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The fault in our feeds

The fault in our feeds

Malcia Greene, entertainment editor

August 21, 2018


Filed under Top Stories

Timeline, timeline as I read, who’s the most basic on my screen?     With social media right at our fingertips, it feels crucial for some to maintain an aesthetically pleasing feed. Portraying yourself as a spunky individual on the beloved Instagram app has proven to be just one popular way to enlighten oneself w...

Seeking help: what’s next

Seeking help: what’s next

Izzy Colón, copy editor

April 26, 2018


Filed under News-Features, Top News, Top Stories

We hear the word constantly. Plastered across recent headlines and broadcasted on the 5 p.m. news: assault. Discussion of sexual assault is more prevalent now than it has ever been, but it does not just happen in high profile cases. Anyone can be sexually assaulted, even KHS students. According to Cici B...

TKC hot sauce challenge part two

TKC hot sauce challenge part two

Brendan Davidson, Zachary Clingenpeel, and Allie Hickenbotham

April 18, 2018


Filed under Top Stories, Video

TKC competed once again to see who could ingest the most “Dave’s Gourmet Ghost Pepper Jolokia Sauce” in the Hot Sauce Challenge Part Two. Watch their hilarious pain and misery in the videos below.   https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aWBdEaBGa0E https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HIiQxd3t2_w&featur...

Last-minute Promposals

Last-minute Promposals

Erin Bugee, artist

April 16, 2018


Filed under Top Stories, Uncategorized

With only 4 days left, here's some quick ideas that will get a smile on face and a date at the place (Hyatt Regency Hotel).     Looking for a quirky idea that'll stick with ya? Try using sticky notes to catch your date's attention.  Ask out your snack with a snack! Use your date's ...

Suicide Awareness Week (SAW) 2018

Suicide Awareness Week (SAW) 2018

Richard Pfeifer, features writer

April 9, 2018


Filed under News, SAW, Top Stories

With slam poetry, food trucks and live music overlapping suicide statistics written in chalk on the sidewalk, April 6 marked the culmination of the 2018 Suicide Awareness Week (SAW) at KHS. This year’s SAW, backed by the KHS journalism department and counseling staff, included informational campaign...

Student opinions on the gun violence walkout at KHS

Student opinions on the gun violence walkout at KHS

Maddie Hawes, web editor

March 16, 2018


Filed under Top Stories, Video

TKC talked to KHS students about their opinion on the gun violence walkout March 14 in accordance with the national walkout planned by Women's March Youth Empower. According toWomen's March Youth Empower the walkout called students, teachers and allies to take part in a national school walkout for 17...

Letter to the Editor: Mental health at KHS

Letter to the Editor: Mental health at KHS

Camille Baker, editor-in-chief

March 14, 2018


Filed under Top Stories

TKC received the following letter from KHS graduate, Nathan Curtis, March 7. The letter is addressed to KHS staff and students.   Staff and students of Kirkwood High School, If you’re looking for an angry letter venting and throwing blame, this letter will most likely disappoint you. I’m...

Time for change

Time for change

Ally Ortmann, features writer

March 8, 2018


Filed under Opinions, Top Opinions, Top Stories

When I was in fifth grade, all I wanted to be was a high schooler. I fell within the High School Musical generation, where high school was about discovering who you are and who you want to be. Every Friday night I’d sit in the KHS bleachers. I felt the bright gymnasium lights on my face, I smelled po...

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