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30 years since Hazelwood: Why the First Amendment matters

30 years since Hazelwood: Why the First Amendment matters

TKC Staff and January 12, 2018

On Jan. 12 1988, the decision that would change the fate of high school journalists around the country took place at the Supreme Court in Washington, D.C. In a 5-3 vote, the Supreme Court ruled in favor...

New Voices for student journalists

Camille Baker, Chloe Hooker, and Zac Clingenpeel November 17, 2017

Every three weeks, the racks in the KHS hallways are restocked and the scent of freshly printed magazines fills the editor’s office in the south journalism building. As students enter the doors on...

A white male's experience at the Women's March on St. Louis

A white male’s experience at the Women’s March on St. Louis

Holden Foreman, web editor January 21, 2017

Their signs flooded Market Street in downtown St. Louis. To an outsider, they looked similar enough: a group of predominantly white women gathered to complain about the new president. Yet, their signs...

Richard Pfeifer, freshman, believes being an American means using your advantages to help the greater good.

Being an American means: fighting for social justice

Michael Teasdale, in-depth editor November 30, 2016

He was in seventh grade when the Michael Brown shooting in Ferguson happened. While most of his peers were not interested in what was happening, Richard Pfeifer could not pull his eyes away. He saw injustice...

The right to bear arms

The right to bear arms

Katie Woodruff, news editor November 11, 2015

According to USA Today, the U.S. has experienced 200 mass shootings in the past nine years, and they occur more than the government reports. Seventy-seven percent of mass killings in the U.S. were caused...

Neutral is normal

Neutral is normal

Julia Wunning-Zimmer, opinions writer May 12, 2015

They might make up only 0.3 percent of the population of the United States, according to Gary J. Gates. It might be something people aren’t used to. It might be something people are afraid of talking...

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