My Grading Scale for the Fall Semester, Composed Entirely of Samuel Beckett Quotes : McSweeney’s

A "There is a little of everything, apparently, in nature, and freaks are common. Yes, there were times when I forgot not only who I was but that I was, forgot to be. Nothing matters but the writing. Each must find out for himself what is meant. It means what it says. I cannot imagine … Continue reading My Grading Scale for the Fall Semester, Composed Entirely of Samuel Beckett Quotes : McSweeney’s

‘Every Child Matters’ : Orange Shirt Day, September 28th

via Aboriginal Students at Selkirk College Please join us in wearing an orange shirt on Thursday September 28th at Selkirk College in observance of Residential School Survivors and those who did not survive. Please check out this video for more information about the meaning of Orange Shirt Day. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=E3vUqr01kAk#action=share Big thanks to our event sponsors … Continue reading ‘Every Child Matters’ : Orange Shirt Day, September 28th

Canadian Activist Harsha Walia Presents: “Canada 150: Racism, Refugee Exclusion and Reconciliation”

Date: Friday, Sept 15, 2017 Time: 7 pm Location: Shambhala Music and Performance Hall, Selkirk College, Tenth St Campus, 820 Tenth St., Nelson Cost: $16 for general public/ $13 for students and seniors Tickets: available at Otter Books in Nelson and at the door (cash or cheque only at both locations). Described by Naomi Klein … Continue reading Canadian Activist Harsha Walia Presents: “Canada 150: Racism, Refugee Exclusion and Reconciliation”

The Invisible Poems Hidden in One of the World’s Oldest Libraries

"For centuries they have gathered dust on the shelves of a library marooned in a rocky patch of Egyptian desert, their secrets lost in time. But now a collection of enigmatic manuscripts, carefully stored behind the walls of a 1,500-year-old monastery on the Sinai Peninsula, are giving up their treasures. The library at Saint Catherine’s … Continue reading The Invisible Poems Hidden in One of the World’s Oldest Libraries

The Google Monopoly: a story of Bullying

"Few publishers really want to talk about the depths or mechanics of Google’s role in news publishing. Some of this is secrecy about proprietary information; most of it is that Google could destroy or profoundly damage most publications if it wanted to. So why rock the boat?" . . . "Monopolies are bad for the … Continue reading The Google Monopoly: a story of Bullying

Selkirk Library Launches Discovery

The Selkirk College Library has just launched Discovery, an online search layer that lets you search all of the library resources at once. You can now search all of our databases and our book catalogue in one step. Access Discovery from the library website: library.selkirk.ca. Use the quick search box at the top of the … Continue reading Selkirk Library Launches Discovery