Hiram Rhodes Revels, the first African American in the U.S. Senate, attended Knox's prep academy in the 1850s...
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Spring 2013 -- Volume 97, Issue 1
Open Door: Professors Rodney Davis and Douglas Wilson began studying Lincoln together in the 1980s and formed the Lincoln Studies Center in 1997. See 10 interesting items in their Old Main office.
Letters: Read the President's Message, Editor's Note, and letters to the editor.
Planes, Trains, Automobiles: Follow the cross-country adventure of two Knox international students -- Anjulie Walter '16 and Riho Orito '15 -- as they explore their host country, from Galesburg and New York City to Niagra Falls and Yellowstone National Park.
Compelled to Lead: Retired U.S. Army Lieutenant General David Fridovich '74 shares his personal story of dependence on painkillers, the importance of football, and his philosophy on leadership.
Knox at Night: College Photographer John Williams '12 explores the Knox campus and community after sunset, revealing a transformed campus, both vibrant and serene.
I am Knox -- Mike Hendrick: Learn more about the Prairie Fire linebaker who led the nation in tackles in 2011 and was named Knox's first American Football Coaches Association All-American his senior year.
For the Love of Liberal Arts: Dr. Laura Behling, who will join Knox College as vice president of academic affairs and dean of the College in July, first discovered her love of the liberal arts during her years as an undergraduate.
Lessons in Teaching, Learning: Find out what teaching means to Jeff Grace and Nicholas Regiacorte, recipients of this year's Philip Green Wright-Lombard College Prize for outstanding teaching.
From Monsters to Bigfoot Believers and Grief-stricken Clowns: In the last year alone, BJ Hollars '07 has published three books, each with its own distinct genre. And just like his books, an interview with Hollars covers a variety of ground, from President Kennedy to walking the dog.
Flashback: Alumni identify who's in a photo of the 1952 freshman picnic.
Stay Connected: Catch up with your classmates and friends and read profiles of the 2013 Alumni Achievement Award winners.
Barnabas Root receives degree
Knox was one of the first colleges in Illinois to award a degree to a black student
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