• Revealing the art of auto tech
    Amidst sensors, tools, engines, computers and exhausts, life in the world of automotive mechanics is arguably its own science.  In fact, the profession comes with a set of testing metrics among multiple technical variables, as well as standard emissions rules …Read More »
  • Anchor: Liz Schultz Featuring: Jordan PetersRead More »
  • Students invited to virtual bingo On Tuesday, Nov. 29, at 8 p.m. join students from participating community colleges across the state as a minimum of $350 of prizes are given out to 20+ students.  Use the link below to join …Read More »
  • KCC Library Contributed Column Kirkwood Libraries are here for you as you finish up fall semester and take a well-deserved winter break. We have extended hours during the last week of the semester, and limited hours between fall and spring semesters. We also have some fantastic popular books [Continue Reading »]Read More »
  • Students prepare eight-course showcase
    Located at the Kirkwood Hotel and Center of Hospitality and Arts, several culinary arts classes are offered including baking, kitchen essentials, hospitality and more.   When discussing the program’s enrollment, Program Director David Horsfield said, “It is a two-year program in which altogether around 58 students are enrolled.” [Continue Reading »]Read More »
  • World food potluck concludes international education week
  • “Shrek the Musical” closed to a sold-out crowd on Sunday, Nov 6. The musical is based off a book by William Steig that was later adapted into a film by DreamWorks Animation in 2001.   “Shrek” was chosen by the Kirkwood Drama department to be the fall musical with [Continue Reading »]Read More »
  • Thanksgiving is the ultimate American food holiday. Mashed potatoes, stuffing, green bean casserole, mac and cheese and pumpkin pie can be found on millions of tables across the country on Thanksgiving day but in this tour de force of festive fare, turkey is king.    Roasting a large [Continue Reading »]Read More »
  • Shakespeare and Jazz: Kirkwood’s vocalists bring a mix of bebop and musical poetry to the stage
    Ballantyne Auditorium was filled on Saturday night with the poetic lyrics of the Elizabethan  Era, bound together by smooth harmonies.  An assortment of jazz tunes also made their way to the stage for Kirkwood’s winter choir concert, which showcased Jazz Express, the Concert Choir and Jazz …Read More »
  • End of the semester ceramics creations
  • No. 8 Eagles defeat Spoon River
    Back home! The eighth-ranked Kirkwood Community College Eagles men’s basketball team took on the Spoon River Snappers in Johnson Hall on Monday, Nov. 28. The Eagles defeated the Snappers, 62-61 to move to 8-1. The team’s only loss was an away game to Lake Land College, …Read More »
  • Volleyball places 8th in nation
    National tournament results 8th at NJCAA Division II national tournament Eagles vs. Moraine Valley, W 3-2 Eagles vs. Parkland, L 3-0 Eagles vs. Cowley County, L 3-0 Eagles vs. Iowa Central, L 3-1 Season record: 35-11 Home: 14-4 Away: 4-0 Neutral: 17-7 Overall Team Stats Matches …Read More »
  • “I would change my major to Business because the classes would be easier than the digital arts classes I am in.” “I wouldn’t change my major, but if I were to pick, it would be Liberal Arts so I could learn more about what I actually …Read More »
  • “I would change my major to Business because the classes would be easier than the digital arts classes I am in.” “I wouldn’t change my major, but if I were to pick, it would be Liberal Arts so I could …
  • The holiday season is a time to be with family, have fun and ring in the new year. Many feel obligated to buy gifts for others, or even host large gatherings.  It is important to balance the fun with the …
  • Winter break is coming up and it is time for a much-needed break. However, this is also a time when break-in and robbery rates tend to go up. So it is important to have a safety refresher.   Personal safety …
  • From the transition to summer break into the start of a new semester of college, students often have difficulty adapting to a new semester. Although the first week of school is known as “Syllabus Week,” depending on the class and …
The Weather
February 8, 2023, 3:43 PM
Partly sunny
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real feel: 51°F
current pressure: 30 in
humidity: 50%
wind speed: 4 mph SSE
wind gusts: 7 mph
UV-Index: 2
sunrise: 7:12 AM
sunset: 5:31 PM
 

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