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Print, Broadcast, and Online Publications
Knox alumni, parents, and friends can stay connected to campus life at Knox through a variety of different student media -- from newspapers and literary journals to internet ratio and webzines.
Catch is Knox College's biannual magazine of the creative arts, and is the longest running, continuously published college literary magazine in the country. Catch has won top national honors from the Association of Writers and Writing Programs and Magazine Pacemaker Award from the Associated Collegiate Press. An annual subscription to Catch is $25. Request a subscription.
Cellar Door began in 2006, and issues aim to include not only student work but also that of professors and a well-known writer from the literary world outside of Knox. The only requirement for publication in Cellar Door is love on the writer's part of his or her own work and their desire to discuss it with other students to improve it. This is an innovative editorial process of which Knox is the first undergraduate college to have embraced.
The Common Room
An online journal of literary criticism operated by the Knox English Department, The Common Room posts new essays three times a year.
The Knox Student
The Knox Student is the college's official student newspaper. Published weekly, TKS has been student-written, student-run, and student-read since 1878. It has a long tradition of being an independent voice for students, reporting on the cultural, social and athletic life of the college. An annual subscription is $60. Request a subscription.
WVKC 90.7 FM
WVKC—The Voice of Knox College—is a commercial-free radio station broadcasting to the world via a live stream from campus. WVKC features music, student and public service programming, and National Public Radio's Morning Edition.
Quiver began as an online publication focusing on just three genres: children's literature, humor, and speculative fiction. In spring 2013, Quiver published the first print version of the magazine. Since then, it has opened up the magazine for all genres -- romance, comedy, drama, you name it! Quiver is released twice a year.
More than 6,600 alumni, faculty, staff, and friends made gifts to Knox during FY2019. Gifts to the Knox Fund totaled more than $3.7 million, while another $7.6 million went toward campus facility improvements, including the Phase I renovation of the Umbeck Science-Mathematics Center.