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Knight Life

The Voice of the Loy Norrix Community

Knight Life

May 27 Weekly News Digest: Forensics team wins, Galesburg-Augusta High School walkout, and Midwest tornadoes

May 27 Weekly News Digest: Forensics team wins, Galesburg-Augusta High School walkout, and Midwest tornadoes

News Team May 29, 2022

KPS News  On Tuesday, May 31, masks will become optional for KPS students at school.  The Loy Norrix Forensics team took a trip to Mackinac Island on the weekend of May 21st to compete in the Mackinac...

On Thursday, Apr 7, 2022, in a historic decision, Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson became the first black woman and first public defender to be confirmed to the  United States Supreme Court.

Ketanji Brown Jackson: her road to confirmation

Hannah Locke, Copy Editor April 18, 2022

On Feb. 25, 2022, President Biden nominated Ketanji Brown Jackson to the United States Supreme Court. She will replace Justice Stephen Breyer, who announced his retirement on Jan. 27, 2022. Jackson...

Senior Kevin Lucas goes up for a layup against multiple Tri-Unity players.

March 4 Weekly Digest: KPS mask mandate, State of the Union Address and Russian sanctions

News Team March 4, 2022

COVID-19 Update According to The New York Times’ COVID-19 dashboard, there have been over 54 thousand new cases each day of COVID in the United States as of March 3rd. Around 1.8 thousand cases are...

A voting booth in Kalamazoo, Michigan set up in preparation for the 2020 election.

Voting rights in America: The John Lewis Voting Rights Advancement Act and the Freedom to Vote Act failed to reform legislation

Chloe Rathbun, News Editor February 11, 2022

The United States of America has functioned under basic principles of democracy since the conception of the Declaration of Independence: all men are created equal and are ensured “inherent and inalienable”...

On Wednesday, October 27, 2021 a group of students joined Joshua Gottlieb to protest against climate change and the lack of government action.

As the UN Climate Summit began, this Kalamazoo teacher’s hunger strike ended

Hannah Locke, Copy Editor November 11, 2021

Joshua Gottlieb is a physics teacher at Kalamazoo Central High School. On Monday, Oct 25, Gottlieb began a week-long hunger strike to raise awareness for climate change and protest the changes being made...

President Biden waving as he leaves the  Holy Trinity Catholic Church on Sunday, Jan. 24, 2021. On February 19th, Biden will be touring the Pfizer plant in Portage, Michigan

President Biden set to go to Pfizer plant in Portage, Michigan on Friday

Lily Stickley, Feature Editor February 19, 2021

President Joe Biden was set to visit the Pfizer plant in Portage, Michigan on Thursday, February 18. His visit was postponed to Friday, February 19 because of a snow storm. The last time President Biden...

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, Copy Editor 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...

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...

Joe Biden and Donald Trump

A break down of the 2020 presidential election

Sophie Grover, Arts and Entertainment Editor December 7, 2020

2020 has been one crazy year, from a global pandemic to one of the biggest presidential elections in history. Between voter fraud claims and lawsuits filed by the Trump administration, this election has...

A child holds up an American flag during the U.S. citizen naturalization ceremony at the Gerald R. Ford Museum
(Mark Copier | The Grand Rapids Press)

Mock U.S. Citizenship Test: Can the Average Loy Norrix Student Pass?

clairedomanick October 12, 2013

In all three lunches, students were given a survey to determine if they could pass the mock U.S. Citizenship Test that reflects some of the questions that people from other countries are required to...

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