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Fall 2012 -- Volume 96, Issue 2

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Contents

Letters: Read the President's Message, Editor's Note, and letters to the editor.

Feeding the Local Community: Twice a month, members of the Galesburg community gather in a basement to get to know one another and to share a free, hot, fresh meal. These community dinners are the work of the Knox Prairie Community Kitchen (KPCK), a not-for-profit organization where people from all over the Galesburg area, including Knox College students, faculty, and staff, have become involved with KPCK as volunteers and as diners.

A Breathing Instrument of Time: Seventy-four years after being read on the steps of Old Main, Carl Sandburg's "Youth and Pioneers: An Ode" became a guiding force behind the College's 175th anniversary. Find out how this ode emerged from Knox's past to inspire a new generation of students, faculty, and staff.

George Bacon, Not Your Traditional Non-Traditional Student: After 40 years in the work force, George Bacon decided to go back to school, entering Knox as the oldest degree-seeking student in modern history. Explore why he decided to pursue a college degree at the age of 80.

Petrovich Brings Passion and Commitment to Leadership Role: Duke Petrovich '74, retired president of the Wm. Wrigley Jr. Company and member of the Board of Trustees since 2004, stepped into his new role as chair of the Knox College Board of Trustees on July 1, 2012.

Flashback: Can you identify who's in this photo of the 1957 freshman picnic?

Stay Connected: Catch up with your classmates and friends!

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