The Kirkwood Call

The Brain Issue: Seeing double

The Brain Issue: Seeing double

Meg Murphy, vok editor

November 11, 2019

From sharing a room to running cross country together, my identical twin, Grace, and I, have been best friends since the beginning. Whether it be our differences or our similarities, we enjoy being twins.

The Brain Issue: Breaking down learning disabilities

The Brain Issue: Breaking down learning disabilities

Megan Cleveland, editor-in-chief

November 11, 2019

According to the Learning Disabilities Association of America, learning disabilities are neurologically based processing challenges. Such problems can interfere with learning skills such as reading, writing and math, and higher-level skills such as organization, time management, abstract reasoning and long or short term memory and attention.

The Brain Issue: Normal

The Brain Issue: Normal

Molly Higgins, opinions editor

November 10, 2019

Clare Sullivan, junior, said she and Lucy Salamon, senior, were born to be best friends. Each of them were also born with an extra chromosome.

The Brain Issue: The apparent reality

The Brain Issue: The apparent reality

Lily Bartin, vok editor

November 10, 2019

The truth is you will turn into your parents and there’s nothing you can do about it.

The Brain Issue: Long term impact

The Brain Issue: Long term impact

Rachel Finan, health + wellness writer

November 6, 2019

Brain trauma is an issue that has been a topic of debate in high school sports for years. Take a look at this story to see its' impact on people's everyday lives.

The Brain Issue: The multitasking myth

The Brain Issue: The multitasking myth

Ryleigh Palmer, news editor

November 6, 2019

Many students believe they are capable of multitasking, however the bulk of scientific research disagrees.

The Brain Issue: More than just a cautionary tale

The Brain Issue: More than just a cautionary tale

Emma Lingo, editor-in-chief

November 6, 2019

74% of KHS students know someone who has struggled or is struggling with addiction. Substance Abuse Disorder affects many, and Kevin Mullane was one of those who suffered from it.

The Brain Issue: Love at first fight

The Brain Issue: Love at first fight

Ally Ortmann, associate editor

November 5, 2019

Dating types exist, and our current partners are more likely to resemble our exes than we would care to admit.

The Brain Issue: You don’t snooze, you lose

The Brain Issue: You don’t snooze, you lose

Grace Klebe, print managing editor

November 5, 2019

Check out this article to learn about insomnia and sleep deprivation in teenagers.

The Brain Issue: Very superstitious

The Brain Issue: Very superstitious

Malcia Greene, associate editor

November 5, 2019

"Careful with that mirror..." your best friend tells you. Roll your eyes, but that crack on the sidewalk, the salt your spilled in your kitchen and the number thirteen all behold significance to each individual's mind. Find out which each may entail...

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