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From the Archives & Special Collections: Alternative Student Newspapers

UPS has had an official student newspaper for almost as long as the university has existed. Published under three different names – Ye Recorde (1895-1903), The Maroon (1903-1911), and The Trail (1911-present). However, unbeknownst to many, during that time at least six other alternative newspapers sought to compete with the official newspaper.  READ MORE...

Veritas Editions presents Puget Sound Book Artists: the story of our journey, Sunday, November 18, 2:30–4:30pm, Archives & Special Collections Seminar Room

Veritas Editions is honored to present the Puget Sound Book Artists the story of our journey in Fine Press Artist Book Editions. Formed in 2015 by photographic artist Craig Alan Huber, Veritas Editions’ goal is to communicate the message of truth through the publication of premium limited editions of combined word and image.  READ MORE...

Food for Fines: November 12 - December 2, 2018

This fall, Collins Memorial Library and the Emergency Food Network are co-sponsoring Food for Fines. Pay off your library fines with food instead of cash, Nov. 12 – Dec. 2. Donate to a worthy cause AND clean up your library debt at the same time.

Bring in 1 can of food and we will waive $1.00 of your library fines (for returned items). That’s right! $1 per can! NO LIMIT!   READ MORE...

A Tail spinning romance

Rye Mallett, a fearless "freight dog" pilot charged with flying cargo to far-flung locations, who has a solid reputation. He will fly in the foulest weather, day or night, and deliver the goods safely to their destination. When Rye is asked to fly into a fog covered north Georgia town and deliver a mysterious black box...  READ MORE...

Celebrate Latinx Heritage with Latinx Unidos!

¡Ya Basta! A Look Into the East LA Walkouts 50 Years Later commemorates the 50th anniversary of a series of protests organized by Chicano students in 1968 against unequal conditions in Los Angeles schools. 

Check out our displays celebrating LatinX Heritage in the library.  READ MORE...

Music in the Library, Harpists, Friday, Nov. 30, 2018, 3-3:20pm, Library West Reading Room

Please join us for Harpist performances by Augusta Grassi, Christina Sumprer and Sienna Murphy. 
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Memory Lame: An Unforgettable Installation by Jessica Spring and Scott Gruber, Opening Reception Dec. 5, 6:00pm, Collins Library

Exhibit open October 22–January 25.
A multi-faceted installation by Jessica Spring and Scott Gruber, “Memory Lame” focuses on retention and loss of memory, and our collective knowledge. As humans we employ many memory aids—from digital apps to old-fashioned mnemonic devices—to readily access facts we need.  READ MORE...

Call for entries! Enter the Book Collecting Contest 2018/19 by 5:00pm, March 29, 2019

Open to full-time Puget Sound students, this contest aims to encourage them to read for enjoyment and to develop personal libraries throughout their lives, to appreciate the special qualities of printed or illustrated works, and to read, research and preserve the collected works for pleasure and scholarship.  READ MORE...

Congratulations Kyrianna Bolles, 2018 Library Senior Art Award Winner

Kyrianna Bolles is the 2018 recipient of the 6th annual Library Art Award for her mixed media artwork, connecting with her subjects through a shared experience of chronic pain. Congratulations, Kyrianna!  READ MORE...

Peer Research Advisors for Fall Semester 2018

Marcelle Rutherfurd '19 and Lindsey Rachel Hunt '19 are Peer Research Advisors in Collins Library for Fall Semester 2018. Their primary focus is to help first-year students find resources for the research paper in the Seminars in Scholarly Inquiry and in other introductory courses. One of them will be available for drop-in research questions Sundays through Wednesdays, 7:00pm-9:00pm in the Collins Library, Room 118.  READ MORE...

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