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Loy Norrix journalists and yearbook staff receive MIPA awards

Loy Norrix journalists and yearbook staff receive MIPA awards

Stella Amy, Social Media Team June 11, 2021

“I think working on any publication is a great way to build essential skills,” said yearbook teacher Brianna English . After working on articles for the newspaper and stories for the yearbook throughout...

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...

A graphic depicting the rate of vaccination by county in the state of Michigan as of April 14.

Loy Norrix student opens up about contracting the COVID-19 virus

Milo Turner, Social Media Team May 7, 2021

The state of Michigan has been struck with over 873 thousand COVID cases in total, with the daily average number of new cases in the past week being over 7 thousand according to The New York Times.  Michigan...

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...

The logo of the American pharmaceutical company Pfizer. They're working with German company BioNTech to produce the new COVID-19 vaccine.

Pfizer releases COVID-19 vaccines from their facility in Portage, Michigan

Melissa Preston, Chief Copy Editor February 5, 2021

Amidst a global pandemic, American pharmaceutical company Pfizer has been working alongside German company BioNTech to make a vaccine to combat COVID-19. Now, we are seeing that work pay off as the vaccine...

How the pandemic has affected me

How the pandemic has affected me

Perla Santiago, Photo Editor June 14, 2020

During this pandemic, a lot has changed around the world. We’ve had to be more cautious about everything we do. We have been on a stay-at-home order since March 13th, which is now being lifted as the...

The Trump administration must do more to protect the environment, areas such as the Great Lakes

The Trump administration must do more to protect the environment, areas such as the Great Lakes

Finn Brent June 5, 2020

The Great Lakes are one of the most well known landmarks in the midwest United States. According to the EPA; Lakes Huron, Ontario, Michigan, Erie and Superior are home to, “84% of North America’s surface...

Junior Lily Stickley is showing the proper side of the road for bikers. With the traffic or the right side of the road.

The proper side of the street for when you are riding a bike or walking

Lily Stickley, Feature Editor May 20, 2020

As people are now home because of the Stay at Home Order, they are able to get outside a lot more. People are playing in their yards and are going on walks or bike rides more frequently.  As someone...

Michigan’s COVID-19 Stay at Home Order brings new perspectives on school life

Michigan’s COVID-19 Stay at Home Order brings new perspectives on school life

Maya Crawford, Graphics Editor May 19, 2020

It’s no secret that many kids say that they don’t like going to school, even though it’s necessary. Students often complain about having to get up early or how much homework they have to do. Now...

D&W Fresh Market in Kalamazoo clearly defines social distancing and ensures the safety of staff and patrons.

The end of quarantine drawing near: What will be the new normal?

Samantha Shaffer May 18, 2020

The end of Michigan’s quarantine period is in sight. However, as we get closer to reopening the state, many wonder how normal will be defined.  Governor Whitmer announced in late April that she has...

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