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Loy Norrix Journalists Take Big Steps at MIPA 2019

Loy Norrix Journalists Take Big Steps at MIPA 2019

Devon Gross

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 the previous year. At the 2019 MIPA awards ceremony, there were a total of 4,112 entries submitted ...

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...

Augmented Reality: The Future of Technology

Augmented Reality: The Future of Technology

Gavin Rutherford

October 9, 2018

Nowadays, most Americans own cell phones. We can use them to text, call, look things up, play games and we’re still developing new capabilities. So, what if we could make these everyday activities even more streamlined? With the release of the iPhone X, Apple has introduced the ability to use aug...

Loy Norrix Sophomore Wins Prestigious Award

Loy Norrix Sophomore Wins Prestigious Award

June 12, 2018

By Finn Brent On Friday June 8th, Loy Norrix Sophomore Gabriel Vroman completed his journey to earning the Microsoft Office Master Award. To do this, he earned a Microsoft Office Specialist Certification in the Microsoft programs PowerPoint 2013, Excel 2013, and Word Expert 1 and 2 2013. He also earned...

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...

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...

The New Apple AirPods Flying High

The New Apple AirPods Flying High

Maxwell Link

October 27, 2017

Technology these days has thrown people off their feet with crazy inventions such as hoverboards, 3D printers and google glasses. But there is one invention that tops all of those, the new Apple AirPods. With bluetooth technology, you can now listen to music with no cord and even better sound. Ther...

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...

Loy Norrix’s Malik Farrakhan Working to Help Restore Lost Eyesight

Loy Norrix’s Malik Farrakhan Working to Help Restore Lost Eyesight

Henry Snapp

June 13, 2017

Glaucoma is an incurable eye condition that currently affects over 3 million people in the United States. Starting with their peripheral vision and extending inward, patients slowly go blind. According to the Glaucoma Research Foundation, glaucoma affects people young and old, with 10 percent of patients...

Blue Light Disrupts Sleep

Blue Light Disrupts Sleep

Dagnija Tomsons

April 21, 2017

Imagine lying awake at night, unable to fall asleep. You toss and turn but can’t seem to get your mind to settle down. You eventually lie on your back and stare at the ceiling, cursing yourself for the lack of sleep you’re getting at that very moment. You wonder what can you do to get your body to...

Hats and Phones: Overregulation Leads to Resistance

Hats and Phones: Overregulation Leads to Resistance

March 30, 2017

GUEST WRITER: Kiernan Dean-Hall Do most people consider the wearing a hat or the use of a cell phone to be on par with harassment or bullying? Effective Monday, March 13, Loy Norrix will consider the wearing of a hat within the building as well as any use of a cell phone without extremely explicit ...

Loy Norrix Freshman Will Change the Way You Look At Computers

Loy Norrix Freshman Will Change the Way You Look At Computers

March 7, 2017

By Alex Vonhof “I took it apart and I ended up breaking a little tiny piece inside of it that made the fan work," said freshman Jason Howard, talking about struggling with a computer. "After that I tried fixing it, but I ended up breaking it more so I basically just smashed it into pieces and th...

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