Changes on tap for sustainability
Recent sustainability initiatives include new composting system
Baseball stuck in reverse
Prairie Fire drop eight of last ten, struggle with consistency, defense
Update: Academy Street fire believed to be arson
Fire officials say Tuesday's early morning fire on South Academy Street was intentionally set
34th Annual Knox-Rootabaga Jazz Festival (Photos)
Headliners included CALJE (Chicago Afro-Latin Jazz Ensemble), Aaron Diehl Quartet
Celebrating the planet, community during Earth Week 2014
Starting Sunday, April 20, Knox will be celebrating Earth Week with the Galesburg community. Here's a list of events to look out for.
Tri States radio bureau open in Galesburg
After having expanded on-air into the Galesburg area, the Tri States Public Radio has opened a new bureau office in town.
Campus Safety Log: Unwanted subject in CFA
Trespassing and bicycle theft are among the incidents in this week's safety log.
Frustrations aired over state of campus diversity
Last Wednesday, 22 students vocalized their frustrations to a sympathetic peer audience in the first of two student-facilitated forums entitled “What is Diversity?”
New arts building announced
A new arts building is in the works after receiving news of a significant donation made by alumni.
Comic culture revives local business Alternate Realities
The shut-down of Alternate Realities, a local comic and gaming shop on Main Street, was upsetting to many Knox students and Galesburg residents alike. However, the doors are now scheduled to reopen at noon on Friday, April 18, after approximately two months of abrupt closure. Many question why the shop closed and whether this […]
Off ‘beat’ playlist for a shaky spring
This spring is weird. So is this playlist. Therefore, they go perfectly together.
Studio of potential
Last weekend's Studio Theatre shows were good for what they were but Theater Critic Jackie Hewelt sees the greatness beneath the rough.
Thoughts from the Embers: Don’t lose sight of immediate concerns
In greater efforts to grow the school, the Knox community must be careful not to delay addressing the needs of its current students.
The greatest threat to U.S. security: Ignorant budgetary cuts
If the security budget isn't worth the sacrifice to its taxpayers, we may as well just surrender ourselves to the next country that chooses to exercise and show off its power by utilizing violence.
The greatest threat to U.S. security: America’s obsession with security
Common sense policies and a scale back in drone strikes will go a long way toward keeping Americans safer while showing the world that we are still capable of improving our policies.
Twenty years later: Reconsidering Rwanda
This past week, the Rwandan capital Kigali marked two decades since the beginning of the 1994 Rwandan Genocide with official commemorations, masses and mourning. Rwanda’s previous colonial master France, however, has pulled out of the proceedings as a result of Rwandan President Kagame’s mention of the “direct role of Belgium and France in the […]
Playoff paranoia underway
Despite the fact the NBA playoffs are limited by a lack of parody, mainstream coverage of the events still dominates that of the NHL. This is an injustice.
Prairie Fire Profile: Kaylie Prince
A Q&A with graduating senior heading to Europe to play volleyball.
Spring roundup: Baseball drops four
Men's tennis struggles despite Palmer’s exceptional play, track and field grab several top 5 finishes, baseball slow out of the gate
Key takeaways from first weeks of MLB season
The Chicago Cubs are in for a few more years of losing, the Marlins, Nats and Dodgers all have young stars and Robinson Cano has found a new home.