Archive for October, 2012

Mural Preview at The Box, Oct. 17

Posted on October 15th, 2012.

On Wednesday, Oct. 17, you are invited to celebrate and preview a mural by Knox artist in residence Danielle Kimzey in collaboration with Colin Coutts, Alyssa Kennamer, Katie Hansen and Estefania Vazquez at The Box Gallery. The evening begins at 5:30 p.m. with pizza and remarks.

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The Knox College Choir wants to rake YOUR leaves!

Posted on October 15th, 2012.

Now that fall is fast approaching do you find yourself wading through piles of leaves in your yard? Let members of the Knox College Choir rake your leaves for you! They will be raking leaves in the mornings and afternoons on Saturday Nov. 3, Sunday, Nov. 4, and Saturday, Nov. 10. If you’re interested, just [...]

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Dr. Ben Freeman to give lecture Oct. 18

Posted on October 15th, 2012.

With the war in Afghanistan, diplomats killed in Libya, the death of Osama bin Laden, and $492 billion in reductions to Pentagon spending on the horizon, foreign policy is taking center stage in the 2012 elections. While this show might appear to be simply rationale debate between candidates, behind the scenes lobbyists, public relations experts, [...]

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Nova Singers Opens 27th Season with Brahms Requiem

Posted on October 15th, 2012.

Nova Singers, under the direction of Dr. Laura Lane, presents two performances of Johannes Brahms’ Requiem, Saturday, October 20 at 7:30 p.m. in Central Congregational Church, Galesburg, and on Sunday, October 21, at 4 p.m. at First Congregational Church, Moline. Joining Nova Singers for these concerts are guest pianist Ashlee Mack and Megan Clewell, and [...]

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Second City to Perform at Orpheum, Oct. 26

Posted on October 9th, 2012.

Chicago’s legendary sketch comedy theatre takes on the election in Second City for President on Friday, Oct. 26 at 7:30 p.m. in the Orpheum Theatre. Do you have electoral fatigue? Do polling numbers and spin doctors have you reeling? Then, Second City has the perfect remedy, Second City for President: a gut-busting comedy revue that [...]

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Students to Debate Today’s Issues at Site of 1858 Lincoln-Douglas Debate

Posted on October 9th, 2012.

Building on the tradition of the famous 1858 Lincoln-Douglas debate at Knox, two student political groups are organizing debates this month to discuss the economy and other present-day issues. The Knox debate schedule is: * 4 p.m. Friday, October 12: Foreign Policy, debated by Anna Meier, vice president of the Knox Democrats, and Alex Uzarowicz, [...]

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Dr. David Roediger to give talk Oct. 10

Posted on October 8th, 2012.

OSD Inclusivity Initiative, Black Studies Department and the History Department present Dr. David Roediger, Oct. 10 Dr. David Roediger, who teaches history and African American Studies at the University of Illinois, will present a talk regarding his newest book, The Production of Difference: Race and the Management of Labor in U.S. History, on Wednesday, October [...]

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Symphony Season Opener is Oct. 13

Posted on October 8th, 2012.

The Knox-Galesburg Symphony will feature Parisian violinist Solenn Séguillon and cellist Anne Suda at its opening 2012-2013 season concert on Saturday, Oct. 13. The concert will begin at 7:30 p.m. at the Orpheum Theatre. The Knox-Galesburg Symphony, under the direction of artistic director/conductor Bruce Polay, will perform Hovhaness’ Symphony No. 22, Opus 236 “City of [...]

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Pre-Law Club Event Oct. 12

Posted on October 8th, 2012.

INTERESTED IN LAW SCHOOL? -What are the challenges and advantages? -What kinds of job can I anticipate? -What do law firms look for in hiring a lawyer? James A. Whitehill ’81, is an attorney in Tucson AZ and will be here to answer questions about law school. WHERE: GDH, Room 103 WHEN: October 12, at [...]

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Simpson Short Stories Published

Posted on October 3rd, 2012.

Chad Simpson recently published four short stories: “The Other Woman” appeared in Five Chapters (http://www.fivechapters.com/2012/the-other-woman/); “Translated from the French” appeared in BETTER: Culture & Lit (http://bettermagazine.org/001/chadsimpson.html); “The Most Beautiful Thing About Her” appeared in WhiskeyPaper (http://whiskeypaper.com/the-most-beautiful-thing-about-her-by-chad-simpson/); and “Open Mic Night at Fat Fish Pub” appeared in Wigleaf (http://wigleaf.com/). Simpson also recently published an essay, “The [...]

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