After the events in Charlottesville, Virginia, many of the faculty librarians are struck by the systemic failure of institutions to condemn white supremacist hate speech and fascism. Champions of ‘both sides’ represent a key point of rhetorical failure, as though it were possible to have a productive conversation with someone who believes you shouldn’t exist. Continue reading “Never Neutral”
First of all, settle down – the X Special Collection is NOT pornography. It’s what Milne calls its collection of (mainly) rare books, some dating back to the 16th century. It’s had several addresses in Milne over the years, and last month it was moved to what we hope will be its “forever home” on the upper level.
No matter your opinion of the candidates or political orientation, voting is a civic responsibility and the outcome has a great impact on our society. The off-year election will be held on November 7, 2017. While this does not including big races for President nor Senate or House of Representatives (elections for these offices are only held during odd-numbered years if accommodating a special election—usually either due to incumbents resigning or dying while in office), there are several State, County, and Town elections for which to prepare. The following offices are on the ballot for Geneseo: Continue reading “How to Get Registered; Do It By Oct. 13th!”
Students plagiarize for many reasons. While some are simply trying to get through a course as easily as possible, Continue reading “Plagiarism Workshops , Midway!”
Letchworth State Park is a nearby resource for offers year-round opportunities to enjoy nature at its most beautiful. If there’s one thing that’s not to be missed, it’s the Fall foliage! While it’s not always easy to plan the best time, there are some tools to help with that. Check out the Foliage Map. Continue reading “Out and About: Checking out Fall Foliage”
September 30, 2017
McKibben is the founder of 350.org, an environmental advocacy group that uses grassroots organizing and mass mobilization to oppose new coal, oil, and gas projects; limit climate-warming emissions; support sustainable energy solutions at the community level; and educate governmental leaders and the general public.
On Friday, September 22nd, Milne Library will host a Fall Story Time Event for children and their caregivers! This event is sponsored by the Young Children’s Council* and students from the School of Education. Any age is welcome, though these stories are geared toward the under-10 age group (appropriate for preschoolers). Continue reading “Storytime Returns This Week!”
We are happy to announce that the Writing Learning Center (WLC) is officially open for business for the fall 2017 semester! With a new layout and a splash of paint, the services still inherently remain the same. Continue reading “Writing Learning Center is OPEN”
Students plagiarize for many reasons. While some are simply trying to get through a course as easily as possible, Continue reading “More Plagiarism Workshops”
Thanks to funding from RRLC, Milne Library recently purchased new educational materials – board and picture books, juvenile literature, toys, games, puppets, blocks, and more! Continue reading “New educational materials at Milne!”