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Local students march for Black Lives Matter on June 12 in downtown Kalamazoo. WMU college students and KPS high school students worked together to organize this peaceful protest.

Activism within Gen Z

Sophie Grover, Arts and Entertainment Editor October 14, 2020

“I definitely think Gen Z is the loudest right now,” said Gracen Martini-Zeller, a senior at Kalamazoo Central. “Even if they can’t get to demonstrations, they’re doing a really good job of at...

White Nationalist Richard Spencer Raises Questions on How to Respond to Hate

White Nationalist Richard Spencer Raises Questions on How to Respond to Hate

April 17, 2017

By Ferren Olmsted-Meade On January 20, Inauguration Day, people from all walks of life took to the streets. Among those was self-proclaimed white nationalist, Richard Spencer. As he was being interviewed...

Students and teachers standing in line welcoming students as they arrive to school. They chant together,

Journey Into Activism

Christian Baker March 9, 2016

From the Spring Valley High assault to the incidents in Ferguson, to the killing of Temetrion Hegler, there are societal flaws everywhere. Some people may want to get involved in politics with an activist...

“More Time Learning! Less Time Testing!” Loy Norrix Advocates for Fewer Standardized Tests

“More Time Learning! Less Time Testing!” Loy Norrix Advocates for Fewer Standardized Tests

rubyahensley February 17, 2016

A day in the life of an average American high school student: wake up, eat breakfast, and go to school: another day, prepping towards another big test. The annual ritual of filling in an endless sea of...

#SocialJustice: Social Media Activism Ignites the Fire of Social Change

#SocialJustice: Social Media Activism Ignites the Fire of Social Change

rubyahensley January 14, 2016

  Scrolling through your timeline, thumbing through the prank videos and DIY how-tos, your eye catches another news headline: “Young boy killed at the hands of police.” You turn on the tv and...

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