The Kirkwood Call

The 1619 Project

Emma Lingo, Maddie Meyers, Malcia Greene, Kiden-Aloyse Smith, Rachel Finan, and Charlotte Heinrich

March 27, 2020

"The 1619 Project is an ongoing initiative from The New York Times Magazine that began in August 2019, the 400th anniversary of the beginning of American slavery. It aims to reframe the country’s history by placing the consequences of slavery and the contributions of black Americans at the very cen...

Show me

Think cultural appropriation in St. Louis doesn't exist? Think again.

Malcia Greene, associate editor

March 25, 2020

Missouri: The Show-Me State. One of these days it’s bound to start living up to its nickname, right? All I want is for someone to show me. Show me that we’re done taking what’s not ours from minorities. Show me that we’re not robbing marginalized cultures of their customs and practices, rare...

Call me by my name

As miniscule as it may seem, there’s a feeling of belonging when a person carries something that distinguishes them as otherwise different.

Malcia Greene, associate editor

March 3, 2020

I like hearing my name said aloud. No, not because it sounds like my parents threw together a couple sounds in the waiting room of a hospital 17 years ago or because it’s “difficult to pronounce.” It’s also not quite due to the fact that I enjoy when adults ask me to repeat myself for the f...

Top five opinions stories of 2019

Staffers work each cycle to produce columns on thought-provoking issues, aiming to start conversations and establish diversity in opinions.

TKC Staff

December 16, 2019

TKC’s opinions section is a platform for all voices to be heard. Staffers work each cycle to produce columns on thought-provoking issues, aiming to start conversations and establish diversity in opinions. TKC as a whole also collaborates on Call Ed, our staff editorial, in which we discuss our...

The Brain Issue: Very superstitious

As the saying goes,

Malcia Greene, associate editor

November 5, 2019

Step on a crack, break your mother’s back. At 6 years old, this so-called harmless saying instilled the fear of God in me. After all, how was a child supposed to know it was nothing more than an innocent rhyme? Alas, this unnerving phrase began to manifest in the back of my mind as something I couldn’t...

VoK: Greg Nicholson

“He’s an all-around good guy,” Nevins said. “He’s super active and reaches out to students to really get to know them, [rather than] just coming in for a day as a babysitter.

Malcia Greene, associate editor

October 27, 2019

Do you have a favorite sub that you have always wanted to know more about? Was that sub Mr. Nicholson? If so, check out this feature on him to learn more.

Tibi(a) or not tibi(a)

Find out what messages your body is conveying based on the nonverbals you're exhibiting.

Malcia Greene, associate editor

August 26, 2019

Snapchat, Instagram and Twitter: a high schooler’s hub for the latest scoop. Don’t get me wrong, I love social media as much as the next teenager, but when it comes to one’s true feelings for me, there’s only one form of communication I trust: body language. Here, find out if that smize from...

TKC tries a guessing game

Liam Jackson and Sophie Chappell, juniors. play a guessing game.

Annie O'Brien, health and wellness editor

March 6, 2019

8 TKC staffers try to determine what a mysterious object is. Watch as they get confused, grossed out and eventually learn what they have been looking at. Music courtesy of Purple Planet Music...

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Malcia Greene