Category Archives: college students

American Propaganda in World War II

*Post written by Jake Knecht, student assistant of the University Archives and Special Collections. During World War II, the American government employed a very intensive propaganda campaign to sway the American public to purchase war bonds. War bonds were essentially … Continue reading

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My Adventures in the University Archives

*Post written by Mikayla Hanks, student assistant of the University Archives and Special Collections. Have you ever seen a real life copy of the Titanic Newspaper? Did you know that Archie has not always looked the way he does today? … Continue reading

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Down At Dancing Rabbit

*Post written by Josh Knecht, student assistant at the University Archives and Special Collections. This month, we will be looking at one of the communities featured in our Communal Studies collection, the Dancing Rabbit Ecovillage. Founded in 1993, the Dancing … Continue reading

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#OnThisDay: Remembering Freddie Mercury

*Post written by Jake Knecht, student assistant of the University Archives and Special Collections. Today we are going to discuss one of the most influential rock stars of all time, Freddie Mercury. Frederick Bulsara was born on September 5, 1946 … Continue reading

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Mt. Rushmore: Monument For The Ages

*Post written by Jake Knecht, student assistant of the University Archives and Special Collections. Mount Rushmore, one of America’s most treasured national landmarks, is located at the Harney National Forest in Keystone, South Dakota. Construction began on October 4, 1927 … Continue reading

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