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Sanders travels to St. Louis looking to win Missouri primaries

Vermont Senator Bernie Sanders traveled to Missouri Monday, March 9 and spoke to a crowd at Stifel Theatre.

Kate Schreiber, features writer

March 11, 2020

 “Bernie! Bernie! Bernie!”  A crowd chanted and waved blue and white signs reading the name of presidential candidate and Vermont Senator Bernie Sanders as he took the stage Monday, March 9 at the Stifel Theatre. The senator addressed the crowd, hoping to encourage one of the largest voter turn...

Voice of STL: Biden rally at Kiener Plaza

Tiffany Hamilton holds her Biden sign at his rally in downtown STL.

Lily Bartin, Olivia Silvey, and Liam Jackson

March 8, 2020

* Former Vice President Joe Biden held a rally at Kiener Plaza in downtown STL on Saturday, March 7. Tiffany Hamilton - Biden supporter “I’m here today because I support Joe Biden and he’ll be our next president. I feel like he brings back the years before Trump, [and a sense of]  comfort. ...

Biden talks unity and defeating Trump in St. Louis rally

2020 presidential candidate Joe Biden speaks to the crowd of spectators waving campaign signs.

Olivia Silvey, opinions writer

March 8, 2020

Vibrant blue signs reading “Missouri for Biden” dominated the former Vice President’s campaign rally at Kiener Plaza held Saturday, March 7.  Presidential candidate Joe Biden addressed the crowd in front of the Old Courthouse around 12:30 p.m.  He took the stage after introductions by a n...

Iowa Caucuses: Why are they so important?

The Iowa Caucuses mark the beginning of the 2020 presidential campaign.

Jack Matousek, sports writer

February 5, 2020

The Iowa Caucuses took place this week on Monday, Feb. 3. This event gains national media attention every four years as the Iowa Caucuses are the first to cast ballots on potential presidential candidates. What exactly makes them so important? Many consider the Iowa Caucuses to be an indicator of who...

Fast facts of the 2020 election

Read up on the current standings of the 2020 presidential election.

Olivia Silvey, opinions writer

December 13, 2019

Although it is only December, campaigning for the 2020 presidential election began almost a year ago. With 15 Democrats, three Republicans and a constant stream of election coverage, it can be confusing to know where to look for what information. Below, everything is condensed to the basic facts, so don’t ...

Issues: The Midterms and why they matter

art by Thora Pearson

Charlotte Heinrich and Thomas Birmingham

October 27, 2018

“This is the most important election in history.” According to Lucas Ravenscraft, AP United States Government and Politics teacher, this is one of those phrases that tends to get thrown around a lot, yet is hardly ever true. Why? Because according to Ravenscraft, to say that one election is more important than all the others diminishes the value of elections as a whole. Because every election is important, he said. On Nov...

Missouri senator fallen by her own facebook post

Missouri senator fallen by her own facebook post

Richard Pfeifer, features writer

August 30, 2017

In Jefferson, MO., University-City’s representative Maria Chappelle-Nadal thought Donald Trump was responsible and consequently “hoped” for his assassination via Facebook. Chappelle-Nadal has been a representative in the MO. House and Senate for 13 years, and is an outspoken critic of the Trum...

Executive actions

Executive actions

Abigail Imiolek, news-features writer

February 16, 2017

                Jan. 20, 2017 During Trump’s first day as president, he signed an executive order to minimize “the economic burden of the patient protection and affordable care act pending repeal,” according to CNN.  The purpose of the order was to try to star...

Dear Donald Trump, Sincerely, KHS

Naomi Blair, news writer

February 9, 2017

It's the start of a new year and a start of a new presidency. TKC invited KHS students to submit a letter to President Donald Trump as if they were speaking directly to him. Below are the compiled submissions. ...

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