The Kirkwood Call

Kirkwood High School student newspaper

Kirkwood High School student newspaper

The Kirkwood Call

Kirkwood High School student newspaper

The Kirkwood Call

While the costs of running the bases seem to outweigh the benefits, condemning casual sex isnt the answer.

Call Ed: Bases loaded

TKC Staff April 20, 2021

Our society is saturated with sex. On TV, in our magazines and even in our own conversations, it has a fixed place in our culture. Sometimes sexual activity comes during a long-term relationship, sometimes...

Kara and I wanted to show how emotionally manipulative partners in relationships control their partners similar to how puppeteers maneuver marionettes.

It happened, and I’m stronger because of it.

Maddie Hawes , associate editor March 25, 2019

There came a point where whenever he’d embrace me, I’d grow tense. I never knew if he’d try to force me to do something I didn’t want to do. When I was in his arms, I felt trapped. I anticipated...

“I feel like even if you date someone and it goes terribly wrong it teaches you something,” Finley said.

It’s a date

Grace Fearheiley, web staffer March 15, 2019

Most high schoolers have heard an older figure in their lives say they are too young to be in a serious relationship or in love. According to Eileen Finley, junior, who has been dating her boyfriend for...

Tinder co-founder Justin Mateen announced in 2014 that over 7 percent of Tinder users are between the ages of 13 and 17. Because the app requires a minimum age of 18, younger users post a fake age on their profiles. A recent TKC survey found 20 percent (63/318) of KHS students have created an account on an online dating app such as Tinder, Match and Grindr.

Turning to Tinder

Adler Bowman, web editor March 11, 2019

*This story contains anonymous sources Wanting to surprise herself on her eighteenth birthday, she decided to make some riskier plans than usual. Sophia*, senior, pocketed her pepper spray before sneaking...

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