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

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...

The beliefs and experiences of the vice president are still a mystery to many Americans, but many of Pence's activities in the office have been historic.

Political Issue: In that order

Daniel Tobias, political editor October 12, 2020

Donald Trump was down to just a few choices for his running mate in 2016. He was considering the former Speaker of the House, Newt Gingrich. Or perhaps it would be New Jersey Governor Chris Christie. And...

Read up on the current standings of the 2020 presidential election.

Fast facts of the 2020 election

Olivia Silvey, opinions writer December 13, 2019

Although it is only December, campaigning for the 2020 presidential election began almost a year ago. With 15 Democrats, three Republicans and a constant stream of election coverage, it can be confusing...

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...

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...

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...

Jan. 14 Republican Debate

Jan. 14 Republican Debate

Max Shulklapper, copy editor January 15, 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....

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...

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