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Top 5 political stories of 2016

Top 5 political stories of 2016

TKC staff

January 8, 2017


Filed under Politics

November's election marked the fifth time that the winner of the U.S. presidential election lost the popular vote. As such, there was much to talk about in the months leading up to Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton's faceoff. TKC tackled topics ranging from voter turnout to the candidates' (and f...

Top 5 videos of 2016

Top 5 videos of 2016

TKC staff

January 8, 2017


Filed under Video

Over the course of 2016 TKC has created videos that capture topics ranging from teachers reactions to social media to more serious matters like depression and mental health. The videos compiled try to connect to the student body through matters that are important to them for example how their feelings...

Top 5 opinions stories of 2016

Top 5 opinions stories of 2016

TKC staff

January 8, 2017


Filed under Opinions

This past year, TKC’s opinions writers have encouraged our readers to laugh, debate, and question the social norm. With our staff editorials, we took a stand on the KSD’s failure to pass Prop A, fought back against cheating at KHS, thanked our administration and community, endorsed a president...

Top 5 features stories from 2016

Top 5 features stories from 2016

TKC staff

January 8, 2017


Filed under Features

In each issue of TKC, features writers uncover the unique stories within the halls of KHS. From overcoming racial prejudice to recovering from an eating disorder, these stories entail the insightful experiences of KHS students. “Superhuman” shares one student’s story of dealing with his disab...

Top 5 in-depth stories of 2016

Top 5 in-depth stories of 2016

TKC staff

January 8, 2017


Filed under In Depth

From the dangers of tanning to the racial tension that plagues the halls of KHS, in-depth strives to tackle a range of tough and under-covered topics. Throughout 2016 we focused on topical human-interest stories to dive into issues that are important to students. Why the divide?- Mimi Wright ...

Top 5 sports stories of 2016

Top 5 sports stories of 2016

TKC staff

January 6, 2017


Filed under Sports

Whether it was about student athletes at KHS or controversial news heard around the country, sports staff was not afraid to push the limits in 2016. From profiling a basketball player headed to UCLA after overcoming a horrific injury to putting Stan Kroenke in his rightful place, sports stories ...

Top 5 entertainment stories of 2016

TKC staff

January 4, 2017


Filed under Entertainment

Munch munch munch, so much crunch- Emma McNail Teacher horror stories- Erin Kelly Election: An American dilemma- Annie O'Brien Through the eyes of a pet- Camille Baker Feminism's superheros- Jamie Jones...

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...

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