Archive for October, 2013

Ancient Greek and Modern Western Medicine Discussion, Nov. 1

Posted on October 31st, 2013.

Visiting Assistant Professor of Classics Sarah Scullin Nov. 1, Round Room, Refreshments starting at 4:00, Presentations starting at 4:15. Title: Where Does It Hurt? Pain Problems in Ancient Greek and Modern Western Medicine Description: While the majority of us who suffer from back pain would prefer to pop a couple of pills rather than be [...]

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Ghosts of Galesburg Walking Tour, Oct. 28

Posted on October 10th, 2013.

Take a walk or a tram ride in downtown Galesburg to visit spooky locations and hear actors tell the stories of people from the past with connections to those locations. Tour starts at 6:30 p.m. at the Galesburg Public Library; a hot drink will be served beginning at 6 p.m. Registration is required; call 343-6118. [...]

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Fall Book Sale at the Public Library Oct. 24-26

Posted on October 10th, 2013.

The Friends of the Library Fall Book Sale is October 24, 25 and 26. On Thursday, Oct. 24, the preview sale is from 4 p.m.-7 p.m. for Friends of the Library members or $5 for non-members. The sale begins for the general public on Friday, Oct. 25 from 9 a.m. until 7 p.m., and Saturday, [...]

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The Rat Pack Show at the Orpheum, Oct. 19

Posted on October 9th, 2013.

Sandy Hackett’s Rat Pack Show Saturday, October 19 at 7:30 p.m. Celebrating 50 years of The Rat Pack, Sandy Hackett’s Rat Pack Show has been hailed as the next best thing to seeing the Rat Pack themselves. Tickets may be purchased at the Orpheum Theatre Ticket Office at 250 East Main Street, Suite 110 (the [...]

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Nova Singers Concert Oct. 13

Posted on October 9th, 2013.

From Laura Lane: Dear colleagues, I write to tell you that Sunday’s Nova Singers concert is not like any other program I have ever conducted. It’s called We Sing Life. I wanted to wrestle with the idea of the universal human struggle with adversity. Each of us has known dark times. How do we survive [...]

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Safety Notice: Walk in the Crosswalks

Posted on October 9th, 2013.

From Campus Safety: On Tuesday, 10-08-2013, representatives of the Galesburg Police Department confirmed that the “warning period” for persons failing to utilize the marked pedestrian crosswalks has ended. It is anticipated that persons who choose to cross “mid-block” in those areas where marked crosswalks have been installed will be subject to State of Illinois traffic [...]

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Choir Members will Rake Leaves

Posted on October 8th, 2013.

Hello Knox Faculty and Staff! My name is Jmaw Moses, president of the Knox College Choir. I wanted to invite you all to participate in a tradition of the Knox College Choir: Leaf Raking! For two weekends, members of the Knox College Choir rake the leaves of members of the faculty and staff in order [...]

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Berlin/Marzoni ’04 Poem Published

Posted on October 8th, 2013.

Monica Berlin (English) and Beth Marzoni ’04, have published another poem from their ongoing collaboration. [All the particular places we've known window sometimes & sometimes] appears in the most recent issue of Better: Culture & Lit (October 2013).

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