From the Archives & Special Collections: Tamanawas

At our Open House for Homecoming and Family Weekend, we got a question about the origin of the title of the yearbook, Tamanawas. Volume 1 of Tamanawas was published for the 1920-1921 school year. According to the UPS website, Tamanawas is a Salish term that means “the coming of age”.  READ MORE...

Behind the Archives Door: The African American Communist Party Pamphlets, Thursday, October 19, 4 p.m., A&SC Seminar room, Collins Library

Showcasing a unique collection of African American Communist Party pamphlets, as well as other new acquisitions related to African American history.  READ MORE...

Lecture: "Nonviolence Ain't What It Used to Be: Unarmed Insurrection and The Rhetoric of Resistance", October 26, 6:30 p.m., McIntyre Hall, Rm. 103

U.S. social movements face many challenges. One of their most troublesome involves the question of nonviolence. Civil disobedience and symbolic protest have characterized many struggles in the U.S. since the Civil Rights era, but conditions have changed. Shon Meckfessel, professor of English at Highline College, will map emerging, more militant approaches that are developing.  READ MORE...

Collins Library Links: Welcome Back - Part II

The Library provides access to a number of resources that support life-long learning. Consult this LibGuide prepared by librarian Andrea Kueter which highlights useful news, health, financial, leisure, and consumer resources.  READ MORE...

Behind the Archives Door: Open House! Monday, October 30, 4 p.m., A&SC Seminar room, Collins Library

Have you ever wondered exactly what an archivist does all day? Join us for an open house. Tour our spaces for a behind the scenes look.  READ MORE...

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