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Loy Norrix Introduces Another New Member to Their Administrative Team

Loy Norrix Introduces Another New Member to Their Administrative Team

Alexis Weeden

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 far too comfortable with the summer freedom. There aren’t many ways to corral and control that ...

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 who were not worthy of respect. We who fought for the freedom of those to the point of sending a...

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 back. I could hear her wheezing and out of breath, and she still managed to get a faint “stop...

New Teachers on the Block

New Teachers on the Block

Brandon Schnurr

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. But most importantly, it's time to meet the teachers you'll spend the next 180 days of your life with....

Loy Norrix Athletes Sign to Compete at the Next Level

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 one big event held after school, with all the athletes that were signing in attendance. The decision to...

Volume 57, Issue 4

Volume 57, Issue 4

May 9, 2017

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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 to a movie. Art can also mean anything you want it to mean. You could have a different idea of...

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 Upper Midwest,” I have not only seen in myself but also other pageant contestants, a sense of ou...

Loy Norrix Loses Classmate in Yet Another Tragedy

Loy Norrix Loses Classmate in Yet Another Tragedy

Emma Whitehead

February 14, 2017

On the evening of January 20th, Loy Norrix High School students suffered a major loss. Friday afternoon at the Loy Norrix vs. Kalamazoo Central basketball game students began receiving phone calls and texts saying that their beloved friend, Alejandro Sanchez, who went by Alex, had just committed suic...

Emma Greschak: Growing Stylistically

Emma Greschak: Growing Stylistically

Maggie Lager

February 3, 2017

Emma Grechak, Senior  I guess I create art because it makes me happy and it's something I know I can work to improve on. I enjoy looking back on my old work and seeing how much I've grown stylistically. I do plan to pursue a career in the arts, specifically in animation or illustration. ...

Admit It, Math Is Beautiful

Admit It, Math Is Beautiful

February 1, 2017

By Aidan Lane The language of mathematics is a powerful concept ingrained further into our history than literacy or craftsmanship. Math is a fundamental logic of the human brain yet many people of all ages and backgrounds seem to have an underlying fear or hatred of math. However, once one realizes ...

The Move: Loy Norrix Student Recalls Moving From A Small Town

The Move: Loy Norrix Student Recalls Moving From A Small Town

February 1, 2017

GUEST WRITER: Ciera Mcclenton-Langston It was the last day of the school year at Edwardsburg Public School. Freshman Marissa Jacquez came home in a state of excitement. She ran around the house like a mad man, making sure to stop by her brother’s room to tease him about the fact that he now had to m...

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