Nelson Mandela: The passing of a moral giant
African politics columnist Tom Courtright reflects on the life of Madiba from Cape Town, South Africa
Poet Laureate Natasha Trethewey to deliver 2014 commencement address
Trethewey is the United States Poet Laureate and 2007 winner of the Pulitzer Prize in Poetry
Fighting Scots keep Bronze Turkey for 15th straight year (photos)
Prairie Fire squad ends the season with a 37-10 loss against the Fighting Scots
Lakeesha Smith gets nine-year sentence for Tundun Lawani’s death
Smith sentenced for reckless homicide, leaving the scene of an accident involving a death
New bill aims to lower textbook costs
Two senators introduce legislation aiming to stop the rise in college textbook prices.
Senate aims for more visibility next term
Student Senate plans for new, town hall style meetings to increase student engagement with senate.
Hopes of easy money drive meth to Knox County
TKS reporter speaks with meth user, Galesburg officials about growth of methamphetamine trade in Knox County.
Campus Safety Log: Four cannabis violations in one week
Four separate locations have incidents involving cannabis in this week's safety log.
Wednesday offers a pause from studying
Campus prepares for finals with dogs, fritters, and board games on the last day of classes.
Ten ways to survive Week Ten
How to keep on keeping on in the face of end-of-term academic stress.
‘Hot ‘n’ Throbbing’ takes Studio Theater
Paula Vogel’s “Hot ‘n’ Throbbing,” directed by junior Kathleen Gullion, opened in Studio Theater on Thursday, and will continue through Saturday.
Caxton Club presents double-header
On Friday, Nov. 15, Caxton Club will be bringing its final readers of the term.
Are women people?
TKS debating column on abortion found infuriating and embarrassing by this reader in her letter to the editor.
Comic books combat Muslim stereotypes
Joining the long list of female superheroes this summer was Jiya, an atypical female in Pakistani society, who fights for equality, social justice and an end to crime.
The CIA agent in the mailroom
HT/LINGUAL was a failure because the results were hardly worth the massive privacy violations they required. In the end, the proper role of the NSA and wiretapping will come down to the very same question.
Thoughts from the Embers: Modernize Post Lobby
Student Senate report that a proposed student-run coffee bar in Post Lobby was shot down on the basis that it would not bring about monetary gains; TKS Editorial board challenges this rationale.
Joseph steps down as women’s soccer coach
Only weeks removed from one of the most successful starts in women's soccer history, Head Coach Melissa Joseph resigns.
Rituals: More than just a habit
For most athletes, rituals are more than just for show. They provide stability, consistency and the right mental framework necessary for athletes to reach peak performance.
Records shattered as Mortensen’s career comes to a close
As Derek Mortensen's career reaches its' end, Melvin Taylor takes a look at Mortensen's career accomplishments and reflects on his meaning to the team.
Knox College sports briefs
Two Knox freshmen were able to place in their weight brackets at the Knox Invitational, Prairie Fire football hosts a food drive to benefit Blessings in a Backpack and more.