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Senior column: Tom Mueller

Tom Mueller, editor-in-chief May 4, 2021

College: Washington University in St. Louis Major: Undecided There’s a neologism I’ve recently become fond of: sonder, the realization that everyone in the world is living a life as complex as...

TKC will be updating its editorial policy to allow for the use of preferred pronouns in Call media.

TKC to begin asking for students’ preferred pronouns

Tom Mueller, editor-in-chief February 28, 2021

TKC will begin using preferred pronouns. While this is something the publication has allowed intermittently in the past and more frequently lately, TKC will be updating its editorial policy to include...

TKC's sports experts' predictions for the final three games of the NFL season. Each game has a predicted winner and score, as shown in the visual. Graphic designed by Hayden Davidson.

TKC predicts Super Bowl matchup and winner

Hayden Davidson, design editor January 22, 2021

After an NFL regular season riddled with quarantines and injured star players, there are just three playoff games remaining. TKC compiled predictions from 10 of its sports enthusiasts for the outcome of...

With 2020 being a year like no other in sports, our TKC staff made sure to capture all of the moments.

Top five sports stories of 2020

Henry Chappell, sports editor January 21, 2021

With 2020 being a year like no other in sports, our TKC staff made sure to capture all of the moments. From an inspirational story of former NFL lineman Jay Leeuwenberg, to professional athletes using...

Dave Geeting wraps his eldest daughter Allison up in a hug.

Top five features stories of 2020

TKC Staff January 21, 2021

The goal of TKC’s features staff is to amplify the voices of Kirkwood community members and make sure their stories are told. In this challenging year, telling stories was more important than ever. Our...

The Kirkwood Family YMCA seeks to support the community through intentional programming and services.

Your membership: Continuing aid

Tom Mueller, editor-in-chief December 11, 2020

No more shooting hoops. No more swimming laps. No more gathering to watch the latest installment of “Jeopardy!,” to tell stories or to play cards. When the Kirkwood Family YMCA closed March 17, following...

In this episode, we evaluate these three NFL matchups.

H squared podcast: Picks and the fix feat. Tom Mueller

Henry Chappell and Henry Joiner October 10, 2020

In this edition of TKC's H squared sports podcast, Henry Chappell and Henry Joiner talk with Tom Mueller, editor-in-chief, about three week five NFL matchups. They will tell who to pick in these games...

The annual Friendship Dance between KHS and WGHS has been cancelled.

KHS announces cancellation of friendship dance

Amara Harper and Tom Mueller October 6, 2020

The annual Friendship Dance between KHS and Webster Groves High School (WGHS) has been cancelled, according to an email sent by Dr. Micheal Havener, KHS principal, and WGHS principal Matt Irvin. The dance...

Chicago hosts the 69th NBA All-Star game on Feb. 16, 2020. Design courtesy of @NBAAllstar Twitter.

2019 NBA All-Star Predictions

Tom Mueller, sports editor January 23, 2020

Steph Curry, Kevin Durant, Klay Thompson, John Wall and Kyrie Irving are just a handful of elite NBA players who will miss this year’s All-Star game due to injuries — but, in a sad paradox, their injuries...

From covering March Madness, to the Super Bowl or even to previewing the Cardinals’ season, we reported on everything throughout the year.

Top five sports stories of 2019

TKC Staff December 29, 2019

2019 was an eventful year in sports, and TKC was there for it all. From covering March Madness, to the Super Bowl or even to previewing the Cardinals’ season, we reported on everything throughout the...

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