Colors Fly as Knox Welcomes Spring

From: The Register Mail (Galesburg, IL)

A frenzied group of Knox College students, covered head to toe in a multitude of colors, gathered Saturday afternoon to throw powdered paint at each other in celebration of the traditional Indian festival Holi… “This event gives people perspective about just how diverse Knox College is,” said Shelly Bhanot, Pre-Health Club Treasurer and Public Relations Representative.

Knox College’s Pre-Health Club organized the event not only to pay homage to the Indian tradition, but also as a charitable fundraiser. Each person in attendance paid a $3 entry fee, and with a turnout that exceeded expectations, the Pre-Health Club raised at least a couple hundred dollars for charity… an orphanage in Migori, Kenya. Bhanot spent the past summer volunteering at a hospital and at the orphanage… Read more…