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Simone Biles withdrew from the 2020 Tokyo Olympic team finals due to concerns about her mental health.

Mind over medal

Ava Duggin, web managing editor August 25, 2021

*Opinion One. That's how many people came to my mind when I thought about the 2020 Olympics. Even though 11,656 athletes competed in Tokyo, one girl was the face of it all. From life-size cutouts...

14 months later: Columns

14 months later: Columns

TKC Staff May 17, 2021

For the last TKC news cycle of the school year, next year’s editorial board decided to pose a prompt to our staff:   It’s been 14 months since COVID-19 brought the world to a standstill....

You would think that a year of change could lead to eventful things. You could finally work on all the side projects, hobbies and goals you have, that you never got the chance to do.

Change – Lawrence McKee

Lawrence McKee, photographer May 6, 2021

Change is always good, right? It’s an opportunity for you to better yourself. A chance to explore new challenges. You would think that a year of change could lead to eventful things. You could finally...

It’s more than that, though. I cracked open the door to the boy’s club; I’ve learned I can master a foreign skill, and maybe even love it. 

Senior column: Olivia Silvey

Olivia Silvey, opinions editor April 29, 2021

College: Trinity College Major: Political Science In June 2020, I had never played golf. I started caddying at a country club for a COVID-19-safe job with my younger brother, miles beyond my comfort...

The Kardashian-Jenner family reality show,

Best moments of KUWTK

Lydia Drake, entertainment writer April 21, 2021

For the past 14 years, the Kardashian-Jenner family has graced our screens every Sunday night with their infamous reality show, “Keeping Up With the Kardashians” (KUWTK). The series offers a behind-the-scenes...

If we want an end to this catastrophe we must first accept the true danger it brings to the future.

Eliminate climate change

Maddie Hickman, health + wellness writer April 21, 2021

Climate change: two words that depict a conversation nobody is ready to have. Starting thirty years ago, society has had to face this problem every day. Some have had to face the flooding of Hurricane...

The Black Lives Matter Movement needs your help to put an end to systemic racism.


Maddie Hickman, health + wellness writer April 20, 2021

‘#BlackLivesMatter’ was spread on social media by the co-founder Alicia Garzia following the murder of Trayvon Martin, a 17 year old, in 2012. The connection with the Black Lives Matter movement shows...

Art by Kain Stobbe

The best of Ryan Murphy

Lydia Sheehan and Emma Patt March 3, 2021

Glee Glee, a teen drama that ran from 2009 to 2015 on Fox shocked the media as being the first of its kind in many ways. The 6th season long show consisted of a cast of diverse characters based on the...

Different St. Louis Blues jersey's over the course of franchise history

Who are the greatest Blues players of all-time?

Henry Joiner, sports writer March 2, 2021

           The St. Louis Blues have been a part of the NHL since 1967 and are a well documented franchise. In 52 total NHL seasons, they have made the playoffs 42 times, the most by any team outside...

Photo by Sophia Beckmann

New Year, same fight

Lydia Sheehan, entertainment writer February 19, 2021

Since George Floyd’s murder in May 2020, some have found their social media feed to show  more Black Lives Matter (BLM) related content. One post circulated around a few months later that said, "Just...

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