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VoK: St. Louis Women's March

VoK: St. Louis Women’s March

Adler Bowman and Izzy Colón January 22, 2018

According to KSDK, thousands carried their experiences with injustice across the length of Market St. on Saturday, Jan. 20. TKC talked with a few of these many voices and asked them why they came out...

Girls just want to have fun[damental rights]

Girls just want to have fun[damental rights]

Camille Baker, features editor January 17, 2017

For most, feminism embodies the belief that men and women should be equal. But to Colleen Lee, the term means something much bigger. Colleen, senior, said feminism is about striving for unity and equality...



Adler Bowman, features writer November 5, 2016

The most popular accessory at the 2016 Friendship Dance will not be a designer diamond necklace or a pair of shiny golden earrings, but a $2 piece of pink rubber. The Webster Groves High School (WGHS)...

Is it the White House or the wife's house?

Is it the White House or the wife’s house?

Anna-Claire Kilcoyne, features writer November 4, 2016

The top 10 most influential First Ladies in U.S. history (from least to most): Abigail Fillmore (1850-1853) Abigail Fillmore had a great love of books, and this led to her creating the first White...

Why I'm dumping Trump

Why I’m dumping Trump

Anna-Claire Kilcoyne, features writer November 4, 2016

Note from the editor: This piece contains a quote with explicit language that may be considered offensive. TKC’s editorial policy states “The media will not print unnecessary profanity.” The editors...

The latest luxury item...

The latest luxury item…

Kennady Wade, opinions editor February 25, 2016

*This is a work of satire. There is honestly nothing more luxurious than the week girls are on their period. I mean, between debilitating cramps, bloating, floods every time a sneeze escapes and the occasional...

Feminism's superhero

Feminism’s superhero

Jamie Jones, interactives staff January 6, 2016

She’s flying in and helping Superman out. Her name is Supergirl, and she is making her mark on the small screen. In the weeks leading up to Supergirl’s premiere, I was bombarded with ads for the...

Sitting with scientists: MuMu Xu

Sitting with scientists: MuMu Xu

Chloë King, blog/podcast editor October 26, 2015

Welcome to a new feature on An Independent Universe. It’s called Sitting with Scientists, and I’ll be interviewing awesome people from around the country with a passion for science that puts mine to...

Feminism is a modern necessity

Feminism is a modern necessity

Alexa Kannenberg, opinions editor October 8, 2014

Before this summer I never considered myself a feminist. In my eyes, feminists were noisy, masculine women with a grudge against all things girly. Women who hated chocolates and flowers and clingy boyfriends....

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