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Ahed Tamimi Freed

Ahed Tamimi Freed

Bismah Syed, artist

September 20, 2018


Filed under Art

17 year-old Ahed Tamimi was freed from Israeli prison after serving an 8 month sentence for slapping an Israeli soldier. Tamimi became well known due to a video that was released of her standing up to the soldier. On Dec. 15, just before the incident, the same soldier had severely wounded Ahed Tamimi's...

Recycled emotions

Recycled emotions

Madelyn Rehkop, artist

September 20, 2018


Filed under Art

When the City of Kirkwood decided it may end curbside recycling, a series of mixed emotions spread throughout the community. This editorial cartoon displays how residents reacted to the cancellation of curbside recycling services. The emotions on the picture represent how people felt shocked, angry,...

Remembering John McCain

Remembering John McCain

Grace Mennerick, artist

September 18, 2018


Filed under Art, News, Visuals

John McCain died August 25th, 2018. He served in the armed forces for 23 years, and was a POW during the Vietnam War. McCain also served as Senator of Arizona from January 1987 until his death in 2018. He had previously served in the House of Representative for two terms and was the Republican Preside...

Mini House Libraries Around Kirkwood

Mini House Libraries Around Kirkwood

Catherine McCandless, artist

September 17, 2018


Filed under Art

This is a map of all the little libraries you might have seen in people’s houses around Kirkwood. Just bring a book you don’t read anymore to exchange, and see if there’s a book you want to read. If you find one, swap it with the book you brought. I see these libraries all over Kirkwood in peopl...

Freshman vs. senior year study habits

Freshman vs. senior year study habits

Maggie Burton, artist

September 17, 2018


Filed under Art

As we move into the new school year, students will begin to adopt study habits. Freshmen are prepared for everything that is coming their way, with every school supply from highlighters of every color, to a fully charged TI-83 calculator. However, the seniors have been playing the game for three years...

Train your brain

Train your brain

Maggie Burton, artist

May 9, 2018


Filed under Art

For this editorial cartoon, I wanted to focus on the double whammy that AP students have to face at the end of the year. Along with final exams, some students will have to take AP exams around the same time at the end of this year. Needless to say, our brains have taken a serious beating. I tried to...

Sexual assault awareness month

Sexual assault awareness month

Maggie Burton, artist

April 11, 2018


Filed under Art

In light of April being Sexual Assault Awareness Month, so I decided to create a piece dedicated to sexual assault awareness. I wanted to incorporate dark colors, but I really focused on working disembodied hands and arms into my piece because to me, hands in this context symbolize an invasion of privacy....

The flu season struggle

The flu season struggle

Lizzie Stobbe, artist

March 6, 2018


Filed under Art

This editorial cartoon, titled “The flu season struggle,” depicts two flu germs preparing for their day of infecting people. This cartoon highlights the horrible effects this flu season has had on KHS and other schools around the nation while also showing how easily the flu is spread. It is import...

School supplies

School supplies

Maggie Burton, artist

March 5, 2018


Filed under Art

This editorial cartoon, titled "School supplies," brings attention to the serious gun problem in America. I wanted to highlight the issue of school shootings by drawing a gun next to ordinary school supplies. I wanted to do something to bring attention to this issue because it is unfortunately relevant...

What’s the weather like today?

What’s the weather like today?

Bridget Killian, art editor

February 23, 2018


Filed under Art, Top Stories, Visuals

This editorial cartoon depicts the sporadic weather of St. Louis. Recently, the temperature has jumped from a frigid 12 degrees to a humid 80 degrees over the course of a few days. Within the past two weeks, the forecast has gone from sunny to rainy to snowing. Each of the windows in the room shows a...

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