The Kirkwood Call

Kirkwood High School student newspaper

Kirkwood High School student newspaper

The Kirkwood Call

Kirkwood High School student newspaper

The Kirkwood Call

White people must continue to fight the comfort of their silence.

Call Ed: White people, you’ve had your rest

TKC Staff April 12, 2021

The dangerous power of white fatigue in the fight for racial justice, specifically through the fluctuating use of social media, goes beyond a yes or no question, and we wanted our process and editorial...

President Trump is known for being a frequent Twitter user, with the BLM movement being a hot topic in his social media posts.

Political Issue: How Trump handled BLM (a thread of tweets)

Sim Khanuja and Caroline Steidley October 21, 2020

Unless you lived under a rock this summer, you are probably aware of the thousands of Black Lives Matter protests that were held in cities across the world. You may have even participated in one yourself....

It doesn’t matter who you are: If Trump likes what you have to say, he will amplify your message. And he won’t hesitate to use exclamation points. 

Political Issue: Trump: our commander in tweets

Kate Schreiber, features + in-depth editor October 21, 2020

*Opinion “Covfefe.”  One misspelled word in a 12:06 a.m. tweet sent the Twitter world into a storm in May 2017. Many users tried to figure out what it meant. Some suggested it become the name...

The Stlreentryfund helps formerly incarcerated people reenter into society.

Fill your feed; Black Lives Matter accounts to follow

Rachel Finan, health + wellness editor August 26, 2020

As people rushed to post a black square on Tuesday, June 2, the growing need to stay informed and self-educated has become increasingly apparent. Feeds filled with all black screens highlighted those who...

Students use #BlackAtMizzou to share their experiences of injustice, racism and prejudice at MU.

#BlackAtMizzou

Caroline Steidley, opinions writer August 25, 2020

If you have been active on Twitter in the past few months, you have probably seen #BlackAtMizzou on the trending page. The hashtag tells University of Missouri (MU) students’ experiences of racism on...

art by Sarah Nash

Your political tweets are toxic to democracy

Austin Cleveland, sports writer December 11, 2018

If you back the second amendment, then you are a Republican. If you support proposition C, then you are a Democrat. If you just Google searched proposition C, or the second amendment, then you probably...

Kirkwood vs. Jefferson City football game Aug. 25

Kirkwood vs. Jefferson City football game Aug. 25

Allie Hickenbotham, copy editor September 5, 2017

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The sad tail of the Los Angeles Chargers logo

The sad “tail” of the Los Angeles Chargers logo

Holden Foreman, web editor January 14, 2017

When the San Diego Chargers announced a relocation to Los Angeles Jan. 12, the franchise unveiled a new logo to accompany the move. And that, er, "new" logo certainly sparked excitement; it just wasn't...

I really want to go to a school that will let me do a variety of things. I don’t necessarily want to be on one track because I’m interested in a lot of things. I want to be able to explore all of my options in college. -Anna Ashai, senior from Peninsula High School, CA

The ultimate college planning guide

Ali Randazzo, editor-in-chief November 11, 2016

         

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