Manuscripts exhibit extended to November

When Charles Argersinger shows visitors around the exhibit of illuminated manuscripts in the Special Collections area of the Holland and Terrell Library, his pleasure is palpable.   “More than anything else, I love the wild imagination of these scribes,” Slideshow                                To get a photo/musical sneak preview via photos by Ben Herndon, WSU Today intern, click on […]

Libraries collect oral histories

In 1951, a 30-foot relief sculpture by Northwest artist Dudley Pratt was mounted on the west side of the newly opened Holland Library at Washington State College. Entitled “The Reader,” this stylized limestone figure was no doubt meant to portray the importance of study and reading in academic success. A generation of Nat King Cole […]

Holland librarian honored for community commitment

Alice Spitzer is not the stereotype of a shy librarian, lifting her nose out of a book just long enough to shush talkative students. A humanities and social sciences librarian at Holland Library since 1975, she says librarians are interesting people. She should know. Spitzer is an experienced world traveler who is multilingual, people-friendly, service-oriented […]

Touring ensemble will appear in Pullman July 17

A Holland jazz ensemble that combines the musical cultures of Indonesia, the United States, and the Netherlands will appear July 17 at Washington State University. Luluk Purwanto and the Helsdingen Trio are touring the United States this summer and fall. They will perform at WSU at noon on the Glenn Terrell Mall, and they will […]