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October 2008

  • Election Night Coverage & Event

    Posted Wednesday, October 29, 2008 at 2:52 p.m.

    Tuesday, November 4, 2008
    3 p.m. - 2 a.m.
    Harrington Learning Commons, Sobrato Technology Center, and Orradre Library

    The University Library and SCU faculty are hosting Election Night in the Learning Commons. The night will include:

    • A gathering together of students, faculty, staff, SCU neighbors, and local politicians
    • Continuous coverage of election results from multiple networks
    • Multimedia lab computers to monitor international websites
    • SCU faculty from diverse backgrounds to offer commentary and discuss ideas
    • Campaign ads created by SCU students
    • Interactive maps to predict outcomes and tally sheets to track election results
    • Clips of Saturday Night Live, cartoons, and other examples of political humor
    • Campaign memorabilia
    • Free popcorn
    • Sunstream Café will stay open until 1 a.m.

    If you have any questions or want to volunteer to help, please contact Sophia Neuhaus (, 408-554-5431).

  • Learning Commons Building Tours

    Posted Wednesday, October 1, 2008 at 2:46 p.m.

    Want to find out more about the resources and services in the new building? Library staff will be giving tours each Friday from 10 - 11 a.m.

    • October 3
    • October 10
    • October 17
    • October 24
    • October 31
    • November 7

    No need to register - just meet at the "Books" sculpture in the Arcade.