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Student Responses to Review Topic: What To Do For Fun
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  • Tiffany from Chicago, IL
  • I am a current student here

    There is a bowling alley nearby. There are also a lot of different restaurants and local businesses to explore all throughout the downtown area of Galesburg.

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  • Courtney
  • I am a current student here

    Our event programming board almost always has some sort of event going on each weekend like a comedian, musician, movie night, or excursion somewhere off campus. Most events are free to students. There are registered parties throughout the term that students go to, and Galesburg also has various shops, restaurants, and events that students visit.

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  • Maty from Chicago, IL
  • I am a current student here

    Downtown Galesburg is a really quick walk from us. We have tons of locally owned small cafes, Chinese food, and pizza. My favorite part is all the antique stores, there's nothing more entertaining to me than going down to the Antique mall every weekend when I'm bored or need a study break.

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  • R from Glenview, IL
  • I am a current student here

    Galesburg is a small town, however there are plenty of things to do off campus if you're not already busy on campus. There are tons of local food places you can go to to try new foods and flavors. There is a week day deal at some local restaurant everyday. Union Board also has an event they host almost every weekend.

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  • Mohammad from Richardson, TX
  • I am a current student here

    Go to the biological field Knox has set up for students to canoe or hike. Go to the center of town and try out all the cafes. Go and explore Chicago.

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  • Current Student from Chicago, IL
  • I am a current student here

    Again, if you keep your mind open to new things there is literally always something to do on campus that some club is sponsoring. It could be a talk, a play, some philanthropic event, or just a party, but there is always something.

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  • Current Student
  • I am a current student here

    There is always something going on at Knox. There are so many clubs and people planning events that there is always something to do. Fraternities have registered parties, without alcohol so you can go and dance with your friends. Clubs and sororities put on food nights where you can pay money to eat food late at night, and all the money goes to a good cause. On Thursdays Fat Fish pub in Galesbrug hosts Jazz Night, which is a lot of fun. There are concerts and plays and readings all the time. The student activities group, the Union Board, plans events for every term that are always a lot of fun. They bring in comedians and movies and they bring students to ice skate and to go to museums or other places. Everything is cheap in Galesburg, so that's a major plus. There's bowling and ice skating and a movie theater as well.

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  • Alexis from Mount Vernon, IA
  • I am a current student here

    After becoming familiar with your fellow peers during Admitted Students day and orientation week, friendships quickly develop. There is almost always something going on at Knox and each week Campus Life sends out an email of campus events. There are events for students of all interests.

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