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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 ...

Government trivia

Government trivia

Adler Bowman and Izzy Colón

October 20, 2016

How much do KHS students and staff actually know about politics? TKC talked to a few people in the halls and asked them some questions to see how much they really know about their government.

It’s time to stump the Trump

It’s time to stump the Trump

Alexa Kannenberg, web managing editor

March 10, 2016

Dear anyone planning to vote for Donald Trump in the Missouri open primary on March 15, Let me start off by saying that I tend to lean right on most economic issues and some social issues, but by no means would I refer to myself as a "right-wingin', bitter-clingin', proud clinger of our guns, our God, and ...

Jeb!! Bush reenters race, doubles exclamation points in slogan

Jeb!! Bush reenters race, doubles exclamation points in slogan

MIchael Teasdale, sports writer

February 25, 2016

  Jeb Bush dropped out of the Republican race Saturday night after a dismal 7.8 percent of the South Carolina primary vote, above only New Hampshire one-trick-pony John Kasich, and the first confirmed real-life zombie, Ben Carson. The former Florida governor has failed to garner the support o...

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. Rand Paul, who boycotted the night’s events after being excluded from the main debate, complaining t...

Donald Trump: racist, misogynist, bully extraordinaire

Donald Trump: racist, misogynist, bully extraordinaire

Trevor Cleveland, entertainment editor

December 7, 2015

Take away the misogyny, racism and overall ignorance of billionaire Donald Trump, and you have a man who’s putting a spark back into politics. It’s amazing someone like him can gain 32 percent in the Republican polls, and not a single member from the Republican party can stop him despite their best...

Republican debate recap

Republican debate recap

Max Shulklapper, copy editor

October 28, 2015

Last night, leading Republican candidates squared off in Boulder, CO for their third debate. Interestingly, it seemed to be a contest between the candidates and the moderators as much as between the candidates themselves, with a number of questions clearly being aimed at provoking the debaters and c...

Stop the slander

Stop the slander

Julia Wunning-Zimmer, opinions writer

November 12, 2014

It finds people in their cars. It creeps onto billboards, benches and buses. It seeks out people in their mailboxes and their homes. It stalks people nearly everywhere during the months of October and November. ‘It’ is political slandering, and it has been happening in the U.S. since at least Andrew...

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