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Loving online linguistics

Loving online linguistics

Michael Teasdale, in-depth editor

May 18, 2017

English officially died the day the first text message was sent Dec. 3, 1992. Yes, it’s tragically hard to fathom, but the awful twisting of proper language sparked by the invention of the internet and texting is sending grammar and spelling protocol into the clouds. Only the most senile of people wo...

DECA regional competition

DECA regional competition

Adele Baughman, copy editor

February 15, 2017

The annual DECA regional competition, a business-based competition that prepares students for careers in marketing, finance, hospitality and management took place at St. Louis University Monday, Feb. 13. Thirty-six KHS students took part in the event, with eight students qualifying for the DECA State c...

Jeb!! Bush reenters race, doubles exclamation points in slogan

Jeb!! Bush reenters race, doubles exclamation points in slogan

MIchael Teasdale, sports writer

February 25, 2016

  Jeb Bush dropped out of the Republican race Saturday night after a dismal 7.8 percent of the South Carolina primary vote, above only New Hampshire one-trick-pony John Kasich, and the first confirmed real-life zombie, Ben Carson. The former Florida governor has failed to garner the support o...

Moves Like Jäeger

Moves Like Jäeger

Michael Teasdale, sports writer

February 19, 2016

*Writers note: the person depicted in the photo is not the source of the story. **Name changed for anonymity   She walks into a grocery store at night, wielding a large handbag. She picks up a shopping basket and grabs a few items off the shelves. She works her way over to the alcohol sec...

KHS Reacts to a fake admission of love

Chloë King, Justin Sweeney, and Michael Teasdale

February 19, 2016

Michael Teasdale, Justin Sweeney and Chloë King asked KHS students to reveal secrets to one another on camera. However, one of the students in each pair was planted to confess their fictional love for the other.   Special thanks to our participants: Kaitlin Kilby Trevor Cleveland Addie...

KHS reacts to their embarrassing old tweets

Michael Teasdale, Justin Sweeney, and Chloë King

February 9, 2016

Michael Teasdale, Justin Sweeney and Chloë King had KHS students react to their old embarrassing tweets.   Special thanks to our participants: Maggie Goeppinger Ben Backer Kaitlin Kilby Mimi Wright Brynn Mayfield Bridget Mayfield

TKC staff reacts to their first Instagram post

Michael Teasdale, Justin Sweeney, and Chloë King

December 15, 2015

Michael Teasdale, Justin Sweeney and Chloë King had Call staffers react to their first Instagram post, then challenged them to provide a new caption for the photo as if they had posted it today....

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