Inaugural Facts: FDR

January 19, 2017

Inaugural Facts: FDR was the first President Inaugurated on January 20th, a change made by the 20th Amendment to the Constitution. To read the US Constitution click here.  Top read FDR’s speech (the first given on January 20) click here. #TheUSPresidents

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Inauguration Facts: George Washington

January 17, 2017

George Washington was sworn-in as the first US President on April 30, 1789. To read his inauguration address, click here.

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FLO Turns 30!!

January 6, 2017

Fenway Libraries Online (FLO), a consortium of Fenway academic libraries was created thirty years ago today!! #CardinalCushingLibrary @EmmanuelCollege

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Happy Holidays and Best Wishes for 2017

December 22, 2016

The #CardinalCushingLibrary wishes everyone @Emmanuel College a Happy Holiday and best wishes for 2017!! #ectbt

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Cushing Library’s Ugly Christmas Sweater Winner

December 9, 2016

Congratulate Ashley Paleski ’19, winner of the Cushing Library Student Workers’ Ugly Christmas Sweater Contest

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Image Credit: Hannah Mignault ’19


December 7, 1941: “A Date That Will Live in Infamy”

December 7, 2016

Seventy-Five Years Ago Japan attacked Pearl Harbor, an act that brought the  US into the Second World War. To hear President Roosevelt’s speech to Congress, click below.


Word of the Week: Frieze

December 5, 2016

bookcover_snowAs in: ”As he gazed at the grand old buildings on either side, admiring their handsome doors, their generously proportioned eaves, their beautiful friezes, and their dignified but timeworn facades, Ka had a strong sense of the people (Armenians who traded in Tiflis? Ottoman pashas who collected taxes from the dairies?) who had once led happy, peaceful, even colorful lives here” (Pamuk, 2005, p.141).

Pamuk, O. (2005). Snow. New York: Vintage Books.