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Controversial Opinion: Beowulf is a Dumb Character

Controversial Opinion: Beowulf is a Dumb Character

June 7, 2017

Guest Writer Eddie Knudsen You know, there isn’t enough controversy in the world, let’s address that: Beowulf is a poorly written character by today’s standards. Alright, now that all the English teachers in the school have stormed off in anger, let me explain. Most teachers emphasize that cha...

Kalamazoo RAWKs On: A Non-Profit Organization Inspires Kids to Read and Write

Kalamazoo RAWKs On: A Non-Profit Organization Inspires Kids to Read and Write

Morgan McCue

June 6, 2017

It started, as most things do, as an idea. When the Kalamazoo Promise was announced, two women came together with the belief that it was a critical time to help students prepare for college and let them know they have a voice. Anne Hensley, a published writer, and Emily Kastner, an English teacher for...

Sophomores Help to Rebuild Varsity Basketball Teams

Sophomores Help to Rebuild Varsity Basketball Teams

Dennasia Dixon

April 21, 2017

  The feeling of Friday night basketball games have become all too familiar to sophomores Nmeso Nnebedum, Steffon Dunigan, DeAndre Worthy, Abigail Roberts and Ebube Okpechukwu. Hard work, dedication and leadership are all qualities that led these second year high school students to become a part of ...

Link Crew’s Cupcakes and Conversation Inspires New Members

Link Crew’s Cupcakes and Conversation Inspires New Members

Frankie Stevens

April 10, 2017

On Wednesday, March 29th, Loy Norrix Link Crew introduced a new way of recruiting members for next year by holding the first annual Cupcakes and Conversation. Sophomores and juniors interested in Link Crew grabbed a cupcake and sat down to talk with current leaders about why they should join and what ...

NEHS Inducts Students to Start off the New Year

NEHS Inducts Students to Start off the New Year

Maxwell Link

February 10, 2017

On the night of January 10, 2017, the National English Honors Society (NEHS) inducted 21 students into the program. NEHS is a national organization that does community projects. It's a big responsibility and difficult to get in. Evie Bartley is one of the many students that were inducted. She is a j...

Volume 57, Issue 2

Volume 57, Issue 2

January 10, 2017

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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...

X-Men Apocalypse Action-Packed Film Entertains Audience Despite Negative Reviews

X-Men Apocalypse Action-Packed Film Entertains Audience Despite Negative Reviews

Maxwell Link

June 14, 2016

From the first “X-Men” to “X-Men Apocalypse” there have been six different movies in between. These Marvel movies have gone straight through the roof with views and products sold including comics and action figures. “X-Men Apocalypse” was released in theaters on May 27, 2016 which sparked...

Students Explore Veterans Experiences at Battle Creek VA

Students Explore Veterans Experiences at Battle Creek VA

Jonnie Palone

June 14, 2016

  Students excited to meet their veterans steadily walk off the bus in the area of Battle Creek known as the Veterans Affair. The Veterans Affair (VA) facility provides benefits, support and medical care of American veterans. With pens and clipboards in their hands, Loy Norrix students eagerly mo...

Loy Norrix Student Recognized as Finalist for National Merit Scholarship

Loy Norrix Student Recognized as Finalist for National Merit Scholarship

Jordan Brown

May 31, 2016

Loy Norrix senior Koichi Anderson has had the high honor of being recognized as a finalist for the National Merit Scholarship. “When I went to Milwood Middle, there was a group of us that felt like the math class that we were in was just too easy. So we worked with the counselors and principal to have...

Loy Norrix Finishes off the Year with Three More Athletic Commits

Loy Norrix Finishes off the Year with Three More Athletic Commits

vallierpaul

May 31, 2016

  Only some athletes are chosen each year to continue to the next level, with these three commits, Loy Norrix will have a grand total of nineteen athletes playing in college. Basketball players Grant Mitchell and Gk  Wells-Lindsay to KVCC and Jalen Pace to Olivet College to wrestle. It takes o...

Part Time Employment Helps Students Gain Independence

Part Time Employment Helps Students Gain Independence

Jonnie Palone

May 18, 2016

Money in your pocket and the sense of growing out of being a student to becoming an adult is what after school jobs are all about. As high schoolers, most of our responsibilities revolve around our education. One in four high school students 16 years and older eventually take on the responsibility of a ...

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