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According to a Harvard University study, 25% of teens said social media helps them feel less shy and 28% said it makes them more outgoing.

Forbidden love

Anna Newland, sports editor February 15, 2023

*this piece is entirely satirical Instagram, I love you. I love endlessly scrolling and looking at photo dumps, life hacks and even baby ducklings being bathed in Dove soap. The only short side about...

KHS students have been taking over Instagram with anonymous Kirkwood accounts.

Kirkwood Instagram accounts

Maddie Hickman, social media editor December 10, 2021

To see the latest drama at KHS, just go on Instagram. The abundance of anonymous Kirkwood Instagram accounts affiliated with KHS has students on edge. Whether it’s their best friend exposing their poor...

White people must continue to fight the comfort of their silence.

Call Ed: White people, you’ve had your rest

TKC Staff April 12, 2021

The dangerous power of white fatigue in the fight for racial justice, specifically through the fluctuating use of social media, goes beyond a yes or no question, and we wanted our process and editorial...

The Stlreentryfund helps formerly incarcerated people reenter into society.

Fill your feed; Black Lives Matter accounts to follow

Rachel Finan, health + wellness editor August 26, 2020

As people rushed to post a black square on Tuesday, June 2, the growing need to stay informed and self-educated has become increasingly apparent. Feeds filled with all black screens highlighted those who...

Some KHS students want their Instagram accounts to look perfect.

Instagram images

Ava Duggin, features writer March 24, 2020

It’s the weekend. Taylor Losse, junior, is headed to her friend’s farm. While envisioning the flower field she plans to take pictures in, she looks in the mirror and asks herself, “Have I posted...

Dont mind my date card, FabFitFun box and oops, my Bachelor rose.

How to Become an Instagram Influencer

Charlotte Heinrich, editor-in-chief August 29, 2019
Only 500 followers? You've got to be kidding me. Now is your chance for fame, and don't let it slip through your thumbs. Here is how to become an Instagram Influencer...
Comments: heartfelt or #fakelove?

Comments: heartfelt or #fakelove?

Charlotte Heinrich, features + in-depth editor November 23, 2018

“I’m on Instagram all the time. I like to know what's going on in people's lives. I find myself checking Instagram in class, at night before I go to bed, [and] when I get home from school, always.”   Since...

TKC podcast: meme culture in 2018

TKC podcast: meme culture in 2018

Benji Wilton, Carter Philipp, and Naomi Thomson November 16, 2018

Disclaimer: this episode contains language that may be offensive to some listeners. Why is internet humor so unique? Why have memes enthralled our society? In this podcast, Benji Wilton, Carter Philipp...

How to document your teenage life

Charlotte Heinrich, features writer January 30, 2018

Physics classes and trips to Pioneer Perks slowly seem to blend together. Before you know it, the awkward freshman version of yourself will be four years taller and smarter. You don’t want to forget...

Love at first snap?

Love at first snap?

Thomas Birmingham, news-features writer March 22, 2017

You pull out your phone and check your notifications. Nothing. You start to panic. They haven’t liked your last post on Instagram. They haven’t replied to your most recent Snapchat. You start to wonder...

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