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It fills me with joy that I have a future where I get to be with my best friend again.

Maddie Hickman

Maddie Hickman, social media editor May 10, 2023

University of Central Arkansas Undecided Dear Softball, You’ve been good to me the past eight years. We’ve been through hell and back together. There were times where we connected really...

Johnson and Gray said they grew closer when they both started working at Raising Cane’s together. 

Raising a friendship

Maddie Hickman, social media editor April 11, 2023

In a school of 1772 students, two girls met through mutual friends during lunch and ended up becoming closer than ever. Asia Gray, junior, and Jakirah Johnson, sophomore, have had an ongoing friendship...

According to the Harvard Business Review, ChatGPT can help save time and resources for businesses and individuals.

Chatting about GPT

Maddie Hickman, social media editor February 24, 2023

Since the launch of ChatGPT (Generative Pre-trained Transformer) in Nov. 2022, students around the country have begun using the program to write English essays and solve math problems. According to Fox2Now,...

Trips can be tricky to plan due to expenses, transportation and stay.

Staycation in the LOU

Maddie Hickman, social media editor February 22, 2023

Spring break is the time of year where kids get the chance to go somewhere warm and enjoy the burning sun while walking on the sand somewhere in Florida. Instead, you’re home in your room, bundled up...

According to the AARP Foundation, 26% of people without a significant other feel lonely on Valentine’s Day.

Breaking up with Valentine’s Day

Maddie Hickman, social media editor February 14, 2023

According to Healthline, Valentine’s Day is a holiday that is targeted towards couples. It’s filled with romantic dates, boxes of chocolate and saying “I love you.” According to the AARP Foundation,...

Sure, you could be like every other basic couple and give each other a card or go out to dinner and call it a day.

The ultimate Valentine’s Day gift basket for your partner

Maddie Hickman, social media editor February 7, 2023

Love is in the air with Valentine’s Day right around the corner. Until you realize that you have no idea what to get your significant other. If you want to be creative, however, then you need to think...

To prevent seasonal depression, Daylight Savings Time should become permanent.

Turning the lights out on daylight savings

Maddie Hickman, social media editor November 29, 2022

If you love sleep as much as I do, then you must not be the biggest fan of Daylight Savings Time (DST). Each year, the clock jumps forward by an hour on the second Sunday of March. But, as of Sunday, Nov....

Audrey Bernabo, junior, has a wide smile while she dances to the music.

Photo Gallery: Friendship Dance

Tess Hubbard, photographer November 10, 2022

On Saturday, Nov. 5th, Kirkwood High School hosted the annual Kirkwood-Webster Friendship Dance. The Sensory dance started at 6:00 p.m and went till 7:00 p.m. Then, the Friendship Dance was held from 7:00...

Just because the brand has the clothes you want, that doesn’t mean it’s a place you should shop at.

Are the brands worth obsessing over?

Maddie Hickman November 1, 2022

Although I wouldn’t like to admit it, I consider myself a “shopaholic.” If you aren’t familiar with the term, a “shopaholic” is someone who is obsessed with shopping. In other words, they love...

Ella Santacruz pitches the ball in the class five district three championship softball game.

KHS varsity softball loses in district championship 10-6

Nicholas Copeland and Brennan Rea October 18, 2022

KHS varsity softball took on Francis Howell North at Pattonville High School on Friday, Oct. 14 in the district final game. KHS was the highest ranked team in the district as the two teams battled out...

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