Linda Rudell-Betts, Senior Librarian, Social Science, Philosophy and Religion Department
Commemorating the 20th Anniversary of the September 11 Terrorist Attacks
It's been twenty years since terrorists intentionally crashed two commercial passenger airplanes into Manhattan's World Trade Center Twin Towers, crashed one passenger plane into the Pentagon, and deliberately crashed one plane in a Pennsylvania field to avoid a takeover by airline passengers.
Memorial Day and the American Military Family
My father was a Cold War military cryptographer. My family had the privilege of moving from post to post with him.
Interview With Artist Tristan Espinoza
Tristan Espinoza is an artist, programmer, and organizer who lives in Los Angeles. Their work has been exhibited internationally and in Chicago, Pasadena, Los Angeles, and Medford, NY.
USA and Pakistan - Seeing Each Other
Looking back over 2016, I recall that one of the most special afternoons I had at Central Library was hosting a cultural exchange group from the Critical Thinking Forum (CTF) of the International Islamic University in Islamabad, Pakistan.
El Nino Preparation, Solutions and Celebration
El Nino effect: rainstorms, rising ocean levels, more storms, flooding, mudslides—how are we supposed to cope with impending disaster in the midst of all the pressing everyday demands on our lives?
LGBTQIA Collections Moving to New Call Number Area
Several years ago, a young man came to the reference desk with questions for the Social Science, Philosophy & Religion department librarians. He asked me why books about gay men were next to the shelves with incest and sexual bondage books. He said that wasn't how he was at all.