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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


Filed under Top Stories

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


Filed under News-Features

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


Filed under News, Politics, Uncategorized

                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


Filed under Photo Galleries, Politics, Visuals

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. ...

Should one rapper really have all that power?

Should one rapper really have all that power?

Holden Foreman, web editor

November 30, 2016


Filed under Politics

Zachary Taylor, Herbert Hoover, William Taft, Ulysses Grant and Dwight Eisenhower did it. Donald Trump is trying to do it right now. But, does Kanye West, 39-year-old recording artist and entrepreneur, have what it takes to run for and become President of the United States with no previous political...

Hillary Clinton

Hillary Clinton

Will Drury, copy editor

November 9, 2016


Filed under Columns, Opinions, The Parsnip

*This blog is entirely satirical Hello everybody! What’s the haps’ tonight? Is everyone here doing okie dokie? Alrighty then! I would first like to thank TKC for the gracious opportunity to speak with you. It was a nice offer, it was a kind gesture, and I am very happy. I had a speech prepared...

Donald Trump

Donald Trump

Will Drury, copy editor

November 9, 2016


Filed under Blogs, Columns, Opinions, The Parsnip

*This piece is entirely satirical China. Mexico. ISIS. These three countries are beating us, and we’re losing. Crooked Hillary over here may try to tell you America’s all good, but it’s not. Believe me, it’s bad. It’s a yuuuge problem. And if we want to make it better, then we need to mak...

Commander in cleats

Commander in cleats

Christian Heutel and Maisie Bradley

November 8, 2016


Filed under Sports, Uncategorized

TKC staffers Christian Heutel and Maisie Bradley reflect on past presidents and candidate’s athletic careers prior to working in politics. 1. Before Gerald Ford entered the oval office, his name was already known because of his athletic accomplishments. As a teenager, Ford was a center on his h...

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