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“Jesus is King” movie and album release

The film was a visual experience unlike any other. Shot on a circular lens, viewers witnessed breathtaking scenes from West’s “Sunday Services” in which his gospel choir sang tracks from his new album as well as a few hits including “Ultralight Beam” and “Street Lights.”

Lindsay McCarthy, features writer

October 31, 2019

Oct. 24, Kanye West offered showings across the country of his short movie “Jesus is King,” based on his album that was released the next day around noon. Only 35 minutes in length and accompanied by no advertisements, the film was a visual experience unlike any other. Shot on a circular lens, v...

Restaurant review: Elmwood

Elmwood Restaurant in Maplewood is an imperfect yet exciting new eatery with a strong foundation but room for improvement

Elliott Notrica, entertainment writer

October 30, 2019

Elmwood Restaurant in Maplewood is an imperfect yet exciting new eatery with a strong foundation but room for improvement. The newly-opened establishment from Niche Food Group alumni and culinary-world heavyweights Adam Altnether and Chris Kelling has many components of an incredible dining experience, but doesn’t feel cohesive and polishe...

Which upcoming concert should you go to?

Discover what upcoming concert in St. Louis you should buy tickets for.

Olivia Silvey, opinions writer

October 30, 2019

Grab your Nike Air Force 1s, save your money and clear your phone storage — you’re going to a concert. There are plenty to buy tickets to, and whether you want a mellow night in a smaller setting or thousands of fans screaming alongside you, St. Louis has it all. So, the real question is, which one...

“This Is How It Always Is” review

Unlike most LGBTQ+ novels, this story is told from the parents’ perspective, delving into their effort to comprehend that their little boy doesn’t, in fact, feel like a boy. 

Catherine Butler and Sophie Chappell

October 29, 2019

When three-year-old Claude says he wants to be a girl when he grows up, parents Rosie and Penn don’t question it. He also wants to be a scientist, a train and an ice cream cone. At first, Claude simply wishes to wear princess dresses around the house and bikinis to the pool, but once school begins, R...

Left or right brain?

Have you ever wondered which side of your brain you use the most? Do you tend to be more artistic or more logical? This quiz will let you know!

Kailey Shirrell, opinions writer

October 28, 2019

TKC true crime: The murder of Meredith Kercher

In this series, TKC will work to bring viewers facts and theories of cold cases, mysteries and strange events.

Ally Ortmann and Sophie Chappell

October 28, 2019

In this series, TKC will work to bring viewers facts and theories of cold cases, mysteries and strange events. Warning: may include details of violent and upsetting events.   ...

Kirkwood’s got talent

Music has been Jonah Roy’s passion and drive since he was in kindergarten. With the support of his friends, other musicians, and his mom, his dream to make and produce his own music is coming to life. 

Lindsay McCarthy, features writer

October 28, 2019

KHS student Jonah Roy has been in the music scene since the young age of 9. Now, he has released a full-length album and several singles on Spotify and Apple Music.

Which fall drink should you try based on your fall aesthetics?

Do you like trying something new or sticking with your classic fall favorites?

Megan Glasgow, features writer

October 23, 2019

As fall rolls around, everyone is eager to grab their pumpkin-flavored favorites they’ve been craving all year. Find out which fall drink you should try based on your other fall favorites!

Frank Ocean releases “DHL”

Cover of Frank Ocean's recent orignal single,

Kiden-Aloyse Smith, copy editor

October 21, 2019

Frank Ocean released original single after two years, "DHL."

Love, lust and drugs

Lana Del Rey's

Kiden-Aloyse Smith, copy editor

October 17, 2019

Lana Del Rey's "Norman _______ Rockwell" Is much different from her past albums, from everything to sound and cover.

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