Gizmo patio ice skating rink

Gizmo patio ice skating rink


Post Hall lobbyWomen golfers drinking pop on the course.A dorm room in the Quad -- Knox's main student housing area, which is a series of buildings that form a square on the south side of campus.Knox women sewing costumes for the Centennial celebration on the steps of Alumni Hall.The Class of 2008 awaits their diplomas at graduation.Dance in Post Hall lobbyThe Knosher Bowl. Constructed in the mid-1960s and originally known as the Knox Bowl, Knox's unique football field underwent a $1.8 million renovation during  summer 2008 and was named in honor of long-time Knox coach and athletic director Harley Knosher.Professor Peter Schramm, Watson Bartlett Professor of  Biology, with students.  Schramm taught at Knox from 1965 to 1995 and has been integral in the stewardship of Green Oaks.Knox RegattaMembers of the Knox College Choir's Madrigal singers process across the South Lawn of Old Main.Knox Siwash defeat Notre Dame Irish 12-5 at the Western "small-college championship" in Rock Island, IL.A student watches a lunar eclipse through a welding mask.Bowling alley in the basement of Seymour Student UnionHomecoming Parade float, "Spark Plug and Dr. Grogan"Women standing in front of Whiting Hall for sorority rushStudents excercising in the E. & L. Andrew Fitness Center. Named in honor of Trustee Laurel J. Andrew '86 and her parents, Ed and Edie Andrew, who, along with other family members and family foundations, provided the lead gifts for the 13,000 square foot facility.Pi Phi cookie shineStudents and faculty in Founder's LoungeKnox student in the bookstore, Carithers Hall, Seymour UnionStudents performing at a Gizmo open mic.The 100th Knox vs. Monmouth football game, otherwise known as the Bronze Turkey Game. Knox women's volleyballKnox College Women's basketballStudents participating in Knox College's Repertory Theatre Term -- or "Rep Term," as it is commonly known --  building the set.Dance students practicing in Memorial GymJon Ripperger '86, playing baseballTennis courtsProfessor William Ripperger, an unidentified student, Gus Sampaio, Fabio Van Roon, Gregg Bieser, Joseph Fernando and (seated) Brian McGee in the Computer Center, Umbeck Science-Mathematics Center.Women in front of the Old Main "Knox College for Lincoln" banner.Students hold signs at the mock Democratic national convention.Newspaper article about Knox College and Monmouth College 100th football gameThe Knox Galesburg Symphony in Harbach Theatre, Ford Center for the Fine Arts. The symphony, conducted by Professor of Music Bruce Polay, celebrates its 60th year during the 2011-2012 season.Music faculty and studentsKnox Basketball player, Dan Calandro '77, Coach Harley Knosher, Coach Tim Heimann '70Aerial view of campus including the former men's and women's infirmaries west of Seymour UnionFlunk Day paradeMock Democratic convention held in Memorial GymnasiumBiology lab, George Davis HallKnox College ObservatoryThe Old Jail with original covered porchFifty Year Club Garden party musiciansPhi Delta Theta fraternity canoe, Alumni Parade, Centenary CelebrationLombard bell tower in the spring timeKnox battalion on Willard FieldMembers of the Knox riding club, Thunder-on-the-Left, and the Women's Athletic Association, enjoying an afternoon at Green Oaks.Knox students on campus with Dr. Harold Taylor, prominent educator, lecturer, author and former President of Sarah Lawrence College.Women walking toward Old MainLadies at a Green Oaks camp outPaul Richmond '39, George Durako '40, unidentified woman, looking through the telescope at the Knox Observatory.Knox Regatta spectatorsPlanting trees at Green OaksArial view of campusWomen of the Class of 1962Chemistry lab, George Davis HallFour women help chalk the lines on a playing field.Eric Kirchmann '91 (41) and Mike Schwalbach '91 (43) during a home basketball game.Students playing cards in the Hearth, Alumni HallKnox basketball conference championsBiology lab in George Davis HallBiology Club Homecoming float, "Sic 'em Siwash"Members of the Knox College Choir on tour in Europe. Led by Choir Director Creston Klingman, the Choir visited nine countires and ultimately performed at the Brussels' World Fair.  Students of the Class of 1940  in front of Old MainBrian Hastings '99 faces off against a Monmouth wrestler.Greek women participating in the Greek Week events.Beta Theta Pi menKnox women swimming at the Galesburg High School pool.Rootabaga Jam Jazz festival at the Orpheum Theater in 2001. The annual event mixes internationally recognized jazz artists and regional talent, including Knox students, faculty, and alumni. Class of 1920 graduation processional at First Congregational ChurchInternational studentStudents coming from Beecher ChapelLaboratory, George Davis HallPost Hall, suite 2, Class of 1985Entry way and staircase of Seymour Student UnionAerial view of campus and the barracks/shacksStudents plant a garden during College for Kids summer program.TKE parade floatKnox College tie with pattern using the college sealBaseball teamTKE fraternity partyKnox Regatta winning teamWhiting Hall decorated for HomecomingWomen of the Pan-Hellenic CouncilBlack WeekElection Day, American Guerilla vigilantesMen's soccer action shotThe cover of "At Good Old Siwash" by George Fitch, copyright 1911. The popular novel presented a humorous depiction of a fictional college in a small Midwestern town and is where Knox's former nickname, Siwash, originated. Fitch graduated from Knox in 1897.ROTC cadets with an automatic weaponCandy James '08, doing the long jump at a track eventCory Bieber '10 throws a fast pitch at a Knox College softball game.Coed Knox rifle teamKnox College women’s golf  teamTwo men walking towards Alumni HallElection Day protestJanet Grieg Post, leader in 1937 renovation of Old Main and 1894 graduatePresident McCall indulging in "symbolism" at the Anti-Columbus Day Rally.Class of 1985 protest poster, "Don't preserve war machines like toys."Students playing in the leaves beneath the ginkgo tree in front of Seymour LibraryWith the deployment of men to Europe and the Pacific during WWII, the Class of 1945 was exclusively made up of women.Old Main in winter, on a "Season's Greetings" postcardKnox College women's rifle teamWomen’s debate teamKnox cheerleadersStudents and faculty enjoy Pumphandle in Memorial Gymnasium.Military parade through Standish ParkCast members of "Kiss Me Kate," featuring Professor of Theatre Robert Whitlatch.Library circulation deskWomen's  gym class wand workStudent in the ceramic studio of the Ford Center for Fine Arts.Knox College women's archeryKnox College GymnasiumStudents in Russia for a "mini term" program with Prof. Momcilo Rosic, standing fourth from rightThe 1917 Senior play, "Breezy's Point," at the Orpheum Theater.The students of A.B.L.E. (Allied Blacks for Liberty and Equality) HouseWomen's basketball in the Women's Gymnasium, now the Auxiliary GymnasiumKnox College mailboxesThe Carnival of ClubsThe gingko tree and Cedar Street in front of  Seymour libraryOld Main in a lightning stormThe Hearth, Alumni Hall basementA "donkey basketball" game sponsored by the Delta Delta Delta sorority.Puddles synchronized swimming in the Lay Natatorium, Memorial GymnasiumVice President George Bush speaks at a the Knox County Republicans' Lincoln Day dinner, held at Knox; on the platform are Gov. James Thompson, Vice President Bush, KnoxCounty Republican Charman Frank Gustine '60, and Barbara Bush.Alumni Hall TheaterA typical student dorm roomGeorge Davis Hall under construction.Academic procession through Standish ParkKnox College campus fox holes used for cadet training in WWI.Barracks south of the gymPost Hall dorm roomGreek Week pie-eating contest in front of the Gizmo.Chemistry lab in Science Math CenterGizmo patio ice skating rinkClass Scrap/Pushbattle, the annual fall initiation of freshmen men by sophomore men on Willard FieldKnox College students building a sandbag wall along the Mississippi River at the Centennial Bridge in Rock Island, Illinois.Residents of "The Ghetto," the nickname for the top floor of Seymour Hall,  plant a "Ghetto Rules" flag on the Old Main bell tower.Whiting Hall women on their way to chapel.Mock Presidential convention at the Galesburg ArmoryVeritas sealWWI cadets in the mess hall erected by the barracks, south of the gym.Presentation of the Lombard College bell to Knox College. Galesburg's second prairie college, Lombard had to close its doors due to financial issues and graduated its last class in 1930. Students who did not have enough credits to graduate were invited to transfer to Knox ,without loss of academic standing, to finish their education.Class Scrap/Pushbattle, a dangerous battle meant to alleviate hostility between freshmen and sophomore men. The score was 0-0, a stalemate, but a victory for all of campus.Old Main in winterOld Main in winterStudents working in the mail roomBeta Theta Pi menFreshman orientation testsLa Tuna group from Barcelona, Spain, plays in the Gizmo.Lisa Harrison '92  blowing bubbles at graduation festivities.Group in Seymour Union's Skylight roomStudents line up to board the Gizmobile, a bus service provided by Knox College between New York and Galesburg to help students with the cost of transportation.White Sox game played at Willard Field.Classes of 1902 and 1903 at the Centenary celebration festivitiesWhiting Hall bowling alleyMale cheerleaders at HomecomingView of Seymour Library in the winterKnox College Greek Women: Donna Paulick, Tri Delta, Michal Diabs, Pi Beta Phi, Mollie Miller, Pi Beta PhiPainting studio, Ford Center for the Fine ArtsCadet BandMembers of the Knox riding club, Thunder-on-the-Left, and the Women's Athletic Association, including women's physical education instructor Evelyn Bielefeldt (in checked coat on the left), on a wagon ride at Green Oaks. Three different Knox sealsStudent at Seymour Library circulation desk demonstrating book bag search policy with Knox College President, Inman FoxWomen's cross country team at the boulder outside Memorial GymnasiumKnox womenWomen's Soccer, Christina Fortner '93Flunk Day pie in the faceInterior of the Knox College barracksKnox basketball teamMilton L. Comstock (left), in mathematics, Albert Hurd (right) in natural sciences, and George Churchill (standing), principal of the Knox Academy, the College's preparatory school, who joined the faculty in 1855, were dubbed "The Great Triumvirate." Actors recreate a scene from one of Galesburg's most famous statues -- renowned Civil War nurse Mother Bickerdyke caring for a Union soldier --  for the Centennial celebration. Mother Bickerdyke's statue can still be seen on the Knox County Courthouse lawn, directly across from the Knox campus.Seymour Hall north entrancePresident Roger Taylor '63 and Anne Taylor '63 with balloons walking out of T. Fleming Field House after Homecoming dinner 2008.Actors rehearsing a train hold up for the Centennial celebration.International students performing at the International Fair.Muddy students on Flunk DayParade down Main St. at SeminaryKnox women walking into Seymour Union, Alumni Hall, Old Main in backgroundStudent DJs in the WVKC 90.7 FM studio. WVKC is known as the Voice of Knox College.Old Main, Alumni Hall, ObservatoryProfessor Bill Brady, English, taught at Knox from 1962 until 1994 when he retired.  He was beloved by generations of Knox students for his Shakespeare classes.Phi Delta Theta's playing cardsGarfield Todd, former prime minister of Rhodesia, speaks with Knox studentsMay Day CelebrationProfessor of Physics Charles Schulz '72 projecting a telescopic view of the lunar eclipse on the Gizmo Patio.Cast of the play "Much Ado About Nothing"Students on the lawn behind Old Main blowing bubbles.Students in front of Alumni HallCommencement processional through Standish ParkJerry Evans '86 carrying  the college mace at Commencement.Senator Bob Dole visits campus during his presidential run.Clara A. Abbott Emeritius Professor of Biology, Bill Geer, Illinois Professor of the Year in 1990 and Honorary Degree Recipient in 2007.  He is best known for his research on fruit flies and establishment of the Fly Lab, which was one of the first research labs on campus to utilize students.The Goal Post, or the "Geep" as it was commonly known, was a popular snack bar located at 256 S. Cedar Street (close to the current FIJI house).Class of 1939 reunion pictureWomen in a suite, Class of 1980Donald Tchoypa '13 races for control of the ball in a Prairie Fire home soccer game.Muddy student on Flunk DayDan Calandro '77 shooting during the 1974-1975 basketball season.Knox men walking on campusWomen's field hockeySeymour Library study table"Ghetto Rules" flag atop Old Main's Bell Tower. The flag was planted by residents of the top floor of Seymour Hall, otherwise known as "The Ghetto."Tri-Delta womenCrosses on the South Lawn  and a symbolic body hung from a tree beneath a banner of Che Guevara on Old Main were all part of the Election Day protest.Dandelion Day with students, custodian, Olaf Martin; President McClelland; Professor W.P. Drew; and Professor U. Quillan.Students join hands during Homecoming in the "Snake Dance."Maze for training a white rat in the psychology departmentFootball cheerleadersDanny Kizior '11 at the Homecoming game at the Knosher BowlWoman dancing on fieldLadies enjoy the campus in the springtime.Five Knox football team membersThe Puddles synchronized swim team at the Lay Natatorium.Students at a Take Back the Night Rally."Galesburg's Tropical Paradise -- only $5190 a year" sign in a residence hall windowBeanie crawlKnox women outside the Knox ObservatoryFounder's Day tea in elegant dressWVKC staff on the steps of Old MainKnox College students digging for a sandbag wall along the Mississippi River at the Centennial Bridge in Rock Island, IllinoisKnox Cadets lined up in front of Old MainStudents playing on Flunk DaySiwash football graphicThe Lincoln Room in Seymour Union, which  features the Lincoln-Douglas Debate mural.Freshman women's Green Ribbon Walk. Freshman men had to participate in a similar walk -- they wore green beanies instead of hats.A group of Knox College students pose with a banner shortly before the group left Galesburg for Washington D.C. to protest the military involvement in the Middle East.Students during the Anti-Columbus Day Rally.Publication staff and students of the Knox College Radio station 90.7 WVKC.Squirrel
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