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Fire alarm causes Founders Memorial Library to be evacuated

By Drew Veskauf | February 24, 2011

DeKALB | The Founders Memorial Library had to evacuate Thursday afternoon due to the fire alarm being sounded.The alarm went off around 11:30 a.m. and the evacuation went smoothly, said Byron Anderson, associate dean for Public Services.“People were...

Library DVD collection caters to all for no charge

By Chris Krapek | February 9, 2011

In the same shelves that hold literary classics and timeless textbooks, there is an entry that is curious: Aqua Teen Hunger Force: Season 2. On the first floor of the Founder's Memorial Library, right behind the escalators, are rows and rows of DVDs that...

Snow country for old men

By Allyson Martin and Alex Fiore | February 2, 2011

Snow-mania was topped off Wednesday night with a "Massive Snowball Fight." Byron Anderson created a Facebook event for the fight with help from his friends. He said the idea was spontaneous, and that he did not expect the response the group page got....

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