The Kirkwood Call

Which Valentine’s Day candy are you?

There are plenty of other Valentine's Day candies besides the classic box of chocolates; find out which one matches your personality.

Catherine Butler, copy editor

February 13, 2020

Every year on Valentine’s Day, you might wonder what type of sweets you should get your S.O. Or, if you’re single, which confections you should stock up on when they go on sale Feb. 15. While you try a variety of sugary sweets, take this quiz to find out which Valentine’s candy you are most like. (func...

Editorial Cartoon: The Bachelor at KHS

This cartoon depicts what would happen if a student turned this reality TV show into reality, asking several girls if they'll accept a rose.

Catherine Butler, copy editor

February 10, 2020

On Monday nights, dozens of KHS students tune in to "The Bachelor." This cartoon depicts what would happen if a student turned this reality TV show into reality, asking several girls if they'll accept a rose. The problem is, they all think they're the only one. ...

Go ask your mom

In our household, my moms work very hard to parent each of us to our own needs.

Olivia Silvey, staff designer

March 31, 2019

We were in the car driving back from one of my weekly therapy sessions, and my mom started talking about Suzan, her best friend at the time. She took a deep breath and said she had to tell me something. “Suzan and I… are dating,” she said. “I knew it! I knew it!” (because I had, in fact, pre...

Swiper, no swiping

I’ll keep the endless reasons to join Tinder brief to give you more time to craft your master profile and get swiping.

Brendan Davidson, parsnip editor

March 14, 2019

*this piece is entirely satirical Tinder is the most infamous dating app out there. People attack it day and night, but as a proud supporter of Tinder and its innovative ideas, I can’t listen to these halfwits anymore. I’ll keep the endless reasons to join Tinder brief to give you more time to...

KHS students blind date

photo by Mia Alexander

Mia Alexander and Lydia Cohen

February 27, 2019

Watch as bachelor Will Blackmore blind dates eight unknown contestants to see who he is most compatible with. Feel the love in the air and determine for yourself who you think Will's soulmate is by voting on the poll below. ...

Celebrity Spouse Trivia

photo courtesy of Google under the Creative Commons license

Zack Deutschmann, features writer

February 19, 2019

Valentine's Day is right around the corner. Whether you're out on a fancy date or home alone, these celebrities will have their Valentine this February 14th. Take this quiz to see how well you know these couples. (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')); ...

Top 5 Valentine’s Day gifts

art by Grace Carroll

Claire Boysen, print managing editor

February 14, 2019

*This piece is entirely satirical How special can giving your significant other chocolates and roses be if everyone is doing it? Don’t you want to show your love in a meaningful way this Valentine’s Day? This commercial holiday is glorified as being the most romantic day of the year, which entails an over-...

Tell me amour and amor about love

art by Thora Pearson

Maddie Meyers, web managing editor

February 14, 2019

The bride looks out the car window with a paper fan in her hands, preparing to drive away with her new husband. As the engine starts, she takes the fan her mother gave her and tosses it out the window. Throwing the fan symbolizes leaving old bad habits and behaviors behind to start a new life. As the...

It’s not SAD after all

Singles Awareness Day isn’t limited to platonic or familial love— it can also be about pampering oneself, something many people forget about.

Catherine Butler, opinions writer

February 10, 2019

Over three quarters of KHS students have been missing out on an international holiday. So for the 76.5 percent of you (244/319) who haven’t heard of Singles Awareness Day, it’s time to celebrate. Don’t worry if you’re currently in a romantic relationship; there’s always next year. And that othe...

What does your Zodiac Sign say about your Valentine’s Day plans?

Relationships, romance and roses await you as your partner sets up for a rooftop stargazing session.

Malcia Greene, entertainment editor

February 1, 2019

Valentine’s Day: You either love it or you loathe it. For some, envisioning a significant other at their doorstep with a dozen red roses and a box of truffles makes their heart go pitter-patter. Others, however, would rather get intimate with their Netflix account only. Whether seeing the acronym ‘i...

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