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Library hosts wine tasting fundraiser

Library hosts wine tasting fundraiser

Maggie Tregre, Staff Reporter

November 9, 2019

A fundraiser continued its prominence at the library this semester. The Friends of Sims Library hosted the 11th annual "Wine with Friends" on Friday, Nov. 8 starting at 6:30 p.m. in Sims Memorial Library. Library Director Eric Johnson explained how the event began 11 years ago. “We started a true Frien...

Get more involved with Friends of Sims Library

Get more involved with Friends of Sims Library

Gabrielle Wood, Staff Reporter

September 10, 2019

Friends of Sims Library is a community based organization whose goal is to promote and benefit the general well-fare of the university’s library. Students can become a member and participate in all that the group has to offer. While the Sims Memorial Library supports students with they academics...

The truth about the math lab

The truth about the math lab

Gerard Borne, Staff Reporter

March 19, 2019

A loud mathematics professor and a squeaking door opening and closing are just some of the things you will hear as you are face to face with a computer at the math lab. The math lab, which is located on the second floor of the Sims Memorial Library, is not many people's friend, especially not mine....

A day in the life of Nicole Zimmer

A day in the life of Nicole Zimmer

Prakriti Adhikari, Staff Reporter

November 13, 2018

To some students, the library is a second home where they make memorable experiences and lifelong relationships. Nicole Zimmer, a senior biological sciences major, performs responsibilities in the university as a student worker at the Sims Memorial Library. A usual day for Zimmer consists of going...

Ten years of wine tasting

Prakriti Adhikari, Staff Reporter

November 5, 2018

The Friends of Sims Library organized the 10th annual "Wine with Friends" to help the Sims Memorial Library financially. The event was held at the library on Friday, Nov. 3. The event included a wine tasting paired with food, a silent auction and door prizes. The silent auction items included paintings,...

Breathe to relax

Jacob Summerville, Staff Reporter

October 24, 2018

The University Health Center has partnered with Sims Memorial Library to offer a space for students who cannot find the time in their day to breathe. Mindfulness Breaks occur each Tuesday on the third floor of the library at 5 p.m. Kuldip Grest, a registered nurse at the University Health Center,...

The story behind the library lions

The story behind the library lions

Nikisun Shrestha, Staff Reporter

August 28, 2018

When entering or exiting the Sims Memorial Library, one of the artifacts that can be overlooked are the two lion statues placed at the entrance of the library. These lions have a story of their own. The lions were donated to the university by the Wong family. They are the owners of Trey Yuen in Mandeville,...

You need it, you got it

You need it, you got it

Zachary Araki, A&E Editor

August 7, 2018

By being properly informed, students can make the most of university resources for success. At the Sims Memorial Library on SGA Drive, students can access computers, printers, study rooms and books covering various topics. On North Campus, students may rent textbooks from Textbook Rental. To find...