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Senior Find Success Despite the Challenge of Having a Single Parent

Senior Find Success Despite the Challenge of Having a Single Parent

June 22, 2019

By Ian Woodruff More than 1 of 4 children (19.7 million) live without a father in their home, according to the National Fatherhood Initiative. Senior Antonio Cornieles grew up without his father. His mother was moving around and did not realize she was pregnant until she had moved away from Cornieles’...

Current and Former Loy Norrix Police Officers Give Back to the Community they Serve for the Holidays

Current and Former Loy Norrix Police Officers Give Back to the Community they Serve for the Holidays

Riley Dominianni

February 14, 2019

Christmastime revolves around children. Ask any parent, the magic, excitement and gifts that accompany the holiday is really all for the kids. But for many children in low-income households, the holidays are full of uncertainty and stress as they wonder if there will be presents for them on Christm...

Go Vote – It’s No Joke

Go Vote – It’s No Joke

January 15, 2019

By Jeanie Gould-McElhone When Loy Norrix senior Will Keller turned 18 in October, he was pumped up to vote in the 2018 midterm election. He found himself urging on all the candidates as he filled out the ballot. “It was awesome.” Keller said, “Especially since the Democratic party took back the ...

Many New Faces in Midterm Election, Still Doesn’t Represent the Millennials

Many New Faces in Midterm Election, Still Doesn’t Represent the Millennials

Brandi-Rose Phiri

December 20, 2018

The United States just had a midterm election on November 6th, and many monumental milestones were reached. Thirty new women are coming into Congress including the fist lesbian, muslim and Native-American women. The Democrats took over the house, and in our own state of Michigan, marijuana was made lega...

Children Need to be Taught the Importance of Voting

Children Need to be Taught the Importance of Voting

Lilly MacInnis

November 20, 2018

  An epidemic is sweeping our country. With every passing year fewer people go out to the polls and vote. This disease wipes more and more voters away until only a select few control our government. The path that history writes is held in the hands of presidential and midterm elections, yet onl...

Kalamazoo RAWKs On: A Non-Profit Organization Inspires Kids to Read and Write

Kalamazoo RAWKs On: A Non-Profit Organization Inspires Kids to Read and Write

Morgan McCue

June 6, 2017

It started, as most things do, as an idea. When the Kalamazoo Promise was announced, two women came together with the belief that it was a critical time to help students prepare for college and let them know they have a voice. Anne Hensley, a published writer, and Emily Kastner, an English teacher for...

Give the Youth a Chance

Give the Youth a Chance

Sidney Richardson

December 9, 2016

Millennials have grown used to a negative stigma about young people. Those who are middle aged or older often look down on their younger counterparts and cringe at the thought of them soon running the world and changing it as they wish. Somehow, older individuals seem to have gotten the idea that the...

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