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Luna Zuniga has her flag in the corner of the classroom. Its easily visble from most parts of the room here.

The American flag and the Pledge of Allegiance aren’t needed in schools

Lexi Tuley, Graphics Editor February 21, 2024

The American flag is one of the most recognizable symbols for American pride in the United States. It’s on clothes, phone cases, bumper stickers. Anything that can have an American flag on it will, but...

Hard work helps a student to graduate early

Hard work helps a student to graduate early

McKenzie Nuyen, Staff Writer February 20, 2024

As a young, simple minded 14 year old, I did not expect to graduate at the ripe age of 17, a whole year before the rest of my classmates. I started the 2023-24 school year as a junior. I became a senior...

Junior Emerson Edwards heads to work from school on their bicycle. Since the city bus does not go to their job and they do not have a car, biking is often their only option.

Kalamazoo’s anti-pedestrian streets create severe safety issues for students

Aidan Zajac, Web Editor February 5, 2024

Every school day, the intersection of Kilgore Road and Lovers Lane becomes a major traffic choke point as dozens of vehicles rush to the Loy Norrix parking lot at once. Between the rush of buses around...

“Godzilla Minus One” redefines what a Godzilla movie can be

“Godzilla Minus One” redefines what a Godzilla movie can be

Ender Ross and Aidan Zajac January 31, 2024

"Godzilla Minus One" is cinema. It will no doubt go down as one of THE foundations for any person wanting to get into the Godzilla movies.  Working with a budget of just 30 million dollars, the film...

Wordle is released at 12 a.m. every day according to your timezone.

‘New York Times’ games ranked most entertaining

Lucy Langerveld, Staff Writer January 30, 2024

8: Letter Boxed  One of the more challenging games in the spelling-sphere, Letter Boxed requires the player to create five words using twelve letters placed around a square. The last letter of your...

Freshman Julius Boza was bored in the library so he decided to scroll through TikTok. Social media is a frequent distraction for students on their phones.

Students miss music and movies while working in class

Geremu Walker, Guest Writer January 11, 2024

A student asks the principal to unblock HBO Max while students stare at their phones as they play games. In general, the students do whatever they want, all hours of the school day.  Last year, teachers...

History teacher James Johnson instructs a class that mostly has their head down. Most teachers at Norrix struggle with students sleeping in their classrooms.

How one Norrix history teacher deals with students sleeping in his class

Kylie Ruiz, Guest Writer December 22, 2023

U.S history teacher James Johnson knows that students definitely don’t get enough sleep at night because he was once a student and remembers how busy it can get. Due to this reasoning, Johnson has tried...

Citizen sorting through pieces of clothing at New Way Thrift off East Cork Street.

Thrifting is slowly overcoming fast fashion in America’s youth

Cavan Helms, Sports Editor December 14, 2023

It’s hard to resist buying that $12 outfit from Shein with one click of a button, but we all need to overcome this urge and appreciate the value of clothing. Clothes play a huge role on the world as...

Braeden Davis holds up a horse saddle in his role of Curly.  Members of the cast look at him inquisitively, as Hana Westrick, playing Aunt Eller, speaks to him.

“Oklahoma!” transports audiences to a world of cowboys, fantastic vocals, and dazzling dance numbers

Josephine Velo, Executive Director December 8, 2023

On Friday, December 1, Loy Norrix students took the stage donned in cowboy boots and thick southern accents to perform in the classic musical “Oklahoma!” and were met with thunderous applause. The...

“Killers of the Flower Moon” continues the comeback of good movies in the theater

“Killers of the Flower Moon” continues the comeback of good movies in the theater

Alexander Houslander and Alexander Velo November 29, 2023

Martin Scorsese’s “Killers of The Flower Moon,” which is based on the book written by David Grann, is a true story that takes place in Oklahoma in the early 1900s. The Osage tribe is an oil-rich...

Senior Nina Holm does AP Calculus work in the Loy Norrix library. Most students come to the library to work instead of to read.

Schools are unintentionally ruining reading for fun

Lexi Tuley, Graphics Editor November 27, 2023

It’s a normal Tuesday afternoon and you just got home from school and decided to get started on your homework. You open up your planner to find that you have a 20-page chapter of assigned reading from...

Andrew Muysenberg relaxes in his tomb after a long day at Norrix. He enjoys soaking in his bubbling cauldron to relax. (Photo Illustration)

Ender’s REAL Truth: Loy Norrix student cast into endless abyss by staff member after use of cell phone in math class

Ender Ross, Executive Web Editor November 20, 2023

Last week, despite pleas of mercy and forgiveness, Assistant Principal Andrew Muysenberg cast a student using his cell phone into an endless abyss beyond space and time.  Freshman Clark Harris Jr,...

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