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Knight Life

The Voice of the Loy Norrix Community

Knight Life

The Voice of the Loy Norrix Community

Knight Life

Loy Norrix student checks their phone in class. Students and teachers alike have noticed the affect of the pandemic on this particular habit.

Screen addictions negatively effect students

Fletcher Elsholz, Twitter Team June 4, 2022

A lot of the time during class, a teacher will ask a question and no student will answer because they're too busy on their phone.  In online school it was incredibly easy to not pay attention in class...

April 22 Weekly News Digest: Michigan Attorney General, prom, and gas prices

April 22 Weekly News Digest: Michigan Attorney General, prom, and gas prices

April 25, 2022

KPS News  A school board meeting took place on Thursday, April 21. The mask mandate was reinstated and the board will reevaluate at the next meeting. More information is available here.   The...

The University of Michigan is a very well known college. U of M has ranked 23 overall for all private and public colleges.

The University of Michigan reaches large settlement in longtime sexual abuse case

Nola Mullins, Feature Editor March 15, 2022

According to the Washington Post, the University of Michigan has reached a $490 million settlement to resolve sexual assault claims and lawsuits from over 1 thousand people.  This settlement covers...

Former Loy Norrix student Myron Sykes after giving blood in 2016. Loy Norrix hasnt held the blood drive for 2 years due to Covid concerns, but hopes to return to form this March.

National blood shortage threatens to further harm the overwhelmed hospital system

Elias Nagel-Bennett, Copy Editor March 4, 2022

Blood drives are a time-honored tradition of high schools, whether run through the school itself, an advanced health class, or volunteer organizations like National Honor Society or Key Club. High schoolers...

A voting booth in Kalamazoo, Michigan set up in preparation for the 2020 election.

Voting rights in America: The John Lewis Voting Rights Advancement Act and the Freedom to Vote Act failed to reform legislation

Chloe Rathbun, Chief Copy Editor February 11, 2022

The United States of America has functioned under basic principles of democracy since the conception of the Declaration of Independence: all men are created equal and are ensured “inherent and inalienable”...

Crowd gathering around the capitol, in support of Trump´s Save America Riot

One year since the Capitol “Save America Riot”

Ari'el Abbott, Twitter Editor January 22, 2022

On the afternoon of January 6, 2021, the capital went under attack after the results of the 2021 election.  On the same day, Mike Pence was set to approve Biden’s victory in Congress. “Jan. 6 Insurrection:...

FDA data shows that over 2 million teens use e- cigarettes in the U.S. Graph made September 2021 by Food and Drug Administration.

Vaping has reached teens at an alarming rate

Yamiah Harris, Staff Writer October 28, 2021

In Michigan, vaping has been on the rise, especially among teenagers. Teens everywhere are vaping without knowing the serious effects it can have on their health. It affects your behavior and performance,...

A protest is performed against Texas’ new Heartbeat bill in front of the Texas Capitol on September 1, 2021.

The six week deadline: everything to know about the new Texas abortion bill

Conner McBride, Staff Writer September 28, 2021

People gather outside the outside the Texas State Capitol on sunny September 1, some are holding signs with words like “we demand bodily autonomy” or “abortion is healthcare,” but all of them are...

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