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Knight Life

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Knight Life

Its the last week of school, and Saul Quintero and Anderson Flores Aguilar are glad. Together, they study for their final exam in English so that they can finish it on time.

Foreign exchange students experience fewer school restrictions in the United States

Ashley Lopez, Guest Writer June 8, 2024

Imagine stepping into another country where the cultural tradition, education system and even daily life are different from what you were used to. Over the past 10 years, more than three thousand foreign...

Photo Illustration. Left: Naoke Isobe poses in front of her high school in Japan, the Matsudo Kokusai high school (Credit: Akiyo Asobe). Right: Isobe poses with social studies teacher Kyle Shack at Loy Norrix High School, in Kalamazoo, Michigan (Credit: Sean Bergan).

Japanese exchange student Naoko Isobe graduates

Emma Lowry, Guest Writer June 6, 2024

Excited and nervous to go to the United States, Naoko Isobe left her home in Chiba, Japan to study abroad in Kalamazoo Michigan for the 2023-2024 school year. Naoko Isobe is a senior this year. She...

“Godzilla Minus One” redefines what a Godzilla movie can be

“Godzilla Minus One” redefines what a Godzilla movie can be

Ender Ross and Skylar Zajac January 31, 2024

"Godzilla Minus One" is cinema. It will no doubt go down as one of THE foundations for any person wanting to get into the Godzilla movies.  Working with a budget of just 30 million dollars, the film...

Flags like these are present in numerous public spaces like airports. Flags are often the art of a country, but some flags are better art than others.

Ranking the world flags: an in-depth review of colors, symbols, and meanings

Foster Neve-Jones, Assistant Web Editor and Knights Speak May 19, 2023

You land in a new country for the first time, making your way out of the plane into the airport where the nation's flag, the prominent symbol of that country, hangs from ceilings and flies on poles throughout...

Jeanie Gould-McElhone and Elisa Matz pose for a photo the day before Matzs flight home.

Former Loy Norrix exchange students share what’s happening in their home countries

Jeanie Gould-McElhone, Arts and Entertainment Editor June 11, 2020

Only 57 days.  Elisa Matz was a sophomore exchange student at Loy Norrix High School for just 57 days when Covid-19 sent her home to Lürschau in northern Germany. Elisa’s exchange continues in weekly...

Adopting a Year-Long Sibling: A Loy Norrix Student’s Experience with the Foreign Exchange Program

Adopting a Year-Long Sibling: A Loy Norrix Student’s Experience with the Foreign Exchange Program

December 11, 2018

By Eva Bugnaski Jeanie Gould-McElhone and her parents waited at the airport with visible excitement. Bill McElhone and Leona Gould stood in front of both gate exits, unsure of which Paula, their foreign...

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