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The Knox Student

Student Read, Student Written, Student Led Since 1878

The Knox Student

Student Read, Student Written, Student Led Since 1878

The Knox Student

Professor Jeffery Gomer, Photo courtesy of Knox College
Meeting demands for Knox’s largest department
May 17, 2024
Business went from being only a minor to a major at Knox in 2018, with currently 95 business majors at the college. However, despite being the largest major on campus, there are currently only two active business faculty members.
Yaki Udon at Masa Sushi Hibachi Steak House in Galesburg, IL
The best and worst things I ate this week: Udon is the star
Areesha Saif, Staff Writer • May 13, 2024
Staff writer Areesha Saif details the best and worst thing she has tried this week in Galesburg, IL. This week features Masa Sushi Hibachi Steak House's Yaki Udon as the best!
My messy and polyamorous majors story
My messy and polyamorous majors story
Areesha Saif, Staff Writer • May 2, 2024

Three years ago, if you were to tell me the hopeless romantic with rose-tinted glasses for eyes, who had just come to Knox as a Literature major, on the pre-law track, that I would be graduating with a double major in Chemistry and Political Science, I would have screamed and dropped out. But here I am, a SMC rat, permanently damaged from Organic Chemistry and shaken to my core by the theories...

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Here is why Knox students don't join Union Board.
Julia Maron, Staff Writer • May 2, 2024
There's not a single student at Knox who doesn't know what Union Board is. In fact, it is hard to find a student who is not part of Union Board, or wishes they could join Union Board. Every UB meeting is crowded with people, and members often get free pizza from Baked…Ok, one more word and I'll open a fanfiction account.
this is my goodbye column
"this is my goodbye column"
Eleanor Lindenmayer, Editor-In-Chief • May 17, 2024
The Knox Student was the first student organization I joined on campus. I went into that first meeting on a Monday evening, week two of my first year of college, nervous and excited.
The Amtrack station at Galesburg, IL. Photo courtesy of Flickr.
Dear Amtrak, where is my train?: Why Amtrak is always late, what you can do about it
Yuchen Wang, Radio Editor • May 15, 2024
In a report published by Amtrak in Dec. 2023, the train route that takes Knox students to Chicago in the afternoon is one of the most delayed trains in the nation.
The solar eclipse in totality over Noblesville, Ind
Total darkness: Seeing the eclipse in totality
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.
Students milling at the 4th Annual Blick Art Exhibit in WAC
An explosion of color: Fourth annual Blick Juried Student Art Exhibit
Red Engel, Graphics Editor • May 17, 2024
​​The 4th annual Blick Juried Student Art Exhibit showcased a wide variety of Knox student’s artwork. Bright, bold and full of color, this year’s exhibit was a treat. This year’s juror was Chinese-born, Chicago-based video artist Yuge Zhou. With a Blick certificate of $200 for each category’s 1st place winner, it gives a truly special opportunity for Knox students to showcase their work and be recognized for it.
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.

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Womens Soccer vs Grinnell 230926 (Photo Courtesy of Knox College)
Knox athletics implements transportation pilot program
Aleene Ramirez, Staff Writer • May 8, 2024

A new implementation of white vans is under use by spring athletic teams, as a practice run for future seasons. The previous charters seated...

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Kiely Thompson at Admitted Student Day arrival and check-in on April 6, 2024.
“I like bringing people together,”: All about Kiely Thompson
Jenna Schweikert, EIC-In-Training • May 15, 2024
Kiely Thompson is a junior at Knox, majoring in chemistry and double minoring in biology and health studies. On campus, she is a resident assistant, admission ambassador, in Kappa Kappa Gamma, Book Club, and much more.
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