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Anti-Abortion Laws Don’t Ban Abortion, They Just Ban Safe Access

Anti-Abortion Laws Don’t Ban Abortion, They Just Ban Safe Access

Alexis Weeden

June 12, 2019

As of May of 2019, there have already been attempts at challenging the 1973 Supreme Court decision of Roe v. Wade along with the 1992 case Planned Parenthood v. Casey. Conservative legislators have been pushing strict abortion bans called “heart-beat bills” in multiple states -- including Michigan. T...

Loy Norrix Journalists Take Big Steps at MIPA 2019

Loy Norrix Journalists Take Big Steps at MIPA 2019

Devon Gross

May 18, 2019

Each year, the Michigan Interscholastic Press Association holds a ceremony awarding various Michigan school publications and student journalists’ hard work and unique content they’ve published throughout the previous year. At the 2019 MIPA awards ceremony, there were a total of 4,112 entries submitted ...

Loy Norrix Students Walkout in Protest of US Gun Control

Loy Norrix Students Walkout in Protest of US Gun Control

Henry Snapp

February 24, 2018

“We want to end gun violence in schools, to show that students have a voice, have opinion and want to be heard. We’re angry. We’re done accepting thoughts and condolences and we want something to change,” Emma Hilgarth-Griff shouted from atop a rock as she read her speech to the crowd of st...

New Interim Principal Shows Endurance

New Interim Principal Shows Endurance

Brandon Schnurr

December 14, 2017

Edwards works as the Director of Secondary Education for Kalamazoo Public Schools, and he is also the new interim principal of Loy Norrix. However, this isn’t Edwards’s first time around Loy Norrix. He used to be the principal of Loy Norrix for five years, between 2008 and 2013. While reflecting ...

Four Experts’ Views on Fake News

Four Experts’ Views on Fake News

Henry Snapp

December 7, 2017

In an increasingly complicated age of mass media, it has become of paramount importance to separate real news from fake news. ‘Fake news’ is biased or untrue information presented as facts. The trend of labeling some news sources as ‘fake news’ has destroyed the credibility of perfectly hone...

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....

Kalamazoo Public Schools Lengthen Foreign Language & Math Classes In Hopes of Boosting Student Achievement

Kalamazoo Public Schools Lengthen Foreign Language & Math Classes In Hopes of Boosting Student Achievement

Nora Hilgart-Griff

May 19, 2017

On December 16, 2016, Assistant Superintendent of Teaching and Learning Services Cindy Green presented several recommendations to the School Board for changes in the current Kalamazoo Public Schools (KPS) curriculum. The most dramatic change that would affect KPS high schoolers is the transition of...

Election Political Cartoon

Election Political Cartoon

January 24, 2017

Artist: Marleigh VandenBussche

Pat McCrory Political Cartoon

Pat McCrory Political Cartoon

Zachary Liddle

January 23, 2017

Artist: Zachary Liddle

Community Mourns the Sudden Loss of Former Student Jaela Jordan

Community Mourns the Sudden Loss of Former Student Jaela Jordan

Hannah Pittman

November 15, 2016

Jaela Jordan, February 10th, 1999 - September 12th, 2016 Jaela Jordan, a Kalamazoo resident, passed away on September 12th, 2016. Jaela was a part of many Loy Norrix students’ lives. She left us too soon, but her time with us will never be forgotten. “There was never a dull moment when it came ...

Rival Schools Work Together to Beautify Downtown Kalamazoo

Rival Schools Work Together to Beautify Downtown Kalamazoo

Rachel

June 7, 2016

Students from both Kalamazoo Central and Loy Norrix High School took part in planting colorful flowers around Bronson Park and outside City Hall as a volunteer effort that took place on Thursday, May 26. With the help of local certified master gardeners, the rival schools worked together in harmony an...

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