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Video by Anonymous
October 13, 2010

The Rappin’ Librarians

You know what a librarian is … or do you? Librarians do much more than shelve (many libraries hire volunteers or pages for that), and they need a master’s degree to get most job positions. So why do librarians need master’s degrees? A group of Syracuse iSchool students has the answer …. MORE »

Article by Piliour
March 4, 2010

Bird Library’s Doors Change Overnight

Since its establishment in 1972, Bird Library has baffled thousands of students. The confusion does not stem from the books within the walls, but from the doors that attempt to lead into and out of the library itself. Every day, students assemble in teams outside of the Bird in order to try to crack the... MORE »

Article by Crispy Spumoni
February 28, 2010

Pages Affiliates Brokenhearted Over Cafe’s Planned Menu Redesign

Since its grand opening in 1953, Pages patrons could stand in line and ponder their lunch or breakfast choice while viewing a rotating display of options on a TV screen. This screen continues to be a fixture of Pages to this very day. “We were pioneers then,” cafe founder Ansel Whitmore reminisced, “We had the... MORE »

Article by Crispy Spumoni
February 26, 2010

International Student Inquires About Christmas Day Internet Access

Shuodong Du, a first year graduate student in the iSchool’s Information Management program, was visibly concerned when he stopped by the Bird Library reference desk last Thursday. After checking the library’s hours online, he was flabbergasted upon learning that the library would be closed for all of Christmas Day 2010. “I have my own laptop,... MORE »

Article by Anonymous
February 23, 2010

Bird Library to Receive $50 in Funding

Breaking News! After much publicity concerning the lack of funds dedicated to renovating Bird Library, Syracuse University has nobly offered up a 50 dollar bill towards the cause. “We are really excited,” claimed head librarian Janet Winthrop. “We are thinking either to buy the newest Harry Potter book, or maybe put a down payment on... MORE »

Article by Alex Schmidt
February 18, 2010

Manhunt Continues For Mysterious Deviant Who Checked Out A Book At The Library

Today marks Day 5 of the Department of Public Safety’s ongoing search for the unidentified patron who checked out a book at E. S. Bird Library on Tuesday. According to the incident report, the patron chose a large, thick book from the shelves at approximately 3:30 PM. The patron then brought the book to the... MORE »