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After hours: A day in the life of a KHS custodian

After hours: A day in the life of a KHS custodian

Molly Higgins, opinions editor

12 hours ago

The hallways of KHS are empty. It is a Friday afternoon, and students have gone home to relax after a long week, but the janitorial staff’s day has barely begun. Custodian Deborah Stovall’s laugh echoes as she jokes with her co-workers and goes about her daily routine— maintaining a clean lear...

Dear Mr. Richard Nixon

Dear Mr. Richard Nixon

Olivia Silvey, opinions writer

February 6, 2020

Dear Mr. Richard Nixon, My first question for you might seem a bit rude, but bear with me. Since 1994, your body has rested at your birthplace, Yorba Linda, Calif., but I wanted to ask you this: if you still believe in God, are you watching life unfold from above us, or below? Our current presiden...

The Brain Issue: Political persuasion

The Brain Issue: Political persuasion

Amelia Hurley, features + in-depth editor

November 4, 2019

As the day comes to an end, teens haul their heavy backpacks home. These exhausted students sit on their couches and pull out their phones to scroll through the latest posts they’ve missed. Instead of pictures with their friends, their screens are full of political advertisements, endorsements and opinions. Rather than relaxing, they see rant after rant and opinion after opinion. Their eventful days have bec...

Looking back on 750

Looking back on 750

Benji Wilton, print editor

October 21, 2019

Since 2013, the lot at 750 N. Taylor where the historic W.F. Warner House stood, has been empty. Read this story to find out about the current state of the lot, and how historic landmarks are preserved in Kirkwood.

Candy currency: A guide to trading candy

Candy currency: A guide to trading candy

Mary Grace Heartlein, Catherine McCandless, and Katherine Stobbe

October 19, 2019

Have you ever wondered how to get the best candy on Halloween? View this art to find out.

TKC tries a guessing game

TKC tries 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...

Trying to study with ADHD

Trying to study with ADHD

Mary Grace Heartlein, artist

December 10, 2018

Studying for anyone can be difficult, but with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) it can seem near impossible. Here is a look into the mind of a student with ADHD.

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