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ACT unveils new testing options

ACT unveils new testing options

Nate Goodwin-Kelly, Opinion Editor

November 6, 2019

For high school students, there are two major standardized tests that colleges accept, the SAT and ACT. Loy Norrix requires students to take the SAT, but for those who want a different test option, the ACT is set up differently than the SAT.  The current ACT test format is blocked into four sections: Engli...

The College Admissions Scandal is Disappointing and Unfair to Students Across the Nation

The College Admissions Scandal is Disappointing and Unfair to Students Across the Nation

Julia Labadie

June 19, 2019

Being admitted into your dream school should be based on your accomplishments, grades, and passion. True passion for a school and your own future is extremely underrated at universities. Imagine opening a crisp letter from your dream college. Imagine how your heart will start pacing, sweat from ...

Is College Worth It?

Is College Worth It?

Ciera Mcclenton

June 7, 2019

  College can be a stressful yet rewarding experience. Students grow up and grow out, getting to be a part of something new. Going to college for some is new as they are the first in the family to do so. For some it comes as second nature, and just like everyone else in their family, they’ll...

Learning the Ropes: Advice from Loy Norrix Grads

Leah Dunham

May 30, 2018

No matter what you’re doing after high school, you’ll encounter many new challenges and obstacles that you haven’t been presented with before. As the class of 2018 sets off on their journey, previous Loy Norrix students and graduates have shared some of their best advice for navigating college ...

Successful Decisions: Deciding on a College will Impact Your Future in many Ways

Successful Decisions: Deciding on a College will Impact Your Future in many Ways

Rebecca Taplin

May 23, 2018

Deciding on a college is one of the biggest decisions people make in their lives that will lead them to a successful career in the future. All colleges offer different programs and environments leading this choice to be quite difficult, so by visiting colleges you can find out what fits you best. ...

College Administration Fails to Protect Students from Sexual Assault

College Administration Fails to Protect Students from Sexual Assault

June 15, 2017

Guest Writer Jillian Lynk According to a recent study by the “White House Task Force to Protect Students from Sexual Assault,” one in five women will experience sexual assault in their college career. Yet, even when faced with these statistics, college administrations refuse to directly handle the issue. Less than one third of students found responsible for sexual assault are being expelled, which sends the message that ...

Loy Norrix Senior Takes on the Business World

Loy Norrix Senior Takes on the Business World

February 22, 2017

By Ontaesha Henderson Picture a family, two kids, a mother and a father on their way to the grocery store. The car starts to rumble, they hear a bang! Clash! The car starts to slow down. They pull off to the side of the road. The father hops out of the car and goes to the trunk to get his tools. He...

DECA is on The Rise at Norrix, and They Mean Serious Business

DECA is on The Rise at Norrix, and They Mean Serious Business

BKeon Foster II

February 14, 2017

"What's DECA?" "Oh, that's just one of those after-school groups." Not so fast, the Distributive Education Clubs of America, also known as DECA, have prepared emerging high school/college leaders and entrepreneurs for careers in marketing, finance, hospitality and management all around the world for ...

Should Michigan be in the playoff?

Should Michigan be in the playoff?

Sidney Richardson

December 2, 2016

With Western Michigan University (Broncos) on the verge of making history on the football field in the form of an undefeated Mid-American Conference (MAC) championship season, the University of Michigan Wolverines are looking to make history of their own. Unlike the aforementioned Broncos, the Wolver...

Growing Up in Post 9/11 America

Sidney Richardson

September 26, 2016

“I was a freshman in high school, I was at my locker and some kid told me what happened and all we did for the rest of the day was watch the news,” said English teacher John Kreider. The events of September 11th, 2001 forever changed the course of the United States. The hijacking of three planes by te...

Seniors Say Goodbye to High School and Hello to the Future

Seniors Say Goodbye to High School and Hello to the Future

sophiaboismier

June 15, 2016

Photo Credit / Sophia Boismier Around 6:20, family and friends start to trickle into Wings Stadium. With the band and orchestra playing music from Disney’s “Pirates of the Caribbean” and Andrew Lloyd Webber’s “Phantom of the Opera” vigorously on the main floor, light chatter continues as they wait to witness their loved ones graduate to the next steps of their lives. At 7:00 p.m, the staff of Loy Nor...

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