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Biden talks unity and defeating Trump in St. Louis rally

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

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 in front of the Old Courthouse around 12:30 p.m.  He took the stage after introductions by a n...

Fast facts of the 2020 election

Read up on the current standings of the 2020 presidential 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 to know where to look for what information. Below, everything is condensed to the basic facts, so don’t ...

Minority Whip: Setting Obama’s record straight

Check back every Monday on the TKC website to read Wolfgang's musings about what's going on each week.

Wolfgang Frick, design editor

September 10, 2019

The media likes to say that Obama's record was scandal-free. It wasn't. Here are a few of his most prominent failures.

Student journalist opinions on The New York Times anonymous op-ed

Student journalist opinions on the New York Times anonymous op-ed

Thomas Birmingham, Adler Bowman, Izzy Colón, and Bridget Killian

September 20, 2018

Many consider the anonymous op-ed published by The New York Times on Sept. 5, authored by a senior executive claiming to be part of the resistance within the Trump administration, to be unprecedented in both journalism and politics. Opinions on the ethics behind the editorial’s publication range tremendously....

A nation of immigrants

A nation of immigrants

Sebastian Davies-Sigmund, news writer

August 28, 2018

Imagine this: the shouting of children in the night, babies crying for their parents as border patrol rip families apart. Inside this large detention center you are lost, scared, and concerned for your future. Outside, there are bounties of signs reading “no one is illegal on stolen land,” and “build...

Executive actions

Executive actions

Abigail Imiolek, news-features writer

February 16, 2017

                Jan. 20, 2017 During Trump’s first day as president, he signed an executive order to minimize “the economic burden of the patient protection and affordable care act pending repeal,” according to CNN.  The purpose of the order was to try to star...

Dear Donald Trump, Sincerely, KHS

Naomi Blair, news writer

February 9, 2017

It's the start of a new year and a start of a new presidency. TKC invited KHS students to submit a letter to President Donald Trump as if they were speaking directly to him. Below are the compiled submissions. ...

Kirkwood High School student newspaper
Donald Trump