Category Archives: around the world

What Not to Believe About the Coronavirus

A massive river of information about the novel coronavirus flows through social media and the internet. Some days I almost feel swamped by it. And it isn’t slowing down. It can be hard to tell what story is accurate and … Continue reading

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Explore.org – live nature cams

Looking for something a bit different? Try a little armchair nature appreciation via Explore.org‘s streaming nature cams! There’s quite a variety from which to choose, including farm sanctuaries (sheep barn!), ocean/underwater views, cats, dogs, bird cams, and even a “zen … Continue reading

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Sharing strength through stories

“Exquisitely acted, with a gorgeous, expressionistic Terence Blanchard score, this is one of Mr. Lee’s most enduring films. Long before it opened, a lot of the discussion surrounding “Malcolm X” involved the personalities and legacies of both its subject and its … Continue reading

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The 25th Year of Honor

January 20th was the celebration of an everlasting leader. This year marked the 25th anniversary of the day of service put in place to honor Martin Luther King Jr.’s life and legacy. As an activist, Dr. King fought for a … Continue reading

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New Stuff Tuesday – November 12, 2019

Death by the Bay: A Dave Cubiak Door County Mystery by Patricia Skalka New Arrivals Island, 2nd Floor PS3619.K34 D38 2019 Death by the Bay is the fifth book in mystery writer Patricia Skalka’s Dave Cubiak series, which began in … Continue reading

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Game On!

If you stopped in to Andersen Library anytime this past week, you might have been wondering why there was a bunch of life-sized games in the main entrance of the library. No, no – you didn’t fall down a rabbit … Continue reading

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Stories To Be Heard – Green Card Voices comes to campus

“We’re Here. We Have A Story. We Play A Role” Those three statements are the motivation behind the Green Card Voices initiative. This initiative was created with the aspiration to give current immigrants a voice to share their story and … Continue reading

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Early Days of Animation & Cinema

Today’s Google Doodle celebrates the birth of Joseph Antoine Ferdinand Plateau, whom it credits with inventing a device that shows the earliest form of animation. That device is called a phénakistiscope. The true story of the first animation is more … Continue reading

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Oct. 1: International Day of Older Persons

In 1990 the United Nations designated October 1 as the International Day of Older Persons to educate the public, raise awareness, and celebrate the older segment of the population. The portion of the population that is over 60 is growing … Continue reading

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Trepanation

Have you or someone you know ever said, “I need that like I need another hole in my head!” or something similar? Well, at times some people have thought they or others need an actual hole created in their heads. … Continue reading

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