The Kirkwood Call

Fall play review: “Blood at the Root”

Fall play review: “Blood at the Root”

Mya Copeland, features writer

November 5, 2019

The orange spotlights illuminated a massive tree that reached up into the rafters. The stage which normally seemed huge was dwarfed by the giant scenery. The stage itself was stunning, and the show that took place on it was equally as impressive. “Blood at the Root” by Dominique Morisseau is based on the Jena Six, a group of six black Louisiana high school stu...

“Pumpkinheads” review

“Pumpkinheads” review

Catherine Butler, copy editor

November 1, 2019

Rating: 6/10 Author: Rainbow Rowell Illustrator: Faith Erin Hicks Page Number: 211 Genre: graphic novel, romance Rainbow Rowell fans, you’re in for a treat as sticky-sweet as caramel: tasty at first, but bland once the sugar high wears off. Those who loved Rowell’s classics, like Eleanor & Park and Fangirl, might...

Lover, Lover Not

Lover, Lover Not

Grace Klebe, print managing editor

October 8, 2019

Taylor Swift released her newest album, "Lover", on August 23, 2019. Read Grace Klebe's review here.

Finding the balm; lip balm review

Finding the balm; lip balm review

Makenzie Van Buren, health and wellness writer

September 15, 2019

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Hot chocolate review

Hot chocolate review

Sophie Chappell and Emma Lingo

October 8, 2018

Emma Lingo and I went to four different coffee shops and tried their hot chocolate. We rated them based on flavor and appearance. We visited Comet Café, 7/11, Blondie's Coffee and Wine Bar and Kayak Cafe. Watch the video to find out which hot chocolate we liked the best. ...

Andy’s

Grace Klebe, news editor

August 21, 2018

It is 11:30 p.m., and I am laying in bed watching YouTube vlogger Emma Chamberlain’s videos in my pajamas. Suddenly, my stomach begins to grumble, and I am craving one thing: chocolate custard. I grab my keys and drive down to Andy’s Frozen Custard, which is open until midnight every weekend. If I had wanted Custard Sta...

Go green?

Go green?

Ainsley Fox, writer

April 26, 2018

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Concert review: Jacob Sartorius

Concert review: Jacob Sartorius

Maisie Bradley and Logan Crews

February 26, 2018

Hayden Summerall, Zach Clayton and Jacob Sartorius performed at The Pageant on the evening of February 10th. TKC's Logan Crews and Maisie Bradley attended to see what it was like. ...

Exotic fruit review

Exotic fruit review

Ainsley Fox and Malcia Greene

February 23, 2018

TKC tries and reviews exotic fruit from dragonfruit to jackfruit to rambutan.

What coffee will get you on that finals week grind?

What coffee will get you on that finals week grind?

Emma Lingo and Ally Ortmann

December 18, 2017

With finals looming and sleepless nights tallying up, caffeine will become your best friend. While piles upon piles upon piles of study guides teeter over you, coffee will be the only thing keeping you from pulling out your hair. If you are in need of a caffeinated study buddy check out TKC’s take ...

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