Donald Tchoypa '13 races for control of the ball in a Prairie Fire home soccer game.

Donald Tchoypa '13 races for control of the ball in a Prairie Fire home soccer game.

2009 - 2010

The Class of 2008 awaits their diplomas at graduation.Tennis courtsPresident McCall indulging in "symbolism" at the Anti-Columbus Day Rally.Cory Bieber '10 throws a fast pitch at a Knox College softball game.Mock Democratic convention held in Memorial GymnasiumKnox College students digging for a sandbag wall along the Mississippi River at the Centennial Bridge in Rock Island, IllinoisJerry Evans '86 carrying  the college mace at Commencement.Phi Delta Theta fraternity canoe, Alumni Parade, Centenary CelebrationKnox College Women's basketballBiology lab in George Davis HallFour women help chalk the lines on a playing field.Students on the lawn behind Old Main blowing bubbles.Students in Russia for a "mini term" program with Prof. Momcilo Rosic, standing fourth from rightWomen of the Class of 1962View of Seymour Library in the winterStudents hold signs at the mock Democratic national convention.Knox Basketball player, Dan Calandro '77, Coach Harley Knosher, Coach Tim Heimann '70Lombard bell tower in the spring timeBiology lab, George Davis HallMale cheerleaders at HomecomingStudents at a Take Back the Night Rally.Election Day protestWhiting Hall bowling alleyProfessor 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.Group in Seymour Union's Skylight roomCadet BandKnox College Greek Women: Donna Paulick, Tri Delta, Michal Diabs, Pi Beta Phi, Mollie Miller, Pi Beta PhiMuddy students on Flunk DayCoed Knox rifle teamMembers 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. Danny Kizior '11 at the Homecoming game at the Knosher BowlStudent DJs in the WVKC 90.7 FM studio. WVKC is known as the Voice of Knox College.Students performing at a Gizmo open mic.Chemistry lab, George Davis HallA typical student 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.  President Roger Taylor '63 and Anne Taylor '63 with balloons walking out of T. Fleming Field House after Homecoming dinner 2008."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."Women in front of the Old Main "Knox College for Lincoln" banner.Fifty Year Club Garden party musiciansROTC cadets with an automatic weaponHomecoming Parade float, "Spark Plug and Dr. Grogan"Women standing in front of Whiting Hall for sorority rushWhiting Hall women on their way to chapel.Students and faculty enjoy Pumphandle in Memorial Gymnasium.Mock Presidential convention at the Galesburg ArmoryTKE parade floatGarfield Todd, former prime minister of Rhodesia, speaks with Knox studentsWomen's  gym class wand workLadies enjoy the campus in the springtime.Dance in Post Hall lobbyKnox basketball conference championsThe Old Jail with original covered porchKnox women walking into Seymour Union, Alumni Hall, Old Main in backgroundWhite Sox game played at Willard Field.The Puddles synchronized swim team at the Lay Natatorium.Parade down Main St. at SeminaryKnox College mailboxesBeta Theta Pi menCandy James '08, doing the long jump at a track eventBarracks south of the gymSeymour Hall north entranceKnox College women’s golf  teamThe 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.Aerial view of campus and the barracks/shacksKnox women's volleyballMay Day CelebrationThe gingko tree and Cedar Street in front of  Seymour libraryJon Ripperger '86, playing baseballKnox student in the bookstore, Carithers Hall, Seymour UnionPost Hall dorm roomKnox Siwash defeat Notre Dame Irish 12-5 at the Western "small-college championship" in Rock Island, IL.Women's cross country team at the boulder outside Memorial GymnasiumCrosses 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 of the Class of 1940  in front of Old MainStudents working in the mail roomThe Hearth, Alumni Hall basementProfessor 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.Actors rehearsing a train hold up for the Centennial celebration.A "donkey basketball" game sponsored by the Delta Delta Delta sorority.Women walking toward Old MainWhiting Hall decorated for HomecomingPublication staff and students of the Knox College Radio station 90.7 WVKC.Classes of 1902 and 1903 at the Centenary celebration festivitiesAlumni Hall TheaterBaseball teamGeorge Davis Hall under construction.Students in front of Alumni HallBiology Club Homecoming float, "Sic 'em Siwash"Brian Hastings '99 faces off against a Monmouth wrestler.International students performing at the International Fair.Beanie crawlBlack WeekArial view of campusLibrary circulation deskElection Day, American Guerilla vigilantesPlanting trees at Green OaksSeymour Library study tableDandelion Day with students, custodian, Olaf Martin; President McClelland; Professor W.P. Drew; and Professor U. Quillan.Flunk Day paradeBeta Theta Pi menLadies at a Green Oaks camp outA student watches a lunar eclipse through a welding mask.Freshman women's Green Ribbon Walk. Freshman men had to participate in a similar walk -- they wore green beanies instead of hats.Paul Richmond '39, George Durako '40, unidentified woman, looking through the telescope at the Knox Observatory.Five Knox football team membersTKE fraternity partyThe 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 College ObservatoryEric Kirchmann '91 (41) and Mike Schwalbach '91 (43) during a home basketball game.Flunk Day pie in the faceWomen's basketball in the Women's Gymnasium, now the Auxiliary GymnasiumClass of 1920 graduation processional at First Congregational ChurchA 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.Post Hall lobbyStudents playing in the leaves beneath the ginkgo tree in front of Seymour LibraryAerial view of campus including the former men's and women's infirmaries west of Seymour UnionStudents join hands during Homecoming in the "Snake Dance."Knox women sewing costumes for the Centennial celebration on the steps of Alumni Hall.Donald Tchoypa '13 races for control of the ball in a Prairie Fire home soccer game.Old Main, Alumni Hall, Observatory"Galesburg's Tropical Paradise -- only $5190 a year" sign in a residence hall windowWomen's field hockeyKnox Regatta winning teamCommencement processional through Standish ParkSiwash football graphicProfessor 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.Founder's Day tea in elegant dressCast of the play "Much Ado About Nothing"SquirrelThe Lincoln Room in Seymour Union, which  features the Lincoln-Douglas Debate mural.Tri-Delta womenClass Scrap/Pushbattle, the annual fall initiation of freshmen men by sophomore men on Willard FieldWomen's Soccer, Christina Fortner '93Two men walking towards Alumni HallMen's soccer action shotStudents 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.Gizmo patio ice skating rinkWomen golfers drinking pop on the course.The students of A.B.L.E. (Allied Blacks for Liberty and Equality) HouseWomen of the Pan-Hellenic CouncilMusic faculty and studentsVeritas sealJanet Grieg Post, leader in 1937 renovation of Old Main and 1894 graduateKnox basketball teamThe 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.Maze for training a white rat in the psychology departmentDance students practicing in Memorial GymKnox women outside the Knox ObservatoryKnox womenPhi Delta Theta's playing cardsMuddy student on Flunk DayMembers of the Knox College Choir's Madrigal singers process across the South Lawn of Old Main.The Carnival of ClubsClass of 1985 protest poster, "Don't preserve war machines like toys."Students playing on Flunk DayKnox students on campus with Dr. Harold Taylor, prominent educator, lecturer, author and former President of Sarah Lawrence College.La Tuna group from Barcelona, Spain, plays in the Gizmo.Students during the Anti-Columbus Day Rally.Student at Seymour Library circulation desk demonstrating book bag search policy with Knox College President, Inman FoxWith the deployment of men to Europe and the Pacific during WWII, the Class of 1945 was exclusively made up of women.Bowling alley in the basement of Seymour Student UnionKnox College tie with pattern using the college sealOld Main in a lightning stormEntry way and staircase of Seymour Student UnionPresentation 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.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.Lisa Harrison '92  blowing bubbles at graduation festivities.Student in the ceramic studio of the Ford Center for Fine Arts.Post Hall, suite 2, Class of 1985Interior of the Knox College barracksStudents playing cards in the Hearth, Alumni HallChemistry lab in Science Math CenterThe 100th Knox vs. Monmouth football game, otherwise known as the Bronze Turkey Game. Women in a suite, Class of 1980Senator Bob Dole visits campus during his presidential run.Old Main in winterClara 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.Academic procession through Standish ParkStudents coming from Beecher ChapelKnox College women's archeryPainting studio, Ford Center for the Fine ArtsCast members of "Kiss Me Kate," featuring Professor of Theatre Robert Whitlatch.Military parade through Standish ParkWVKC staff on the steps of Old MainKnox men walking on campusThe 1917 Senior play, "Breezy's Point," at the Orpheum Theater.Greek women participating in the Greek Week events.Students and faculty in Founder's LoungeKnox College women's rifle teamDan Calandro '77 shooting during the 1974-1975 basketball season.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.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.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. Professor of Physics Charles Schulz '72 projecting a telescopic view of the lunar eclipse on the Gizmo Patio.Football cheerleadersKnox College students building a sandbag wall along the Mississippi River at the Centennial Bridge in Rock Island, Illinois.Old Main in winterThree different Knox sealsWomen’s debate teamResidents of "The Ghetto," the nickname for the top floor of Seymour Hall,  plant a "Ghetto Rules" flag on the Old Main bell tower.WWI cadets in the mess hall erected by the barracks, south of the gym.Knox cheerleadersPuddles synchronized swimming in the Lay Natatorium, Memorial GymnasiumKnox Cadets lined up in front of Old MainFreshman orientation testsNewspaper article about Knox College and Monmouth College 100th football gameGreek Week pie-eating contest in front of the Gizmo.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).International studentKnox RegattaOld Main in winter, on a "Season's Greetings" postcardA 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.Pi Phi cookie shineMilton 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." Members of the Knox riding club, Thunder-on-the-Left, and the Women's Athletic Association, enjoying an afternoon at Green Oaks.Vice 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.Knox battalion on Willard FieldWoman dancing on fieldLaboratory, George Davis HallStudents participating in Knox College's Repertory Theatre Term -- or "Rep Term," as it is commonly known --  building the set.Knox College campus fox holes used for cadet training in WWI.Knox Regatta spectatorsStudents plant a garden during College for Kids summer program.Knox women swimming at the Galesburg High School pool.Class of 1939 reunion pictureKnox College Gymnasium
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