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Loy Norrix Welcomes Kailash Satyarthi for PeaceJam Conference

Brandi-Rose Phiri, Business Manager

April 20, 2019

“Free! Safe! Educated!” are the words every student yelled at this year’s Great Lakes Peacejam Conference, and the person who started the chant was special guest Kailash Satyarthi. Satyarthi is a Nobel Peace Prize laureate, who has fought for the rights of children and their education. He h...

Grad Bash 2019 is Not One to Miss

Grad Bash 2019 is Not One to Miss

Maeve Hodge-McNutt

March 29, 2019

Every year in may, the senior class of Loy Norrix can be found buzzing with adrenaline and relief, as they put on their caps and gowns and cross the stage at Wings Event Center, ending their high school journey. After the emotional moments and congratulations from teary parents and relatives, there...

Hoadley Wins the 60th Congressional District of Kalamazoo

Hoadley Wins the 60th Congressional District of Kalamazoo

Joshua McKissic

January 22, 2019

Kalamazoo County, the intersection of hope between Chicago, the Windy City, and Detroit, the Motor City, is home to the House of Representatives 60th Congressional District. On November 6th, the nation-wide midterm elections were held. For the 60th Congressional District, these elections determined ...

Students Rush to the Polls in the Mock Elections

Junior Caila Chapman submitting her ballot to the tabulator. This is the last step of the voting process. Photo Credit / Gavin Rutherford

Gavin Rutherford

November 5, 2018

With the rise in political tension these past few years, there has been a lot of pressure on young people to get out and vote in every election they can. The League of Women voters is coming to high schools to help educate more young people on just what voting entails. On Tuesday, October 23, the Leag...

Loy Norrix Introduces Another New Member to Their Administrative Team

Loy Norrix Introduces Another New Member to Their Administrative Team

Alexis Weeden, Assistant Editor-in-Chief

October 14, 2018

The first day of school has always kicked off a good week, full of unprecedented chaos, barely contained and filling the building with wild, overly energetic, and already frustrated kids who have gotten far too comfortable with the summer freedom. There aren’t many ways to corral and control that ...

Loy Norrix Starts The Year Too Hot

Loy Norrix Starts The Year Too Hot

Regan Dillon

October 12, 2018

In the hot months of June and September, Loy Norrix students and staff have been trying their hardest to stand the heat, but its hard when “...you’re worrying about how much you're sweating and whether you’re going to stick to the table,” said Loy Norrix mathematics teacher Adam Hosler. Stud...

City Ordinance Legislation Change Sparks Homeless Protest

City Ordinance Legislation Change Sparks Homeless Protest

Joshua McKissic

October 4, 2018

Downtown Kalamazoo is a place filled with opportunity, greenery, and unfortunately, homeless people. Over the last few weeks, a homeless encampment has stationed itself in the center of downtown Kalamazoo, Bronson Park. On August 19th, twenty one city ordinances were changed from misdemeanors to civ...

Loy Norrix High School Graduation of 2018

Cj Washington poses for a photo with his high school diploma after the graduation ceremony  ends.

Jaelyn Anderson

June 13, 2018

Loy Norrix High School’s commencement was held on Wednesday, June 6 at Wings Event Center. There were 272 graduates. The commencement started with a prelude concert by Loy Norrix’s band and orchestra. Next “Pomp and Circumstance” played as the graduates walked in. The choir then sang the “Nation...

Loy Norrix Sophomore Wins Prestigious Award

Sophomore Gabriel Vroman completed his journey to earning the Microsoft Office Master Award. Photo Credit / Finn Brent

June 12, 2018

By Finn Brent On Friday June 8th, Loy Norrix Sophomore Gabriel Vroman completed his journey to earning the Microsoft Office Master Award. To do this, he earned a Microsoft Office Specialist Certification in the Microsoft programs PowerPoint 2013, Excel 2013, and Word Expert 1 and 2 2013. He also earned...

Candlelight: A Hopeful Goodbye to Norrix Seniors

Student Tinhae Bennett walks across the stage as she's being honored for her PeaceJam award.

Audreanna Dunton, Assistant Business Manager

June 9, 2018

 

Starbucks Reacts to Racial Bias Claims

Audreanna Dunton, Assistant Business Manager

June 5, 2018

Starbucks, the popular coffee chain where friends and loved ones can gather together and enjoy their favorite drinks and small bites in their community, have come across some trouble with race. However, the limits have been tested in recent months when two black men entered a Starbucks cafe in Phil...

Privacy Being Perpetrated? Norrix Students Are Suspect Over Mark Zuckerberg and His Facebook Privacy Policy

Privacy Being Perpetrated?  Norrix Students Are Suspect Over Mark Zuckerberg and His Facebook Privacy Policy

parkerkissel

June 4, 2018

If you’ve ever been worried that your private information may be leaked or exposed, then you’re right to be worried. On March 17, Mark Zuckerberg, the CEO of Facebook, was exposed by the New York Times and the Observer for having shared information from over 50 million private accounts to thir...

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