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Senior Column: Benji Wilton

Senior Column: Benji Wilton

Benji Wilton, print editor

May 27, 2020

College: Rice University Major: Economics "Mr. Furious.” My parents gave me that nickname when I was little for my intense stubbornness that never seemed to let up. Performing tasks conventionally wasn’t in my nature. My fastball always drifted to the left in little league, and I still hav...

2019 NBA All-Star Predictions

Chicago hosts the 69th NBA All-Star game on Feb. 16, 2020. Design courtesy of @NBAAllstar Twitter.

Tom Mueller, sports editor

January 23, 2020

Steph Curry, Kevin Durant, Klay Thompson, John Wall and Kyrie Irving are just a handful of elite NBA players who will miss this year’s All-Star game due to injuries — but, in a sad paradox, their injuries might actually be good for the sport. This year’s game will showcase many first time All-St...

Revving up the rivalry

Ever since the late 1800s, when the Cardinals and Cubs battled it out as the St. Louis Browns and the Chicago White Stockings, the two teams and their fans have loathed each other.

Benji Wilton, sports editor

March 14, 2019

“Who would want to play in St. Louis? Boring. So boring. I always get asked, ‘Where would you like to play? Where would you not like to play?’ St. Louis is on the list of places I don’t like to play. It’s rough.” When Chicago Cubs star third baseman Kris Bryant said these words on a come...

KHS Orchestra Storms the Windy City

photo courtesy of Google under the Creative Commons license

Mia Alexander, Writer

May 21, 2018

Her fingers rapidly flipped through the pages of her music book, searching for the right starting point as the rest of the class clutched their bows into playing position. Lilly Van Rees, freshman, in the Symphonic Orchestra’s bass line, prepares to practice “Hoedown” by Aaron Copland. “Hoedown” is one of t...

VoK: Women’s March to the Polls Chicago

VoK: Women's March to the Polls Chicago

Maddie Hawes, web editor

February 2, 2018

TKC visited the Women's March to the Polls in Chicago and asked marchers to share why they marched Jan. 20, 2018.  

(For)give Sin City sports

(For)give Sin City sports

Holden Foreman, web editor

March 11, 2017

Stan “not the man” Kroenke called St. Louis a “two-sport city,” and we in Kirkwood felt the burn. How could he insult the business potential of our bustling (first in crime is still first in something, right?) metropolitan area? How will we survive without the validation that belonging to a ...

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