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College Board discontinues SAT subject tests and essay as a result of the COVID-19 Pandemic

Hannah Locke, News Editor February 8, 2021

The changes to the education system have been innumerable since the beginning of the coronavirus pandemic in early 2020. From school being cancelled altogether and administrations scrambling to find solutions,...

Donald Trump left office yesterday due to his term ending. Impeachment proceedings have yet to be determined.

A Historical Impeachment: What is it and how is it going to work?

Hannah Locke, News Editor January 21, 2021

Only three presidents have ever been impeached since the U.S. Constitution was ratified in 1787. All three, Andrew Johnson, Bill Clinton, and Donald Trump, were acquitted and able to continue serving their...

People are lamenting the loss of daylight as it gets darker earlier. In December the sun fully sets around 5:30 p.m.

Students support the worldwide move to end daylight saving time

Melissa Preston, Chief Copy Editor January 19, 2021

The first Sunday in November has made our internal clocks skip backward for years. You wake up feeling like you slept in, but the clock reads an hour earlier than you thought. Then you start the long process...

The photo shows the United States Capitol building. In which the House of Representatives and Senate are housed, and decisions are made.

Proposed change to the KPS school board to high school government class and curriculum

Lily Stickley, Feature Editor January 5, 2021

The Kalamazoo Public School administration proposed an idea that would limit the required credits of U.S. Government class, making it only one trimester long instead of two trimesters and removing key...

The Portage Chapel Hill United Methodist Church has made statements regarding their open stance on LGBTQ issues. They have chosen to fly a pride flag outside their building.

The Divided Methodist Church: The denomination set to split in two

Riley Dominianni, Feature Editor March 12, 2020

Following years of conflict over LGBTQ clergy and same-sex marriage, the world’s third largest denomination of Christianity has finally decided to split in two. The United Methodist Church is a worldwide...

Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi scolds President Trump during a meeting with Congressional Leadership.

President Trump faces impeachment because of the Articles of Impeachment

Lily Stickley, Feature Editor December 20, 2019

House Democrats have released articles of impeachment. The two articles are specifically accusing President Trump of abuse of power and obstruction of Congress.  The abuse of power charge is a result...

The tower of Loy Norrix High School.

President Trump Proposes Cuts to the Education Budget

Brandon Schnurr, Web Editor April 28, 2019

With each passing year, the fiscal budget for the federal government, or the amount of money the government plans to spend in a year, is adjusted by the president of the United States in order to better...

The United States Should Follow the Lead of Hong Kong and Provide Better Public Transportation

The United States Should Follow the Lead of Hong Kong and Provide Better Public Transportation

April 26, 2019

By Kinsey Skjold You’re waiting at a bus stop. You have been waiting for the past ten minutes. It’s a brisk winter day; a sharp wind cuts through your various layers, and the frosted grass crunches...

18 Isn’t a Safe Age to Own a Gun

18 Isn’t a Safe Age to Own a Gun

Lilly MacInnis, Photo Editor/Social Media Team March 30, 2018

At 18 years old, the teenager’s prefrontal cortex, the part of the brain which regulates impulse control, is about halfway developed. That means that until you are about 25, you are more likely to make...

The Wonders of America: Danish Exchange Student Experiences the Complexities of U.S. Culture

The Wonders of America: Danish Exchange Student Experiences the Complexities of U.S. Culture

Sofie Nehlsen February 6, 2018

If you had asked me to describe the United States in 3 words, 6 months ago, I probably would’ve said Trump, The Kardashians and obesity. Not the best first-hand impression, I know, but nevertheless,...

A Finnish View of the United States

A Finnish View of the United States

March 8, 2017

By Sarita Nieminen The United States has always been known as a land of dreams and opportunities. In Finland we have always seen the U.S as a wonderful place. However, now that I have been in the country...

The Leader of the Free World Grabs Lady Liberty by the...

The Leader of the Free World Grabs Lady Liberty by the…

March 7, 2017

By Chloe Lupini You keep your eyes locked on your car as you walk through the dimly lit parking lot, keys clenched tightly between your white knuckles. The fear of who might lie in the shadows quickens...

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