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Where should you visit this spring break (based on your favorites)?

Where should you visit this spring break (based on your favorites)?

Jane Stewart, communications editor

February 20, 2018

Spring break is a time to take a hiatus from your busy, daily grind. But this year, don’t take a “staycation” and sleep around all day. It’s time to explore somewhere new. Take this quiz to help you figure out the best spring break destination for you. When you're done, use this guide to find th...

Trends for spring break

Trends for spring break

Katie Judd, copy editor

February 20, 2018

After the holidays are over, it is easy to feel stuck during the final months of winter, longing for the school year to end. As the long-awaited spring break approaches, many students plan to travel during their days off, March 17 through the 26. TKC picked out the best spring break trends for any of ...

Killian it in Kawete

Killian it in Kawete

Bridget Killian, artist

April 3, 2017

It was 7:30 a.m. and I was running on three and a half hours of sleep. I arrived in Uganda at 4 a.m. after a 30 hour voyage from St. Louis to East Africa. Today was the day I would see my best friends for the first time in a year. This spring break was the third time I had the experience of goin...

Spring breakdown

Spring breakdown

Katie Judd, copy editor

March 13, 2017

Waking up, the first thing Sarah* does is grab her phone from her bedside table, open Instagram and scroll through her feed filled with pictures of models. Her eyes study their stomachs, thighs and arms. To her, this is beauty at its peak; this is what she perceives as the ideal person. Standing at 5’5”...

KHS spring break hot spots

KHS spring break hot spots

Ali Randazzo, web staff

February 27, 2015

KHS students will be spending their week of freedom in every corner of the globe. Scroll over the dots to check out who is going where.

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