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Photoshop Has Ruined Our Concept Of Beauty

Photoshop Has Ruined Our Concept Of Beauty

April 22, 2019

By Abigail Hauke I’ll admit it--I photoshop myself. I have apps on my phone that I open every time I want to post a new selfie on Instagram, apps that arm me with tools to reshape, resize, and revise any part of my body or face that I don’t find to be acceptable. I find no shame in doing this becaus...

Social Media Will Shape the Next Generation of Politicians

Social Media Will Shape the Next Generation of Politicians

Nate Goodwin-Kelly

November 14, 2018

As of June 2018, Statista reports over 1 billion Instagram users worldwide, a staggering one seventh of the world’s population. However, that figure pales to the 2.23 billion active Facebook accounts recorded over the same time span. These statistics reveal what has been imminent ever since the initial rise of Faceb...

Privacy Being Perpetrated? Norrix Students Are Suspect Over Mark Zuckerberg and His Facebook Privacy Policy

Privacy Being Perpetrated?  Norrix Students Are Suspect Over Mark Zuckerberg and His Facebook Privacy Policy

parkerkissel

June 4, 2018

If you’ve ever been worried that your private information may be leaked or exposed, then you’re right to be worried. On March 17, Mark Zuckerberg, the CEO of Facebook, was exposed by the New York Times and the Observer for having shared information from over 50 million private accounts to thir...

The #OneLess Challenge: Destroying ARs for Awareness is Ineffective

The #OneLess Challenge: Destroying ARs for Awareness is Ineffective

Brandon Schnurr

May 16, 2018

On February 18, 2018, at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High in Parkland, Florida, 17 people lost their lives when a former student came to the school, pulled the fire alarm, and opened fire on fleeing students. The weapon used in this shooting was a semi-automatic, civilian AR-15, and once again sparked contr...

Teens Struggle to Move Forward after a Sudden Snapchat Update

Teens Struggle to Move Forward after a Sudden Snapchat Update

Nia Alexopoulos

March 29, 2018

You’re switching apps between your phone, perhaps checking up on what your friends are doing or sending a text to your friend asking to hangout. Many activities such as communicating, researching information, and even just entertainment are ultimately all made possible through social media. One o...

Quirky and Awkward in Real Life, Flirty and Fun Online: Social Media Helps Teens Feel More Confident When They Communicate

Quirky and Awkward in Real Life, Flirty and Fun Online: Social Media Helps Teens Feel More Confident When They Communicate

June 18, 2017

Guest Writer Devon Gross Some people are naturally charismatic and friendly. They can make friends without really even trying, and they’re just meant to be the life of any and every party. Other people are the exact opposite. Many shy people struggle with social anxiety and self-doubt, preventing...

2016's Most Popular Trends at Loy Norrix

2016's Most Popular Trends at Loy Norrix

Erika Wagoner

March 2, 2017

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Students Explore Veterans Experiences at Battle Creek VA

Students Explore Veterans Experiences at Battle Creek VA

Jonnie Palone

June 14, 2016

  Students excited to meet their veterans steadily walk off the bus in the area of Battle Creek known as the Veterans Affair. The Veterans Affair (VA) facility provides benefits, support and medical care of American veterans. With pens and clipboards in their hands, Loy Norrix students eagerly mo...

Loy Norrix Student Recognized as Finalist for National Merit Scholarship

Loy Norrix Student Recognized as Finalist for National Merit Scholarship

Jordan Brown

May 31, 2016

Loy Norrix senior Koichi Anderson has had the high honor of being recognized as a finalist for the National Merit Scholarship. “When I went to Milwood Middle, there was a group of us that felt like the math class that we were in was just too easy. So we worked with the counselors and principal to have...

Loy Norrix Finishes off the Year with Three More Athletic Commits

Loy Norrix Finishes off the Year with Three More Athletic Commits

vallierpaul

May 31, 2016

  Only some athletes are chosen each year to continue to the next level, with these three commits, Loy Norrix will have a grand total of nineteen athletes playing in college. Basketball players Grant Mitchell and Gk  Wells-Lindsay to KVCC and Jalen Pace to Olivet College to wrestle. It takes o...

Tragic Bombing Devastates Brussels

Tragic Bombing Devastates Brussels

Meghan Lewis

May 13, 2016

  On March 22, 2016, 30 people died and 260 were wounded after the bombings at Zaventem airport and Maelbeek metro station in Brussels. Authorities issued a level four attack canceling all flights in and out of Brussels. Zaventem airport and Maelbeek station were then evacuated and closed to ga...

Kanye West Running for President 2020

Kanye West Running for President 2020

luisjuarez8

October 1, 2015

On August 30th, 2015, the 32nd annual Video Music Awards were hosted by Miley Ray Cyrus. People ranging from Fetty Wap to Taylor Swift attended the VMA’s. A highlight that people discussed was Kanye West’s standing ovation. As Kanye stood on the stage for a good couple of minutes without saying a word, ...

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