Students rally for solidarity (Photo Gallery)
The protests at University of Missouri spur students of color to share their own stories and protest around Galesburg.
A balancing act
Nontraditional students make space for themselves at Knox
Terp choreographers hit the stage
Featured choreographers discuss the motives and inspirations behind their pieces
Confronting head injuries in football
Safety development, rule changes, enough to curb brain injuries?
Recent incidents raise safety concerns
A string of incidents, when female students were approached or even attacked by strangers, have occurred this term. While a rise in such incidents compared to previous years has not been confirmed, they have raised security concerns among some members of the Knox community.
Campus Safety Log: Campus Safety confiscated Airsoft rifles and crossbow
Campus Safety responded to report of unknown people knocking on residence doors, report of money missing
Endowment Initiative moving forward to meet with Board
The Knox Endowment Initiative is hoping to meet with the Board of Trustees Winter Term after Student Senate voted to write a letter to the Board encouraging its members to meet with the individuals involved in the Endowment Initiative
Honors Profile: Kayleigh O’Brien
Senior Kayleigh O'Brien can be found in her honors office in Seymour Library alternating between pouring over analyses of Roman and Greek classics and watching Kanye West music videos
Staying over winter break?
Stuck in Galesburg over winter break? Whether you’re staying for a job, for research, for the interim period between finals and a mini-term abroad experience, or simply because home is too far away, there’s a lot to do both on and off campus during November and December:
Smith plays with realism in new collection
Inside the collection, readers will find a story focusing on a rat exterminator and another on meth-addicted teenagers. Though two totally different subjects, he maintained that they do ultimately fit together. “All of the stories culminate in some act of physical or emotional terror and violence,” Smith said.
“The Lost Girls” brings new life to old characters
“When we’re on the stage and the audience is clapping, it’s a really communal feeling, like, ‘we did this’, which I think is beautiful and powerful,” Acton said.
Terpsichore presents breadth of dance forms
“There are some really fun pieces and some really serious pieces, and some sexy pieces and some funny pieces, so it’s everywhere,” said Terpsichore Vice President senior Hannah Steele. “There will be solos, duets, small groups, large groups. Everything.”
Censorship and ethics in the Discourse section
As the new Discourse Editor for TKS, I find myself in a position with significant influence over what is printed in the weekly paper.
Reflecting on tension in the arts
Tell me you don’t feel the tension. Now tell me what to do about it.
Spacing issues: Time to bridge the gap in the arts
When I found out that the dates for the Terpsichore Dance Collective’s formal fall show had been changed, I was mad within seconds
Reflections from Patagonia
It is beautiful — the national park here is the only one in Argentina that contains sea, forest and mountains all together — and the wind blows constantly.
Knox Soccer falls in final
Knox Soccer had a heartbreaking weekend as both the men and women’s teams competed and lost in the conference tournament final. Both teams were able to dominate their first games of the tournament, which were in many ways more important to each respective team than the final.
Prairie Fire Player of the Week
This past weekend, freshman Jennifer Crary made an impactful effort to help the Prairie Fire win their first game against Lake Forest College in the Midwest Conference Tournament, earning her the title of this week’s Prairie Fire Performer of the Week.
TKS Player of the Week
Courtney Dramm was key in the advancement of Women's Soccer to the conference tournament, earning her Player of the Week.
Rivalry, history behind the hate
In anticipation of the 127th Turkey Bowl game, a history of the match and the rivalry behind it is explored.