The Kirkwood Call

Kirkwood High School student newspaper

Kirkwood High School student newspaper

The Kirkwood Call

Kirkwood High School student newspaper

The Kirkwood Call

KHS students share the pros and cons of 2020 presidential candidates Joe Biden and Donald Trump.

Students speak in favor of Biden and Trump

Megan Glasgow, features + in-depth editor October 19, 2020

President Donald Trump made the promise to Make America Great Again during his 2016 campaign

Political Issue: The accomplishments of MAGA

Lydia Drake, entertainment writer October 9, 2020

“Make America Great Again,” MAGA for short, was stated countless times by U.S. President Donald Trump during his 2016 campaign. Trump made this promise to the American people while campaigning, and...

Political Issue: KHS views on 2020 issues

Political Issue: KHS views on 2020 issues

Lydia Cohen, print + web managing editor October 5, 2020

As November approaches, many people continue to register as voters for the 2020 election. However, not every KHS student has the opportunity to express their opinion at the polls. To represent...

Political Issue: A distinguishing decision

Lydia Cohen, print + web managing editor October 4, 2020

Much of the nation wrestled with grief the evening of Friday, Sept. 18. In the wake of Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg’s death, a political fight began to unfold. The power of appointing Supreme...

A Biden sign in a yard emphasizes the importance of unity.

Political Issue: Not your average Joe

Grace Marcus, features writer September 28, 2020

Klansmen, white supremacists, and neo-Nazis gathered in Charlottesville, VA, in August 2017, chanting racist and anti-semitic slogans as they marched with torches and carried symbols of hate. This is the...

art by Thora Pearson

Issues: The Midterms and why they matter

Charlotte Heinrich and Thomas Birmingham October 27, 2018

“This is the most important election in history.” According to Lucas Ravenscraft, AP United States Government and Politics teacher, this is one of those phrases that tends to get thrown around a lot,...

art by Kathryn Eilert

Greed behind the gun

Maddie Hawes, features writer December 3, 2016

My initial reaction to the statement was shock. Had there really been a school shooting near my old home? I heard later that night that the victimized school was an elementary school in Townville, S.C.,...

The underdogs

The underdogs

Abby Carpenter, news-features editor November 6, 2016

Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump are deemed the most unpopular presidential candidates in history according to pbs.org, but voters still have two other options. These other options are Gary Johnson, Libertarian...

Jan. 14 Republican Debate

Jan. 14 Republican Debate

Max Shulklapper, copy editor January 14, 2016

Fox Business hosted the first Republican debate of 2016 at 9 p.m., with each candidate jockeying for last-minute support in face of the upcoming party primaries. Notably missing from the debate was Sen....

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