The Kirkwood Call

Photo Gallery: Nature

A beautiful lookout at Quarry park overlooking the whole park.
Brigid O'Neill, photographer October 9, 2020

Our forests, rivers, oceans, and soils provide us with the food we eat, the air we breathe, the water we irrigate our crops with, and because nature is free, we often take it for granted. "Between...

Campout

Photo courtesy of Bridget Krug
September 24, 2020

Going over to a friend’s house right now doesn’t follow CDC guidelines, but camping out allows you to sleep in different tents in an unenclosed space. Whether in your backyard or at a campground, camping...

Hiking

Hiking in Babler Park through the woods.
September 23, 2020

Hiking is another activity that allows you to easily social distance. Combining nature and exercise, it can give you a much needed brain break. Castlewood and Babler Parks are both places that have hikes...

Photo Gallery: Nature

Bumblebee is getting ready for summer by pollinating flowers.
Ella Sottile, photographer June 11, 2020

As spring is right around the corner, nature is going into full bloom in preparation for summer. While people have been quarantining, the environment around us has gotten a chance to naturally grow in...

The Brain Issue: Breaking down learning disabilities

According to the Learning Disabilities Association of America, learning disabilities are neurologically based processing challenges. Such problems can interfere with learning skills such as reading, writing and math, and higher-level skills such as organization, time management, abstract reasoning and long or short term memory and attention.
Megan Cleveland, editor-in-chief November 11, 2019
According to the Learning Disabilities Association of America, learning disabilities are neurologically based processing challenges. Such problems can interfere with learning skills such as reading, writing and math, and higher-level skills such as organization, time management, abstract reasoning and long or short term memory and attention.

The Brain Issue: The apparent reality

The truth is you will turn into your parents and there’s nothing you can do about it.
Lily Bartin, vok editor November 10, 2019

This piece is entirely satirical. Some people believe nature shapes you and genetics alone determine who you are. Others claim nurture is a bigger factor and your environment shapes you. More than anything,...

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