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What is National Library Week?

JoAnn Robasse, Special to The Spur

April 3, 2012

First created in 1958, National Library Week is an annual observance sponsored by the American Library Association (ALA) and libraries across the country each April.  It is a time to celebrate the contributions of our nation’s libraries and librarians and to promote library use and support.  This...

A Woman’s Tale: Winners of the Telling Women’s Stories Contest

Daniel O'Brien, A&E Editor

April 3, 2012

Three young women come up to the podium in turn.  Each one has come to share their stories.  As they speak, one realizes that these are not just their stories but that many women across the globe are represented here. On the 28th of March, the 3rd annual Telling Women’s Stories contest was held...

Women’s History Month at SMSU

Kim Watkins, News Editor

March 21, 2012

In honor of Women’s History Month, there are a number of events that have been planned at Southwest Minnesota State University. Many events have been happening around campus and are continuing throughout the month of March. A panel discussion was held on Tuesday, March 13 presented by Joan Gittens,...

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