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The 6 steps of approaching your crush

The 6 steps of approaching your crush

Maggie Burton, Grace Carroll, and Grace Ferguson

March 14, 2019

*This piece is entirely satirical In this art spread, artists illustrate the progression of meeting your crush from the moment you spot them. This spread hits all the points, from stalking their instagram to finally initiating first contact by giving them a tap on the shoulder. ...

Don’t wait, vaccinate

Don’t wait, vaccinate

Maddie Meyers, web managing editor

February 23, 2019

Recently, many diseases from decades ago are returning because people are not getting vaccinated. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), "outbreaks of vaccine-preventable diseases can and do still happen in communities across the U.S." People who don't vaccinate not on...

Out of this world

Out of this world

Madelyn Rehkop, staff artist

February 22, 2019

Extraterrestrial beings have the possibility of roaming space and time as we know it. Advanced technology may lurk just beyond the stars. If we were to travel beyond our solar system, will we find life beyond mankind? Or will other life come and find us? Conspiracy theories and mysteries behind whet...

KHS 2019 blood drive: my experience as a first time donor

KHS 2019 blood drive: my experience as a first time donor

Grace Mennerick, artist

February 8, 2019

On Feb. 5, NHS hosted the 2019 blood drive. I decided to participate this year and donate a liter of my blood for the very first time. I made this comic to illustrate my unexpected experience. First, the whole ordeal lasted an hour and thirty minutes, way longer than I expected. Second, I was way mor...

2020 Presidential candidates

2020 Presidential candidates

Grace Mennerick, artist

February 4, 2019

As the 2020 presidential campaign heats up, more and more politicians are joining in on the race. On the Republican side so far, only Donald Trump has announced his bid for reelection. But the number of Democrats who have declared they are running is steadily increasing. This includes Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-MA), ...

Nine fashion trend predictions of 2019

Nine fashion trend predictions of 2019

Bridget Killian, Mary Grace Heartlein, and Sophie Smith

January 17, 2019

*this piece is entirely satirical With a new year comes new fads and trends. Last year, many fashion trends erupted. This year, they are only getting better. Here are nine fashion trends the TKC art staff hopes to see hitting the runways in 2019.  ...

Top five art pieces of 2018

Top five art pieces of 2018

TKC Staff

January 2, 2019

Issues: Stereotypes of a black woman - art by Bismah Syed Policing the minority with the majority - art by Catherine McCandless The 'N' Word - art by Thora Pearson Student journalist opinions on The New York Times op-ed - art by Maggie Burton Comments: heartfelt or #fakelove? - art by Grace Ferguson...

Where should you go during your staycation?

Where should you go during your staycation?

Celia Bergman, Thora Pearson, and Madelyn Rehkop

December 11, 2018

Take this quiz to see where you should spend your winter break staycation.  (function(d,s,id){var js,fjs=d.getElementsByTagName(s)[0];if(d.getElementById(id))return;js=d.createElement(s);js.id=id;js.src='https://embed.playbuzz.com/sdk.js';fjs.parentNode.insertBefore(js,fjs);}(document,'script','playbuzz-sdk')); ...

Trying to study with ADHD

Trying to study with ADHD

Mary Grace Heartlein, artist

December 10, 2018

Studying for anyone can be difficult, but with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) it can seem near impossible. Here is a look into the mind of a student with ADHD.

6 ways to cope with your post-Halloween blues

Maggie Burton, Grace Mennerick, and Catherine McCandless

November 16, 2018

In this art spread, TKC art staffers list ways in which one can cope with the post-Halloween blues when November rolls around. From buying discounted candy to having a horror movie marathon, look to this list of activities for guidance when fall comes to a close. ...

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