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Keeping with the times

  • Posted by: Daniella Snyder
  • Posted Date: February 22, 2019
  • Filed Under: Library News

Happy Friday, Wildcats! The Falvey Memorial Library is happy to announce the start of a new weekly blog series: Weekend Recs, a blog dedicated to filling you in on what to read, listen to, and watch over the weekend. We’re scouring the internet to find new, relevant, and thought-provoking content that will challenge you and prepare you with knowledge for the upcoming week. Have a busy weekend? No problem. We sorted our recommendations by length of time. That way, whether you have four minutes on the train or an entire day to tackle a novel, Falvey has something for you.

Did you know that all Villanova University students now have online access to The New York Times? Stay connected to the people, places, and topics that matter most with unlimited news, videos, and multimedia; anytime, anywhere.

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This weekend, spend your free time checking out what this new subscription has to offer. Here are some of this week’s trending articles:


If you have 5 minutes:

Check out the NYT‘s Oscars predictions.


If you have 8 minutes:

Read this opinion piece on Netflix’s international audience.


If you have 10 minutes:

Read this article about the surge of mental illness on college campuses.


If you have 40 minutes, and you’re in the mood to cook:

Here’s a recipe for shrimp and white beans with fennel and pancetta.


If you have an hour (or three):

Do the crossword.




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