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FAFSA should have a better way to assist students in all circumstances

FAFSA should have a better way to assist students in all circumstances

Ellie Haase, Social Media Editor March 9, 2021

One main concern students and families face when considering where to go to college is finances. No matter the household circumstances, it’s easy to admit that college costs a lot of money.  According...

Junior Loses the Kalamazoo Promise

Junior Loses the Kalamazoo Promise

May 9, 2019

By Dylann Meek “When me and my mother went to the office to change the address, that’s when the secretary told me I was out of district and would not get the [Kalamazoo] Promise,” said junior Nakia...

New Freshman Makes a (Kalamazoo) Promising Change

New Freshman Makes a (Kalamazoo) Promising Change

December 14, 2018

By Riley Dominianni Walking into Loy Norrix High School for the first time is overwhelming for everybody, but not many experience the drastic change that Elliot Russell did when he started as a freshman...

Freshman Faces Pitfalls and Benefits of Ambition

Freshman Faces Pitfalls and Benefits of Ambition

Paula Montoro December 13, 2018

“I know I have big goals. I want to be someone important,” said Koryania Robinson, a freshman who is already sure about her life goals. Robinson lived in New York City for seven years where she had...

Kalamazoo Promise is a Gift that Pressures Students to Excel

Kalamazoo Promise is a Gift that Pressures Students to Excel

May 30, 2018

By Jose' Luis Campos Kalamazoo is counting on us. All of the US is watching us.        The Kalamazoo Promise is a great gift for Loy Norrix students because getting a college degree will give us...

Loy Norrix Senior Takes on the Business World

Loy Norrix Senior Takes on the Business World

February 22, 2017

By Ontaesha Henderson Picture a family, two kids, a mother and a father on their way to the grocery store. The car starts to rumble, they hear a bang! Clash! The car starts to slow down. They pull off...

Volume 57, Issue 2

Volume 57, Issue 2

January 10, 2017

   

Western Michigan University is located in Kalamazoo, Michigan. Seen here is the logo for the school. Photo Credit / Wikipedia

WMU Scholarship Offers New Opportunities for Students

cutterolmsted June 1, 2016

The Western Michigan University Future Educators Program (WMUFEP) is a new scholarship offered at Western Michigan University (WMU). It is a partnership between WMU, The Kalamazoo Promise and the Kalamazoo...

Personal Finance Should be Required for All Students

Personal Finance Should be Required for All Students

Frankie Stevens May 20, 2016

Do you know how to pay taxes, set up a bank account, create a budget or take out loans? Probably not, but then again, it is not required for students to learn some of the most important life tools in...

Community Benefits from the Kalamazoo Promise

Community Benefits from the Kalamazoo Promise

December 8, 2015

By Maggie Swafford, guest writer. I am fortunate to receive the Kalamazoo Promise. Although I won’t have my full tuition covered, I will have 95 percent, and that’s an incredible gift. I, along with...

Kalamazoo Man Goes on Hunger Strike Over Kalamazoo Public Schools Textbooks

Kalamazoo Man Goes on Hunger Strike Over Kalamazoo Public Schools Textbooks

carstenstrand February 12, 2015

  Kris Mbah is a 31 year old resident of Kalamazoo who went on a 9 day hunger strike because he believes KPS students do not have the resources, more specifically textbooks, to succeed. Mbah has been...

The Kalamazoo Promise Expands to Fifteen More Schools

The Kalamazoo Promise Expands to Fifteen More Schools

rachelwheat June 11, 2014

As of 10 a.m. on June 10th, The Kalamazoo Promise is being expanded to 15 private liberal-art colleges within Michigan. Normally, The Kalamazoo Promise pays the tuition of public instate Universities,...

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