Reframing Thanksgiving

Historically, Thanksgiving traditions were celebrated as gratitude to the gods after a successful harvest. These traditions date back to Ancient Greece and Rome; they are not unique to nor did they originate in the United States.   As a matter of fact, the day we celebrate as Thanksgiving Day (currently) was not the first Thanksgiving … Continue reading Reframing Thanksgiving

Fight Fake News

You’ve likely seen the headlines decrying the proliferation of fake news and our collective inability to distinguish fact from fiction in the online environment. Don’t despair — Gleeson Library is here to help you navigate these treacherous waters. Fight fake news by recognizing it, steering clear of it, and never forwarding it. Friends don’t let … Continue reading Fight Fake News