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Teens Struggle to Move Forward after a Sudden Snapchat Update

Teens Struggle to Move Forward after a Sudden Snapchat Update

Nia Alexopoulos

March 29, 2018

You’re switching apps between your phone, perhaps checking up on what your friends are doing or sending a text to your friend asking to hangout. Many activities such as communicating, researching information, and even just entertainment are ultimately all made possible through social media. One o...

Loy Norrix Wrestlers and Cheerleaders Focus on the Wins No One Sees

Loy Norrix Wrestlers and Cheerleaders Focus on the Wins No One Sees

Mia May

March 28, 2018

The people that aren’t Loy Norrix athletes would know very little of what the team members go through every day during practice. They don’t know the struggles or the smiles a team has or the wins and losses the team has taken in and out of uniform. When people think of Loy Norrix sports teams, they...

Gun Control is the Best way to Prevent School Shootings

Gun Control is the Best way to Prevent School Shootings

Tristen Buchino

March 27, 2018

Imagine waking up in the morning and finding yourself stressing about whether there will be a shooting at your school that day, rather than whether you will get a good grade on your English paper. Now imagine the worst possible scenario: being inside school and hearing the sounds of blood curdling scr...

Just A Poke Towards the Changing Culture of Tattoos

Just A Poke Towards the Changing Culture of Tattoos

Gaia Bogan

March 26, 2018

Twenty-one years ago it was illegal to get tattooed in New York City, but today most people would hardly blink an eye at a full sleeve. It’s hard to conceptualize how society’s judgements could dissipate in less than a generation. Undeniably, the internet has had a hand in morphing society’s percept...

Nonla Burger: A Retro Sit-Down Diner with a Modern Twist

Nonla Burger: A Retro Sit-Down Diner with a Modern Twist

Abbie Lindblade

March 25, 2018

It’s a Saturday afternoon and you’re craving a classic American meal: a cheeseburger and fries. You decide to order from that new restaurant down the street, Nonla Burger. The outside of Nonla Burger looks like an average business with a white brick exterior and a small sign hanging in front of the ...

“Black Panther” Breaks Box Office Records

“Black Panther” Breaks Box Office Records

Zachary Liddle

March 23, 2018

“The Black Panther” starring Chadwick Boseman as the title character and directed by Ryan Coogler was released on February 16th, 2018. Opening weekend, the film made roughly 242 million dollars. “The Black Panther” broke numerous box office records such as “biggest non-sequel opening weeken...

Students Write to Representatives Calling for Change in Gun Control Legislation

Junior Acacia Harper works on transcribing her letter onto American flag paper, provided by Ms. May. Harper planned to write asking for a limit on ammunition and a higher age limit for purchasing guns. Photo Credit / Grace Marshall

Grace Marshall

March 22, 2018

If you had stepped into Sarah Leineke’s classroom, located in the B-wing of Loy Norrix on Friday, March 2, you would have seen somewhere around 15 students sitting with laptops, paper and pens, writing letters to their Michigan representatives. The students were writing to express their discontent wi...

A Murder, Two Car Jackings and A Chugged Gallon of Milk: "The End of the F***ing World" Review and Commentary (#spoilers)

A Murder, Two Car Jackings and A Chugged Gallon of Milk: "The End of the F***ing World" Review and Commentary (#spoilers)

March 19, 2018

By: Glenna Aldag and Anna Kushner Anna “I stayed up until two in the morning finishing this show the first time I watched it.” Glenna “I tried multi-tasking the first time I watched it. It so didn't work, the show is too engaging.”   “The End of the F***ing World” or TEOTFW is a Briti...

Block, Parry, Thrust!: Loy Norrix Student Participates in Local Fencing Program.

Block, Parry, Thrust!: Loy Norrix Student Participates in Local Fencing Program.

Glenna Aldag

March 16, 2018

The graceful but violently dancing feet move across the floor. It’s all over in seconds. With a flash of the blade and shift of stance, a winner grasps victory and a loser tastes defeat. The sport of fencing is an elegant demonstration of the body and muscle through the art of combat. However, if...

Loy Norrix Participates in National Walkout

Loy Norrix student holds poster to protest gun violence. Photo Credit / Glenna Aldag

Jasmine Alcocer

March 15, 2018

In solidarity with high schoolers across the nation, students at Loy Norrix High School participated in the National School Walkout on March 14th, 2018. Junior Grace Muchmore expressed her feelings on this boiling topic, “In general I don't want to get shot at school. I wanna show my support for...

Forbidden Fruit: New Internet Craze has Teenagers Eating Laundry Detergent

Forbidden Fruit: New Internet Craze has Teenagers Eating Laundry Detergent

Jordan Cox and Anna Kushner

March 15, 2018

A Tide POD is a small, square shaped capsule of laundry detergent which is supposed to be used for none other than washing clothes. The Tide POD Challenge, which has recently swept the internet in a craze, consists of teenagers sticking a Tide POD into their mouth, biting into it, spitting it out,...

“Black Mirror” is Gaining Popularity Among Students

“Black Mirror” is Gaining Popularity Among Students

Alex Vonhof

March 14, 2018

“It’s so interesting to see all these scenarios that could happen in the future with our use of technology,” senior Lauren Johnson said about the Netflix series “Black Mirror.” “Black Mirror” was originally launched in December of 2011, on Britain's Channel 4, but the popularity of the sh...

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