The Kirkwood Call

Smooth sailing with smoothie selling

Mollie Lodde, junior, Kaleigh Bendoff, sophomore, and Audrey Scherr, freshman, participate in the advanced marketing Smoothie King promotion Wednesday, Sept. 20. Every year, advanced marketing hosts this benefit to support the Pioneer School of Business.

Megan Cleveland, features writer

September 21, 2017

For the past seven years the pioneer school of business and Smoothie King have collaborated to promote the Smoothie King brand to the student body and let students experience the process of real-world business. During both lunches, the advanced marketing students hosted booths for students to win free sample smoothies on Wednesday, Sept. 20. This event not only benefits Smoothie King by advertising through the student body, but it also exposes business students to the reality of marketing. “We mainly do this to help raise awareness to our brand in general and each year w...

Teacher feature: Kelly Schnider

Teacher feature: Kelly Schnider

Alyssa Fox, web staffer

March 13, 2017

While the stress for many teachers ends at 3:00 p.m every afternoon, Kelly Schnider’s is just getting started. For the next three hours on these afternoons she spends her time creating new worlds and inspiring young performers. The green room is her playground to help students explore the worlds of...

TKC hot sauce challenge

TKC hot sauce challenge

Annie O'Brien, Justin Sweeney, and Michael Teasdale

March 10, 2017

TKC competed to see who could drink the most “Dave’s Insanity Sauce,” the original hottest sauce in the universe, in the Hot Sauce Challenge. Watch their hilarious suffering and deeply pained reactions in the videos below.   Here are the scores: Adele Baughm...

10 last-minute Halloween costumes for 2016

photo by: Zach Clingenpeel

Maddie Hawes, Features writer

October 30, 2016

You spent all month focusing on lifting that B+ to an A, watching Netflix or describing the awesome Halloween costume you never committed to. Now you are here on Sunday, Oct. 30th, desperately searching for a last-minute costume guaranteed to stun everyone at the party. If this situation applies to you,...

Pion-Ear: De La Soul’s “And the Anonymous Nobody”

Pion-Ear: De La Soul's

Zachary Clingenpeel, photographer

October 21, 2016

Nobody could have predicted the return of the legendary hip hop group that made hits like “Ring Ring Ring” and “Me, Myself and I.” De La Soul, a group that revolutionized the world of rap in the 1990s alongside names such as Queen Latifah and A Tribe Called Quest, are back in the game after an almost-12-year...

Kanye West, Lil Wayne and Zhou Morado

Kanye West, Lil Wayne and Zhou Morado

Anna-Claire Kilcoyne, features writer

September 29, 2016

Music has always been a part of the lives of Skyshon Mosley and Kevin "lil ch6po" Norman. But it was not until the winter of their sophomore year that Norman and Mosley, juniors, along with friends Derek “Mellow” Anderson and Avery Jewell, juniors, became more serious about their love of rap music....

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