Local families struggle to find childcare
Knox County child poverty rates the second highest in state
The best of 2014-15 Prairie Fire athletics
TKS Co-Sports Editors pick their top moments form the Knox Athletic 2014-2015 year
“States of Existence” showcases students’ choreographies
Galesburg’s fight club
Students from Galesburg gather for boxing
Endowment Initiative pushes for transparency
A group of Knox students are joining together to ask that the Knox endowment be made transparent.
Kovanen evaluates Preceptorials
Senior Bruce Kovanen has completed an Honors Project this year focusing on Preceptorials
Harned talks Senate goal
Junior Charlie Harned has been elected President of Student Senate for the 2015-2016 academic year. Having been involved with the organization since his freshman year, he is optimistic about meeting the challenges of his new position.
Nearly $2,000 raised for Nepal
Students have raised nearly $2,000 to support those affected by the earthquake in Nepal
Review: “Rapture, Blister, Burn”
"Anyone who walked away from the show thinking they got an 'education in feminism' would be frightfully mistaken."
A joy for the game
Senior Eric Crawfords drops mixtape
Mumford and Sons fails to impress
"Mumford and Sons failed to provide any new sense of life to their sound."
A life spent in the arena
"The one area of my life where I feel particularly confident and capable is horses."
Editor-in-chief talks past time with TKS, looks toward the future
As crazy as it might seem, at least to me, this might be the last piece I ever write for The Knox Student. If I might give a little insight into my state of mind, writing is one of those experiences you can’t describe until you are actually going through the process. I’m not sure […]
New co-Editor-in-chief discusses goals for next academic year
I started at The Knox Student with an Olympus E-PL1, a dinky little DSLR that took half-decent photos. When the camera first debuted in 2010, it was one of the best in its category, taking sharp photos in bright daylight, grainy but clear ones in lowlight and HD videos in 720p. Today, the Olympus E-PL1 […]
New co-Editor-in-chief discusses goals for the new academic year
Nearly three years ago, I stumbled into the lobby of CFA at the beginning of a very humid September morning. I was only 17 years old and just as dazed and confused as any college freshman. Looking for my dorm keys, I approached a booth that I confused with Campus Safety’s. It was The Knox […]
Political ideology not important in Student Senate
Q: What do you think the fact that a significant portion of the new Senate Executive Council identifies as some sort of “conservative” says about the Knox campus? A: I have a very short answer for you: it doesn’t matter. Political ideology has little to do with who is on Student Senate and how those […]
Alumni relive glory days
The Knox Men’s Soccer team held their annual Alumni vs. Varsity match this past Saturday, managing to fend off the alums in a hard-fought battle ending in a 5-2 victory for the current Varsity team. The game consisted of two 30-minute halves, as opposed to the the standard 45 minutes, helping both sides play in […]
Prairie Fire profile: Jodi Marver
TKS sits down with Knox's top point guard, Jodi Marver, discussing her Knox experience on and off the court and her plans post graduation.
Cavs-Bulls think tank
Anyone who has watched the Eastern Conference playoff matchup between the Cleveland Cavaliers and the Chicago Bulls have seen a battle between teams with opposite narratives. The Bulls, meanwhile have been on the cusp of contention for a few years now.
Softball looks forward, not back
The Knox Women’s Softball team finished their season with a 2-29 record this year, down from marks of 6-28 in 2014 and 6-25 in 2013. The team’s declining success is not cause for alarm, as the team is finding itself in a transitional season.