The Kirkwood Call

Kirkwood High School student newspaper

Kirkwood High School student newspaper

The Kirkwood Call

Kirkwood High School student newspaper

The Kirkwood Call

Nixon created an irreparable divide between the White House and the rest of the world. That has never gone away - in fact, it has only gotten worse.

Dear Mr. Richard Nixon

Olivia Silvey, opinions editor April 20, 2021

We meet again. I really hate to bother you a year later — I’m sure you’re enjoying a tax-free afterlife — but if you haven’t heard, Congress impeached 45. Yes, for the second time. He keeps making...

Biden won the democratic candidacy over fellow frontrunner Bernie Sanders, leading some liberal Democrats to consider voting third party. Others find themselves ‘settling for Biden’.

Political Issue: Settling for Biden

Lily Bartin, web editor October 20, 2020

This November, America will choose the next leader of the country, either incumbent President Donald Trump or Democrat, former Vice President Joe Biden. But for some, neither option is inspiring. Biden...

KHS students share the pros and cons of 2020 presidential candidates Joe Biden and Donald Trump.

Students speak in favor of Biden and Trump

Megan Glasgow, features + in-depth editor October 19, 2020

A Biden sign in a yard emphasizes the importance of unity.

Political Issue: Not your average Joe

Grace Marcus, features writer September 28, 2020

Klansmen, white supremacists, and neo-Nazis gathered in Charlottesville, VA, in August 2017, chanting racist and anti-semitic slogans as they marched with torches and carried symbols of hate. This is the...

Barbara Phifer, Democratic candidate for district 90, filed for office Feb. 25.

Meet the candidate: Barbara Phifer

Emma Lingo, editor-in-chief March 19, 2020

Barbara Phifer, political newcomer and life-long Methodist pastor, entered the race for the Missouri House of Representatives Feb. 25.  After graduating from Cornell College in Iowa and St. Paul School...

2020 presidential candidate Joe Biden speaks to the crowd of spectators waving campaign signs.

Biden talks unity and defeating Trump in St. Louis rally

Olivia Silvey, opinions writer March 8, 2020

Vibrant blue signs reading “Missouri for Biden” dominated the former Vice President’s campaign rally at Kiener Plaza held Saturday, March 7.  Presidential candidate Joe Biden addressed the crowd...

Read up on the current standings of the 2020 presidential election.

Fast facts of the 2020 election

Olivia Silvey, opinions writer December 13, 2019

Although it is only December, campaigning for the 2020 presidential election began almost a year ago. With 15 Democrats, three Republicans and a constant stream of election coverage, it can be confusing...

Its time to stump the Trump

It’s time to stump the Trump

Alexa Kannenberg, web managing editor March 10, 2016

Dear anyone planning to vote for Donald Trump in the Missouri open primary on March 15, Let me start off by saying that I tend to lean right on most economic issues and some social issues, but by no means...

Jeb!! Bush reenters race, doubles exclamation points in slogan

Jeb!! Bush reenters race, doubles exclamation points in slogan

MIchael Teasdale, sports writer February 25, 2016

  Jeb Bush dropped out of the Republican race Saturday night after a dismal 7.8 percent of the South Carolina primary vote, above only New Hampshire one-trick-pony John Kasich, and the first confirmed...

Donald Trump: racist, misogynist, bully extraordinaire

Trevor Cleveland , entertainment editor December 7, 2015

Take away the misogyny, racism and overall ignorance of billionaire Donald Trump, and you have a man who’s putting a spark back into politics. It’s amazing someone like him can gain 32 percent in the...

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