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School supplies

School supplies

Maggie Burton, artist

March 5, 2018

This editorial cartoon, titled "School supplies," brings attention to the serious gun problem in America. I wanted to highlight the issue of school shootings by drawing a gun next to ordinary school supplies. I wanted to do something to bring attention to this issue because it is unfortunately relevant...

Life as we know it

Life as we know it

Kate Hennessey, sports editor

February 5, 2018

In a meeting room next to a quaint local bookshop, with their notebooks out and pens scribbling, 20 women sit around a table all with the same goal in mind: to stop new legislation in Missouri that would allow guns in hospitals, public colleges and universities, daycares, places of worship and bars. Mom...

Top 5 news stories of 2015

TKC Staff

December 23, 2015

As 2015 comes to a close, the news staff has covered stories from the ban of candy sales, to stealing at KHS, to the game of catch up after missing school. Even though stories are tough to find, this year’s staff has done a great covering a wide variety of topics. Please enjoy some of 2015’s best new...

The right to bear arms

The right to bear arms

Katie Woodruff, news editor

November 11, 2015

According to USA Today, the U.S. has experienced 200 mass shootings in the past nine years, and they occur more than the government reports. Seventy-seven percent of mass killings in the U.S. were caused by guns, and nearly one-third of the victims were under the age of 18. The federal government is tr...

Homicides in St. Louis

Homicides in St. Louis

Ryan Davidson and Cece Hensley

November 10, 2015

TKC looked at St. Louis homicide statistics over the past several years. The map indicates the 11 most murderous neighborhoods in St. Louis in relation to Kirkwood. The homicide statistics for 2015 are updated as of Oct. 27, 2015.   1. Wells/Goodfellow Area: 1.23 square miles Murders: 15 (on pace for 18.3) Population: 5,895 Murders/square mile: 12.2 Chance of being murdered in 2015...

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