The Kirkwood Call


“With my own confidence, [I know] my personality is going to take me much farther in life,” Mary said. “That’s the way God intended it to be.

Charlotte Heinrich, features + in-depth editor

March 1, 2019

Mary stopped her followers mid-scroll Jan. 6, 2019. Photos of her unsucked-in, relaxed stomach showed on her Instagram account that day, and not by accident. “I posted those photos because I see all the perfect people on Instagram,” Mary said. “When I don’t pose perfectly, I don’t look like ...

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...

Lights, camera, runway

Lights, camera, runway

Olivia Rekittke, features writer

February 15, 2015

Beauty is not in the face; beauty is a light in the heart. This statement, said by Kahlil Gibran, a Lebanese-American artist, writer and poet, applies to almost every type of person except models. Amelia Dorsey, junior, is a model, and though she has not had many experiences in modeling, she said she...

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