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Sincerely, MariJo

Sincerely, MariJo

Lily Bartin, features writer

November 29, 2018

Walking around Downtown Kirkwood on a rainy Saturday afternoon, I had little hope of finding anyone with a story to tell. I ducked into Great Harvest Bakery to escape the downpour. Scanning the café, I noticed a woman eating alone. After deciding to approach her, I immediately changed my mind not t...

Crushing on someone? Here is your warning

Crushing on someone? Here is your warning

Ally Ortmann, features writer

September 11, 2017

Relationships are difficult, but knowing what to watch out for and what to think over before committing yourself to that special someone is a gift denied to most. So before you tie yourself down, here is a warning for each of the zodiac signs’s most difficult qualities that could make an appearance a...

March horoscopes

March horoscopes

Vivian Kutheis, web staffer

March 3, 2017

art by Haley Mitchell Aries (March 21-April 19) - Bring out your inner child this month by reconnecting with a younger generation. You were once  a child and probably still act like one, so don’t take this month lightly. Think of the impression you are leaving on your younger siblings, neighbors or community mem...

February horoscopes

February horoscopes

Vivian Kutheis, web staffer

February 10, 2017

      Aries (March 21-April 19)- Try to rid yourself of any insecurities this month by making tough decisions. Lately, school has been a challenge, but the best way for you to get past this is to think about the future. When you face hardships, think about how your choices in t...

January horoscopes:

January horoscopes:

Vivian Kutheis, web staffer

January 11, 2017

art by Haley Mitchell Aries (March 21-April 19)- This is your month to start fresh. Creating New Year’s resolutions isn’t only about making healthy food choices. You can also start the year by repairing damaged relationships. It's never easy to admit you were wrong, but admittance doesn’t...

December horoscopes

December horoscopes

Vivian Kutheis, web staffer

December 12, 2016

art by Haley Mitchell Aries (March 21-April 19)- This is the month of luck. Use this opportunity to take more risks like asking your crush out to Ted Drewes or Spencer’s grill, any place that makes the experience more comfortable. The unknown might be scary, but getting a reward at the end makes it all wort...

November horoscopes:

November horoscopes:

Vivian Kutheis, web staffer

November 4, 2016

(Disclaimer: this is for entertainment purposes only) Aries (March 21-April 19)- Watch out for yourself this month. Opportunities may arise to work in a partnership in school, but this may not be the best idea for you. Your partner won’t put in equal work and will cause you stress. During this mon...

Senior profile: Sophia Roth

Senior profile: Sophia Roth

Erin Kelly, copy editor

May 4, 2016

She sat on a stage in the middle of Helen Fitzgerald’s Restaurant and Pub, her friends and family cheering below her and an electric razor buzzing in her ear. As she watched tendrils of her hair drift towards the ground, her face broke into a proud smile. Sophia Roth shaved her head March 5, 2016 in...

The two sides to tanning

The two sides to tanning

Cece Hensley, in-depth editor

March 28, 2016

She lays inside the bed for 10 minutes. Small, alien-like goggles cover her face and coconut scented lotion is slathered across her body. After her time is up, the neon-blue UV lights shut off, signaling her session is over, and it is time for her to face the cool winter air again. Gracie Fitzgerald, s...

Call Ed: Here comes the (artificial) sun

Call Ed: Here comes the (artificial) sun

TKC Staff

March 22, 2016

At KHS, 12 percent (32/262) of KHS students have engaged in an activity The World Health Organization’s International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC) puts into its highest cancer risk category -- sharing the same categorization as hazardous substances like plutonium and some types of radium. An...

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