Erika Riley is a senior majoring in creative writing and minoring in journalism. During her time at TKS, she has also worked as a layout editor and news editor. She spent Spring of 2018 studying journalism in Morocco. She is also the recipient of the Ida M. Tarbell Prize in Investigative Reporting in 2017, as well as the winner of First Place Front Page Layout at ICPA in 2016 and 2017. Twitter: @ej_riley
Lillie is a sophomore at Knox, majoring in creative writing with an emphasis on comedy and minoring in gender and women's studies and theatre performance. She is the president of Knox's Best Buddies chapter, and during her summers she is a camp counselor at an all-girls summer camp where she teaches classes including (but not limited to): canoeing, Beyonce Appreciation, Comedy, Journalism and "Wacky Sports." She began submitting discourse pieces her freshman year and now loves sharing other peoples' work through the section-- she encourages everyone to write for discourse!
Jonathan Schrag is a senior majoring in political science with a double minor in education policy studies and history. He has been writing since the fall of his freshman year and has contributed to news, sports and discourse. As a sophomore, Jonathan served as the sports editor. During his junior year, Jonathan served as managing editor for the fall, and co editor-in-chief for winter and spring. During the fall of his senior year, he will contribute as a guest writer before returning to his role as managing editor for winter and spring.
Daniel Perez is a junior majoring in psychology and minoring in French. This is his second year working as a photographer and as the Photo Editor for TKS. He plans to study abroad in 2017 in Denmark.
Tom Martin is editor of The Galesburg Register-Mail and Gatehouse Media's regional editor for west-central Illinois. He has also instructed journalism courses at Knox.
Sam Jacobson is a senior majoring in philosophy and minoring in religious studies. She was reluctantly dragged to her first TKS meeting during the last few weeks of her freshman year, during which she started regularly volunteer writing. She worked as a Staff Writer her sophomore year, Co-Mosaic Editor her junior year and is now taking on News. When she's not working on the newspaper you can find her running Philosophy Club, working as the Journalism Editor for Catch Magazine and in the Old Jail working as a secretary for Owen Muelder.
Rachel Watson is a senior majoring in Political Science and minoring in American Studies. She previously worked as a copy editor at TKS and has experience as the social media manager at the New York City chapter of the National Organization for Women. If social media doesn't work out, she plans to be a professional skeeball player.