Author Archives: John Williams

Campus Maintenance Continues Through the Heat

Despite the temperatures nearing 100 degrees this week, student workers and other members of the summer maintenance crews continued their work. Many of the workers around the campus have started around sunrise in hopes to avoid more of the afternoon … Continue reading

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Future Communications Office Construction

The former Alexander Lumber building at 212 E. South Street has begun its transformation into the new office space for the Office of Communications. The Alexander Lumber company closed its Galesburg location in early 2009 and has been vacant since. … Continue reading

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Planting Trees

Grounds crews were out early this morning planting a new Autumn Blaze Pear tree near the Center for Intercultural Life in the Quads residence area. Despite the tree’s name, it only produces small ornamental fruits and won’t produce any pears … Continue reading

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Steam Pipe Work

Work has continued on the steam pipe in front of the Auxiliary Gymnasium in order to complete the large project that was started last summer, which has saved thousands of gallons of water a day. The trench needed to finish … Continue reading

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Window Washing Around Campus

  Along with the larger projects around campus, the yearly summer maintenance and cleaning projects are in full swing. Students have begun cleaning all the windows around campus and were cleaning the outside of The Sharvy G. Umbeck Science-Mathematics Center on Thursday. Other … Continue reading

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