The Kirkwood Call

Go ask your mom

In our household, my moms work very hard to parent each of us to our own needs.

Olivia Silvey, staff designer

March 31, 2019

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...

The icing on the cake

The icing on the cake

Madelyn Rehkop, artist

October 11, 2018

A gay couple walked into a bakery in June of 2012 and asked the man behind the counter to make a cake for their same-sex wedding. The man refused because it was against his religion. He was taken to court, and the jury ruled that while he may not agree with the same concepts or traditions that these two men uphold, but in America there is a ...

The true modern family

The true modern family

Julia Wunning-Zimmer, opinions writer

October 8, 2014

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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