The Kirkwood Call

Got Earplugs?: the trouble with modern sporting events

During the 2006 Stanley Cup finals, each crowd member experienced 8100% of their “daily allowable noise dose”.

Kate Schreiber, features writer

January 20, 2020

Thousands of fans flooded the entrances of the Enterprise Center. I, among them, wove through the congested crowds to find my seat. Inside, the lights went down and spotlights lit the arena. Music began to blare as the crowd screamed and clapped, leaving my ears ringing. The combination of the audio an...

Top five opinions stories of 2019

Staffers work each cycle to produce columns on thought-provoking issues, aiming to start conversations and establish diversity in opinions.

TKC Staff

December 16, 2019

TKC’s opinions section is a platform for all voices to be heard. Staffers work each cycle to produce columns on thought-provoking issues, aiming to start conversations and establish diversity in opinions. TKC as a whole also collaborates on Call Ed, our staff editorial, in which we discuss our...

Intramural inclusion

Intramurals are leagues that focus on the enjoyment and community of sports. These need to be implemented at KHS.

Olivia Silvey, opinions writer

September 25, 2019

Intramurals are less competitive leagues that focus on enjoying sports. KHS does not offer intramurals, but these leagues should be implemented.

Notre Dame: To grieve or not to grieve?

At 12:43 p.m. on Monday, April 15, Paris authorities were alerted of a fire alarm in the historic Notre Dame cathedral.

Molly Higgins, features writer

April 29, 2019

At 12:43 p.m. on Monday, April 15, Paris authorities were alerted of a fire alarm in the historic Notre Dame cathedral.

Go ask your mom

In our household, my moms work very hard to parent each of us to our own needs.

Olivia Silvey, staff designer

March 31, 2019

We were in the car driving back from one of my weekly therapy sessions, and my mom started talking about Suzan, her best friend at the time. She took a deep breath and said she had to tell me something. “Suzan and I… are dating,” she said. “I knew it! I knew it!” (because I had, in fact, pre...

In defense of the Oxford comma

Annie O'Brien, health and wellness editor

February 25, 2019

It shows up in elementary school classrooms, in books, and on the reading and English sections of the ACT. Among the publications that dislike it are The New York Times, Time Magazine, and The Kirkwood Call. The Oxford comma is a hotly disputed topic in the world of journalism and writing. But the truth ...

My resolution revelation

Will Rives, senior, writes out his New Year's resolutions.

Amara Harper, features writer

December 14, 2018

Every New Year’s Day, after the exhaustion from the night before begins wearing off, some people grab a piece of paper and write down their goals for the year. Quickly, I as well as others decide this year will be the year we follow through with them. However, without fail, many goals slip away arou...

The ‘N’ Word

The 'N' word

Anthony Speech, assistant public relations editor

November 23, 2018

*Disclaimer: TKC understands the potentially offensive nature of the word choice in this article. After staff discussions and legal advice from the Student Press Law Center (SPLC), we decided to support the writer’s decision. Please email us at [email protected] with any questions or concerns. Since when ...

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