The Kirkwood Call

The shards of the ceiling

The shards of the ceiling

Thomas Birmingham, in-depth editor

March 13, 2018


Filed under In Depth

With the heightened relevance and importance of a topic like gender equality, TKC went further into the issue and put together the data found below. For the full, recommended PDF version, click here.Zac Clingenpeel...

Girls just want to have fun[damental rights]

Girls just want to have fun[damental rights]

Camille Baker, features editor

January 17, 2017


Filed under Features

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 among all genders. “Feminism isn’t just about raising the status for women to be equal to...

Call Ed: shirts off for equality

Call Ed: shirts off for equality

TKC Staff

December 5, 2016


Filed under Opinions, Staff Editorials

According to the founders of Atlantic City, the 42 arrested men were “gorillas.” In front of women and children, they were hauled off the beaches and fined for their unthinkable crime: indecent exposure. Their actions seem inconsiderate, twisted and disgusting. Yet, nearly every living male in th...

The double standard

The double standard

Ali Randazzo, editor-in-chief

November 4, 2016


Filed under Columns, Opinions, Politics

Every time I scroll through social media, articles about Hillary Clinton's pantsuits or Michelle Obama's top 10 outfits fill my timeline. But I never seem to see anything about Trump's style choices, or if Barack’s ankles showed. I would rather have my timeline filled with information that educates ...

This is what a feminist looks like

This is what a feminist looks like

Jack Rintoul, opinions writer

September 30, 2016


Filed under Opinions

I am male. I am white. I am straight. I am a feminist. And you should be too. Feminism, or the advocacy of women's rights on the grounds of social and economic equality to men, is nothing more than women wanting the same rights as their brothers, fathers and husbands. However, some people are sc...

Feminism is a modern necessity

Feminism is a modern necessity

Alexa Kannenberg, opinions editor

October 8, 2014


Filed under Opinions, Top Stories

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. I saw them as women who loved being naked in public for no particular reason and who hated all...

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