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University has largest Indian comics collection in North America

University has largest Indian comics collection in North America

By Stephanie Kim

March 16, 2015


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Resting on the shelves in the basement of the Undergraduate Library is a collection unique to the country: the largest collection of Indian comics in North America. “Nobody else in the country has a collection like this,” said Mara Thacker, librarian and professor in South Asian studies. “People mig...

Belegarth Medieval Combat Society links University students

Belegarth Medieval Combat Society links University students

September 9, 2014


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Every Monday and Wednesday night, the South Quad becomes a fierce battlefield for approximately 100 students. Their medieval-inspired garb may confuse passing pedestrians as they travel past the battlegrounds. But the knights, marshals and commanders are hard at work as the fights and battles begin. Th...