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How to document your teenage life

How to document your teenage life

Charlotte Heinrich, features writer

January 30, 2018

Physics classes and trips to Pioneer Perks slowly seem to blend together. Before you know it, the awkward freshman version of yourself will be four years taller and smarter. You don’t want to forget the inside jokes and projects that kept you up all night. Here are five easy ways to document your high...

Call Ed: Speech shutdown

Call Ed: Speech shutdown

TKC Staff

September 29, 2017

The number one breeding ground for high school drama isn’t the cafeteria, the library or the commons. It’s social media. Most rational high schoolers won’t post discriminatory posts or bullying attempts on their Instagram feed or Snapchat story, but with the option of private messages, some students...

Summer in a snap(chat)

Summer in a snap(chat)

Maisie Bradley, public relations editor

August 28, 2017

Thank you to Anna Stutz, Josie Costello, Mary Ralston, Peyton Roberts, Katie Rudolph, Maggie Burton, Katie Judd, Lizzie Stobbe, Saylor Smith, Bridget Killian, Abby Larson, Ruby Keller and Katie Sachs for submitting videos.   Uncopyrighted music courtesy of GoPro's royalty free website.

Love at first snap?

Love at first snap?

Thomas Birmingham, news-features writer

March 22, 2017

You pull out your phone and check your notifications. Nothing. You start to panic. They haven’t liked your last post on Instagram. They haven’t replied to your most recent Snapchat. You start to wonder whether you have done something to upset your boyfriend or girlfriend. A familiar question plants itse...

Snapchat decoded

Snapchat decoded

Ali Randazzo, Katie Woodruff, and Matt Caprigione

March 17, 2017

Middle aged folks use match.com, young adults have Tinder and high schoolers have Snapchat. TKC knows the success or failure of relationships for teens often revolve around the exchange of selfies. But we could all agree the impersonal form of communication often leads to mixed signals. So, TKC edi...

KHS teachers react to Snapchat

KHS teachers react to Snapchat

Maisie Bradley, sports writer

September 7, 2016

94 percent (100/106) of KHS students surveyed have used Snapchat, but only 34 percent (14/41) of KHS teachers surveyed have. TKC decided to see how teachers react to Snapchat for the first time.

Call me, (be)ep (me), if you want to reach me

Call me, (be)ep (me), if you want to reach me

Trevor Cleveland, entertainment editor

November 14, 2015

Beme delivers one of the most liberating experiences in social media since Facebook launched its photo feature in 2005. The app simply takes away the self-scrutiny and excessive filtration that plagues modern social media. The beauty of Beme comes from its hands-free, revision-free video format which, des...

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