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Knight Life

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Knight Life

The Voice of the Loy Norrix Community

Knight Life

The Michigan State Capitol building was made in 1878 by Elijah E. Myers. He would go on to make the Colorado and Texas state capitols, leading to the three being very similar in architectural style.

Spectacular Legislatures: All 50 state capitol buildings, ranked

Elias Nagel-Bennett, Copy Editor May 4, 2022

Driving to Lansing on I-96, the dome of the Michigan Capitol building stands out in stark contrast to the skyline of the city. The Lansing State Capitol, is not alone: it is one among 49 others, each designed...

Juniors Nina Molitor, Hannah Locke, Clara Moss, Yacine Lo, and Ana Dunfee (left to right) participated in the Model Judiciary Program section of the Youth in Government Conference. They made it to the semi-finals of the mock trial competition.

Loy Norrix student delegation makes strides at the 2022 Michigan Youth in Government early-spring conference

Sophie Grover, Arts and Entertainment Editor April 6, 2022

Gen-z is the future of the world. Political involvement and activism has been a huge interest and passion to the generation. This year, Loy Norrix students Darren Sperti, Jack Novotny, Claire Beougher,...

A protest is performed against Texas’ new Heartbeat bill in front of the Texas Capitol on September 1, 2021.

The six week deadline: everything to know about the new Texas abortion bill

Conner McBride, Staff Writer September 28, 2021

People gather outside the outside the Texas State Capitol on sunny September 1, some are holding signs with words like “we demand bodily autonomy” or “abortion is healthcare,” but all of them are...

Donald Trump left office yesterday due to his term ending. Impeachment proceedings have yet to be determined.

A Historical Impeachment: What is it and how is it going to work?

Hannah Locke, Editor in Chief January 21, 2021

Only three presidents have ever been impeached since the U.S. Constitution was ratified in 1787. All three, Andrew Johnson, Bill Clinton, and Donald Trump, were acquitted and able to continue serving their...

The photo shows the United States Capitol building. In which the House of Representatives and Senate are housed, and decisions are made.

Proposed change to the KPS school board to high school government class and curriculum

Lily Stickley, Feature Editor January 5, 2021

The Kalamazoo Public School administration proposed an idea that would limit the required credits of U.S. Government class, making it only one trimester long instead of two trimesters and removing key...

Another election, another reason to dissolve the Electoral College

Another election, another reason to dissolve the Electoral College

December 12, 2020

As election season comes and goes, a bitter taste is left in the mouths of many Americans. Aside from the particularly nasty political climate this time around, a lingering issue plagued this election...

A sign announcing the temporary closure of a business due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Many business owners are eager to open their doors as soon as they are allowed by their respective state governments.

Reopening economy amidst Coronavirus is still dangerous

Shin-Ling Yeh, Staff Writer June 15, 2020

While COVID-19 is still dangerous, the economy has struggled throughout the whole world. About ⅓ of employees have been fired because of the virus. The people who have been fired want governments...

Korean students wear masks for a group photo. In Korea, there is much less of a negative perception around wearing masks to keep others safe.

The importance of wearing a mask

Shin-Ling Yeh, Staff Writer June 14, 2020

There are many people who don't want to wear masks because they make it hard for people to breathe. Wearing a mask plays a very important role in preventing COVID-19 spread because the most diffused...

A snapshot of the voter registration informational slideshow students were shown at the meeting in M-12.

Equipped with voter literacy: students have an opportunity to register for this year’s election cycle

Eli Reynolds, Graphics Editor March 10, 2020

An important step in this year’s election cycle is quickly approaching. On March 10, 2020, Michigan’s constituents will have the opportunity to voice support for their candidate of choice in the Michigan...

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

Donald Trump acquitted by the Senate

Lily Stickley, Feature 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...

Election Day should be a national holiday

Election Day should be a national holiday

Emma Hilgart-Griff, Social Media Team/Knights Speak Team January 26, 2020

The small city of Sandusky, Ohio, has declared Election Day a paid holiday instead of Columbus Day. Sandusky joined areas like Delaware, Hawaii, Kentucky and Puerto Rico in giving all workers leave on...

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