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Nintendo announces remakes for the fan-favorite “Pokémon Diamond” and “Pokémon Pearl” games

Sophie Decker, Web Editor, A/V Editor March 20, 2021

Pokémon is the world’s highest grossing media franchise with their total revenue clocking in at $100 billion, with $22.716 billion coming from the video game series of the same name. Since 1996, the...

If KPS decides to go hybrid for the last trimester of the 20-21 school year this will be the first time students will be in schools since March of last year.

Kalamazoo Public Schools decides whether to transition to a hybrid schedule for the third trimester of the 20-21 school year

Lilly MacInnis, Photo Editor/Social Media Team February 5, 2021

Kalamazoo Public Schools decides whether to transition to a hybrid schedule for the third trimester of the 20-21 school year On February 11th, 2021 Superintendent Raichoudhuri will deliver the decision...

Donald Trump left office yesterday due to his term ending. Impeachment proceedings have yet to be determined.

A Historical Impeachment: What is it and how is it going to work?

Hannah Locke, News Editor January 21, 2021

Only three presidents have ever been impeached since the U.S. Constitution was ratified in 1787. All three, Andrew Johnson, Bill Clinton, and Donald Trump, were acquitted and able to continue serving their...

The photo shows the United States Capitol building. In which the House of Representatives and Senate are housed, and decisions are made.

Proposed change to the KPS school board to high school government class and curriculum

Lily Stickley, Feature Editor January 5, 2021

The Kalamazoo Public School administration proposed an idea that would limit the required credits of U.S. Government class, making it only one trimester long instead of two trimesters and removing key...

Local students march for Black Lives Matter on June 12 in downtown Kalamazoo. WMU college students and KPS high school students worked together to organize this peaceful protest.

Activism within Gen Z

Sophie Grover, Arts and Entertainment Editor October 14, 2020

“I definitely think Gen Z is the loudest right now,” said Gracen Martini-Zeller, a senior at Kalamazoo Central. “Even if they can’t get to demonstrations, they’re doing a really good job of at...

Digital Killed the Print Edition: Knight Life finds new life online

Digital Killed the Print Edition: Knight Life finds new life online

Riley Dominianni, Feature Editor October 25, 2019

Since 1960, Knight Life has been the voice of Loy Norrix, sharing opinions, reporting news, and covering events in an iconic print newspaper. As cherished as it was by many teachers, students, and,...

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, Assistant Editor-in-Chief 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...

Loy Norrix Journalists Take Big Steps at MIPA 2019

Loy Norrix Journalists Take Big Steps at MIPA 2019

Devon Gross, Editor-in-Chief 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...

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...

Johnny Edwards looks over new work that’s been piling up since his arrival. On top of the new work as principal, he also has to tackle being the Director of Secondary Education. Photo Credit  / Brandon Schnurr

New Interim Principal Shows Endurance

Brandon Schnurr, Web Editor 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....

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...

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