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VoK: Mass shootings

VoK: Mass shootings

Claire Boysen, features editor

March 2, 2018


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TKC asked KHS students about how they felt after hearing about the school shooting in Parkland, Florida. photo by Claire Boysen “Of course I was sad," Abigail Dowell, sophomore said. "I don't know how else to feel. I definitely think it's very sad that the parents had to get that call about the kids and it was probably ve...

Valentine’s Day couples 2018

Valentine’s Day couples 2018

Charlotte Heinrich, features writer

February 12, 2018


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Have you ever seen any movie about high school without couples all around campus? Yeah, didn’t think so. In our culture, couples are a major part of high school life, and KHS is no different. Here are just three KHS couples sharing their story in time for Valentine’s Day: Charlotte Heinrich ...

VoK: St. Louis Women’s March

VoK: St. Louis Women’s March

Adler Bowman and Izzy Colon

January 22, 2018


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According to KSDK, thousands carried their experiences with injustice across the length of Market St. on Saturday, Jan. 20. TKC talked with a few of these many voices and asked them why they came out on such a cloudy, chilly morning. Here’s why they marched. “I’ve gotten a lot more signatures than...

Voices of Dallas

Voices of Dallas

TKC Staff

December 14, 2017


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Some TKC staffers and Pioneer staffers attended the Journalism Education Association (JEA) conference Nov. 15 to Nov. 17. Throughout the conference, we went around the city of Dallas and talked to some of the locals. Our goal was to tell the story of the city through the people who populate its stre...

VoK: Black Friday

VoK: Black Friday

Charlotte Heinrich and Hannah Cohen

November 28, 2017


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Nancy with granddaughter Kennedy “My husband is in the hospital and has been there for 11 days, and will be there for a few more,” Nancy said. “We’re getting all the things that we need. We won’t have him with us. It’s really not Black Friday shopping. [On Thanksgiving], we got really...

VoK: Spirit Day

VoK: Spirit Day

Emma Lingo and Ally Ortmann

November 22, 2017


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Willie Parks "I think Spirit Day is a fun event that brings all of the classes together." Willie Parks, walking counselor, said. "I think dressing up for Spirit Day, for the [football] players, gives a sense of the school being together, having their classmates cheer for them puts them on that st...

VoK: Tacky Day

VoK: Tacky Day

Emma Lingo and Ally Ortmann

November 20, 2017


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Julie Healey “I never pass up a chance to wear fashion-forward outfits,” Julie Healey, librarian, said. “[My chicken feet shoes] are hard to wear, but they are noticeable. Orange is a glorious color and I look forward to being able to wear orange [on Tacky Day] every year.” John Longti...

VoK: 10.17.17

VoK: 10.17.17

Annie O'Brien, Megan Cleveland, Jack Rittendale, Celia Bergman, and Sarah Nash

October 17, 2017


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Annie O'Brien Kathy Grimes “We’re at Lowe’s. We’re buying a little bit of everything. We’re going to paint a guest bedroom and we’re Irish so we’re going to do orange, green and white stripes on the wall. I’ve only been to Ireland once and it’s just gorgeous. Just bring a raincoat.”...

VoK: 10.13.17

VoK: 10.13.17

Emma Verrill, Audrey Allison, Chase Kilby, and Kylan Lane

October 13, 2017


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“Getting married was the pivotal moment in my life. Our anniversary is this Saturday, [my husband is] an electrical engineer. I met him in college at the University of Missouri. We met September 16 and we were married the next year [on the same date]. [I love my husband because] he's a good Christian man...

VoK: 10.10.17

Thomas Birmingham, Jane Stewart, Ally Ortmann, Bailey Niece

October 10, 2017


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photo by Jane Stewart "I think our role is to provide services. Part of the reason I do what I do is partly related to my belief in democracy. So one of our goals and one our roles it to help rebuild trust in democracy. We are able to affect people’s lives. If you want a stop sign in your neighbor...

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