The Kirkwood Call

Marvel Phase Four: A timeline

Marvel fans are excited to find out more about the fourth phase of the Marvel Cinematic Universe.

Lydia Sheehan, entertainment writer

October 11, 2019

The first 22 movies of the MCU have been divided into three distinct phases. We’re now entering into phase four with Black Widow.

What should you do this Friday, Sept. 20?

There are countless events going on in St. Louis this Friday, Sept. 20.

Catherine Butler, copy editor

September 20, 2019

Since you won’t be at school this Friday, Sept. 20, take this quiz to see how you should spend your day off.

Who will win the Oscars 2019?

Art by Thora Pearson

Grace Klebe, news editor

February 1, 2019

On the morning of Tuesday, January 22, the nominations for the 91st Academy Awards were revealed. Who do you think will win? (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')); ...


Stereotypes have been rejected with the release of recent movies like “Crazy Rich Asians,” the first large-scale Hollywood production in 25 years to feature an entirely Asian-American or Pacific Islander (AAPI) cast.

Molly Higgins, features writer

September 26, 2018

Until now, representation for Asian people in the media has been minimal, to put it lightly. Typically, a featured Asian character is nerdy and likely good at math or piano. Every once in awhile they’re blessed with a hidden talent (which is, surprisingly, often some form of martial arts). Ster...

To All the Boys I’ve Loved Before

To All the Boys I've Loved Before

Charlotte Heinrich, features + in-depth editor

September 5, 2018

Art by Thora Pearson If you’ve taken even just one scroll through VSCO, checked your Instagram explore page or opened Netflix within the past two weeks, you’ve caught a glimpse of it. A stylish asian girl with a tall brunette boy? Something about love letters, or maybe even a ski trip? Sinc...

In-class cinema

photo courtesy of Google under the Creative Commons license

Catherine Butler, writer

May 21, 2018

As students walk into his freshman world history class, Frank Parini, social studies teacher, dims the lights and prepares to play the movie Tiananmen Square. As 19 pairs of eyes focus on the film, Parini notices the few who do not. One boy dozes off while his friend plays Fortnite underneath his de...

What movie will describe your Valentine’s Day?

What movie will describe your Valentine's Day?

Claire Boysen, features editor

February 12, 2018

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Spring and Summer Movies

Spring and Summer Movies

Mary Stuart Murray, News Writer

April 25, 2016

Grab some popcorn and Junior Mints;  it’s time for the movies. Spring and summer are always a time when new movies are released, and because school will be out  May 25, there’s plenty of time to see them all. Here are a few films to keep an eye out for in the months to come....

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