The Kirkwood Call

Top five health + wellness stories of 2019

Our goal for health and wellness this year was to bring up topics teenagers can relate to and reach a broad range of people by covering many topics within the health and wellness umbrella.

Grace Fearheiley, health + wellness editor

January 6, 2020

Our goal for health and wellness this year was to bring up topics teenagers can relate to and reach a broad range of people by covering many topics within the health and wellness umbrella. Whether students were looking for a lighthearted lip balm review or needed to hear a peer's experience with brain ...

Fall drink guide

When the temperature drops it is time to put down that Starbucks iced latte, and pick up a hot coffee or tea. Read this guide to know what to do for that sore throat and what to bring to a camp fire or hockey game.

Rachel Finan, health + wellness writer

November 19, 2019

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Acne combating products you should add to your collection

Ever forgotten to take your makeup off one night and woken up the next morning with a full blown breakout? Almost every teenager understands this struggle.

Grace Fearheiley, health + wellness editor

September 30, 2019

Whether you need a quick and easy-to-use product or you want an elaborate mask, one of these products will be the right choice for you. Here are some products you should add to your collection to have an acne and blemish-free face.

Depression Q&A

art by Lizzie Stobbe

Annie O'Brien, health + wellness editor

September 24, 2018

“Siri, what does depression feel like?” “I’m not sure I understand your question. Would you like me to search the web for ‘what does depression feel like?’” The internet is great for lots of things, but when it comes to mental illness it can be more helpful to ask people who deal wit...

Healthy after school snack alternatives

Healthy after school snack alternatives

Anna Mullendore, features writer

May 17, 2015

Fruity Graham Crackers Spread blueberry yogurt or a yogurt of your liking, on a graham cracker. Top with slices of banana, mini chocolate chips and dried cranberries.     Nutty Pretzel Sticks Spread peanut butter on a pretzel stick with a knife. Roll in chopped nuts or dri...

The Truth About “Bikini” Season

The Truth About “Bikini” Season

Anna Mullendore, features writer

April 26, 2015

As June draws near, articles congest magazines, describing how to get ready for summer. Images and ads of perfectly sculpted models plaster the internet, and coupon books for swimsuit sales flood women’s mailboxes. It’s apparent to every woman across the nation “bikini” season has arrived with...

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