The Kirkwood Call

The reality of rock bottom

The reality of rock bottom

Camille Baker and Hannah Cohen

April 25, 2018


Filed under Features

Disclaimer: The stories below are narratives of two KHS students’ encounters with rape, which include graphic imagery. In order to convey these stories in their truest forms while protecting the victims’ identities, names have been left out. These students also shared their stories with the KHS Coa...

No room for justice

No room for justice

Emma Lingo, news-features writer

April 10, 2018


Filed under News-Features

*names changed for anonymity When Sam*, KHS student, was raped he did not tell the police. He did not tell his parents. In fact, he told no one. During the last months of his eighth grade year, when most students were getting excited for the upcoming spring break, Sam was raped by his girlfriend while they were on a date. After ...

Breaking the silence

Breaking the silence

Claire Boysen, features editor

February 12, 2018


Filed under Opinions

When our administrators and teachers discuss issues in teenage culture, whether it be in a classroom or assembly, they talk about things like substance abuse, mental health and bullying. But they are forgetting something crucial. They barely touch on the topic that 44 percent (90/204) of KHS students...

The elephant in the room

The elephant in the room

Kennady Wade, editor-in-chief

October 17, 2016


Filed under Columns, Opinions, Top Stories

Being a girl: I love being a girl. I love everything about being a girl. I love dressing up. I love being able to embrace my femininity. I hate how unsafe I can feel for the sole reason of being female. I hate that when I walk alone down a street, or through my parking garage at night, I walk w...

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