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KCYA: Allowing Space for Growth

KCYA: Allowing Space for Growth

by Beatrice Curry, Writer

October 23, 2019

“The ceilings are really high and it has an industrial feeling but now that KCYA and HASF are there it has kind of a reclaimed feeling, like it feels like art is reclaiming the industrial building.”

Vape users face unknown dangers

Vape users face unknown dangers

by Cara Barone, Writer

October 17, 2019

Illegal THC cartridges may be to blame for recent vaping-related lung injuries and deaths.

Innovating inclusion: Affinity groups educate STA

Innovating inclusion: Affinity groups educate STA

by Mary Massman, News Editor

October 16, 2019

The Black Student Coalition, Asian Affinity Group and Hispanic Affinity Group work to eradicate cultural misconceptions and build cultural pride.

Star Spotlight: Ellie Hatley

Star Spotlight: Ellie Hatley

by Iris Roddy, Writer

October 15, 2019

Junior Ellie Hatley first began showing dogs at age nine and now it is something she hopes to continue doing through college.

Learning through a different lens

Learning through a different lens

by Ella Norton, Editor-in-chief

October 14, 2019

The junior class saw the play "Rise Up" at the Coterie Theatre and students in AP Literature course saw "Cat on a Hot Tin Roof."

Branching out: different classroom styles cultivate new experiences

Branching out: different classroom styles cultivate new experiences

by Carmon Baker and Lily Hart

October 14, 2019

High schools and colleges, including KC highschools, are switching away from traditional lecture-based classes and toward unconventional teaching methods in increasingly large numbers.

KC companies embrace sustainability

KC companies embrace sustainability

by Sophia Rall, Writer

September 19, 2019

Many local companies are not only moving away from plastic, but using sustainable materials for every aspect of their company.

Finding faith

Finding faith

by Iris Roddy, Writer

September 18, 2019

Religion is about finding ultimate reality.

Nelson-Atkins teens: creating a safe space for expression

Nelson-Atkins teens: creating a safe space for expression

by Beatrice Curry, Writer

September 17, 2019

Musicians are not the only ones given a supportive space at these events, everyone who attends has an opportunity to express themselves. “It’s a great creative outlet because everyone has the chance to pitch in and there’s no hierarchy, everyone has an equal place,” said Skinner.

Weighing the risk: a change in diet culture

Weighing the risk: a change in diet culture

by Ella Norton and Anna Ronan

September 16, 2019

Social media had a great impact on diet culture which is the idea that people should diet.

Making music from the heart

Making music from the heart

by Rachel Robinson, Opinion Editor

September 12, 2019

Regardless of a student’s religious beliefs, the Windmoor Collective’s mission is to make all feel welcome and able to participate.

Star Spotlight: Dr. Siabahn May-Washington

Star Spotlight: Dr. Siabahn May-Washington

by Sophia Durone, Features Editor

September 12, 2019

The Dart explores Dr. May-Washington’s likes and dislikes as well as her journey to becoming STA's president.