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Bead Relief: the stylish way to save the world.

Bead Relief: the stylish way to save the world.

Anna-Claire Kilcoyne, features writer

December 26, 2016

As a part of this year’s charity issue, TKC looks at another organization, Bead Relief. Founded by John Gornik and Greg Elias in 2013, Bead Relief is an organization that collaborates with different non-profits to raise money and awareness by selling unique bead bracelets designed by and used to represent each non-pr...

A tribute to President Obama

A tribute to President Obama

Anna-Claire Kilcoyne, features writer

November 8, 2016

15 things you probably didn't know about Barack Obama His high school nickname was O’Bomber because of his basketball skills. His father died in a car crash in 1982 and his mother died of ovarian cancer in 1995. While on the campaign trail, he refuses to watch CNN like his competitors and ...

Is it the White House or the wife’s house?

Is it the White House or the wife’s house?

Anna-Claire Kilcoyne, features writer

November 4, 2016

The top 10 most influential First Ladies in U.S. history (from least to most): Abigail Fillmore (1850-1853) Abigail Fillmore had a great love of books, and this led to her creating the first White House library. She helped select which books would be included, overriding Congress' fear that...

Why I’m dumping Trump

Why I’m dumping Trump

Anna-Claire Kilcoyne, features writer

November 4, 2016

Note from the editor: This piece contains a quote with explicit language that may be considered offensive. TKC’s editorial policy states “The media will not print unnecessary profanity.” The editors decided this quote was necessary to illustrate the author's full intent and authenticity. Editors...

Education Around the World

Education Around the World

Claire Boysen, features writer

October 21, 2016

TKC interviewed students who have experienced different education systems from around the world to compare them to the American school system. Pierre Der-Gazerian & Gaspard Cambon, juniors. Marseille & Gannat, France - In France, school starts at 8 a.m. and ends at 5 p.m. - Morning b...

Kanye West, Lil Wayne and Zhou Morado

Kanye West, Lil Wayne and Zhou Morado

Anna-Claire Kilcoyne, features writer

September 29, 2016

Music has always been a part of the lives of Skyshon Mosley and Kevin "lil ch6po" Norman. But it was not until the winter of their sophomore year that Norman and Mosley, juniors, along with friends Derek “Mellow” Anderson and Avery Jewell, juniors, became more serious about their love of rap music....

Rio in review

Rio in review

Adele Baughman, Copy Editor

September 8, 2016

 Positive Michael Phelps earning six medals for swimming in Rio, five golds and one silver, making his Olympic medal count to 28 Phelps beating South Africa’s Chad le Clos, who stated in multiple interviews leading up to Rio that he would beat Phelps in the 200 butterfly   Ibtihaj Muhammad being the first Muslim-American to earn a medal by winning bronze in fencing Aly Ra...

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