The Kirkwood Call

The battle for First Amendment rights in schools across the country

The battle for First Amendment rights in schools across the country

Bridget Snider, features writer

February 24, 2017

The first 10 amendments of the U.S. Constitution lay out the Bill of Rights for every American citizen. Throughout the course of history, the rights of many in the U.S. have been infringed upon, greatly limiting the freedoms that one has. In schools across the nation, those rights have been stripped...

Students new voices

Art by Erica Miget

Jack Rintoul, opinions writer

February 23, 2017

While I attended a small private school for nine years of my academic career, I never felt confident enough to form my own opinion. It wasn't that I didn’t like my school or that I was made fun of; everything was just cookie-cutter. The things you had opinions about were not important or people just s...

Scholastic Journalism Week: The best fans in baseball?

Fowler rounds the bases after he hits a home run against the Cardinals at Busch Stadium Sept. 13, 2016.

Ryan Davidson, editor-in-chief

February 23, 2017

I've often considered myself to be the luckiest man on the face of the Earth. Born from blasts by McGwire and raised on roundtrippers by Pujols, I know nothing else than to worship the Birds on the Bat and everything they stand for. Talent isn't everything. It’s not over until it's over. An 83...

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