Student DJs in the WVKC 90.7 FM studio. WVKC is known as the Voice of Knox College.

Student DJs in the WVKC 90.7 FM studio. WVKC is known as the Voice of Knox College.

1990

Post Hall, suite 2, Class of 1985Professor of Physics Charles Schulz '72 projecting a telescopic view of the lunar eclipse on the Gizmo Patio.Siwash football graphicMock Democratic convention held in Memorial GymnasiumStudents playing cards in the Hearth, Alumni HallDanny Kizior '11 at the Homecoming game at the Knosher BowlChemistry lab in Science Math CenterKnox women sewing costumes for the Centennial celebration on the steps of Alumni Hall.Jerry Evans '86 carrying  the college mace at Commencement.The 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.Knox Regatta spectatorsMilton 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." Lombard bell tower in the spring timeWomen in a suite, Class of 1980Dandelion Day with students, custodian, Olaf Martin; President McClelland; Professor W.P. Drew; and Professor U. Quillan.Two men walking towards Alumni HallThe Hearth, Alumni Hall basementAcademic procession through Standish ParkElection Day, American Guerilla vigilantesLadies at a Green Oaks camp outStudents performing at a Gizmo open mic.Whiting Hall bowling alleyInternational students performing at the International Fair.The 100th Knox vs. Monmouth football game, otherwise known as the Bronze Turkey Game. Members of the Knox College Choir's Madrigal singers process across the South Lawn of Old Main.Knox women outside the Knox ObservatoryStudents of the Class of 1940  in front of Old MainWomen golfers drinking pop on the course.Women standing in front of Whiting Hall for sorority rushOld Main in winter, on a "Season's Greetings" postcardSeymour Hall north entranceStudent at Seymour Library circulation desk demonstrating book bag search policy with Knox College President, Inman FoxBlack WeekBaseball teamMay Day CelebrationActors 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.Knox men walking on campusPresident McCall indulging in "symbolism" at the Anti-Columbus Day Rally.Knox College campus fox holes used for cadet training in WWI.Women's field hockeyStudents in Russia for a "mini term" program with Prof. Momcilo Rosic, standing fourth from rightBiology lab in George Davis HallClass of 1985 protest poster, "Don't preserve war machines like toys."Post Hall dorm roomMembers 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.  Woman dancing on fieldCommencement processional through Standish ParkKnox basketball teamGeorge Davis Hall under construction.Knox College students building a sandbag wall along the Mississippi River at the Centennial Bridge in Rock Island, Illinois.Aerial view of campus including the former men's and women's infirmaries west of Seymour UnionGreek women participating in the Greek Week events.La Tuna group from Barcelona, Spain, plays in the Gizmo.SquirrelPaul Richmond '39, George Durako '40, unidentified woman, looking through the telescope at the Knox Observatory.The Old Jail with original covered porchPainting studio, Ford Center for the Fine ArtsProfessor 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.Cast members of "Kiss Me Kate," featuring Professor of Theatre Robert Whitlatch.Knox women walking into Seymour Union, Alumni Hall, Old Main in backgroundOld Main in winterKnox Regatta winning teamStudent in the ceramic studio of the Ford Center for Fine Arts.Gizmo patio ice skating rinkThe Class of 2008 awaits their diplomas at graduation.Group in Seymour Union's Skylight roomPhi Delta Theta fraternity canoe, Alumni Parade, Centenary CelebrationStudents on the lawn behind Old Main blowing bubbles.Students at a Take Back the Night Rally.Knox College Women's basketballROTC cadets with an automatic weaponBrian Hastings '99 faces off against a Monmouth wrestler.Classes of 1902 and 1903 at the Centenary celebration festivitiesDan Calandro '77 shooting during the 1974-1975 basketball season.International studentWomen's cross country team at the boulder outside Memorial GymnasiumStudents hold signs at the mock Democratic national convention.Knox Basketball player, Dan Calandro '77, Coach Harley Knosher, Coach Tim Heimann '70Knox RegattaFootball cheerleadersStudents and faculty in Founder's LoungeStudents playing in the leaves beneath the ginkgo tree in front of Seymour LibraryKnox women swimming at the Galesburg High School pool.Interior of the Knox College barracksWith the deployment of men to Europe and the Pacific during WWII, the Class of 1945 was exclusively made up of women.Women's Soccer, Christina Fortner '93Post Hall lobbyKnox College ObservatoryThe Puddles synchronized swim team at the Lay Natatorium.Eric Kirchmann '91 (41) and Mike Schwalbach '91 (43) during a home basketball game.Coed Knox rifle teamLaboratory, George Davis HallThe 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.Old Main in a lightning stormCast of the play "Much Ado About Nothing"Beta Theta Pi menTennis courtsFreshman women's Green Ribbon Walk. Freshman men had to participate in a similar walk -- they wore green beanies instead of hats.Knox Cadets lined up in front of Old MainKnox College women's archeryKnox womenClass of 1920 graduation processional at First Congregational ChurchClass Scrap/Pushbattle, the annual fall initiation of freshmen men by sophomore men on Willard FieldKnox students on campus with Dr. Harold Taylor, prominent educator, lecturer, author and former President of Sarah Lawrence College.Students coming from Beecher ChapelBiology Club Homecoming float, "Sic 'em Siwash"Freshman orientation testsKnox College mailboxesThe 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.White Sox game played at Willard Field.Women of the Pan-Hellenic CouncilSenator Bob Dole visits campus during his presidential run.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.The Carnival of ClubsVice 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.Donald Tchoypa '13 races for control of the ball in a Prairie Fire home soccer game.A student watches a lunar eclipse through a welding mask.Women of the Class of 1962Flunk Day paradeMen's soccer action shotGreek Week pie-eating contest in front of the Gizmo.Women's  gym class wand workTKE fraternity partyPi Phi cookie shineFifty Year Club Garden party musiciansKnox women's volleyballProfessor 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.Candy James '08, doing the long jump at a track eventWomen walking toward Old MainMock Presidential convention at the Galesburg ArmoryThree different Knox sealsBowling alley in the basement of Seymour Student UnionA 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."Galesburg's Tropical Paradise -- only $5190 a year" sign in a residence hall windowStudents join hands during Homecoming in the "Snake Dance."Actors rehearsing a train hold up for the Centennial celebration.The 1917 Senior play, "Breezy's Point," at the Orpheum Theater.Beanie crawlKnox College GymnasiumClara 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.Cory Bieber '10 throws a fast pitch at a Knox College softball game.Knox cheerleadersLadies enjoy the campus in the springtime.The students of A.B.L.E. (Allied Blacks for Liberty and Equality) HouseWomen's basketball in the Women's Gymnasium, now the Auxiliary GymnasiumTri-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.Residents of "The Ghetto," the nickname for the top floor of Seymour Hall,  plant a "Ghetto Rules" flag on the Old Main bell tower.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. Male cheerleaders at HomecomingKnox College students digging for a sandbag wall along the Mississippi River at the Centennial Bridge in Rock Island, IllinoisMusic faculty and studentsKnox College tie with pattern using the college sealThe Lincoln Room in Seymour Union, which  features the Lincoln-Douglas Debate mural.Flunk Day pie in the faceDance students practicing in Memorial GymTKE parade floatBarracks south of the gymMembers of the Knox riding club, Thunder-on-the-Left, and the Women's Athletic Association, enjoying an afternoon at Green Oaks.Election Day protestAlumni Hall TheaterStudents participating in Knox College's Repertory Theatre Term -- or "Rep Term," as it is commonly known --  building the set.Planting trees at Green OaksWWI cadets in the mess hall erected by the barracks, south of the gym.Whiting Hall women on their way to chapel.WVKC staff on the steps of Old MainWhiting Hall decorated for HomecomingA typical student dorm roomPhi Delta Theta's playing cardsKnox College women's rifle teamStudents in front of Alumni HallA "donkey basketball" game sponsored by the Delta Delta Delta sorority.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).Seymour Library study tableMaze for training a white rat in the psychology departmentView of Seymour Library in the winterHomecoming Parade float, "Spark Plug and Dr. Grogan"Janet Grieg Post, leader in 1937 renovation of Old Main and 1894 graduateRootabaga 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 1939 reunion pictureStudents and faculty enjoy Pumphandle in Memorial Gymnasium.Women in front of the Old Main "Knox College for Lincoln" banner.Biology lab, George Davis HallKnox basketball conference championsCadet BandStudent DJs in the WVKC 90.7 FM studio. WVKC is known as the Voice of Knox College.Students 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.Students playing on Flunk DayNewspaper article about Knox College and Monmouth College 100th football gameStudents plant a garden during College for Kids summer program.Dance in Post Hall lobbyChemistry lab, George Davis HallPuddles synchronized swimming in the Lay Natatorium, Memorial GymnasiumPresident Roger Taylor '63 and Anne Taylor '63 with balloons walking out of T. Fleming Field House after Homecoming dinner 2008.Military parade through Standish ParkThe gingko tree and Cedar Street in front of  Seymour libraryFour women help chalk the lines on a playing field.Old Main in winterKnox College women’s golf  teamMuddy students on Flunk DayFive Knox football team membersArial view of campusKnox College Greek Women: Donna Paulick, Tri Delta, Michal Diabs, Pi Beta Phi, Mollie Miller, Pi Beta PhiKnox Siwash defeat Notre Dame Irish 12-5 at the Western "small-college championship" in Rock Island, IL.Muddy student on Flunk DayStudents working in the mail roomLibrary circulation deskBeta Theta Pi menOld Main, Alumni Hall, ObservatoryPublication staff and students of the Knox College Radio station 90.7 WVKC.Entry way and staircase of Seymour Student Union"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."Knox student in the bookstore, Carithers Hall, Seymour UnionVeritas sealFounder's Day tea in elegant dressParade down Main St. at SeminaryWomen’s debate teamA 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.Jon Ripperger '86, playing baseballClass 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.Aerial view of campus and the barracks/shacksLisa Harrison '92  blowing bubbles at graduation festivities.Students during the Anti-Columbus Day Rally.Garfield Todd, former prime minister of Rhodesia, speaks with Knox studentsStudents 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.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.Knox battalion on Willard Field
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