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A Graphic Novel: The Green Oaks Superjournal

Julia Ohman, a 2012 Oakie who graduated from Knox College in June, has posted an online “graphic novel” describing her Green Oaks Term experience. Green Oaks Superjournal – How We Found the Good Life: One Term at Green Oaks combines … Continue reading

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Green Oaks Reunion!

The 2012 Green Oaks Term drew to a close with a celebratory reunion May 25-26 that brought together dozens of former “Oakies,” current Knox College students, and other friends of Green Oaks. Events included a barn dance; a picnic-style dinner; … Continue reading

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Video: Log Walking

This is a video made by Jesse Sindler ’13. He likes to go “log walking” and wanted to share that.

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Focusing on Space, Rather Than Time

This post was written by Steve Galdek ’12 The Green Oaks Term affords us all a lot of time to pursue interests outside of classwork that being on campus cannot. Although we take three classes as we would during a … Continue reading

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Our Community

At Green Oaks, the students do all of their own cooking, dishes, cleaning, and household chores. Three groups, of four students each, rotate weekly through a cycle of cooking, cleaning, and dishes. I thought it would be nice to be … Continue reading

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Day Trip: Fulton County, Illinois

Today, we took a day trip to Fulton County, where visited the Dickson Mounds Museum, Emiquon National Wildlife Refuge, and Oak Hill Cemetery. At the Dickson Mounds Museum, resident anthropologist Alan Harn, who has been researching the history of Native … Continue reading

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