The Kirkwood Call

Candy currency: A guide to trading candy

TKC artists depict the best ways to get good Halloween candy.

Mary Grace Heartlein, Catherine McCandless, and Katherine Stobbe

October 19, 2019

Have you ever wondered how to get the best candy on Halloween? View this art to find out.

Haunted houses you should check out this Halloween season

One way to kick off spooky season is visiting a haunted house with some friends.

Grace Fearheiley, health + wellness editor

October 10, 2019

One way to kick off spooky season is visiting a haunted house with some friends. Here are some haunted houses in the St. Louis area you should visit.

Is your house haunted?

The only logical explanation for what happened is that your home is haunted.

Kailey Shirrell, opinions writer

October 8, 2019

This piece is entirely satirical. It’s a dark and scary October night. Thunder and lightning shake the foundation of your historic home. Lights flicker on and off and suddenly your ceiling light falls right where you were standing. You feel a cool breeze brush by you. What could possibly be the e...

6 ways to cope with your post-Halloween blues

Maggie Burton, Grace Mennerick, and Catherine McCandless

November 16, 2018

In this art spread, TKC art staffers list ways in which one can cope with the post-Halloween blues when November rolls around. From buying discounted candy to having a horror movie marathon, look to this list of activities for guidance when fall comes to a close. ...

Top 5 most common fears: illustrated

Heights: Don't look down.


Lily Bartin, features writer

October 30, 2018


Treat, no trick?

Treat, no trick?

Madelyn Rehkop, artist

October 29, 2018

Trick-or-treating: an activity that almost all of us have done at least once in our lives. The question remains, though, why do we say “trick-or-treat” if we only really get a treat? I have always asked myself this throughout my childhood. St. Louis is one of the only places in the U.S. that require...

Scare Cam 2018

Scare Cam 2018

Annie O'Brien and Adler Bowman

October 25, 2018

We lured some unsuspecting TKC and KHTV staffers, plus Mr. Eden and Mr. Owens, into the photo studio under the pretense of testing the lighting or taking their picture for a project. Little did they know that there was a surprise lurking behind the curtain.  

What should you do on Halloween?

What should you do on Halloween?

Grace Fearheiley, web staffer

October 23, 2018

Whether it's hanging out with friends or watching a show on Netflix, everyone has something they should do on Halloween based on how much they enjoy the holiday. Take this quiz to find out what you should do on Halloween based on your Halloween preferences. (function(d,s,id){var js,fjs=d.getElementsByTagName(s)[0];if(d.getElementById(id))return;js=d.createElement(s);;js.src='';fjs.parentNode.insertBefore(js,fjs);}(document,'script','playbuzz-sdk')); Art by: Sophie Smit...

Which teacher are you based on your fall aesthetic?

Which teacher are you based on your fall aesthetic?

Lily Bartin, features writer

October 22, 2018

Answer some questions about fall to find out which teacher you are most like. (function(d,s,id){var js,fjs=d.getElementsByTagName(s)[0];if(d.getElementById(id))return;js=d.createElement(s);;js.src='';fjs.parentNode.insertBefore(js,fjs);}(document,'script','playbuzz-sdk')); ...

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