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TKS’s top 10 stories of 2014

10. Galesburg man banned from campus

Published: May 17, 2014

Pageviews: 922

A Galesburg man was banned from campus after having been arrested for State Disorderly Conduct. The man, Kyle Hernandez, was arrested on May 15, 2014 and has been issued a banned on campus warning due to his association with some Knox community members.

9. Diversity Initiative organizes walkout

Published: May 12, 2014

Pageviews: 979

This article broke the news of the Diversity Initiative’s walkout, which was initially kept a secret from administration but later released in a press statement to the Galesburg Register-Mail.

8. Celebrating bodies, diversity 

Published: February 19, 2014

Pageviews: 1,005

Formerly known as Love Your Body, SASS’s Bodies Week continued its message of self-appreciation and diversity this February. Several changes were made to events this year, and even more stipulations were added for photographer and model participants.

7. Standing up for Sherman

Published: January 22, 2014

Pageviews: 1,018

Sports Editor Gavin Crowell analyzed Richard Sherman’s play in Seattle’s 23-17 victory over the San Francisco 49ers in the NFC Champion game and the dramatic comments he made after the game.

6. Broadview to end night shift

Published: January 14, 2014

Pageviews: 1,474

This article announced that the Broadview Restaurant would be changing from a 24/7 schedule to a 9 p.m. closing time to alleviate economic strain on the business.

5. Students air grievances at walkout

Published: May 14, 2014

Pageviews: 1,752

This article followed the walkout, organized  by the Diversity Initiative, which addressed grievances on campus, including general lack of communication, tuition hikes without adequate resources and donor priorities.

4. VIDEO: Knox Students stage walkout, express

frustrations over diversity 

Published: May 14, 2014

Pageviews: 1,831

Photo Editor Casey Mendoza’s video documented the walkout at which students voiced frustrations with “health services, sexual assault policies, administrator transparency and the lack of diversity at Knox.”

3. ‘Attack on Titan’ starts mainstream anime trend

Published: May 21, 2014

Pageviews: 2,228

Film and TV critic Emma Frey reviewed popular television show ‘Attack on Titan,’ calling it “stunning animation and thrilling pacing make for one of the best series I have ever had the pleasure of viewing.”

2. UPDATE: Knox College under investigation for sex

discrimination complaint

Published: April 30, 2014

Pageviews: 2,264

This article broke the news that Knox College was one of over 50 colleges and universities nationwide under federal investigation by the Office of Civil Rights under Title IX investigation. The article was updated later in the day to reflect updates to the announcement.


1.  Nye v. Ham creationism debate a disaster for science

Published: March 5, 2014

Pageviews: 19,632

Columnist Leland Wright reviewed February’s debate between scientist Bill Nye and Earth creationist Ken Ham, calling the debate a


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Kate Mishkin
Kate Mishkin is a junior majoring in English literature and minoring in journalism. This is her first year as managing editor, after having served as co-news editor and co-mosaic editor. Kate is the recipient of two awards from the Illinois College Press Association for news and feature stories and one award from the Associated Collegiate Press. In 2014 she won the Theodore Hazen Kimble Prize and Ida M. Tarbell Prize in Investigate Journalism. During the summer of 2014, she will be interning at the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette.

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