The Kirkwood Call

An ode to historical black colleges and universities

Well, the world isn’t 78% white, 3% Asian, 8% Black, 4% Hispanic, 3% International, 3% Bi-racial and 1% unknown either, but the University of Missouri is. 

Kiden-Aloyse Smith, copy editor

March 29, 2020

*Disclaimer: TKC understands the potentially offensive use of the word choice in this article. After staff discussions and legal advice from the Student Press Law Center (SPLC), we decided to support the writer's decision. Please email us at [email protected] with any questions or ...

Are we your enemy?

Are we your enemy?
Are we the enemy?

Thomas Birmingham, print editor

September 3, 2018

In 1787, the United States was in a state of self-discovery. As the founding fathers drafted radical new ideas about their young democracy, a need to prevent the government from becoming too powerful remained at the forefront of their minds. And it was in January of that year Thomas Jefferson famously...

A worrisome winter in the Lou

A worrisome winter in the Lou

Holden Foreman, web editor

February 2, 2017

“The concept of global warming was created by and for the Chinese in order to make U.S. manufacturing non-competitive,” Donald J. Trump, 45th President of the United States, stated in a tweet sent Nov. 6, 2012. Trump’s supporters reflect his opinion, as a 2016 survey conducted by the Pew Research...

A white male’s experience at the Women’s March on St. Louis

A white male's experience at the Women's March on St. Louis

Holden Foreman, web editor

January 21, 2017

Their signs flooded Market Street in downtown St. Louis. To an outsider, they looked similar enough: a group of predominantly white women gathered to complain about the new president. Yet, their signs told a richer story. Their signs insisted black lives matter, their signs demanded LGBTQ rights and...

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