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I love clothes. I’m aware that sounds materialistic and stereotypical for a teenage girl to say. But, honestly, fashion is pretty special.

Senior column: Laurel Seidensticker

Laurel Seidensticker, art editor May 16, 2022

College: Michigan State University  Major: Mechanical Engineering I love clothes. I’m aware that sounds materialistic and stereotypical for a teenage girl to say. But, honestly, fashion is pretty...

Whether it was shooting on the court, playing a video game or watching and talking about them, sports in some shape or form are carved into my everyday life.

Senior column: Henry Joiner

Henry Joiner, sports writer May 9, 2022

College: University of Missouri Major: Journalism My life and sports have always been deeply intertwined. Whether it was shooting on the court, playing a video game or watching and talking about...

You’re supposed to be here, and it’s a wild ride from here on out.

Senior column: Mya Copeland

Mya Copeland, features + in-depth editor May 7, 2022

College: Northwestern University Major: Journalism and Creative Writing Dear Nicholas, We made it. You’re about to start your TKC journey right as I end mine, a perfect cyclical ending if I’ve...

I had an epiphany about homework recently that I didn’t realize a year ago: I spend more time complaining about my assignments than actually doing them.

Senior column: Nathan Sweeney

Nathan Sweeney, features + in-depth editor May 4, 2022

College: University of Arkansas Major: Business I wrote a piece for TKC last year called “Homework sucks, and I’m done doing it.”  I stand by that statement.  Well, the first part anyway....

Almost all of my close friends have been involved in journalism, basketball or baseball. That’s not a coincidence.

Senior column: Hayden Davidson

Hayden Davidson, editor-in-chief April 27, 2022

College: Vanderbilt University Major: Neuroscience Where does personality come from? What makes you who you are? AP Psychology will tell you it’s some combination of innate characteristics, parenting...

No one gets through high school without some sort of struggle.

Senior column: Grace Marcus

Grace Marcus , print managing editor April 13, 2022

College: Washington University in St. Louis Major: Neuroscience/Psychology Between sixth grade and freshman year of high school, I went to five different schools. Throughout all the new schools,...

Little by little, I’m starting to see my sensitivity as a vessel for empathy and love instead of labeling myself as weak.

Senior column: Audrey Blaine

Audrey Blaine, visual managing editor April 13, 2022

College: Belmont University Major: Sociology Recently, my therapist recommended I read a book called “The Highly Sensitive Person” by Elaine Aron. “It sounds like you,” she said. I gave her...

Art by Emma Frizzell. Be your own person, let go of expectations or stereotypes or judgments, and you will thrive. 

Senior column: Molly Higgins

Molly Higgins, print editor May 4, 2021

College: Fordham University Major: Journalism/marketing Throughout the chaos of the past year, there is one thing that has never failed to bring me joy. I truly believe  nothing is quite as exhilarating...

Senior profile: Lindsey Tomlin and Janie Lauberth

Senior profile: Lindsey Tomlin and Janie Lauberth

Ava Duggin, social media editor May 4, 2021

As Janie Lauberth posed for pictures with Lindsey Tomlin, her white sneakers were the only piece of clothing or accessory that was not red. They both wore red shorts and shirts. Lauberth had two red stripes...

As a freshman, I never imagined that a lecture hall filled with 70 students and my adviser could become my second home. But here I am, actually wishing I could stay in high school just to be with my TKC family a little longer.

Senior column: Amelia Hurley

Amelia Hurley, editor-in-chief April 29, 2021

College: University of Missouri Major: Journalism   At the beginning of quarantine, I worked diligently on all the wrong things. Instead of focusing on homework like a responsible student,...

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