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Senior Profile: Felicia Harris

Senior Profile: Felicia Harris

Catherine Butler, opinions writer

April 23, 2019


Filed under Senior Profiles

Felicia Harris is one of 12 siblings. She plans to pursue her passion of photography in the future and join the military as an Air Force photographer.

Family event survival guide

Family event survival guide

Sophie Chappell, features writer

April 8, 2019


Filed under Entertainment

While family events may be enjoyable for those who consider themselves to be extroverts, that’s not the case for everyone. Personally, I’ve spent the majority of my time at my relative's houses hiding in the bathroom or playing on my phone, hoping that no one asks how “I’m really doing” or...

Go ask your mom

Go ask your mom

Olivia Silvey, staff designer

March 31, 2019


Filed under Columns, Opinions

We were in the car driving back from one of my weekly therapy sessions, and my mom started talking about Suzan, her best friend at the time. She took a deep breath and said she had to tell me something. “Suzan and I… are dating,” she said. “I knew it! I knew it!” (because I had, in fact, pre...

Four neediest cases: family

Four neediest cases: family

Emma Lingo, web managing editor

December 4, 2018


Filed under Uncategorized

Their mother had just gone to the store for some cigarettes and a tea. To please her, her children all decided to take baths so they would be nice and clean when their mother got home. They bathed and laughed, blowing bubbles at each other as they washed themselves. From the bathroom, they heard a knock ...

Where are they now: Cornell Young III

Where are they now: Cornell Young III

Grace Murphy, features writer

April 18, 2018


Filed under Where are they now

Football was his only escape. His only way to get away from the gangs, the drugs, the life he did not want. He continued to fight, to work hard, to channel his emotions onto the field. He was used to footballs spiraling toward him, but bullets are a lot harder to catch. The night Cornell Young III, 19...

Madi’s melody

Madi’s melody

Charlotte Heinrich, features writer

April 2, 2018


Filed under Features

"Everything’s bigger in Texas,” Madi Janysek, senior, said. “I’ll keep telling you that until the day I die.” Janysek is no stranger to the Lone Star state, the place she still calls her home. Native to Arizona, Janysek moved to New York, San Antonio, Austin, Rhode Island and back to Austin,...

Once more with feeling

Once more with feeling

Ally Ortmann, features writer

December 12, 2017


Filed under Features

A sharp sound emits from the piano as Mary Cleary, junior, hits the wrong key. She smiles, fingers hovering as she awaits the corrections from her father. Growing up with her father’s musical influence, Mary sees her father’s happiness with her following his footsteps and recognizes her father’s d...

Senior Profile: Andrew Jones

Senior Profile: Andrew Jones

Sha'Diya Tomlin, features writer

April 24, 2017


Filed under Senior Magazine, Senior Profiles

In the halls wearing his hats and Vans, Andrew Jones can be seen joking and laughing with his friends. If you talk to him long enough you may get to hear him freestyling or talking about life as a whole. It's rare to catch him unhappy. Especially when you get him to talk about the things he loves. Since...

VOK

Carson Anderson, Quentin Stepp, Vivian Kutheis

December 15, 2016


Filed under Voices of Kirkwood

    “We are just getting into the empty nesting. Our Kids are just moving out. We have three kids. Two are in college. They are coming home (this week). Gracie is coming home Thursday, David is coming home next week, and Patrick lives in town. It’s a tough adjustment and I don’t thin...

The true modern family

The true modern family

Julia Wunning-Zimmer, opinions writer

October 8, 2014


Filed under Opinions

If there was one word to describe family, routine would be it. My family cannot function without routines. Every morning, my family and I are woken up by the spine-tingling sound of the iPhone's alarm clock at 5:50 a.m. When one of us begins to step out of our space into everyone else's world, we all...

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