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Student opinions on the gun violence walkout at KHS

Lauren Hammett and Marissa Young, seniors, hold up signs to speak against gun violence.

Maddie Hawes, web editor

March 16, 2018

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...

Cronkite New Voices Act passes through Missouri House

Cronkite New Voices Act passes through Missouri House

Jack Rintoul, entertainment editor

February 22, 2018

The Walter Cronkite New Voices Act passed through the Missouri House of Representatives with a vote of 129-20 on Sunday, Feb. 19. The bill, if passed through Senate, guarantees First Amendment rights to all Missouri student journalists at public schools the ability to publish without the fear of prior ...

We’re going places in 2018

We're going places in 2018

Benji Wilton, features writer

February 12, 2018

*This piece is entirely satirical Since the dawn of human existence, we have continued to advance in a multitude of ways. Through technology, philosophy, science, literature and more, humans have differentiated from other animal species through their complexity and sophistication. Over thousands of...

Call Ed: Resolution revolution

Call Ed: Resolution revolution

TKC Staff

February 7, 2018

About 4,000 years ago, Babylonians made promises to their gods that at the start of the new year, they would pay their debts and pledge their loyalty. If they kept their promises, the gods would reward them the following year. Now, most aren’t as serious about their resolutions as the ancient Baby...

Dogs vs. GOATs: Super Bowl LII

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Austin Cleveland, sports writer

January 30, 2018

Call me bandwagon, call me arrogant, call me a hater, but I can say one thing: I love dynasties. I love watching a dominant force blow past unworthy underdogs, and this Super Bowl is going to be no exception. Super Bowl LII kicks off on February 2nd at 5:30 p.m. from U.S. Bank Stadium in Minneapolis bet...

Russia banned from 2018 Olympic Games after evidence of state-backed doping

Russia banned from 2018 Olympic Games after evidence of state-backed doping

Kate Hennessy, sports editor

December 6, 2017

In a press conference on Dec. 5, the International Olympics Committee (IOC) decided to ban Russian athletes as well as the country’s officials from participating in or attending the 2018 Winter Olympics which will be held in which will be held in PyeongChang, South Korea. This decision comes after 17 months of investiga...

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