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Student Read, Student Written, Student Led Since 1878

The Knox Student

Student Read, Student Written, Student Led Since 1878

The Knox Student

The number of students voting in the past 3 years for Senate elections
Examining senate election participation
Pareesae Imtiaz, Staff Writer • April 22, 2024
Less than 7 percent of the student body voted in the senate elections this year, which is fewer than the previous years.
A previous Senate meeting that had public comment for students concerned about the bylaw
Student Senate pauses bylaw
Megan Shafar, Staff Writer • April 15, 2024
Book review: The Lemon Tree: an Arab, a Jew and the heart of the Middle East by Sandy Tolan
Book review: The Lemon Tree: an Arab, a Jew and the heart of the Middle East by Sandy Tolan
Areesha Saif, Staff Writer • April 17, 2024
If you do not understand the conflict and don’t know where to begin then this is the right book for you. If you want to understand Palestinian resilience and the history of Israel from a unique voice that you may previously not have come across, then this is the perfect book to do so. Or if you just want to hear the voice of a people propagating a cycle of violence of which they were once a victim, and a people experiencing that violence, then you must read this book.
The graduation credit requirement page on the Registrar portal displayed on a Laptop screen.
Graduation credit requirement should be changed
Ellen/Kilroy Miller Garrett, Managing Editor • April 10, 2024
Along with the seven elements, and completion of a major and minor, Knox requires 35.8 total credits to graduate. This can be a barrier in some student’s graduation plans. Changing the credit requirement to 33 credits to graduate would have a litany of positive changes, all without risking a student’s ability to graduate in four years.
Editors Roundtable: Smoke-Free 2025
Editors Roundtable: Smoke-Free 2025
Editors Staff April 5, 2024

On most Saturday nights in Galesburg, you can expect to find Knox College students gathering, listening to music, watching movies, playing games. Some may attend social events at the fraternities, or walk down to Cherry St. Bar. In the fall and spring, and even in the summer, you’ll find us outside, lounging in the grass, in hammocks, walking around campus. Social life is essential here, as it is...

The solar eclipse in totality over Noblesville, Ind
Total darkness
Jenna Schweikert, EIC-In-Training • April 15, 2024
I traveled home last weekend to see the eclipse in totality. I’m so glad I did.
Candles, map of Palestine and flowers at the Common Ground vigil.
Light after absolute darkness
Areesha Saif, Staff Writer • April 11, 2024
Knox Students for Palestine (KS4P) organized a Week of Action to honor the lives lost in Palestine and educate the campus community about the genocide in the region. Events included a Music Hour commemorating the art from Palestine, and a vigil organized by Common Ground. “I hope people reading this article, seeing the posters and calling their representatives and pushing for a ceasefire know that there is support and we can do more,” said Sage Isenhart, organizer of the vigil, at the end of the Week of Action
The sidewalk intersection outside Beta House, covered in mud
Climate conundrum
Pareesae Imtiaz, Staff Writer • April 11, 2024
With snowfall in the first week of April after a week of high temperatures, what kind of weather should we expect in the coming weeks? And what is causing this inconsistency?
Claire Dietz performing at Burn The Floor
A study in catharsis
Red Engel, Graphics Editor • March 7, 2024
A review of the Terpsichore Dance Collective winter show: Burn the Floor. From the wide breadth of fantastic choices in music, to the stunning light design, excellent costume picks, and of course the main attraction - the dances themselves - this term’s performance was phenomenal.
A student chooses a lucky wish from the tree after writing one for someone else to receive
How do Knox students celebrate Lunar New Year?
February 26, 2024
Several Knox students who celebrate Lunar New Year reflected on what the holiday means to them and how they celebrate in the Knox community.
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Frisbee captain talking to team before game
Alumni return to the “family” of the Knox ultimate frisbee team
Megan Shafar, Staff Writer • February 26, 2024
Current members and alumni of the Knox Ultimate Frisbee team share what being part of the team means to them as they compete at the 29th annual Natalie Veneziano Winter Whiteout tournament.
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Yasmine Davila at HOPE Center
Yasmine Davila: Assistant Director for Intercultural Life
Ellen/Kilroy Miller Garrett, Managing Editor • April 15, 2024
Yasmine Davila recently filled the role of Assistant Director for Intercultural Life. As a 2019 graduate, Davila holds a unique perspective within the Intercultural Life program at Knox.
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Student Senate recently passed a bylaw requiring a club representative at senate meetings. They have since paused the bylaw. Are you in favor of it?

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