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Which Valentine’s Day candy are you?

There are plenty of other Valentine's Day candies besides the classic box of chocolates; find out which one matches your personality.

Catherine Butler, copy editor

February 13, 2020

Every year on Valentine’s Day, you might wonder what type of sweets you should get your S.O. Or, if you’re single, which confections you should stock up on when they go on sale Feb. 15. While you try a variety of sugary sweets, take this quiz to find out which Valentine’s candy you are most like. (func...

Celebrity Spouse Trivia

photo courtesy of Google under the Creative Commons license

Zack Deutschmann, features writer

February 19, 2019

Valentine's Day is right around the corner. Whether you're out on a fancy date or home alone, these celebrities will have their Valentine this February 14th. Take this quiz to see how well you know these couples. (function(d,s,id){var js,fjs=d.getElementsByTagName(s)[0];if(d.getElementById(id))return;js=d.createElement(s);js.id=id;js.src='https://embed.playbuzz.com/sdk.js';fjs.parentNode.insertBefore(js,fjs);}(document,'script','playbuzz-sdk')); ...

TKC plays Cupid Shuffle

TKC plays Cupid Shuffle

Catherine Butler, opinions writer

February 14, 2019

Cupid Shuffle is a Valentine's Day themed card game, similar to Mixtape and Apples to Apples. One player, the judge, will select a card describing a scenario, and each of the other players will think of a song that matches that scenario. Players take turns playing their songs and the judge picks the...

Top 5 Valentine’s Day gifts

art by Grace Carroll

Claire Boysen, print managing editor

February 14, 2019

*This piece is entirely satirical How special can giving your significant other chocolates and roses be if everyone is doing it? Don’t you want to show your love in a meaningful way this Valentine’s Day? This commercial holiday is glorified as being the most romantic day of the year, which entails an over-...

It’s not SAD after all

Singles Awareness Day isn’t limited to platonic or familial love— it can also be about pampering oneself, something many people forget about.

Catherine Butler, opinions writer

February 10, 2019

Over three quarters of KHS students have been missing out on an international holiday. So for the 76.5 percent of you (244/319) who haven’t heard of Singles Awareness Day, it’s time to celebrate. Don’t worry if you’re currently in a romantic relationship; there’s always next year. And that othe...

What does your Zodiac Sign say about your Valentine’s Day plans?

Relationships, romance and roses await you as your partner sets up for a rooftop stargazing session.

Malcia Greene, entertainment editor

February 1, 2019

Valentine’s Day: You either love it or you loathe it. For some, envisioning a significant other at their doorstep with a dozen red roses and a box of truffles makes their heart go pitter-patter. Others, however, would rather get intimate with their Netflix account only. Whether seeing the acronym ‘i...

Valentine’s Day couples 2018

Valentine's Day couples 2018

Charlotte Heinrich, features writer

February 12, 2018

Have you ever seen any movie about high school without couples all around campus? Yeah, didn’t think so. In our culture, couples are a major part of high school life, and KHS is no different. Here are just three KHS couples sharing their story in time for Valentine’s Day: Charlotte Heinrich ...

What movie will describe your Valentine’s Day?

What movie will describe your Valentine's Day?

Claire Boysen, features editor

February 12, 2018

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Roses are red; violets are blue, I am alone, and so are you

Roses are red; violets are blue, I am alone, and so are you

Malcia Greene, features writer

February 12, 2018

*This piece is entirely satirical Valentine’s Day? I don’t know her. I only know the darkness of my room as I wither away in isolation during the holiday season. But am I upset about this? Heavens no. There’s nothing more endearing than the boxed chocolate given by lovers as they argue about who lo...

Valentine’s Day treats

Valentine's Day treats

Allie Hickenbotham, Charlotte Heinrich, and Emma Bjorkman

February 12, 2018

Single or taken, everyone loves Valentine’s Day treats. TKC made two goodies to make for this holiday, for two or just one. Follow along with this video and access the recipes below to make these recipes yourself. Chocolate Covered Strawberries Ingredients: 1 container of sizeable strawberries ...

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