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The Voice of the Loy Norrix Community

Knight Life

The Voice of the Loy Norrix Community

Knight Life

Letter from the editor: a pandemic-ridden editorship in retrospect

Letter from the editor: a pandemic-ridden editorship in retrospect

Elliot Russell, Editor-in-Chief June 3, 2022

Dear Knight Life readers, Your support this past in-person year has left me astronomically satisfied. Whether you attend Loy Norrix now, did in the past or are just a parent along for the ride, the...

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....

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...

Students gathered around at the end of class during 4th hour AP Psychology  taught by Sean Bergan.

AP classes lack diversity, causing fewer POC to enroll

Ari'el Abbott, Twitter Editor January 6, 2022

I look back on my first encounter with an advanced class with a strong lack of diversity. I remember walking into my first AP class and already being nervous, but I shake the feelings out and take...

Having off-campus lunch would benefit students

Having off-campus lunch would benefit students

Gavin Moan, Staff Writer December 22, 2021

Have you ever wanted to get a breath of fresh air during the school day? Get some food that you’re craving instead of the same options at school everyday? You aren’t alone. So do many other students...

A source of stress: why homework needs to go away

A source of stress: why homework needs to go away

Hank Perkins, Staff Writer December 17, 2021

When Owen Davis goes home after a long day of school at Loy Norrix and KAMSC, all he wants to do is relax and spend time with friends and family, but he realizes he has loads of homework to complete for...

Social media accounts for negativity in teenagers’ lives

Social media accounts for negativity in teenagers’ lives

Matthew Gray, Staff Writer December 16, 2021

“I felt like I couldn’t get out of bed in the morning,” said senior Hank Perkins. “There was an entire group chat going at each other. It was constantly there and always looming over me, even if...

LN bathrooms should be revamped

LN bathrooms should be revamped

Kylie Kilgo, Staff Writer December 16, 2021

The students of Loy Norrix have to use the bathroom on a daily basis. Walking into the bathroom to a foul smell, to find the only open stall flooded with toilet paper questioning if you’re gonna use...

Video games positively affect teen’s social lives

Video games positively affect teen’s social lives

Emmit Whalen, Staff Writer December 14, 2021

It’s 5 a.m. on Saturday morning. You would think you are waking up ready to start the day, but that is wrong.  You are playing “Call of Duty: Warzone” with your friends and having the time of your...

Shooting games are better than fighting games

Shooting games are better than fighting games

Lucas Seilheimer, Staff Writer December 7, 2021

I have played many different video games in my short 16 years of existence, and in that time I have never preferred a fighting game over a shooting game. Shooting games take more skill than fighting...

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