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“Cuphead” : Beauty in Difficulty

“Cuphead” : Beauty in Difficulty

Jack Bugee, opinions writer

November 8, 2017


Filed under Entertainment, Top Stories

When people think of video games, what often comes to mind are the classics such as “Call of Duty” and “World of Warcraft.” These are games where users spend large sums of money on what is essentially the same game over and over again. Although I plead guilty to emptying my wallet whenever a n...

OA Gallery

OA Gallery

Adler Bowman, features writer

October 9, 2017


Filed under Features

The OA Gallery is cozily tucked away in the corner of downtown Kirkwood’s basement. You can find it on West Argonne Drive, directly across the street from the Kirkwood Train Station and next door to Mattress Direct. Upon entering, visitors must creep down a flight of stairs to be transported into thi...

Behind the scenes at TKC

Behind the scenes at TKC

Kathryn Eilert, Ava Hughes, and Clare Huber

May 2, 2017


Filed under Art

In this animated short, Kathryn Eilert, Ava Hughes, and Clare Huber interview Adler Bowman about her first year on TKC. Bowman recounts her experiences with late nights, the annual white elephant party and her daily work routine....

Senior Profile: Zana Essmyer

Senior Profile: Zana Essmyer

Abigail Imiolek, news-features writer

May 2, 2017


Filed under Features, Senior Magazine, Senior Profiles

Whether she is painting watercolor portraits, dancing ballet or loading her schedule with five AP classes, Zana Essmyer approaches each task with full force. She said she stretches herself to be her best and strives for perfection. Zana said her mother, who received a Ph.D. in immunology after comin...

Sculpting the School

Sculpting the School

Abigail Imiolek, news-features writer

April 9, 2017


Filed under News

Three silver circles balance on one another in the courtyard at KHS. A book lays open with pages springing out. Soon, they will be joined by stick figures standing tall. Designs are being made by students and Nancy Grimes, art teacher, for two additional sculptures to join the existing sculptures in...

Top 25 of TKC Instagram 2016

Top 25 of TKC Instagram 2016

Hannah Cohen, social media editor

January 11, 2017


Filed under Entertainment, Top Stories

This is a collection of the best posts from @the_kirkwood_call on Instagram displaying the main moments captured in 2016 by TKC artists, photographers and writers. This includes Voices of Kirkwood from the Kirkwood community all the way to political cartoons. ...

Top 5 art pieces of 2016

Top 5 art pieces of 2016

TKC staff

January 3, 2017


Filed under Art

From revisited issue covers, to abstract images and black-and-white portrayals, TKC's art staff busily brought writers' stories to life with their creative vision. There was much great artwork to choose from, but below are our favorite 5 pieces from 2016. White Privilege: Realizing the Worl...

Guess the music artist based on their album cover

Guess the music artist based on their album cover

Jack Camenzind, photographer

March 8, 2016


Filed under Entertainment

https://www.playbuzz.com/jackrn10/guess-the-music-artist-based-on-their-album-cover

Fun national holidays: March

Fun national holidays: March

Camille Baker, features writer

February 29, 2016


Filed under Entertainment

Spring Break isn't the only thing to look forward to in the month of March. Here are 31 unusual and amusing days that are worth celebrating....

Fun national holiday calendar: February

Fun national holiday calendar: February

Chloe Hooker, photographer

February 4, 2016


Filed under Entertainment

  With only 29 days, February is the shortest month of the year. Celebrate each day with one of these unique and wacky national holidays....

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