The Kirkwood Call

The deal with dieting

Being healthy isn’t something that should be temporary. It’s a lifestyle, and requires consistency over time.

Megan Cleveland, editor-in-chief

February 6, 2020

We’ve all heard it before: get enough sleep, exercise at least 30 minutes a day, eat healthy foods. For some of us, this is easy. But for most of us, including myself, healthy living is more of a want to be aesthetic than a reality. Though, within the past five years, researchers found a range of weight...

Photo gallery: Global Youth Strike for Climate

Strikers hold a large sign that reads

Audrey Berns and Sarah Nash

March 27, 2019

The youth of St. Louis gathered around the Old Courthouse Friday March 15, joining millions of others around the world to protest the government's lack of concern for the environment.  The strike was originally organized by Swedish Climate Activist and Nobel Prize nominee Greta Thunberg and spread to...

The 10 most Instagrammable locations in STL

The 10 most Instagrammable locations in STL

Grace Klebe, news editor

October 25, 2018

Locations: Kaldis and City Garden 808 Chestnut St, St. Louis, MO 63101   Graffiti Wall Chouteau Ave & S Leonor K Sullivan Blvd, St. Louis, MO 63102   City Museum 750 N 16th St, St. Louis, MO 63103   Crown Candy Kitchen 1401 St Louis Ave, St. Louis, ...

Leaf-ing meat behind

Leaf-ing meat behind

Liam Jackson, entertainment writer

March 13, 2018

Most Americans see foods like bacon, chicken and beef as part of an everyday meal. But Kate Reynolds, sophomore, sees something more. Reynolds is vegan, and has been since January 2017. “I originally went vegetarian in August 2016,” Reynolds said. “I realized that I wasn’t really alig...

Going green: vegetarianism

Going green: vegetarianism

Camille Baker, features editor

February 15, 2017

I was an omnivore for 15 years. About a year ago, I made the decision to stop eating meat completely. I had enough guilt built up from the devastating documentaries and countless articles that made me feel bad about what I was eating. So, I caved. And I haven’t looked back (or eaten meat) since. Yes...

Green is the new black

Green is the new black

Bridget Snider, writer

May 10, 2016

For some, living without hamburgers, chicken nuggets or milkshakes seems impossible. For others like Meredith Fleming, it is not a choice. Food allergies have restricted the way she eats; which, according to her, comes at a cost. Fleming, sophomore, has a gluten and dairy free diet which limit...

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