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Decoding Dewey: Understanding classification while enjoying your library

In college, students pick up extra-curriculars left and right, sometimes more often than they can handle. Perhaps the easiest extra-curricular seems to take a backburner to other, more time-consuming activities. A book can be picked up and put down at will, making it the ultimate in customizable time commitment. So why don’t students read? Most … Continue reading

‘China Road’ announced as 2010-2011 common reading

The Common Reading committee has announced its choice for the 2010-2011 school year. During the summer, all incoming Elon students will be required to read “China Road” by Rob Gifford, former correspondent in China and now chief of National Public Radio’s London Bureau. The committee said a speech given by director of the Asia Society’s … Continue reading