October Is LGBT History Month

Celebrate LGBT* History Month! Read a book or an article, or watch a film from the BSC Library collection.

*The phrase lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) refers to members of a community of people marginalized by sexuality and gender. The acronym LGBT itself owes its existence to decades of identity politics and organizing. Click to learn more …

Constitution Day – Tuesday, September 17

Constitution Day commemorates the signing of the U.S. Constitution on September 17, 1787.

BSC is celebrating with free donuts in the Student Union from 9:30-11:30 a.m. (while supplies last). Students are invited to play Constitution Trivia on the Mystic Mobile app to win gift cards.

 

Amelia Earhart – Transatlantic Flight – May 21, 1932

21 May
This day in 1932, Amelia Earhart completed her historic transatlantic flight.  Learn more about her here

American aviator Amelia Earhart (1898-1937), the first woman to complete a solo transatlantic flight, waves as she emerges from the cockpit of a rotorcraft, Newark, New Jersey, ca. 1935

It’s World Penguin Day!

25 April
Happy World Penguin Day

The penguin is a flightless marine bird,  family Spheniscidae, order Sphenisciformes, found in the southern hemisphere. A very social bird, penguins live together and usually breed in large colonies. Read more about them here.  

Gentoo penguin {Pygoscelis papua} nesting colony with chicks and adult at nest, Antarctica