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The PolitiCall: getting involved in politics

The PolitiCall: getting involved in politics

Izzy Colón and Thomas Birmingham

February 14, 2019

With the 2020 presidential election starting to gain more attention, politics are starting to be discussed more and more frequently in the halls of KHS. For the PolitiCall's third episode, Izzy Colón and Thomas Birmingham sit down with teacher Lisa Hellmich and Missouri Youth and Government governor...

Five things you need to know about the government shutdown

Five things you need to know about the government shutdown

Lily Bartin, features writer

January 25, 2019

The U.S. government has been under a partial shutdown since Saturday, Dec. 22. Yet, nearly 30 percent (83/311) of KHS students don’t know the reason for the shutdown, and only 35 percent (109/310) of KHS students feel informed about it. Though it may seem distant, the shutdown affects the lives of e...

The Wood conspiracy corner

The Wood conspiracy corner

Jack Bugee, opinions writer

November 8, 2017

*This piece is entirely satirical I encourage the casual reader who isn’t prepared for their world to implode to stop reading now. For those ready, those who defy the ways of the new world order, follow me down the rabbit hole. Some believe in conspiracy theories, and some don’t. Then agai...

Government trivia

Government trivia

Adler Bowman and Izzy Colón

October 20, 2016

How much do KHS students and staff actually know about politics? TKC talked to a few people in the halls and asked them some questions to see how much they really know about their government.

Democratic Party debate recap

Democratic Party debate recap

Max Shulklapper, copy editor

October 14, 2015

CNN hosted the first Democratic Party presidential debate on the night of Tuesday, Oct. 18, pitting five leading candidates against one another in a bid to gain popular support in light of the looming 2016 election. Hillary Clinton, currently the leading Democratic candidate in the polls, touted her polit...

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