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Nine fashion trend predictions of 2019

Nine fashion trend predictions of 2019

Bridget Killian, Mary Grace Heartlein, and Sophie Smith

January 17, 2019


Filed under Art

*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


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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


Filed under Art, Quizzes

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, art staffer

December 10, 2018


Filed under Art

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


Filed under Art, Visuals

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. ...

Treat, no trick?

Treat, no trick?

Madelyn Rehkop, artist

October 29, 2018


Filed under Art

Trick-or-treating: an activity that almost all of us have done at least once in our lives. The question remains, though, why do we say “trick-or-treat” if we only really get a treat? I have always asked myself this throughout my childhood. St. Louis is one of the only places in the U.S. that require...

Issues: Threats to the ocean

Issues: Threats to the ocean

Sarah Nash, Grace Carroll, and Tatum Shore-Fitzgerald

October 26, 2018


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In this art spread, TKC art staffers aimed to highlight various issues surrounding our world's oceans.  Threats to marine life include waste pollution, ocean acidity, oil spills and more....

The icing on the cake

The icing on the cake

Madelyn Rehkop, artist

October 11, 2018


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A gay couple walked into a bakery in June of 2012 and asked the man behind the counter to make a cake for their same-sex wedding. The man refused because it was against his religion. He was taken to court, and the jury ruled that while he may not agree with the same concepts or traditions that these two men uphold, but in America there is a ...

Ahed Tamimi Freed

Ahed Tamimi Freed

Bismah Syed, artist

September 20, 2018


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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,...

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