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Happy Lunar New Year!

Happy Lunar New Year!

By Ethan Shea On Feb. 1, it will officially be Lunar New Year 2022! Because of the lunar calendar that dictates when festivities occur, this celebration can take place, on any given year, between Jan. 21 and Feb. 20. Lunar New Year is celebrated ...
Dig Deeper: Jericho Brown

Dig Deeper: Jericho Brown

Jericho Brown, one of the 2022 Villanova University Literary Festival featured speakers, will read works from his Pulitzer Prize winning poetry collection, The Tradition, on Thursday, Jan. 27 at 7 p.m. in Falvey’s Speakers’ Corner (and ...
Stax in the Cat: Opposite Day

Stax in the Cat: Opposite Day

By Ethan Shea It’s a classic ruse. Your parents tell you to do something, and you proceed to do precisely the opposite. They’re shocked by your actions. “Why would you do such a thing?” they say. You smile as you ...
Peek at the Week: January 24

Peek at the Week: January 24

By Jenna Renaud Word of the Week Every year since 2013 the New York Times has conducted a Vocabulary Video challenge for middle- and high-school students. For the contest, students take a word of the day from the past year and create a video under ...
Introducing the 2022 Villanova University Literary Festival Lineup

Introducing the 2022 Villanova University Literary Festival Lineup

The lineup for the 2022 Villanova University Literary Festival is listed below. All events will take place at 7 p.m. in Falvey Memorial Library’s Speakers’ Corner, except for the Emma Dabiri talk, which will take place in the Presidents’ ...
Weekend Recs: The World of Technology

Weekend Recs: The World of Technology

By Jenna Renaud Happy Friday, Wildcats! After a year off, Falvey Memorial Library is bringing back Weekend Recs, a blog dedicated to filling you in on what to read, listen to, and watch over the weekend. Jenna, a graduate assistant from the ...
Remembering Jacqueline Mirabile, Former Reference Librarian and Team Leader for Information and Research Assistance

Remembering Jacqueline Mirabile, Former Reference Librarian and Team Leader for Information and Research Assistance

“She was unflappable, kind, and had a wonderful dry humor. Above all she was kind, always kind.” —Jutta Seibert, Librarian for History, Art History and Global Interdisciplinary Studies The campus community and Falvey Memorial Library ...
Cat in the Stax: Winter Break Reading Follow-up

Cat in the Stax: Winter Break Reading Follow-up

By Ethan Shea It feels like I spend more time talking about books I intend to read than I actually spend reading, but during winter break, I surprised myself by following through with most of my reading plans! In spite of the chaos of the holidays ...
Green Voices of the Past: Joseph McGarrity, Irish Republicanism, and Irish Organizing in the Months before World War II

Green Voices of the Past: Joseph McGarrity, Irish Republicanism, and Irish Organizing in the Months before World War II

Posted for: Emily Poteat. As a person with a passion for the history of World War II, it is needless to say I was intrigued at the prospect of transcribing Joseph McGarrity’s diary from 1939. Through his distinctive scrawling handwriting, ...

 


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