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Thinking Like a Scientist: Science Courses Should Be a Greater Focus in High School

Thinking Like a Scientist: Science Courses Should Be a Greater Focus in High School

June 26, 2019

By Collin Carnell Throughout the nation, different science fields and scientific findings are coming under attack. There are claims that global warming isn’t happening, that vaccinations cause autism, that genetically modified organisms are completely unsafe to eat. Meanwhile, science has less of ...

Starting School Later Would Benefit Students

Starting School Later Would Benefit Students

June 24, 2019

By Ian Woodruff It’s 6:30 in the morning, I hear the ringing of my alarm telling me to wake up. I got home from hockey last night at 11:00 p.m. My body is exhausted, and my brain is still asleep, but if I don't get up now I will miss the 6:45 bus. Throughout the day, the drowsiness I felt earlier be...

Religion Should Not Be Used to Justify an Attempted Overturn of Roe V. Wade

Religion Should Not Be Used to Justify an Attempted Overturn of Roe V. Wade

June 23, 2019

By Lily Stickely "[This law] stands as a powerful testament to Alabamians’ deeply held belief that every life is precious, that every life is a sacred gift from God,” said Alabama Governor Ivey while signing the most restrictive abortion ban into place, in ‘The Time Is Now’: States Are Rushing to...

Fighting Climate Change

Fighting Climate Change

June 21, 2019

By Claire Knudsen In Elsevier SciTech Connect Caitlin Beddows states that, “an estimated one million birds, 100,000 turtles, and countless other sea animals die each year from pollution and digesting plastic.” While walking down the street and looking at the ground for even a second, there are co...

Expectations on Marriage May Be Outdated

Expectations on Marriage May Be Outdated

Isabel Best

June 20, 2019

As the world begins to modernize, so do ideas on marriage. In the United States, marriage rates have reached the lowest rate in around 150 years. This has become a common worldwide trend: according to a study conducted by the United Nations, four-fifths of the 100 countries surveyed had experienced decreases in nu...

Freshman Describes the Importance of Family and Spending Time Together

June 20, 2019

By Samantha Shaffer Electric anticipation filled the air as the British announcer gave a play by play of the English Premier League soccer game. Arsenal moved the ball down the field towards the goal. The forward shot and the ball found the back of the net. Father and daughter shared an excited glance. ...

The College Admissions Scandal is Disappointing and Unfair to Students Across the Nation

The College Admissions Scandal is Disappointing and Unfair to Students Across the Nation

Julia Labadie

June 19, 2019

Being admitted into your dream school should be based on your accomplishments, grades, and passion. True passion for a school and your own future is extremely underrated at universities. Imagine opening a crisp letter from your dream college. Imagine how your heart will start pacing, sweat from ...

Taking My Life Into My Own Hands: Having the Option to Wear a Seatbelt

Taking My Life Into My Own Hands: Having the Option to Wear a Seatbelt

June 18, 2019

By Gigi Fox Having my mom and my sister tell me to put my seatbelt on was always a hassle. The scratchy polyester seat belt digging into my neck is always an unwanted burden. As children, we do as our parents tell us. Once you are allowed to drive at age 16, you should have the option of whether to we...

Students Respond to Knight Life

Students Respond to Knight Life

June 18, 2019

Dear Editor, The article that I read today was “When Paradise is Lost, Promise is Found” and in my opinion I feel like the article was a very good article to read. One thing that I like about the article was that it told a brief description on how it first started and they went into a lot of deta...

Pushing Past Your Personal Barriers

Pushing Past Your Personal Barriers

Gavin Rutherford

June 17, 2019

I’ve spent most of my life cooped up inside. I lived satisfied with a life of watching television, playing games and reading books. When I went into middle school I didn’t have the confidence to reach out and talk to people, so I just sat in the back of class reading every hour. I felt like I ...

Students Respond to Article "Open Campus for Lunch and Other Concerns"

Students Respond to Article "Open Campus for Lunch and Other Concerns"

June 17, 2019

Dear Editor, I think that that Loy Norrix should change and open campus for lunch because I get tired of sitting inside of the lunch room everyday, and I also get tired of eating the food. Some people get tired of the food too and want to maybe eat something else or go home or out at a restaurant to...

Loy Norrix Needs a Turf Field

Loy Norrix Needs a Turf Field

Olivia Boblet (Grade 12)

June 16, 2019

As high schools around the area are renovating their athletic stadiums and building bigger and better fields, turf is an addition that is seen almost everywhere. For Loy Norrix High School, a synthetic turf field is something we can only dream about. Despite the extreme implementing costs, artificial grass has far m...

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