Knox women's volleyball

Knox women's volleyball


The 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.Student DJs in the WVKC 90.7 FM studio. WVKC is known as the Voice of Knox College.Music faculty and studentsActors 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.Chemistry lab in Science Math CenterTKE fraternity partySeymour Library study tableKnox College GymnasiumStudents join hands during Homecoming in the "Snake Dance."Post Hall lobbyMembers of the Knox riding club, Thunder-on-the-Left, and the Women's Athletic Association, enjoying an afternoon at Green Oaks.May Day CelebrationInternational students performing at the International Fair.Students participating in Knox College's Repertory Theatre Term -- or "Rep Term," as it is commonly known --  building the set.With the deployment of men to Europe and the Pacific during WWII, the Class of 1945 was exclusively made up of women.Flunk Day pie in the faceFive Knox football team membersPhi Delta Theta fraternity canoe, Alumni Parade, Centenary CelebrationWomen's field hockeyAcademic procession through Standish ParkBeta Theta Pi menCadet BandWhiting Hall bowling alleyKnox College mailboxesLadies at a Green Oaks camp outKnox Basketball player, Dan Calandro '77, Coach Harley Knosher, Coach Tim Heimann '70Knox RegattaA 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.Knox women outside the Knox ObservatoryStudents working in the mail roomMock Democratic convention held in Memorial GymnasiumPresident Roger Taylor '63 and Anne Taylor '63 with balloons walking out of T. Fleming Field House after Homecoming dinner 2008.Pi Phi cookie shinePresident McCall indulging in "symbolism" at the Anti-Columbus Day Rally.Arial view of campusSeymour Hall north entranceActors rehearsing a train hold up for the Centennial celebration.Women's basketball in the Women's Gymnasium, now the Auxiliary 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.Group in Seymour Union's Skylight roomInterior of the Knox College barracksResidents of "The Ghetto," the nickname for the top floor of Seymour Hall,  plant a "Ghetto Rules" flag on the Old Main bell tower.Knox College Women's basketballStudent at Seymour Library circulation desk demonstrating book bag search policy with Knox College President, Inman FoxProfessor 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.WVKC staff on the steps of Old MainKnox Regatta spectatorsMen's soccer action shotClass of 1985 protest poster, "Don't preserve war machines like toys."Classes of 1902 and 1903 at the Centenary celebration festivitiesA student watches a lunar eclipse through a welding mask.Baseball teamTKE parade floatPresentation 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.Library circulation deskThe students of A.B.L.E. (Allied Blacks for Liberty and Equality) HousePuddles synchronized swimming in the Lay Natatorium, Memorial GymnasiumMembers of the Knox College Choir's Madrigal singers process across the South Lawn of Old Main.Women's  gym class wand workTennis courtsLa Tuna group from Barcelona, Spain, plays in the Gizmo.SquirrelWomen’s debate teamOld Main, Alumni Hall, ObservatoryLadies enjoy the campus in the springtime.Homecoming Parade float, "Spark Plug and Dr. Grogan"The 100th Knox vs. Monmouth football game, otherwise known as the Bronze Turkey Game. Class Scrap/Pushbattle, the annual fall initiation of freshmen men by sophomore men on Willard FieldThe 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).Painting studio, Ford Center for the Fine ArtsSenator Bob Dole visits campus during his presidential run.Students and faculty in Founder's LoungeKnox women swimming at the Galesburg High School pool.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.  Knox College campus fox holes used for cadet training in WWI.Laboratory, George Davis HallLisa Harrison '92  blowing bubbles at graduation festivities.WWI cadets in the mess hall erected by the barracks, south of the gym.The gingko tree and Cedar Street in front of  Seymour libraryCast members of "Kiss Me Kate," featuring Professor of Theatre Robert Whitlatch.Dan Calandro '77 shooting during the 1974-1975 basketball season.The Carnival of ClubsKnox basketball conference championsWomen golfers drinking pop on the course.Male cheerleaders at HomecomingGeorge Davis Hall under construction.Muddy student on Flunk DayBlack WeekWomen's cross country team at the boulder outside Memorial GymnasiumWomen standing in front of Whiting Hall for sorority rushKnox College students digging for a sandbag wall along the Mississippi River at the Centennial Bridge in Rock Island, IllinoisPublication staff and students of the Knox College Radio station 90.7 WVKC.Freshman women's Green Ribbon Walk. Freshman men had to participate in a similar walk -- they wore green beanies instead of hats.Beta Theta Pi menKnox College women's rifle teamKnox womenDandelion Day with students, custodian, Olaf Martin; President McClelland; Professor W.P. Drew; and Professor U. Quillan.Beanie crawlKnox College tie with pattern using the college sealA typical student dorm roomThe Old Jail with original covered porchWomen of the Pan-Hellenic CouncilKnox College women's archeryStudents during the Anti-Columbus Day Rally.Eric Kirchmann '91 (41) and Mike Schwalbach '91 (43) during a home basketball game.Women's Soccer, Christina Fortner '93The Lincoln Room in Seymour Union, which  features the Lincoln-Douglas Debate mural.Paul Richmond '39, George Durako '40, unidentified woman, looking through the telescope at the Knox Observatory.Post Hall, suite 2, Class of 1985Jerry Evans '86 carrying  the college mace at Commencement.Chemistry lab, George Davis HallKnox College ObservatoryWomen in a suite, Class of 1980Garfield Todd, former prime minister of Rhodesia, speaks with Knox studentsOld Main in winterStudents in Russia for a "mini term" program with Prof. Momcilo Rosic, standing fourth from rightDonald Tchoypa '13 races for control of the ball in a Prairie Fire home soccer game.Members 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. 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.Flunk Day paradeRootabaga 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. Parade down Main St. at SeminaryCory Bieber '10 throws a fast pitch at a Knox College softball game.Milton 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." Muddy students on Flunk DayJanet Grieg Post, leader in 1937 renovation of Old Main and 1894 graduateStudents on the lawn behind Old Main blowing bubbles.Phi Delta Theta's playing cardsStudents and faculty enjoy Pumphandle in Memorial Gymnasium.Students of the Class of 1940  in front of Old MainThe 1917 Senior play, "Breezy's Point," at the Orpheum Theater.Knox women's volleyballWomen walking toward Old MainTri-Delta womenStudents at a Take Back the Night Rally.Alumni Hall TheaterCast of the play "Much Ado About Nothing"Knox cheerleadersGizmo patio ice skating rinkDance students practicing in Memorial GymDance in Post Hall lobbyStudents playing in the leaves beneath the ginkgo tree in front of Seymour LibrarySiwash football graphicThe Hearth, Alumni Hall basementOld Main in winterProfessor 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.Students in front of Alumni HallKnox basketball team"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."Commencement processional through Standish ParkMilitary parade through Standish ParkWomen of the Class of 1962Danny Kizior '11 at the Homecoming game at the Knosher BowlKnox College women’s golf  teamStudents playing cards in the Hearth, Alumni HallClass of 1939 reunion pictureStudents coming from Beecher ChapelOld Main in a lightning stormProfessor of Physics Charles Schulz '72 projecting a telescopic view of the lunar eclipse on the Gizmo Patio.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.Two men walking towards Alumni HallStudents 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.The Class of 2008 awaits their diplomas at graduation.View of Seymour Library in the winterROTC cadets with an automatic weaponCoed Knox rifle teamStudents hold signs at the mock Democratic national convention.Women in front of the Old Main "Knox College for Lincoln" banner."Galesburg's Tropical Paradise -- only $5190 a year" sign in a residence hall windowFootball cheerleadersBiology lab, George Davis HallBowling alley in the basement of Seymour Student UnionWhite Sox game played at Willard Field.Professor 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.Students 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.Maze for training a white rat in the psychology departmentVeritas sealKnox College students building a sandbag wall along the Mississippi River at the Centennial Bridge in Rock Island, Illinois.Greek Week pie-eating contest in front of the Gizmo.Knox women walking into Seymour Union, Alumni Hall, Old Main in backgroundFifty Year Club Garden party musiciansMock Presidential convention at the Galesburg ArmoryWoman dancing on fieldFour women help chalk the lines on a playing field.Knox students on campus with Dr. Harold Taylor, prominent educator, lecturer, author and former President of Sarah Lawrence College.Knox College Greek Women: Donna Paulick, Tri Delta, Michal Diabs, Pi Beta Phi, Mollie Miller, Pi Beta PhiThe Puddles synchronized swim team at the Lay Natatorium.Greek women participating in the Greek Week events.Crosses 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.Students performing at a Gizmo open mic.Newspaper article about Knox College and Monmouth College 100th football gameFreshman orientation testsStudents plant a garden during College for Kids summer program.Candy James '08, doing the long jump at a track eventThree different Knox sealsKnox Cadets lined up in front of Old MainA "donkey basketball" game sponsored by the Delta Delta Delta sorority.Student in the ceramic studio of the Ford Center for Fine Arts.Post Hall dorm roomElection Day protestWhiting Hall decorated for HomecomingThe 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.International studentKnox Siwash defeat Notre Dame Irish 12-5 at the Western "small-college championship" in Rock Island, IL.Barracks south of the gymThe 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.Knox men walking on campusFounder's Day tea in elegant dressPlanting trees at Green OaksWhiting Hall women on their way to chapel.Brian Hastings '99 faces off against a Monmouth wrestler.Biology Club Homecoming float, "Sic 'em Siwash"Old Main in winter, on a "Season's Greetings" postcardBiology lab in George Davis HallEntry way and staircase of Seymour Student UnionKnox battalion on Willard FieldAerial view of campus and the barracks/shacksKnox student in the bookstore, Carithers Hall, Seymour UnionKnox Regatta winning teamClara 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.Election Day, American Guerilla vigilantesLombard bell tower in the spring timeAerial view of campus including the former men's and women's infirmaries west of Seymour UnionStudents playing on Flunk DayKnox women sewing costumes for the Centennial celebration on the steps of Alumni Hall.Class of 1920 graduation processional at First Congregational ChurchJon Ripperger '86, playing baseball
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