Archive for February, 2012

Student Media Head Position Applications Available

Posted on February 22nd, 2012.

Applications for student media organization head positions for next year are now available from Cindy Wickliffe, Seymour Hall 135. The applications can be returned to her and are due by Monday, March 26. If you have questions about the application, contact Janet Kirkley, Ext. 7308.

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Knox Theatre Presents Shakespeare’s Comedy “Twelfth Night”

Posted on February 21st, 2012.

Knox Theatre presents William Shakespeare’s romantic comedy “Twelfth Night” at 7:30 p.m., nightly from Wednesday, February 22 through Saturday, February 25, in Harbach Theatre, Ford Center for the Fine Arts. Tickets are $10 for adults; $5 for senior citizens and Knox College alumni; and free to all Knox students, faculty and staff. Tickets are available [...]

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Robin Wright, Stellyes Lecture, Feb. 28

Posted on February 21st, 2012.

Stellyes Distinguished Lecture in Global Affairs 7:30 p.m., Kresge Recital Hall – Robin Wright, acclaimed foreign correspondent and television commentator, has witnessed the birth, rise, and globalization of Islamic militancy for almost four decades. Her lecture, “Rock the Casbah: Rage and Rebellion across the Islamic World,” will look at the struggle within the Muslim world, [...]

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Pubcrawl Fundraiser for Community Kitchen, Feb. 25

Posted on February 21st, 2012.

On Saturday Feb. 25, there will be a Mardi Gras Pubcrawl to raise money for the Knox Prairie Community Kitchen. The pubcrawl begins at 6 p.m. at Cherry Street, then travel at 7p.m. to Buddes Bar, then at 8 p.m. to The Seminary Street Pub and then at 9 p.m. at McGillacuddy’s. Each location will donate [...]

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KGS Celebrates 60th Anniversary

Posted on February 20th, 2012.

February 25: The Knox-Galesburg Symphony (KGS) will feature seventeen-year- Maury Cohn, son of Knox professors, Nancy Eberhardt and Steve Cohn, at its 60th Anniversary concert on Saturday, Feb. 25, at 7:30 p.m. at the Orpheum Theatre, Galesburg. The Knox-Galesburg Symphony, under the direction of Bruce Polay (music) will perform Beethoven’s Symphony No. 6 in F [...]

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Celebrate Knox’s 175th Anniversary, Feb. 19

Posted on February 16th, 2012.

Joint Worship Service, 4:00 p.m., Kresge Recital Hall — There will be a community worship service to celebrate the 175th anniversary of the College, the First Church and Galesburg. The service will include songs from a community choir, prayers and congregational songs. A video sharing history from the beginning of the community, college and church [...]

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United Way Fundraiser, March 10

Posted on February 16th, 2012.

The United Way of Knox County will host a 2nd Chance Prom at the Knights of Columbus Hall from 8 p.m. to Midnight on Saturday, March 10. This fundraising event will include heavy hors d’oeuvres and feature music from Thrillsville. And just think…….you could portentially wind up as Prom King or Prom Queen! Find a [...]

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Celebrate Knox’s 175th Anniversary, Feb. 17

Posted on February 16th, 2012.

February 17 Events: 74th Alumni Achievement Awards, 5:00 p.m., Kresge Recital Hall — This year’s recipients, Lynn S. Wright ’63, Mary Lu Hudson Aft ’60, Peter Leibig ’73, James Solomon ’74, and Norman Golar ’02, will be joined by 20 past award recipients during this special version of the Alumni Achievement ceremony. Founders Flashback, 9:00 [...]

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Blackadder Translation Published Online

Posted on February 16th, 2012.

The latest issue of eXchanges, an online journal of literary translation published by the University of Iowa, includes The Lovers, a play by Margareth Obexer, translated by Neil Blackadder (theatre). The original German (Die Liebenden) is published alongside the English version, followed by a translator’s note. http://exchanges.uiowa.edu/awake/

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HAPPY 175th BIRTHDAY, KNOX!

Posted on February 15th, 2012.

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