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Class of 2018 Best Moments

Class of 2018 Best Moments

Emily Lewman

June 7, 2018

Underclassmen Describe Seniors They Will Miss Next Year

Underclassmen Describe Seniors They Will Miss Next Year

Anna Kushner

June 7, 2018

Keegan Cameron Freshman Keegan Cameron says he’ll miss senior Victor Moss the most next year because he's so funny and talented. “He’s an all around good guy,” said Cameron. Cameron met Victor at a rehearsal for the school musical, “Little Shop of Horrors.” “He’s like my twin,” Cam...

Students and Staff Weigh in on What Makes a Good Teacher

Students and Staff Weigh in on What                                   Makes a Good Teacher

Sofie Nehlsen

June 6, 2018

  Teachers play a huge role in students day-to-day lives. Students spend about one-third of their time at school being taught and influenced by their teachers. Many teachers have vastly different teaching methods. While some like being practical and really letting their students work with th...

The Weeknd Shares About Break-Up in New Album

The Weeknd Shares About Break-Up in New Album

Nia Alexopoulos

June 6, 2018

In our modern day era, a large amount of rap songs have meaningless and graphic lyrics with a catchy beats to appeal to its listeners. Therefore, it’s exciting to see an artist use their abilities to convey a story through their words. In this fashion, Canadian singer and songwriter, Abel Tesfaye, more ...

Loy Norrix Hosts Don Luken's Invitational Another Year

Junior Alysia Smith leaps over in a hurdle in the 100m hurdles placing 12th place overall. “I was trying to continue running and not laugh because someone fell next to me,” said Smith. Photo Credit / Jaelyn Anderson

Jaelyn Anderson

June 6, 2018

The Don Lukens Invitational is the biggest invitational that Loy Norrix hosts all year. For the past 31 years over fifteen teams have come from all over the state of Michigan to compete against each other in this huge all day event. From shot-put to 4x400m relay, the Don Lukens started at 10am and went...

J. Cole's "KOD" Breaks Records and Speaks the Truth

J. Cole's "KOD" Breaks Records and Speaks the Truth

Emily Lewman

June 5, 2018

Jermaine Lamarr Cole, more famously known as rapper J. Cole, released his fifth studio album, “KOD”, on April 20, 2018. According to “Vulture,” the album has broken the record for most streams in a day on Spotify and Apple Music, 36.7 and 64.5 million respectively, a record previously held by Taylo...

Movies Galore: This Summer the Theaters Will Be Packed More Than Usual with an Abundance of Films to Pick From

Movies Galore: This Summer the Theaters Will Be Packed More Than Usual with an Abundance of Films to Pick From

Nuru Lewis

June 5, 2018

Those movies being raved about are finally being released. You don’t have to be a movie addict in order to catch the latest premieres. With so many exciting films coming out this summer, you just might be stuck at the theater everyday. Whether you are hanging out with a group of friends or riding ...

Starbucks Reacts to Racial Bias Claims

Audreanna Dunton

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...

Walnut & Park Coffee Shop Gives A Second Chance to Those who Made Mistakes

Walnut & Park Coffee Shop Gives A Second Chance to Those who Made Mistakes

Henry Snapp

June 4, 2018

At first glance, Walnut & Park may not look any different to the dozens of other coffee shops found in downtown Kalamazoo, but looks can be deceiving. Walnut & Park works with the Kalamazoo Probation Enhancement Program (KPEP) to help give parolees and probationers the work experience they ...

Immigration Despite Discrimination

Immigration Despite Discrimination

Sonata Davis

June 3, 2018

The inauguration of President Trump brought more than a new face into office, primarily an agenda that involved a crack-down on immigration. His plan to cut down DACA and restrictions on participants from certain countries caused Americans to be more aware of important topics like these. Immigration due to a refugee st...

Drag Queens 'Living' in Kalamazoo

Irtia B. Syndrome

Anna Gunnerson

June 2, 2018

Today, a drag race no longer refers to cars on a racetrack. Rather, men dressing up and acting as a woman for entertainment. Furthermore, with the help of social media and the TV show “RuPaul’s Drag Race,” drag has increased in popularity nationwide. Drag shows are usually lip syncing performanc...

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