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At the entrance of Asylum Lake on Drake Road, a Kalamazoo citizen spray painted the words No DriveNShine. This is just one of many anti-carwash sentiments that many Kalamazoo citizens are expressing in recent weeks.

Outrage against the rezoning of Asylum Lake sparks change in the city’s plans, but Kalamazoo citizens urge us to keep paying attention

Chloe Rathbun, Staff Writer May 18, 2023

If you’ve been on social media in the past few weeks, you’ve most likely seen one of your friends or family members sharing a post about the proposed Drive and Shine car wash on Asylum Lake Property. Beginning...

Protesters prop signs up against a large, silver casket. Shortly after, the demonstrators were asked to remove the display.

Activists encourage students to skip school on count day in protest of KPS

Milo Turner February 25, 2022

On February 10, a protest against KPS administration was led by a group of local activists outside of Loy Norrix High School. The demonstration started at around 10 a.m. in front of the building.  One...

Loy Norrix students led by members of third party organizations and fellow student leaders stand outside of Loy Norrix High School. Students walked out to protest KPS COVID and policing policies.

Approximately 35 students walk out of Loy Norrix in protest against KPS COVID protocols and policing in schools

Hannah Locke, Editor in Chief January 18, 2022

At 9:00 a.m., on January 17, 2022, approximately 35 students walked out of school, lead by third party organizations such as Black Lives Matter Kalamazoo Battle Creek and Food not Bombs, in collabortation...

A protest is performed against Texas’ new Heartbeat bill in front of the Texas Capitol on September 1, 2021.

The six week deadline: everything to know about the new Texas abortion bill

Conner McBride, Staff Writer September 28, 2021

People gather outside the outside the Texas State Capitol on sunny September 1, some are holding signs with words like “we demand bodily autonomy” or “abortion is healthcare,” but all of them are...

People attend one of the countless black lives matter protests that have happened across the country.

Black lives still matter: Refocusing the spotlight

Maya Crawford, Graphics Editor December 29, 2020

The election and the pandemic have completely taken everyone’s attention as far as news-related events, but we cannot forget what needs more coverage right now.  The Black Lives Matter (BLM) movement...

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...

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...

This map shows the old and new routes for the pipeline. It was rerouted due to concerns with the drinking water in the majority-white city Bismarck. Photo Credit / Hannah Pittman

Dakota Access Pipeline Protests End in Victory

Hannah Pittman December 20, 2016

One thousand one hundred and seventy two miles of underground pipeline are planned to span across the midwest with the construction of the Dakota Access pipeline (DAPL). The pipeline is under construction...

NFL Player Takes a Knee for the Injustice in America

NFL Player Takes a Knee for the Injustice in America

Abby Farrer November 7, 2016

People protest in different ways, from on the streets to social media. Colin Kaepernick, quarterback for the 49ers, has been kneeling while the national anthem plays before each of his games. Kaepernick...

Loy Norrix Protests State School Conditions and Standardized Tests

Loy Norrix Protests State School Conditions and Standardized Tests

Grace Marshall October 27, 2016

Bleary eyed high schoolers trudge through a crowd gathered in front of the main entrance to Loy Norrix. As the dark sky lightened, the air was filled with chanting. One voice calling out, “More time...

Students and teachers standing in line welcoming students as they arrive to school. They chant together, More time learning! Less time testing! Photocredit / Christian Baker

Journey Into Activism

Christian Baker March 9, 2016

From the Spring Valley High assault to the incidents in Ferguson, to the killing of Temetrion Hegler, there are societal flaws everywhere. Some people may want to get involved in politics with an activist...

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