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Kids Against Hunger

Kids Against Hunger

Sarah Sickles

March 23, 2012

Photos by Sarah Sickles Kennedy students and staff donated $10,000 to Kids Against Hunger and joined March 23 in the packaging of 40,000 meals to be shipped worldwide. Hundreds of students stopped into the Kennedy gym throughout the day to work in small teams mixing the nutrients and scooping...

Improv Night a success for the One Campaign

Improv Night a success for the One Campaign

Isabel Neff

March 15, 2012

The Kennedy Improv team hosted their 3rd annual One Campaign Improv Night in the black box last Friday, March 9. The night was their most successful one yet. The One Campaign is a national campaign that seeks to end world hunger. The money the campaign raises helps package food for third world coun...

How to fill out a March Madness bracket

Norm Althoff

March 13, 2012

The calendar has turned to March and now comes the start of the NCAA tournament. A lot of people fill out brackets based on their predictions. There are millions of ways to fill out brackets and I’m here to help you through the long intense process. I’ll cover the conservative route that will help...

Oh, the places you’ll go

Oh, the places you’ll go

Mohammad Cheetany

March 2, 2012

It was March 2, 2000. We huddled around our Kindergarten teacher for Read Across America Day; nothing was better than story time. My teacher pulled out a book, colorful, illuminating, and something we hadn’t read before. She began, “Oh, the places you’ll go.” It wasn’t my first experience...

Top 10 ways to pass your finals

Top 10 ways to pass your finals

Mohammad Cheetany

February 27, 2012

1. Study with your animal companions. Kittens and puppies make great study partners and will motivate you to do better. 2. Find out how many questions your multiple choice finals are, get a Scantron sheet, and pre-fill random bubbles to take the stress of bubbling so many answers during those Finals tes...

February artist of the month: Chiddy Bang

February artist of the month: Chiddy Bang

Mohammad Cheetany

February 23, 2012

 Artist of the Month is a musical column that was featured in every issue during the 2010-2011 year. Artist of the Month features recording artists that are upcoming, developing, or artists who have been active in releasing music lately in any genre. Each new artist will be released digitally in the ...

Breakfast Club breaks new attendance record

Breakfast Club breaks new attendance record

Zack Goodall

February 21, 2012

Whether you heard through a friend, the announcements, or found it on your own, almost everyone has heard of Breakfast Club. Organized by Bob and Coral Dye, Breakfast Club started in 2004 with a meager attendance of around 15 students every Friday, but that number has grown dramatically over the years,...

Cougar Talks educate incoming students

Cougar Talks educate incoming students

Zack Goodall

February 21, 2012

On the night of Monday the 12, the incoming freshmen and their parents were invited to come and meet with the many directors of the various programs Kennedy has to offer. The talks went from 6:15 and ended around 8. Coordinated by Athletics Director Aaron Stecker and Principal Mary Wilcynski, the talks...

Bon Iver review

Bon Iver review

Jordan Lunsford

February 18, 2012

Bon Iver's new self titled album "Bon Iver" recently won two Grammies including Best New Artist and Best Alternative Album which were very well deserved. What started as one man making beautiful and original music has now turned into a symphony of guitars, synths and drums all under the howl of Justin Vernon's entrancing vocals. Bef...

Whitney Houston dead at 48

Sam Nordstrom

February 18, 2012

Whitney Houston was found dead by her bodyguard Saturday. She was found in the Beverly Hills, Hilton hotel awaiting the Grammys. Little is known about what caused Houston’s death. Houston was found in a hotel bathtub and prescription drugs were found in the room. Other information will not be released...

Teenage parenthood: Postel’s story

Tara Mittelberg

February 17, 2012

In the February 2012 issue of the Torch we examined the story of Destynee Postel, sr., and her experiences as the mother of a 2 1/2 year old son. Here is the rest of her story, as earlier reported by the Torch: From Vol. 42, Issue 08 - Friday, April 17, 2009 By Ashley O'Connor A crib stands in the rig...

A passion for music

Bailey Zaputil

February 8, 2012

It’s an on and off relationship between him and music. Some days, there’s total inspiration. Some days he just wants to hear his song, some days it’ll just be flowing out of his brain and spewing out all these new rhythms and tunes, and it will sound good and he will spend hours on the guitar....

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