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Snow days should not be replaced with virtual learning days during in-person schooling

Snow days should not be replaced with virtual learning days during in-person schooling

Lily Stickley, Feature Editor February 9, 2021

It’s time to go to sleep, having done all the typical snow day rituals, having flushed an ice cube down the toilet, wearing pajamas inside out and backwards, a spoon under the pillow, a potato on the...

Elisha Applebaum (Left), a European-Singaporean actress, has been cast to play Musa (Right) in the live action Winx Club reboot. Netflix has been involved in many controversies regarding their self-produced releases, being accused of white-washing, queer-baiting and appealing to child predators.

Netflix’s “Winx Club”: Perpetuating racism in the entertainment industry

Sophie Decker, Web Editor, A/V Editor January 22, 2021

Racism in entertainment has been prevalent for centuries and only recently has begun to be rectified, but even with the removal of legal barriers, people of color still face challenges when it comes to...

Pit bulls: A misunderstood breed that deserves far better treatment and care

Pit bulls: A misunderstood breed that deserves far better treatment and care

Hannah Locke, News Editor January 7, 2021

When it comes to dog fighting, pit bulls are the breed of choice.  These dogs are strong, loyal and often dominant. This fact has given the dogs a negative reputation. When some people think of pit...

SAT Corona Edition: Taking a life-changing test during the COVID-19 pandemic

SAT Corona Edition: Taking a life-changing test during the COVID-19 pandemic

Maya Crawford, Graphics Editor November 4, 2020

The SAT is one of the most important milestones in the life of an upperclassmen high school student. The big test, the final frontier, the number that will decide if you can attend the college of your...

In exam halls throughout the country, students are still sitting to take the SAT. This year though, testing locations may look slightly different as students are required to practice social distancing.

In the era of COVID-19, the SAT has become obsolete

Zoe Naylor, News Editor October 27, 2020

It was early in the morning, the sun was still rising when I entered Loy Norrix for the first time in months. After being ushered into the cafeteria, I found myself faced with row upon row of socially...

This building in downtown Kalamazoo has played host to several different theater chains over the last decade, with AMC occupying the space most recently. Kalamazoo's AMC theater remains closed in the midst of the pandemic, but around the country AMC has opened more of its doors than any other theater chain.

We’re not ready for normalcy; it’s too soon for movie theaters to open

Zoe Naylor, News Editor September 30, 2020

In the era of COVID-19, many of the things that used to bring joy to everyday life have sadly been shut down until public health is no longer at risk.  The closing of movie theaters around the country...

A sign announcing the temporary closure of a business due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Many business owners are eager to open their doors as soon as they are allowed by their respective state governments.

Reopening economy amidst Coronavirus is still dangerous

Shin-Ling Yeh, Staff Writer June 15, 2020

While COVID-19 is still dangerous, the economy has struggled throughout the whole world. About ⅓ of employees have been fired because of the virus. The people who have been fired want governments...

Korean students wear masks for a group photo. In Korea, there is much less of a negative perception around wearing masks to keep others safe.

The importance of wearing a mask

Shin-Ling Yeh, Staff Writer June 14, 2020

There are many people who don't want to wear masks because they make it hard for people to breathe. Wearing a mask plays a very important role in preventing COVID-19 spread because the most diffused...

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