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The 8:30 | Things to Know Before You Go (1/23)

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Here’s your daily dose of library-oriented speed-reads to start your day!

TODAY IN THE LIBRARY…


Intergroup Relations Faculty Information Session for faculty and staff hosted by the Department of Communication and the Center for Multicultural Affairs. 1:00-4:00 p.m. in room 205. Questions? Contact Brighid: brighid.dwyer@villanova.edu


FOR ALL THOSE PERSONALLY VICTIMIZED BY REGINA GEORGE

Colorado College has a Comparative Literature course called “Queen Bees, WannaBees and Mean Girls that compares the teen comedy to Machiavelli’s The Prince and ancient Greek mythology. Hard to believe, but Mean Girls is now ten years old! What works would you assign for this class? Answer in our comments section!


MICROSOFT UNVEILS WINDOWS 10 AND… WAIT FOR IT…THE HOLOLENS

The folks at Microsoft introduced a whole slew of new stuff this week, including Cortana, their answer to Siri, Project Spartan – which aufs IE, and the new Hololens – which looks quite a bit like our CAVE facility! No word on how to pluralize Hololens, though.


TODAY’S SHAMELESS SOCIAL MEDIA PLUG

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QUOTE OF THE DAY
“Fairy tales are more than true: not because they tell us that dragons exist, but because they tell us that dragons can be beaten.” – G.K. Chesterton


HAPPY FRIDAY!
If you have ideas for inclusion in The 8:30 or to Library News in general, you’re invited to send them to joanne.quinn@villanova.edu.


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