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Author Archives: La Loria Konata
The semester is almost over, which means papers are due and final exams are looming. It’s not unusual to feel stressed out this time of year. The good news is that the GSU Library is here to help you cope … Continue reading
April is Jazz Appreciation Month. According to The National Museum of American History, “Jazz Appreciation Month (fondly known as “JAM”) was created right here at the museum in 2001 to recognize and celebrate the extraordinary heritage and history of jazz … Continue reading
Who is Mandy? Mandy is the librarian for Sociology and Data Services as well as the Team Leader for Research Data Services on the Atlanta campus. She was born and raised in Monon, Indiana. Before coming to GSU, she lived in Iowa, … Continue reading
As someone of color born and raised in the south, my introduction to Negro spirituals came very early. These were the songs that were sung in church by the Mother Board and Deacons. Or as I used to call them, … Continue reading
My Adidas Walked through concert doors And roamed all over coliseum floors I stepped on stage, at Live Aid All the people gave and the poor got paid That’s the opening verse to My Adidas by hip hop icons, Run-DMC. A … Continue reading
Early College is a four-week program that gives students both social and academic skills that they will need to succeed in college. Early College Summer program students take college-level math, English and sciences classes. They also participate in four library … Continue reading