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Women Studies class to be offered at Loy Norrix

Senior Emma Hilgart-Griff and teacher Rebecca Layton discuss the womens studies curriculum. The class is a mix of political science, psychology and womens history.

Jeanie Gould-McElhone, Arts and Entertainment Editor

January 20, 2020

In the 2020-21 school year there will be a new class students can take at Loy Norrix that was recently approved by the KPS Board of Education on Thursday, December 5th. The new class is a women's studies course that has been in the works by LN senior Emma Hilgart-Griff and alumni Isaac Moss since 20...

The Loy Norrix GSA creates a safe space for students

The Loy Norrix GSA creates a safe space for students

Natacia Branstrom, Social Media Team/Student Update Team

November 18, 2019

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Looking Into the Life of Jazz: Understanding Transgenderism Through One Girl’s Experience

Looking Into the Life of Jazz: Understanding Transgenderism Through One Girl’s Experience

Esperanza Fraga

May 15, 2019

Jazz Jennings, a very simple name that is causing a lot of talk. Jazz is a YouTuber and author of the chapter book “Being Jazz,” the kids book “I Am Jazz,” and stars in a TLC reality series about her life, beginning in 2015. All three genres follow the life of Jazz and her journey as a transgen...

Women in Sports Ask for Equality

Women in Sports Ask for Equality

Paula Montoro

April 24, 2019

Because of the rain, the soccer field feels different. It smells like wet soil, and water drops are still falling from the sky. After almost three days, the first rays of sunshine reflect on the grass. The temperatures are still low, but not even the weather could stop the women’s soccer team from t...

A Change in Modern Day Feminism

A Change in Modern Day Feminism

Izze Fahl

January 11, 2018

Feminism was a movement originally formed for the advocacy of women's rights, which should be politically, socially and economically equal to men. The Suffragettes led a movement that involved these rights in earlier times, which was more focused on women. Leading feminists like Gloria Steinem have tried to ste...

New Advisers, New Name -The GSA Re-brands Itself to Include More Students

Junior and President of the GSA Sofia DeRango talks to the club members about the new name change. DeRango has been president of the GSA for 2 years.

Frankie Stevens

September 29, 2015

The Gay-Straight Alliance has been going on at Loy Norrix for 16 years and was founded by former teacher Katherine Williamson. The program has been a community where all students, genders, and sexualities are accepted. It helps students talk about their challenges, spread peer awareness, and make fri...

Gender Identity: People Should Be Able To Identify How They Choose

Gender Identity: People Should Be Able To Identify How They Choose

kyronwilliams

December 3, 2014

A story on the Support All Students website that shows schools can choose to recognize its students as whatever gender the students want to identify with is the story of a 17-year-old transgender boy named Felix in Berkeley, California. Felix’s school allowed him to partake in activities that a lot ...

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