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Growing alternative recycling methods

Growing alternative recycling methods

Emma Lingo, web managing editor

September 21, 2018


Filed under In Depth, News

Every week, families around Kirkwood roll their green recycling bins out to the curb. Every week those recyclables are loaded onto a plane and flown across the world to China where they’re processed. As China raised its restrictions on the contamination level of recyclables, Kirkwood’s recycling services...

VoK: Spirit Day

VoK: Spirit Day

Emma Lingo and Ally Ortmann

November 22, 2017


Filed under Voices of Kirkwood

Willie Parks "I think Spirit Day is a fun event that brings all of the classes together." Willie Parks, walking counselor, said. "I think dressing up for Spirit Day, for the [football] players, gives a sense of the school being together, having their classmates cheer for them puts them on that st...

VoK: Tacky Day

VoK: Tacky Day

Emma Lingo and Ally Ortmann

November 20, 2017


Filed under Voices of Kirkwood

Julie Healey “I never pass up a chance to wear fashion-forward outfits,” Julie Healey, librarian, said. “[My chicken feet shoes] are hard to wear, but they are noticeable. Orange is a glorious color and I look forward to being able to wear orange [on Tacky Day] every year.” John Longti...

Heroes of the hurricanes

Heroes of the hurricanes

Emma Lingo, news-features writer

November 1, 2017


Filed under News-Features

On an average day, nurse Mark Cerroni sees about 40 patients filter through Florida’s Sarasota Memorial Hospital. After Hurricane Irma ravaged his state, that number shot up to 50 per day, and his normally half-full hospital met its capacity with 600 people crowded inside the medical center. Irma, a...

KHS feminine hygiene product drive

KHS feminine hygiene product drive

Emma Lingo, News-features writer

October 18, 2017


Filed under News

According to Time, women who receive low incomes or are homeless often don’t have the money to afford access to proper feminine hygiene products such as tampons, pads or sanitizing wipes. This can lead to a vast range health issues from vaginal infections to cervical cancer. To help the women of St. ...

Concerts you can’t miss

Concerts you can’t miss

Emma Lingo, news-features writer

September 11, 2017


Filed under Entertainment, Top Stories

Over the next six months various A-list artists will be coming to St. Louis to share their music and perform live. This is a brief overview of what is to come.

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