The Kirkwood Call

Nixon created an irreparable divide between the White House and the rest of the world. That has never gone away - in fact, it has only gotten worse.

Dear Mr. Richard Nixon

Olivia Silvey, opinions editor April 20, 2021

We meet again. I really hate to bother you a year later — I’m sure you’re enjoying a tax-free afterlife — but if you haven’t heard, Congress impeached 45. Yes, for the second time. He keeps making...

A protester holds a

Photo Gallery: Protesters call for Missouri Senator Josh Hawley’s resignation

Kate Schreiber, features + in-depth editor January 11, 2021

ResistSTL, an organization "where individuals can come to organize around the leadup and aftermath of the 2020 election," led a protest calling for the resignation of Missouri Senator Josh Hawley Saturday,...

If you've got an opinion, you're going to need some help surviving this political climate.

Political Issue: Survivor’s guide to having an opinion

Nathan Sweeney, features writer October 25, 2020

So, you have an opinion. Great! As long as you don’t share it with anybody, you should be fine. At least that’s one trick I’ve picked up in a country where political arguments always end in yelling,...

Joe Biden for presidency

Joe Biden for presidency

Maddie Hickman, health + wellness writer October 22, 2020

"If we give Donald Trump eight years in the White House, he will forever and fundamentally alter the character of this nation, who we are, and I cannot stand by and watch that happen," Democratic presidential...

President Trump is known for being a frequent Twitter user, with the BLM movement being a hot topic in his social media posts.

Political Issue: How Trump handled BLM (a thread of tweets)

Sim Khanuja and Caroline Steidley October 21, 2020

Unless you lived under a rock this summer, you are probably aware of the thousands of Black Lives Matter protests that were held in cities across the world. You may have even participated in one yourself....

From campaigning for a local representative to utilizing their social media platforms, TKC was able to highlight a few ways KHS students participated in politics. 

Political issue: How KHS students were politically active over the summer

Maya Kim and Ava Duggin October 19, 2020

Many students made an effort to be politically active over the summer months. From campaigning for a local representative to utilizing their social media platforms, TKC was able to highlight a few ways...

Republicans are turning against Trump. Art by Laurel Seidensticker

Political Issue: Republicans against Donald Trump

Caroline Steidley, opinions writer October 16, 2020

With so much political activism these past few months, a hot topic of conversation is how the upcoming election will turn out. That being said, Republicans will vote for Donald Trump and Democrats will...

President Donald Trump made the promise to

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...

Ruth Bader Ginsburg, U.S. Supreme Court justice and champion of women’s rights, died Sept. 18 after a battle with pancreatic cancer.

Political Issue: The notorious R.B.G.

Molly Higgins, print editor October 6, 2020

Ruth Bader Ginsburg, U.S. Supreme Court justice and champion of women’s rights, died Sept. 18 after a battle with pancreatic cancer. Justice Ginsburg served on the Supreme Court for 27 years as its second...

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...

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