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Sanders travels to St. Louis looking to win Missouri primaries

Vermont Senator Bernie Sanders traveled to Missouri Monday, March 9 and spoke to a crowd at Stifel Theatre.

Kate Schreiber, features writer

March 11, 2020

 “Bernie! Bernie! Bernie!”  A crowd chanted and waved blue and white signs reading the name of presidential candidate and Vermont Senator Bernie Sanders as he took the stage Monday, March 9 at the Stifel Theatre. The senator addressed the crowd, hoping to encourage one of the largest voter turn...

Voice of STL: Biden rally at Kiener Plaza

Tiffany Hamilton holds her Biden sign at his rally in downtown STL.

Lily Bartin, Olivia Silvey, and Liam Jackson

March 8, 2020

* Former Vice President Joe Biden held a rally at Kiener Plaza in downtown STL on Saturday, March 7. Tiffany Hamilton - Biden supporter “I’m here today because I support Joe Biden and he’ll be our next president. I feel like he brings back the years before Trump, [and a sense of]  comfort. ...

Dear Mr. Richard Nixon

The face of democracy has changed a lot over the last 50 years.

Olivia Silvey, opinions writer

February 6, 2020

Dear Mr. Richard Nixon, My first question for you might seem a bit rude, but bear with me. Since 1994, your body has rested at your birthplace, Yorba Linda, Calif., but I wanted to ask you this: if you still believe in God, are you watching life unfold from above us, or below? Our current presiden...

2020 Presidential candidates

2020 Presidential candidates

Grace Mennerick, artist

February 4, 2019

As the 2020 presidential campaign heats up, more and more politicians are joining in on the race. On the Republican side so far, only Donald Trump has announced his bid for reelection. But the number of Democrats who have declared they are running is steadily increasing. This includes Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-MA), ...

How well do you know the Trump administration?

How well do you know the Trump administration?

Thomas Birmingham, in-depth editor

March 8, 2018

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Executive actions

Executive actions

Abigail Imiolek, news-features writer

February 16, 2017

                Jan. 20, 2017 During Trump’s first day as president, he signed an executive order to minimize “the economic burden of the patient protection and affordable care act pending repeal,” according to CNN.  The purpose of the order was to try to star...

Should one rapper really have all that power?

Should one rapper really have all that power?

Holden Foreman, web editor

November 30, 2016

Zachary Taylor, Herbert Hoover, William Taft, Ulysses Grant and Dwight Eisenhower did it. Donald Trump is trying to do it right now. But, does Kanye West, 39-year-old recording artist and entrepreneur, have what it takes to run for and become President of the United States with no previous political...

Sugar, spice and trying to make nice

Sugar, spice and trying to make nice

Katie Woodruff, senior copy editor

November 10, 2016

With all the debate over this year’s major candidates, TKC wants to make the election a little bit sweeter with this recipe for Republican and Democratic cookies from Taste of Home.   Ingredients   Dough: 1 cup of softened butter 1 cup of confectioners’ sugar 1 egg ...

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