plays with her dog outside.

Audreanna Dunton, Assistant Business Manager

June 11, 2020

It is nearing the end of March, you’re leaving school after finishing up your second-trimester final exams. You feel a heavy weight lifted off of your shoulders as it’s a half-day and you get to go home and relax after weeks of hard work and studying. Little did you know, though, that you would no...

Former Loy Norrix exchange students share what’s happening in their home countries

Jeanie Gould-McElhone and Elisa Matz pose for a photo the day before Matzs flight home.

Jeanie Gould-McElhone, Arts and Entertainment editor

June 11, 2020

Only 57 days.  Elisa Matz was a sophomore exchange student at Loy Norrix High School for just 57 days when Covid-19 sent her home to Lürschau in northern Germany. Elisa’s exchange continues in weekly conversations with myself and the two other exchange students we’ve hosted over the last five ...

Change in scenery: Parents working from home

Loy Norrix parent Abby Haughey works from home during the COVID-19 pandemic and adapts to all of the changes from working from an office to home.

Audreanna Dunton, Assistant Business Manager

June 10, 2020

As non-essential businesses have been shut down since March due to COVID-19, many businessmen and businesswomen have had to adapt to working from home. While this may seem like a dream come true to some, it can come with many new challenges as well! “There is never a dull moment and more work!” said Abby Haug...

Hindsight is 2020

Hindsight is 2020

Jeanie Gould-McElhone, Arts and Entertainment

June 10, 2020

I’ve known almost my whole life that 2020 was my year.  On my first day of preschool I was given a bright blue t-shirt that said “Class of 2020” across the front. It would take some time to fully understand what that meant, that 2020 was the year I would graduate high school with my friends be...

Attention Seniors

Attention Seniors

May 28, 2020

Loy Norrix appreciates students and staff

Loy Norrix appreciates students and staff

May 14, 2020

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