Knox College turns 175

From: Daily Herald (Arlington Heights, IL)

Knox College turned 175 years old Wednesday and planned to celebrate with, among other things, a showing of “Invasion of the Body Snatchers.”…The movie showing had a special meaning. The science-fiction classic was written by Knox alum Jack Finney. He graduated from Knox in 1934.

The school planned pub nights for graduates in cities such as Chicago, Denver, San Francisco, New York and London. It also planned to serve up a birthday cake in the university union… Activities continue through the month at Knox. Read more…

Knox’s 175th is also covered in other media, including the Galesburg Register-Mail, Quincy Herald-Whig, and the political blog Democratic Underground.