Archive for November, 2017

Library Matters / Libraries Matter: Net Neutrality

By now you’ve probably heard that the Federal Communications Commission (FCC)’s chairman, Ajit Pai, has introduced plans to end net neutrality. The outcome of the vote, which is scheduled for December 14, is almost certain to pass, given the partisan makeup of the commission. Ending net neutrality is troubling on a whole host of reasons. […]

Library Star Students

Congratulations to Seagin Clauss (Audio Visual) and Jordan Johnson (Circulation) for being chosen as Library Star Students for fall semester! Star Students are library student employees who have demonstrated superior performance in their departments. The library depends heavily on student workers and wishes to recognize those that go above and beyond the call of duty.

Thanksgiving Break Hours

Library hours for Thanksgiving week:  Tuesday, November 21:  8:00 am – 4:45 pm; Wednesday, November 22:  8:00 am – 4:45 pm; Thursday, November 23 – Saturday, November 25:  Closed.  Sunday, November 26:  6:00 pm – 1:00 am. 

Library Matters / Libraries Matter: #MeToo

As major allegations of sexual assault and harassment conducted by politicians, entertainers, CEOs and others have unfolded over the past weeks, the #MeToo movement has spread across social media. Using the #MeToo hashtag, women and men are speaking up about their experiences of sexual assault. Some shared specific stories. Others said, “It happened to me, […]

New Zines Have Landed

We visited the 13th annual Twin Cities Zine Fest earlier this fall and acquired new zines for our collection. Check them out! (Literally. You can check them out.) This collection, which lives on shelves just outside the Hasselquist Room on the main floor, is geared toward expressive work that is hand-made and photocopied, representing an […]