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Expectations on Marriage May Be Outdated

Expectations on Marriage May Be Outdated

Isabel Best

June 20, 2019

As the world begins to modernize, so do ideas on marriage. In the United States, marriage rates have reached the lowest rate in around 150 years. This has become a common worldwide trend: according to a study conducted by the United Nations, four-fifths of the 100 countries surveyed had experienced decreases in nu...

Homework is Unnecessary: Students Receive Enough Direct Instruction During the Day

Homework is Unnecessary: Students Receive Enough Direct Instruction During the Day

April 8, 2019

By Kayla Adams It’s Sunday night and your basketball team has just won the most important game of the year. Plans are quickly made with the team to go to dinner and celebrate the victory. You still feel jitters from when the buzzer went off cementing your victory. You listen to everyone’s paren...

Time Wasted? Seniors Must Choose Classes Carefully

Time Wasted? Seniors Must Choose Classes Carefully

Gavin Rutherford

February 19, 2019

By the time you reach your senior year, you want nothing more than to be done with school. The mental fortitude it takes to get out of bed at six in the morning is a Herculean task on its own. I have almost all of the credits I need to graduate, except for a few senior core classes. Then to fill th...

What Does Loy Norrix Think of Proposal 1?

What Does Loy Norrix Think of Proposal 1?

Regan Dillon

January 9, 2019

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Sexual Misconduct Allegations Against Kavanaugh Rock the Nation and Taint The Supreme Court

Sexual Misconduct Allegations Against Kavanaugh Rock the Nation and Taint The Supreme Court

Raili Nelson

October 30, 2018

To many, the scandals that arose during the controversial confirmation of new Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh are irrelevant now that he has been confirmed. But to many, like Loy Norrix Sophomore Megan Hybels, who believe the accusations that were made against him by three separate women, the ...

Modern Hip Hop: A Turn For the Worse

Modern Hip Hop: A Turn For the Worse

Alex Vonhof

June 13, 2018

Without a doubt, the hip hop musicians of this era are an interesting breed. From rapping about the use of drugs, to facing charges for child molestation and domestic abuse, the current hip hop artists are creating a much darker age of hip hop. The most notable cases are XXXTentacion’s domestic ab...

Gun Control is the Best way to Prevent School Shootings

Gun Control is the Best way to Prevent School Shootings

Tristen Buchino

March 27, 2018

Imagine waking up in the morning and finding yourself stressing about whether there will be a shooting at your school that day, rather than whether you will get a good grade on your English paper. Now imagine the worst possible scenario: being inside school and hearing the sounds of blood curdling scr...

Students Should Consider the Benefits of School Uniforms

Students Should Consider the Benefits of School Uniforms

December 15, 2017

By Emma Fergusson, Guest Writer Stiff khaki pants and a navy blue polo stamped with a Loy Norrix High School insignia. Or perhaps a button-up shirt and a nifty neck tie paired with a stuffy blazer and slacks. To many Norrix students, and perhaps students all over the country, this is not an appealing i...

Loy Norrix Conservative: The Dying Breed

Loy Norrix Conservative: The Dying Breed

Zachary Liddle

November 20, 2017

Do you remember the society where a conservative’s opinion was allowed and not written off as racist or sexist? Neither do I. We have now become a society of sheeple, or blind followers, who choose to believe stories that fit our narratives are more important than actual facts. We tell the part o...

The Law Should Try Minors as Adults

The Law Should Try Minors as Adults

Andrew Armenta

November 18, 2017

In 2014, in Wisconsin, two twelve year old girls, Anissa Weier and Morgan Geyser stabbed their friend, twelve year old Payton Leutner. The girls were operating under the delusion that they were killing their friend to please the fictional, online, demonic creature, Slenderman. Both girls were charged as ...

Music and How It Affects People While Studying

Music and How It Affects People While Studying

Sebastian Rodriguez

October 24, 2017

Imagine listening to your favorite song while doing a task. Do you ever stop to wonder whether the music you listen to while studying is beneficial to you? Throughout the years there have been many different debates on music. Most people see music as beneficial, which it is in most circumstances. But,...

Open Campus, Open Discussion? Loy Norrix Upperclassmen Should be Entitled to Open Campus Lunch

Open Campus, Open Discussion? Loy Norrix Upperclassmen Should be Entitled to Open Campus Lunch

June 16, 2017

Guest Writer Will Dales You’re three or four years into your high school career, your lunch bell rings, and the underclassmen race through the halls to be first in the lunch line, enthusiasm oozing out of them. You finally make your way into the lunchroom, and the all too familiar scent of schoo...

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