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100 gecs is breaking pop

100 gecs is breaking pop

Lily Frick, features writer

October 10, 2019

Dylan Brady and Laura Les' debut album, “1000 gecs,” has been featured in the New York Times, The Fader, Pitchfork and more.

WATN: Kyle Rieger

WATN: Kyle Rieger

Richard Pfeifer, features writer

May 17, 2018

Corrections from print edition  -Cello was printed instead of high school contra bass clarinet. (line two) -Drum performances was printed instead of Drum corps. (line 21) -Mike Wolfe was printed instead of Ken wolfe, seventh grade English teacher. (line 72) -Platt was printed instead of Platte. (line 75...

Where are they now: Cornell Young III

Where are they now: Cornell Young III

Grace Murphy, features writer

April 18, 2018

Football was his only escape. His only way to get away from the gangs, the drugs, the life he did not want. He continued to fight, to work hard, to channel his emotions onto the field. He was used to footballs spiraling toward him, but bullets are a lot harder to catch. The night Cornell Young III, 19...

Where are they now: Nancy Ellis

Where are they now: Nancy Ellis

Emma Lingo, news-features writer

April 3, 2018

Before she traveled internationally to dance and produce her own show, Nancy Ellis, 1989 KHS graduate, danced in the Keating Theater with the KH Players. KHS theater was one of the first steps on her path to become a professional dancer. At high school rehearsals, Ellis grew close with John Dean, KHS ...

Where are they now: Kevin Renick

Where are they now: Kevin Renick

Jack Rittendale, features writer

February 13, 2018

Kevin Renick, class of 1975 graduate and former journalist, sits at home plucking away on the strings of his guitar. With his love of music and close friends, he spends his days doing what he enjoys most. But Renick said he never expected to go into music. After graduating, he studied journalism and creat...

Where are they now: Richie Frohlichstein

Where are they now: Richie Frohlichstein

Melanie Witt, copy editor

February 6, 2018

Returning home from Georgetown University for winter break after his first semester of freshman year, Richie Frohlichstein, 2007 KHS graduate, decided to stop by world history teacher Tim Harig’s annual Boxing Day party. There he met KHS alumnus, Lori White whose sister, Meredith White, was working...

Where are they now: Dave Holley

Where are they now: Dave Holley

Melanie Witt, copy editor

February 5, 2018

Every Thursday during homeroom, students gather to escape the stressful atmosphere of school and relax by doing yoga. Dr. Dave Holley, former KHS principal, leads these classes in hopes to provide a place for students to relieve the pressure of school. Since graduating from KHS in 1967 to climbing...

Where are they now: Tim Leong

Where are they now: Tim Leong

Charlotte Heinrich, features writer

January 24, 2018

In the Target checkout aisle, laying across a coffee table in your dentist’s office or peeking out from a rack at the nail salon, is the iconic pop culture magazine: Entertainment Weekly (EW). With faces of high-profile celebrities, or the latest show to binge watch on it’s cover, this American ...

Where are they now: Steve Stewart

Where are they now: Steve Stewart

Jane Stewart, communications editor

January 22, 2018

Strapped in large ski goggles and sporting their postseason gear, the Kansas City Royals team jumps and screams in the locker room as they spray each other with champagne in celebration of their 2015 World Series Championship. Right in the midst of it all stood Steve Stewart, Kansas City Royals radio bro...

Where are they now: Drew Redington

Where are they now: Drew Redington

Annie O'Brien, news-features editor

December 6, 2017

Pretending to be each of the Von Trapp children, 4-year-old Drew Redington acts out and sings “So Long, Farewell” from “The Sound of Music” on the steps of his grandmother’s basement. His mother and grandmother sit watching, used to the routine of these frequent basement performances. “Th...

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