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Knight Life

The Voice of the Loy Norrix Community

Knight Life

The Voice of the Loy Norrix Community

Knight Life

Chloe’s Commentary: Culinary Arts catering event review

Chloe Rathbun, News Editor May 19, 2022

I got the chipotle turkey wrap which was paired with potato chips, garlic aioli and a Rice Krispy treat. The chipotle turkey wrap included three meats, turkey, salami, and bacon, as well as muenster...

Tyler The Creator performed at Detroits Little Caesars Arena on February 28th 2022. Tyler is known for his elaborate set designs.

Loy Norrix students enjoy Tyler, the Creator’s “Call Me If You Get Lost” Detroit show

Lucie Russell, Instagram Team May 5, 2022

When Tyler, the Creator fans go to see his shows they know they are there not only for his music but also for his creative set designs. Tyler, the Creator is a rap/hip hop artist originally from Los Angeles....

The Michigan State Capitol building was made in 1878 by Elijah E. Myers. He would go on to make the Colorado and Texas state capitols, leading to the three being very similar in architectural style.

Spectacular Legislatures: All 50 state capitol buildings, ranked

Elias Nagel-Bennett, Copy Editor May 4, 2022

Driving to Lansing on I-96, the dome of the Michigan Capitol building stands out in stark contrast to the skyline of the city. The Lansing State Capitol, is not alone: it is one among 49 others, each designed...

“Lego Star Wars: The Skywalker Saga,” shows the light and dark side of a game 15 years in the making

“Lego Star Wars: The Skywalker Saga,” shows the light and dark side of a game 15 years in the making

James Hauke, Multimedia Editor April 21, 2022

If you are anything like me, then Star Wars is a fundamental aspect in the way you live. I know that might sound silly to say, but when you can’t remember the first time you did something, in my case...

Too much homework overwhelms high school students

Too much homework overwhelms high school students

Gavin Moan, Staff Writer March 18, 2022

“From teachers' academy, work, and getting ready for the next day, homework doesn’t fit well into my schedule most days,” said senior Brandi-Rose Phiri.  According to a Stanford study, 56 percent...

Wearing your mask incorrectly in school should have harsher consequences

Wearing your mask incorrectly in school should have harsher consequences

Ari'el Abbott, Twitter Editor March 17, 2022

No one wants to experience getting COVID-19 from school due to someone not wearing their mask. Anyone who wears their mask incorrectly should not be coming into the building. If we can get penalized with...

When teachers intervene in fights, their students feel the consequences

When teachers intervene in fights, their students feel the consequences

Ari'el Abbott, Twitter Editor March 16, 2022

Editor’s note: This story is part of  “State of Mind: The Modern Condition of Youth,”  produced in partnership with local, independent news outlet NowKalamazoo, which provided editorial support...

Senior Jayda Smith has a free period for her 5th hour and says, “This free-time in the library is extremely helpful to me. I am able to get most of my homework completed which leaves me with more time for myself with my busy after school schedule”

Students would benefit from having a study hall

Gavin Moan, Staff Writer February 4, 2022

High school students spend an average of 2.7 hours a day on homework, and after being at school for nearly 7 hours, it can be very difficult to balance homework with extracurriculars such as sports...

The crops and equipment in the Hoop House are protected from the weather in the greenhouse structure, due to this, the Hoop House can continue to grow food and hold events into the winter. The white board is used as a calendar for events and dates along with holding important information about the garden.

Community independence in agriculture is vital to tackle food insecurity for Kalamazoo residents

August Crothers, Instagram Team January 28, 2022

Students pour into the cafeteria during lunch periods waiting for the doors to open, ready to eat whatever is served that day. For many, school-provided lunch and breakfast is their only source of...

The bad side of social media: unrealistic beauty standards are causing identity issues

The bad side of social media: unrealistic beauty standards are causing identity issues

Sabrina Cabrera-Schram, Staff Writer January 14, 2022

As my 13-year-old self sat on my bed, I wondered why my body looked so different from the girls I saw on TV. I was just getting back from a long seven-hour day of school, getting a snack and sitting down...

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