Campus / News / January 20, 2014

The week ahead at Knox

Students hold their country flags high during International Fair 2013. (Michelle Orr/TKS)

Students hold their country flags high during International Fair 2013. (Michelle Orr/TKS)

Monday, January 20

Traditional Dress Day will take place all day as a part of International Fair Week.

There will also be a test-taking strategies workshop hosted by the CTL at 6 p.m. in SMC E-117.

Contact: John Haslem (

Tuesday, January 21

An informational session for those interested in studying abroad in Africa will take place in Old Main Room 315 at 4 p.m. Program advisers from ACM Tanzania, ACM Botswana and Antioch’s Arts and Culture in West Africa program in Guinea will be present to answer questions about their programs.

Contact: Robin Ragan (

Union Board will present “The Butler” in Kresge from 7-9 p.m. as a part of International Fair week.

Wednesday, January 22

There will be a FIFA soccer video game tournament in the Taylor Lounge starting at 7 p.m. This is also a part of International Fair Week.

Thursday, January 23

I-Mag will have their release party in the Taylor Lounge from 4:30-6:30 p.m. The magazine’s theme this year is street art, and attendees will be encouraged to use giant canvases to re-create graffiti from their native cultures. This event is part of International Fair Week.

Matt Barry
Matt Barry is a senior majoring in international relations and double minoring in economics and German. This is his third year working for TKS, having served previously as discourse editor. He has worked for such organizations as the Chicago Council on Global Affairs, Premier Tourism Marketing and the Council on American Islamic Relations-Chicago, where his work appeared in such publications as Leisure Group Travel, Ski & Ride Club Guide and The Chicago Monitor. Matt has written his political opinion column, "The Voice of Reason," weekly for three years, which finished in first place at the 2012 Illinois College Press Association conference and was also recognized at the 2013 conference.

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