Knight Life

America’s arsenal

America's arsenal

Dajanique McPherson, Guest Artist

February 28, 2020

Make America Great Again

Make America Great Again

Hank Perkins, Guest Artist

February 16, 2020

Donald Trump acquitted by the Senate

President Donald Trump holds up a copy of The Washington Post headlined with Trumps acquittal. President Trump was acquitted on February 5, 2020.

Lily Stickley, News Editor

February 12, 2020

On February 5, 2020, the senate voted to acquit President Donald Trump in the impeachment trial. A vote to acquit means the Senate believes he is not guilty. While President Trump was impeached in the house, he was not removed from office in the Senate.  “Forty-eight senators supported a verdict ...

United States assassinates top Irani military official 

Satellite image of the strike zone on America's Al Asad air base. Iran claimed more than a dozen missiles were fired.

Claire Goodwin-Kelly, Sports Editor

February 6, 2020

At the beginning of January, social media exploded with news stories, videos, and memes in response to the January 3rd airstrike in Iraq that killed one of Iran’s top military officials. As republicans and democrats in Congress began to divide over the airstrike, teenagers blew up the internet with tweet...

Fighting Climate Change

Fighting Climate Change

June 21, 2019

By Claire Knudsen In Elsevier SciTech Connect Caitlin Beddows states that, “an estimated one million birds, 100,000 turtles, and countless other sea animals die each year from pollution and digesting plastic.” While walking down the street and looking at the ground for even a second, there are co...

President Trump Proposes Cuts to the Education Budget

The tower of Loy Norrix High School.

Brandon Schnurr

April 28, 2019

With each passing year, the fiscal budget for the federal government, or the amount of money the government plans to spend in a year, is adjusted by the president of the United States in order to better balance and distribute the funds of the federal government. While the president creates the budget,...

Mainstream Media Has Become Too Politically Extreme

Mainstream Media Has Become Too Politically Extreme

Brandon Schnurr

February 8, 2019

The media, often referred to as the “watchdog of democracy,” is a major part of citizens’ lives, responsible for informing the masses and protecting our rights through free speech and freedom of the press. Even if you don’t stay up-to-date on the news, politics, or the many other topics of media cover...

Adopting a Year-Long Sibling: A Loy Norrix Student’s Experience with the Foreign Exchange Program

Adopting a Year-Long Sibling: A Loy Norrix Student’s Experience with the Foreign Exchange Program

December 11, 2018

By Eva Bugnaski Jeanie Gould-McElhone and her parents waited at the airport with visible excitement. Bill McElhone and Leona Gould stood in front of both gate exits, unsure of which Paula, their foreign exchange student, would enter from. They both gripped signs, anxious to display them, while Jeanie ra...

Foreign Exchange Student Adjusts to American Culture

Paula speaking to her friend during A lunch.

Esperanza Fraga

December 5, 2018

After a nine hour plane ride from Madrid, Spain to an airport in Chicago, Paula Montoro was just about to board another plane to Kalamazoo when she was greeted by her host family with three balloons. They had driven up to meet her at the Chicago Airport. They conversed and got to know each other a bit...

Student Crosses Cultures and Holds On to a Passion

Student Crosses Cultures and Holds On to a Passion

May 8, 2017

By Andrew DeHaan For many students, the process of moving away a few hours for college is quite frightening. In fact, 70 percent of students feel homesick in their first few weeks away according to a UCLA study. But sophomore Haile Micael Andrews has made a life changing journey from a small village in E...

Volume 57, Issue 2

Volume 57, Issue 2

January 10, 2017

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Letter to the Editor – Nov. 9, 2016

Letter to the Editor - Nov. 9, 2016

November 9, 2016

Dear Editor, I am proud that all of our varsity football players stand by choice for the National Anthem. I do feel if a person does not stand, it is showing disrespect for our country and the people in the military that have lost their lives and those still serving. I come from a strong military family,...

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