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Amy (Bella Ford) practices her technique to be more Zen.

The Loy Norrix theatre department stages a musical about the complexity of growing up

Melissa Preston, Chief Copy Editor May 11, 2021

“It's such a struggle to learn and perform an entire musical in basically just one month, but we did it and it is so gratifying to see it come together,” said senior Kamryn Kimbrough, an actor in the...

Loy Norrix senior Katie Kutzko gets her second dose of the Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine at the Kalamzoo County Expo Center.

Ways to get a COVID-19 vaccine in the Kalamazoo area

Melissa Preston, Chief Copy Editor May 4, 2021

The COVID-19 vaccine is now available to all U.S. citizens ages 12 and above. The vaccine is free and there are three different varieties available. The Moderna COVID vaccine and the Johnson & Johnson's...

Loy Norrix swimmers are lined up on the diving boards getting ready to jump in the pool and start the race!

Fall sports resume with COVID-19 precautions in place

Stella Amy, Social Media Team November 23, 2020

Note:  This article was written before Gretchen Whitmer suspended high school sports fall tournaments starting November 18 for at least 3 weeks. “The second we get out of the pool we have to put...

Quarantine and online school has affected the mental health of students and teachers alike

Quarantine and online school has affected the mental health of students and teachers alike

Kai Neve-Jones, Assistant Photo Editor November 19, 2020

Mental health issues in adolescents have been on the rise for years, as seen in multiple studies from sources like The Trevor Project and The World Health Organization. The question is, does quarantine...

Loy Norrix Introduces Another New Member to Their Administrative Team

Loy Norrix Introduces Another New Member to Their Administrative Team

Alexis Weeden, Assistant Editor-in-Chief October 14, 2018

The first day of school has always kicked off a good week, full of unprecedented chaos, barely contained and filling the building with wild, overly energetic, and already frustrated kids who have gotten...

Homeless Immigrant Veteran Becomes A Successful Father

Homeless Immigrant Veteran Becomes A Successful Father

June 15, 2018

By Cameron Phillips “After fighting in a land [Vietnam] that I knew better than the country I immigrated to [U.S.], I was met with hatred from those who viewed us [Vietnam veterans] as killers, as people...

Don’t Be A Bystander, Stand Up And Help

Don’t Be A Bystander, Stand Up And Help

Julia Perry October 17, 2017

Two female students were meeting in the k wing bathroom. When I walked in, they were already fighting. I whipped out my phone to catch all the action and realized that one of the girls had stopped hitting...

New Teachers on the Block

New Teachers on the Block

Brandon Schnurr, Web Editor October 16, 2017

It’s been a nice, long summer, but the time has come to return to school. Time to wake up and get to the bus at 6:00 a.m., come home to a beautiful bed, and then return to your usual school year routines....

Tony Dougherty and Ryan Ross try to figure out how to make a K for K College, the swimmers will continue to swim together on Kalamazoo College’s swim team. “I chose K, one, because I got accepted but, two, because I really felt at home at K. I know it’s still in Kalamazoo but I feel like I can still be on the campus and away from home, but it is still here and that’s nice but I really love the campus and I love all that K has to offer,” said Dourgherty. Photo Credit / Griffin Conley

Loy Norrix Athletes Sign to Compete at the Next Level

Abby Farrer May 30, 2017

At Loy Norrix, athletes who were moving on to play their sport in college used to have individual signing days which were held in the main hall conference room. This year was different. Signing Day was...

Xavier House: The Vastness Of The Idea Of Art

Xavier House: The Vastness Of The Idea Of Art

Maggie Lager February 27, 2017

Xavier House, Sophomore  "Art to me can be anything you want it to be. The great thing about art is it doesn't need to conform to one thing like a drawing or painting. Art can be anything from a building...

Beauty Pageants Uplift and Empower Young People

Beauty Pageants Uplift and Empower Young People

February 22, 2017

By Miranda Cole What would you say if your child wanted to be in a beauty pageant? Would you encourage them to do so or is your opinion of beauty pageants so low that you wouldn’t allow it? As “Miss...

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