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National NPR Host Speaks in Galesburg

Oct 22, 2014
T.J. Carson

The host of NPR’s Latino USA, Maria Hinojosa, spoke this week to students and staff at Knox and Monmouth Colleges about Latinos in the media.

Knox College Alumni Hall Re-Opens

Oct 13, 2014
T.J. Carson

Knox College is giving new life to an old building on campus.

Knox College Enrollment Holds Steady

Sep 19, 2014
Rich Egger

Enrollment for the current school year at Knox College is remaining steady.

This year, the school admitted 402 new students, with a total enrollment of around 1,400 students total on campus.  

Dean of Admissions Paul Steenis says those numbers are similar to last year, but notes that the numbers can be considered a positive.

Helping Children Overcome Domestic Abuse

May 5, 2014
Wiki Commons

Safe Harbor Family Crisis Center in Galesburg will start a mentoring program for children exposed to domestic violence.

Rich Egger

The federal government is investigating Knox College and 54 other colleges and universities for their handling of sexual violence and harassment complaints.

Big Donation to Yield New Building at Knox

Apr 20, 2014
Rich Egger

Knox College is in the process of selecting an architect to design a new building for studio art and art history.

Knox Student Publishes Novel

Sep 6, 2013
Knox College

Many college students dream of becoming writers. A Knox college student reached that goal before the end of her second year.

Upgrades Coming to Knox, Monmouth

Jul 29, 2013
Rich Egger

The state will help improve the campuses of some private colleges in western Illinois.

Student Reactions to President’s Plan

Jul 24, 2013
Chris Lovingood

During his speech at Knox College, President Obama said he will present a plan in the coming months for dealing with the rising costs of higher education.

Star of "The Hangover" Speaks at Knox Graduation

Jun 10, 2013
Chris Lovingood

Knox College’s 2013 graduates spent their final moments on campus with laughs and encouragement from a popular actor and comedian.

Rich Egger

The University of Iowa Press chooses two winners each year for the Iowa Short Fiction Awards. One of the winners this year is Chad Simpson of Knox College.

Simpson received the 2012 John Simmons Short Fiction Award. As part of the honor, the University of Iowa Press just published Simpson’s collection of short stories Tell Everyone I Said Hi.

Simpson said his stories often take a somber tone.

“What gets me started writing a story usually is an image that I want to get to, and in order to get to that image I have to find a kind of tone,” Simpson said.

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