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Seven STL must-dos before you graduate

Seven STL must-dos before you graduate

Erin Kelly, managing editor

May 8, 2017


Filed under Entertainment, Photo Galleries, Top Stories

With only three days left in my high school career and about three months before I head to Middlebury College in Vermont, it’s impossible not to reminisce about my time here in Kirkwood. I’ve made some great memories, doing everything from organizing a recreational basketball team with TKC friends to visiting the Gateway Arch with family. Before I leave, I’d like ...

St. Louis voters fail to pass proposition 2

St. Louis voters fail to pass proposition 2

Kate Hennessey, sports writer

April 6, 2017


Filed under Sports

Voters in St. Louis passed Proposition 1, which will increase the city sales tax half a cent on every dollar and $12 million a year toward an 8-mile expansion of MetroLink, on April 4.   Proposition 2 would have  allowed funding toward building a 22,000 seat soccer stadium for the St. Louis...

The Full Court Press: face a real football field, Kroenke

The Full Court Press: face a real football field, Kroenke

Austin Cleveland, sports writer

March 17, 2017


Filed under The Full Court Press

A city once deemed “not a three team professional market” by Stan Kroenke, Los Angeles Rams owner, may be seeing the bright lights of Major League Soccer (MLS) as soon as 2020, according to statements released by MLS President and Deputy commissioner Mark Abbott. After grieving the loss of the Rams, ...

(For)give Sin City sports

(For)give Sin City sports

Holden Foreman, web editor

March 11, 2017


Filed under Uncategorized

Stan “not the man” Kroenke called St. Louis a “two-sport city,” and we in Kirkwood felt the burn. How could he insult the business potential of our bustling (first in crime is still first in something, right?) metropolitan area? How will we survive without the validation that belonging to a ...

7 things to look forward to in 2017

7 things to look forward to in 2017

Jack Rintoul, opinions writer

February 27, 2017


Filed under Art, Entertainment

Iphone 7s With Apple typically releasing a new phone annually after the first iPhone hit the market, this year seems to be no different. While other new features are expected, a recent patent filed by Apple depicts a phone that is entirely glass with no buttons. Could this be the earliest stages of the newest iPhone or just an idea for Apple in the future? Wearable Tech Could 2017 be the year of new technology for clothing? With new products such as Heacket, a heated, battery-power...

My experience at Chesed Shel Emeth

My experience at Chesed Shel Emeth

Ben Cohen, managing editor

February 24, 2017


Filed under Columns, Opinions, Top Stories

In elementary school, I remember being told that if I said the school was burning, a young girl would have to ask someone else to confirm because “Jews cannot be trusted.” In middle school, I remember being told during a basketball game when my team lead that “I wish your family had burned in ...

A worrisome winter in the Lou

A worrisome winter in the Lou

Holden Foreman, web editor

February 2, 2017


Filed under News, Top Stories

“The concept of global warming was created by and for the Chinese in order to make U.S. manufacturing non-competitive,” Donald J. Trump, 45th President of the United States, stated in a tweet sent Nov. 6, 2012. Trump’s supporters reflect his opinion, as a 2016 survey conducted by the Pew Research...

Walking in a St. Louis wonderland

Walking in a St. Louis wonderland

Izzy Colon, news-features writer

December 1, 2016


Filed under News

Many people stick to the same holiday traditions year after year, but in St. Louis, there is always something new to do. The St. Louis area is home to many undiscovered treasures. The Nutcracker: Gen Horiuchi’s version of the play differs from traditional renditions. The play takes place at the Blan...

MLB Playoffs predictions

MLB Playoffs predictions

Brendan Davidson, designer

September 27, 2016


Filed under Sports, Top Stories

With the MLB Playoffs rapidly approaching, here are TKC's postseason predictions. All statistics and standings are updated as of the morning of Tues., Sept. 27. ...

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