Knox celebrates world cultures

From: The Register Mail (Galesburg, IL)

Knox College students from 48 states and 51 countries came together Saturday to recognize just how diverse they are. The 31st annual Knox College International Fair (I-Fair) culminated at the college Saturday with a day of international food prepared by students, a flag parade and ethnic dance performances…

Saturday’s festivities topped off a week of internationally oriented events, including a faculty lecture, a student-faculty forum about growing up international and the Knox Amazing Race, a sort of campus-wide, high-speed scavenger hunt that tests participants’ knowledge of international trivia…

Students, faculty, staff and Galesburg community members enjoyed the food prepared and served by club members, and some were surprised by the diversity of food available. “I live in a really diverse area,” Knox sophomore Jenna Cohen of Skokie said, “and I haven’t had food like this before.”… Read more…