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Clear and Present Safety talk M Oct 7

Michael Cohen, author of Live from the Campaign Trail: The Greatest Presidential Campaign Speeches of the 20th Century and How They Shaped Modern America, columnist for The Guardian on U.S. politics and foreign policy, and Century Foundation Fellow, will talk … Continue reading

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Reagan’s Democrats, Clinton’s Impeachment & the 2000 Election

On Mon., Sept. 30, at 3 p.m., Susan Johnson, Assistant Dean of Student Success of College Letters and Sciences and Associate Professor of Political Science, will talk about “Reagan’s Democrats, Clinton’s Impeachment and the 2000 Election: How Did Dysfunctional Become … Continue reading

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New Stuff Tuesday – April 16

Atomic Comics: Cartoonists Confront the Nuclear World PN6714 .S97 2012 New Arrivals, 2nd floor Last week, we got a comment on the New Stuff Tuesday entry asking whether or not we buy comic books. While we have an entire collection … Continue reading

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How the World Works talk

Author and journalist Andrew Leonard will talk about How the world works: the interconnections between globalization, energy policy, economics, the environment, and politics… and everything else in between (Wow!) at 7 p.m. on Monday, February 11, in the Irvin L. … Continue reading

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New Stuff Tuesday – January 22

It’s Even Worse Than It Looks: How the American Constitutional System Collided with the New Politics of Extremism by Thomas Mann & Norman Ornstein JK 275 .M27 2012 New Arrivals, 2nd floor With the Presidential inauguration yesterday, all eyes are … Continue reading

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New Stuff Tuesday – October 9

Vaccine: The Debate in Modern America by Mark Largent RJ240 .L37 2012 New Arrivals, 2nd floor As I walked past Walgreens the other day, I was reminded to get my flu and shingles shots. [I didn’t take them up on … Continue reading

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New Stuff Tuesday – September 18

Why Calories Count: Science to Politics by Marion Nestle & Malden Nesheim TX551 .N3977 2012 New Arrivals, 2nd floor With the return of the semester, it’s a return to old habits like a rushed lunch or snacking on whatever might … Continue reading

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September 11

Tuesday, September 11 is the 11th anniversary of the September 11, 2001 terrorist attacks. Please take a moment to remember those men and women who lost their lives that day, and those men and women who have served to defend … Continue reading

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Lecture Series: Election 2012

The Fall 2012 Fairhaven Lecture Series has the theme “Election 2012” and will help you learn about critical issues affecting the election this fall. All lectures in this series are free, open to the public, and take place on Mondays … Continue reading

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New Stuff Tuesday – April 10

Ourselves Unborn: A History of the Fetus in Modern America by Sara Dubow RG600 .D83 2011 New Arrivals, 2nd floor With all the talk by legislatures at the federal and state levels about reproductive rights, coupled with my attendance at … Continue reading

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