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Which Valentine’s Day candy are you?

There are plenty of other Valentine's Day candies besides the classic box of chocolates; find out which one matches your personality.

Catherine Butler, copy editor

February 13, 2020

Every year on Valentine’s Day, you might wonder what type of sweets you should get your S.O. Or, if you’re single, which confections you should stock up on when they go on sale Feb. 15. While you try a variety of sugary sweets, take this quiz to find out which Valentine’s candy you are most like. (func...

It’s not SAD after all

Singles Awareness Day isn’t limited to platonic or familial love— it can also be about pampering oneself, something many people forget about.

Catherine Butler, opinions writer

February 10, 2019

Over three quarters of KHS students have been missing out on an international holiday. So for the 76.5 percent of you (244/319) who haven’t heard of Singles Awareness Day, it’s time to celebrate. Don’t worry if you’re currently in a romantic relationship; there’s always next year. And that othe...


Grace Klebe, news editor

August 21, 2018

It is 11:30 p.m., and I am laying in bed watching YouTube vlogger Emma Chamberlain’s videos in my pajamas. Suddenly, my stomach begins to grumble, and I am craving one thing: chocolate custard. I grab my keys and drive down to Andy’s Frozen Custard, which is open until midnight every weekend. If I had wanted Custard Sta...

The Burn or Bliss Challenge

The Burn or Bliss Challenge

Patty Judd, Grace Murphy, and Meg Murphy

May 19, 2018

TKC Staffers participated in the Burn or Bliss Challenge, where five pieces of chocolate have ghost pepper and seven pieces are regular chocolate. Watch the video to see their reactions.

Roses are red; violets are blue, I am alone, and so are you

Roses are red; violets are blue, I am alone, and so are you

Malcia Greene, features writer

February 12, 2018

*This piece is entirely satirical Valentine’s Day? I don’t know her. I only know the darkness of my room as I wither away in isolation during the holiday season. But am I upset about this? Heavens no. There’s nothing more endearing than the boxed chocolate given by lovers as they argue about who lo...

Valentine’s Day treats

Valentine's Day treats

Allie Hickenbotham, Charlotte Heinrich, and Emma Bjorkman

February 12, 2018

Single or taken, everyone loves Valentine’s Day treats. TKC made two goodies to make for this holiday, for two or just one. Follow along with this video and access the recipes below to make these recipes yourself. Chocolate Covered Strawberries Ingredients: 1 container of sizeable strawberries ...

That’s how the cookie crumbles

That's how the cookie crumbles

Grace Klebe, entertainment writer

February 8, 2018

If you have a sweet tooth, you know what it’s like to order a cookie and be disappointed. TKC set out on a mission to find the best cookie in St. Louis. We were tired of your average bland, hard cookie and we knew there were better options out there. After lots of research, we compiled a list of six...

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