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Students Give Feedback on Their Experience Being Hispanic

Students Give Feedback on Their Experience Being Hispanic

Kylazia Dye

June 14, 2019

On April 18, 2019, Heather Dolegowski, an intern at Loy Norrix for Spanish teacher, Chris Holmes, held a panel including pre-teachers from WMU which opened up a conversation on some of the experiences that Hispanic students have faced during their education. “I want to convey the import...

OK Go Bassist and Loy Norrix Alumnus Triumphantly Returns to Kalamazoo

OK Go Bassist and Loy Norrix Alumnus Triumphantly Returns to Kalamazoo

Elliot Russell

May 12, 2019

A flyer is plastered onto the bulletin by the office. It shows four men in bright attire, tangled up in colorful yarn. This poster advertises that their tour is coming to town, but it isn’t the first time for one of them. “My friends, who I played in a band with in high school, someone’s Engli...

Amazon’s New Headquarters Should be Built in Detroit

Amazon’s New Headquarters Should be Built in Detroit

Riley Dominianni

May 4, 2019

“Today was the day a group of dedicated, everyday New Yorkers & their neighbors defeated Amazon’s corporate greed, its worker exploitation, and the power of the richest man in the world.” In February, New York Congresswoman Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez released this statement in response to her suc...

Serious Fun Honors Emma Knutson

Serious Fun Honors Emma Knutson

Joshua McKissic

April 23, 2019

Have you ever wanted to make a change for not only your community, but around the world? The SeriousFun network allows you to do just that. Emma Knutson, a recent recipient of the SeriousFun Award for her social justice work with sick children, has already made an impact on the lives of many childre...

Current and Former Loy Norrix Police Officers Give Back to the Community they Serve for the Holidays

Current and Former Loy Norrix Police Officers Give Back to the Community they Serve for the Holidays

Riley Dominianni

February 14, 2019

Christmastime revolves around children. Ask any parent, the magic, excitement and gifts that accompany the holiday is really all for the kids. But for many children in low-income households, the holidays are full of uncertainty and stress as they wonder if there will be presents for them on Christm...

Building Community in the American Classroom

Building Community in the American Classroom

December 21, 2016

GUEST WRITER: Aiden Lane “If somebody has been kicked every time they try to get up, or they feel that way, they’ll stop trying,” said ATYP teacher, Becky Cooper before the beginning of her AP English Literature class at WMU. Cooper’s class is based around a fundamental theory of education that ...

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