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Top five art pieces of 2018

Top five art pieces of 2018

TKC Staff

January 2, 2019


Filed under Art

Issues: Stereotypes of a black woman - art by Bismah Syed Policing the minority with the majority - art by Catherine McCandless The 'N' Word - art by Thora Pearson Student journalist opinions on The New York Times op-ed - art by Maggie Burton Comments: heartfelt or #fakelove? - art by Grace Ferguson...

Top five opinions stories of 2018

Top five opinions stories of 2018

TKC Staff

December 28, 2018


Filed under Opinions

The opinions section is a place that allows TKC to debate, discuss and solve topics that matter to KHS and the community. This past year, the opinions section covered a variety of diverse topics, ranging from light hearted as pop music reviews to more serious stories such as the policy on transgend...

Issues: Stereotypes of a black woman

Issues: Stereotypes of a black woman

Kiden-Aloyse Smith, opinions writer

October 30, 2018


Filed under Columns

Angry black woman. It’s a phrase black women and girls know too well. Most times we aren’t even angry, just disappointed. After a racist political cartoon was made after Serena Williams was accused of cheating at the U.S. Open, black women and girls felt disappointed.   “My reaction was imme...

Ahed Tamimi Freed

Ahed Tamimi Freed

Bismah Syed, artist

September 20, 2018


Filed under Art

17 year-old Ahed Tamimi was freed from Israeli prison after serving an 8 month sentence for slapping an Israeli soldier. Tamimi became well known due to a video that was released of her standing up to the soldier. On Dec. 15, just before the incident, the same soldier had severely wounded Ahed Tamimi's...

How to Walk Out

How to Walk Out

Atja Imamovic, writer

May 21, 2018


Filed under 2018 New Staff Stories

As political activism finds its way into America’s schools, so does debate over how it should be displayed. While activists may share political opinions, they have adverse approaches on how to demonstrate them. KHS was no stranger to political activism after students organized a walkout protesting ...

Culture appropriation vs. appreciation

Culture appropriation vs. appreciation

Kiden-Aloyse Smith, writer

May 21, 2018


Filed under 2018 New Staff Stories

Culture appropriation, according to Oxford Dictionary is  “the act of taking or using things from a culture that is not your own, especially without showing that you understand or respect this culture” Cultural appropriation is a hot topic that always seems to poke its head out during Coachella s...

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