KnoxPix

Eye-catching photos by students and staff of the Knox College Public Relations Office

September 28, 2011

As soon as Knox facilities crews completed the cross-campus steam-water-line repair work this summer, grounds specialist Andy Pitman worked to restore campus green spaces. August 9 photo by Peter Bailley.

Grounds Specialist Andy Pitman

 


In an all-campus party on September 21 dubbed "Fish 'n Chips," Union Board, Knox's student activities organization, gave out goldfish and tanks, and invited students to decorate with paints, plants and pebbles: "While you bond with your fish you can enjoy some chips and beverages!!" Photo by Kate Hovda '15.

Knox College Union Board Fish n Chips party

 


Luminaria placed along campus sidewalks by participants in Relay for Life of Knox County, held at Knox in July. Photo by Lotte Vonk '13.

Relay for Life of Knox County

 


Let's give a hand for a Photo Corps student  who took this at Pumphandle 2011. Photo by Hongyu "Sophie" Zhou '14.

Knox College Pumphandle

 


"You must give your total being to your actions during every moment of every rehearsal. Such commitment is an important part of all creative talent." From Acting is Believing, by McGaw & Stilson. The same applies to creating the beautiful game; here, the Prairie Fire men's soccer team practices shots on goal on September 19. Photo by Peter Bailley.

Knox College Soccer

 


The Pumphandle flood continues with another photo by Kelly Eigenberger '13.

Knox College Pumphandle

 


Another from this year's Pumphandle on September 7. Photo by Peter Bailley.

Knox College Pumphandle

 


Students gather on September 7 for Pumphandle, Knox's century-long tradition that starts the academic year with an all-campus hand-shaking line. Photo by Kelly Eigenberger '13.

Knox College Pumphandle

 


Bringing the outdoors indoors! Students in the Outdoor Recreation Club signed up new members at a table inside a tent... inside T. Fleming Fieldhouse, at the Knox's Carnival of Clubs on September 9. The annual event brings together more than 60 campus clubs and organizations to showcase their activities and recruit new members. Photo by Chantal Heckman '14.

Knox College Carnival of Clubs

 


At Knox, wrestling is a winter season sport. Getting ready is right now, for wrestler Kin Vong, a junior educational studies major from Chicago, in the weight room in the Andrew Fitness Center on Friday, September 9. Photo by Peter Bailley.

Weightroom in Andrew Fitness Center

 


Wearing their academic regalia as they head for the 2011-12 Opening Convocation on September 8, two Knox College faculty who teach Japanese, Orna Shaughnessy and Mat Matsuda (giving a culturally appropriate salute), are followed by two members of the political science faculty, Daniel Beers and Robert Seibert. Photo by Peter Bailley.

Knox College Faculty

 


Several new Knox College students gather under a tree on campus for an informal game of "Is this two sticks?" on September 6 during New Student Orientation Week. Photo by Peter Bailley.

Knox College New Student Orientation

 


Below, John Williams, editor in chief of The Knox Student, hands out copies of the first issue of the year at New Student Orientation on September 3. Photo by Peter Bailley.

Knox College New Student Orientation

 


Who says waiting in line can't yield a dramatic moment? Campus safety officer David Rayborn registers students for room keys at New Student Orientation on September 3. Photo by Peter Bailley.

Knox College New Student Orientation

 


Below, a series of two -- young and young at heart -- current and future Knox students; taken at the Welcome ceremony for new students and families on September 3, 2011. Photos by Peter Bailley.

Knox College New Student Orientation

 

Knox College New Student Orientation

 


Below, College painter Terry Clewell touches up a railing in front of Seymour Union on September 2, the day before new students arrived on campus. Photo by Peter Bailley.

Knox College Painter Terry Clewell

 


Prairie Fire women's tennis coach Jared Katchen running a pre-season drill; the team, just plain running... August 29. Photo by Peter Bailley.

Knox College Women's Tennis

 


Another women's tennis practice... If the black notebook looks familiar, it's the same kind that head coach Jared Katchen used -- along with all other science students at Knox -- to take lab notes; now he uses one to make notes for tennis. Katchen graduated cum laude in 2010, with a major in biology and minor in business and management. August 25, 2011. Photo by Peter Bailley.

Knox College Women's Tennis