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Your next fall activity will pair nicely with a yummy fall treat. Try out these different recipes to enhance the season.

Fall recipes

Maya Kim, social media editor November 5, 2020

Visiting the apple orchard, carving pumpkins and watching scary movies are staple fall activities. But they are all missing one element that makes everything a million times better - food. Who doesn’t...

Don't let these smiling ghosts fool you, some of these movies are sure to give you a fright.

Quiz: What horror movie should you watch?

Grace Marcus, features writer October 30, 2020

With the continued spread the COVID-19 pandemic, many aspects of the fall season are looking different than ever before, Halloween being no exception. While this season is all about the scares, getting...

Art by Laurel Seidensticker

Top 3 best Tim Burton Halloween movies

Lydia Sheehan, entertainment writer October 29, 2020

*warning: minor spoilers may be included  Halloween is almost here, and that means it might be time to cozy up by the fireplace and watch a movie guaranteed to send shivers down your spine. But if...

Photo by Elizabeth Riti

Returning to movie magic

Lydia Sheehan, entertainment writer October 29, 2020

You find your seat in a dimly lit cinema. The scent of buttered popcorn wafts through the room as the previews roll. People come shuffling in as anticipation builds for the feature presentation. You’re...

Taylor Swift released her eighth studio album,

“Folklore”: The new face of Taylor Swift

Lydia Drake, entertainment writer October 29, 2020

“In isolation my imagination has run wild and this album is the result,” wrote Taylor Swift in an Instagram post, announcing the release of her eighth album, “Folklore.” The album was revealed...

Xander Piskulic, senior, holds back Cooper Menne, sophomore, in a scene at a cast rehearsal outside KHS.

The Birds: Feathered costumes and clear masks

Nathan Sweeney, features writer October 27, 2020

If you’ve strolled past the amphitheater at Kirkwood Park lately, you may have noticed a group of students running across the stage while screeching human-generated bird calls. This is the KH Players...

TikTok, once a lip-syncing app with the name Musical.ly, has seen shocking success during the three years it has been living on homescreens. This successful app is like no other, with an extremely flexible algorithm and a diverse variety of content creators. TikTok is seemingly winning the social media race.

TikTok: the snowflake of social media apps

Maya Kim, social media editor October 27, 2020

From retweeting a Twitter post, to snapchatting a picture of the ceiling to a friend, social media makes an appearance in people’s lives every day. Apps like Facebook, Instagram, Twitter and Snapchat...

Game board style design featuring facts about every president. See bottom left for color key. Design by Hayden Davidson, president sketches by Samantha Roth.

Political Issue: Presidential facts

Hayden Davidson, design editor October 22, 2020

Featured in this image is Zach Baynham (left) and Avery Martine (right) who are the two creators of the Instagram thrifting account lou.thrifts.

Fighting fast fashion one post at a time

Lila Shepard, features writer October 22, 2020

Thrifting has become more popular as vintage styles have made a comeback. Zach Baynham and Avery Martine, KHS seniors and close friends, are the creators of an Instagram thrifting account. Their account,...

Fighting boredom during a pandemic

Fighting boredom during a pandemic

Rachel Finan, health + wellness editor October 15, 2020

The autumn shades of orange and red have begun to speckle the leaves throughout  Kirkwood, but the boredom of a six-month pandemic can take the fun right out of pumpkin spice and seasonal candles. Fall...

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